Good day or the Indians
New Delhi: The Indian squash team made history at the 16th Asian Team Squash Championship, as they reached the final in both the menís and womenís sections in Kuwait. While the girls overwhelmed their Korean counterparts 2-0 in the semis, the boys beat Kuwait by a similar margin.
London: India put up a brave fight before going down 1-2 against reigning Olympic champions Germany to slump to their third consecutive defeat in the four-nation hockey test event. Shivendra Singh scored the lone goal for India.
Lahore: Eight senior Pakistan players have been summoned by the Pakistan Hockey Federation for a disciplinary hearing on May 7, for participating in the unsanctioned World Series Hockey in India. The players are Rehan Butt, Waseem Ahmed, Shakeel Abbasi, Zeeshan Ashraf, Tariq Aziz, Imran Warsi, Adnan Maqsood and Mudassar Ali Khan.
Athens: Rahil Gangjee made the weekend rounds with a two-round total of three-under 139 at the Stadion Classic at UGA on the Nationwide Tour. Gangjee shot 69 and 70 in the first two rounds and was lying tied 36th.
Sevilla: Jeev Milkha Singh managed a two-under 72 for a tied 23rd in the incomplete third round at the rain-hit Reale Seguros Open de EspaŮa golf tournament, on Saturday.
Maui Island: Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia came up with her seasonís best effort of 63.67 metres to notch up a silver medal at the Altius Track Crew Throwdown Meet here.
Lahore: Cricket Australia has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board to schedule the limited overs series between the two countries closer to the ICC World T20, scheduled to start on September 18.
Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Boardhas made it clear that even if Danish Kaneria is cleared of any spot-fixing charges by the disciplinary committee of the England and Wales Cricket Board, the leg-spinner will still have to get clearance from PCBís integrity committee.
Lahore: Pakistanís former captain Mohammed Yousuf is in trouble as he is being investigated by the Bangladesh intelligence agencies for allegedly submitting a fake clearance letter to play in the Dhaka league.
Raman no more
New Delhi: Former India fast bowler Raman Surendranath, remembered for his superb swing bowling on the tour to England in 1959, died here this morning after a prolonged illness. He was 75. In his 11-Test career, he took 26 wickets.