Volume 4 Number 95 Fri. August 29, 2003    
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Javed the fourth
After struggling for two and a half years, Bangladesh opener Javed Omar finally succeeded in getting his maiden Test hundred.
The extreme heat in Peshawar on the second day of the second Test forced the umpires to allow two drinks breaks to be taken in each session instead of one.
Bob's camp will be 'learning discovery'
Former South Africa cricket coach Bob Woolmer has branded his five-day course with the Bangladesh's under-19 boys as a 'learning discovery' for them.

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Shoaib slams slow strips
Pakistan's top fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar bemoaned slow and lifeless tracks and oppressive conditions in his home country after demolishing Bangladesh with a six-wicket burst in the second Test here on
NFL resumes today
Battle between Motijheel sides
Defending champions Mohamme-dan Sporting Club take on Arambagh Krira Sangha as the 'Super Six' phase of the Nitol-Tata Third National Football League resumes today after a day's recess.
Azhar to resort to higher court
India's former cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin will appeal again to a higher court after his suit to overturn a life ban from the game over match-fixing allegations was dismissed by a lower judge,
Martyn joins Yorkshire
Powerful right-handed Australian batsman Damien Martyn has joined Yorkshire for the remainder of the English county season.
'Don't blame county'

England captain Michael Vaughan was described as "totally out of order" by Worcestershire chairman John Elliott on Wednesday after he slammed the state of county cricket earlier this week.

US Open
Federer survives a fright
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer fired 15 aces to fight off a first-round challenge from Argentina's Jose Acasuso while women's top seed Kim Clijsters advanced with ease here Wednesday at the US Open.
US Open
Gilbert's new pupil

Andy Roddick has dominated men's tennis since Brad Gilbert took over as his coach, rising to the top of the ATP Champions Race and rivaling Gilbert's former pupil, world number one Andre Agassi.

US Open
It's a joke

Serena and Venus Williams were too hurt to play tennis at the US Open, but not too injured to appear on television shows here Wednesday and declare the Grand Slam event diminished by their absence.

Royal performances

Hicham El Guerrouj and Ana Guevara have suffered Olympic disappointments but here on Wednesday they put on a royal show as the former won the men's 1,500 metres while the latter took the 400m.

Gunners hold their own

Arsenal sneaked ahead of Manchester United at the top of the premier league on Wednesday with a 2-0 defeat of Aston Villa while the champions scored just once in a win over bottom side Wolverhampton

Super Cup Real's
Beckham on target

David Beckham chose his debut at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium to open his competitive account for Real Madrid on Wednesday, a rare header helping his new side to steamroller Real Mallorca 3-0 in their

UEFA Champs League
Scottish night

Celtic and Rangers did their country proud on Wednesday night to earn Scotland a double dose of lucrative Champions League football.

Elber leaves for Lyon

Brazilian striker Giovane Elber has joined French champions Lyon from German title holders Bayern Munich, the French club announced Wednesday.

Blues to net Makelele

Chelsea's new owner Roman Abramovich was expected to clinch a deal with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez for France midfielder Claude Makelele on Thursday, despite Perez insisting he wanted to