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Saturday , August 6 , 2011
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Carberry smashesa triple!

London: Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry might have caught the attention of England selectors after amassing 300 runs on Friday during a stand of 523 -- a record third wicket first-class partnership in England.        

Neil McKenzie also scored 237 in the stand during the domestic match with Yorkshire which ended in a draw.

Kothari up

Calcutta: Defending champion Pankaj Advani (PSPB) and his teammate Sourav Kothari progressed to the second round without much ado in the preliminary league matches of the 78th Senior Snooker Men's Championship in Chennai on Friday. Alok Kumar (PSPB) also had an easy 3-0 win over Nigel DíSouza of Goa while Yashin Merchant (Maharashtra) and Devendra Joshi (PSPB) were the other notable cueists to make the second round.

Gold for Baisoya

Bangkok: Honey Baisoya emerged winner in Category B but he was fourth in combined Category A&B standings of the 32nd Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Championships here on Friday. India finished second in the team standings. Among girls, India's Gurbani Singh was fifth and Meher Atwal sixth in group A with totals of 229 and 230.

Fine start

Omaha: Rahil Gangjee got off to a fine start with a five-under 66 to be placed at tied 22nd in the first round of the Cox Classic on the Nationwide Tour here.

Barca academy

Barcelona: Barcelona are looking to expand their stock of homegrown talent through a new school to develop even more young players. The new facility was presented to the media on Friday and bears the name of the Catalan clubís emblematic old residence, La Masia.

Colts in semis

Calcutta: India U-16 colts thrashed Maldives 5-0 in their last and final group league match played in Kathamandu on Friday. By virtue of this win, India found their place in the last four of the Saff U-16 Championship, according to a media release. Vanlalduatsanga scored a brace, while Daniel Lalampuia, Raja Rawat and Prakash Mojumdar were the other scorers.

5 medals

New Delhi: The Indian girls team clinched five medals, including three gold, in the ongoing Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship in Bangkok.

Jai wins

New Delhi: CWG bronze medallist Jai Bhagwan registered a win in the preliminary round as India made a good start at the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championship in Incheon on Friday.


New Delhi: The Indian hockey team will open its campaign against China in the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy for men, to be held at Ordos, China from September 3 to 11.

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