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Other Sport 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Battle Royale shaping up as Justine seeks to dethrone Serena, the queen of tennis

Barring a major upset not even tiny Belgian dynamo Justine Henin-Hardenne can stand in the way of top seed Serena Williams' charge towards her fifth straight Grand Slam title at Roland Garros.

Other Sport 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mosquito eyes revenge, Coria seeks to bring down Dutch giant

After coming through a Grand Slam record of four five-set matches and having given his opponents a two-set start on three occasions defending champion Albert Costa is not someone to be written off easily.

Other Sport 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sociedad: Let’s talk La Liga

The rest of Spain may be convulsed with Beckham-mania over the prospect of him going to either Barcelona or Real Madrid but league leaders Real Sociedad remain virtually oblivious to all the furore surrounding the possible arrival of the England captain and his pop star wife.

Other Sport 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Roslin hoping to get a chance to play in World Championships again

Shuttler Mohd Roslin Hashim is pining for a chance to play in the World Championships in Birmingham from July 27-Aug 3. And the player who went to the last championships as the top seed and World No. 1, is just one step from getting his wish.

Other Sport 23 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Karamjit loses ground in defence of rally title

Malaysian rally driver Karamjit Singh has lost grip of the FIA production car world rally championships' title following the failure to complete the Rally of Cyprus on Saturday.

Other Sport 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ahmad grabs pole, second qualifying session hit by heavy rain

Malaysia's Ahmad Zamani, thanks to a speedy performance on Friday, will start on pole position in the SuperSport 600cc category for today's opening round of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championships at the Johor Circuit.

Other Sport 18 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kelly blows up on first hole

Jerry Kelly's love affair with links golf lasted precisely one hole yesterday as he started the British Open with a nightmare 11.

Other Sport 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong virtually seals his fifth Tour de France crown

Lance Armstrong all but locked up a record-tying fifth Tour de France title in a drama-packed time trial yesterday by finishing ahead of rival Jan Ullrich, who fell.

Other Sport 10 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Flying Sikh is streets ahead of rivals

With a lead which puts him in a class of his own, a text book finish is all that Petronas EON Racing Team's (PERT) Karamjit Singh needs in today's third and final leg of the Malaysian Rally 2003 in Kluang, Johor.

Other Sport 12 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gustafson pips Pettersen in playoff to win HP Open

Sweden's Sophie Gustafson won the US$524,000 HP Open here on Sunday, beating Norwegian Suzann Pettersen at the third extra hole of a play-off.