By Neena Bhandari, IANS
Sydney : As the controversial summer of cricket ended on high octave, India's retributive victory in the Commonwealth Bank series was relegated to the sports pages while Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds' hit on the streaker hogged newspaper front pages here.
Dubai : India's ace tennis player Sania Mirza gave a scare to World No.4 Jelena Jankovic before going down in the singles second round of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championship here Thursday.
By V. Krishnaswamy, IANS
New Delhi : The late blips notwithstanding Arjun Atwal and S.S.P. Chowrasia ensured a high level of Indian interest in the race for top honours in the first-ever European Tour golf event at the Delhi Golf Club Saturday.
Mohali (Punjab) : The entire air-conditioned lounge of the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium was gutted in a fire here Saturday afternoon.
No loss of life or injury was reported even though the lounge, located on the fourth floor of the stadium, was completely burnt.
Kolkata : Mansoor Zaman of Pakistan pulled off a stunner, winning the third Kolkata International Squash Championship Friday by defeating Ong Beng Hee of Malaysia 11-8, 11-7, 4-11, 11-8.
New Delhi : It was Ali Sher's amazing win at the 1991 Indian Open that sparked off a revolution in Indian professional golf. On Friday, Ali Sher, now 45, ensured he was part of history as he made the cut in the EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters, the inaugural European Tour event in India.
Brisbane : Woolloongabba, popularly called the Gabba and the venue of Sunday's opening match of the triangular One-Day International series, does not figure among India's favourite cricket grounds as they have lost six of the nine ODIs here.
Adelaide : India's left-arm seamer Irfan Pathan was elated after taking his 100th Test wicket, and insisted that the visitors still have a chance to win the Test and level the series 2-2 against Australia on the final day here Monday.
Perth, Jan 20 (IANS) Ricky Ponting and his players must disregard the notion that in the space of one turbulent fortnight they have become a bunch of likeable losers, says columnist Peter Roebuck, who argues that it was not that Australia lost the Perth Test, India won.
By TwoCircles.net staff reporter
Justice Rakesh Saksena of Madhya Pradesh High Court have stayed proceedings against Sania Mirza in a case that alleged that she disrespected the national flag.
Justice Rakesh Saksena of Madhya Pradesh High Court's principal seat at Jabalpur was directed by the Chief Justice A K Patnaik to take up this case.