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Other Sport 04 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Henin-Hardenne toils, Venus survives as Agassi moves on

Defending champion Justine Henin-Hardenne scraped through to the third round of the US Open on Thursday but her progress was about as smooth as rush-hour traffic in downtown Manhattan.

Other Sport 03 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Karamjit’s fourth APRC title in the balance

Malaysia's top rally driver Karamjit Singh, who is chasing a fourth Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) title, will have a real fight in his hands in the Rally of Japan in Hokkaido this weekend.

Other Sport 10 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Athens get the thumbs-up

Athens got a big thumbs-up from Olympic chiefs on Sunday and thousands queued in the streets for tickets for the Games.

Other Sport 09 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Athenians head out as Games come to town

For Athenians, the Olympics are the ultimate Odyssey.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM


Other Sport 04 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Beijing: We’ll be the best

Being the best ever is the mantra Beijing is chanting as it counts down to 2008, looking to Sydney for inspiration rather than much-maligned Athens.

Other Sport 04 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dog catchers go on the offensive in Games Village

Olympic Games dog catchers were sent on the offensive yesterday to round up strays in the athletes village after the animals breached the tightest security ever seen at a Games.

Other Sport 02 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

New traffic rules go into effect in Athens

Athenians woke up on Sunday to find their right to drive around the city in their car had been limited to just one lane as Olympic traffic restrictions went into effect.

Other Sport 31 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Greece steps up security

Security tightened fast around Athens two weeks before the Olympics, with the arrival of a NATO battalion trained to defend against weapons of mass destruction and the securing of venues including the city's vast port.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Brave Omanis go down fighting

Oman's brave Asian Cup campaign ended in bitter disappointment here yesterday when a 2-0 victory over Thailand was not enough to carry them into the quarter-finals.