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  Dravid is Sports Personality of 2003
The year 2003 has been a fantastic year for him, one of the highlights being an impressive 242 against Australia while leading India to a historic four-wicket victory in the second Test in Adelaide.
Nine-year-old Sahil Agarwal, a budding cricketer, was adjudged Young sports personality of the year while 11-year-old Humzah Mahmood, an upcoming tennis star was given the Junior Sports Personality of the Year award.
Other award winners were Jaspal Singh Khaira (up and coming sports personality of the year), 76-year-old Ajit Singh Kalirai (outstanding achievement award), HM Prison Service (team of the year), Jagtar Singh Johal (coach of the year) and Jawaid Khaliq, current welterweight world champion (sports personality of the year).
inhome.rediff.com /cricket/2004/feb/22dravid.htm   (424 words)

 MauiTime Weekly Online - Vol 7 #20 - Nov13, 2003 - Surf&Sports: Pro skater Thumper Nagasako tries to stay focused   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At home with his parents in Wailuku, he can be found at the local YMCA six days out of the week, cross-training to gain muscle and strength and methodically practicing his litany of tricks on a steeply concave vert ramp.
Strapped into skates since the age of 12, the young athlete's dedication to his sport has metamorphosed into both "a mental and physical practice." He likens the experience to an education.
And especially at the larger events, like the X Games, the Gravity Games and last year's Amateur World Championships in California--which he won--this focus is paramount to keep from cracking.
www.mauitime.com /v07/v07iss20/surf.html   (562 words)

 Syrian Sports - 4th Quarter 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Car sports in Syria has recently witnessed a great leap with the aim of adopting all kinds of car sports.
Undoubtedly, there were serious efforts exerted in the past few decades to spread this type of sport.
Despite these shy attempts to establish car sport in Syria, they (attempts) led to the determination to organise events at international level such as the Syrian International Rally which is considered as one of the prominent stages in the Middle East Rally Championship.
www.syrialive.net /sports/monthly/sports_3Q_03.htm   (290 words)

 Fast-Autos.net - 2003 Monterey Sports Car Auction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Monterey Sports Car Auction put on by RM Auctions is an alluring attraction to car enthusiasts who are in Monterey for the long weekend of events in the middle of August.
After a tiring day walking around in the sun, it's nice to sit in an air conditioned room and see the cars drive up to you instead of having to walk around and see them.
It's a shame that the two cars were probably bought by collectors and won't be driven on the street like they were meant to be.
www.fast-autos.net /events/03rmauction/index.html   (1402 words)

 Reader Comments - E3 2003: XSN Sports - Xbox
I'm sure many EA Sports fans will still buy their games, but less the 15% will probably play online if they have to pay a FEE.
Sports games are too big a genre to get shit on like this.
Anyways if these sports games take off and do well EA can kiss their ass goodbye as far as online games are concerned.
features.teamxbox.com /comments/551/E3-2003-XSN-Sports   (1352 words)

 BBC - Southampton - Sport - BBC Sports Awards 2003
2003 is a year that James Beattie will never forget - the Saints striker hit the net 23 times during the season, he made his England debut and of course played in the FA Cup Final in May.
A new addition to this year's Sports awards was the catagory of Unsung Hero - to recognise the achievements of the many volunteers who work to develop the grassroots of sport around the region.
The Surrey eventer was unstoppable in 2003, becoming the first rider to complete a grand slam of Badminton, Burghley and Lexington titles.
www.bbc.co.uk /southampton/sport/2003/sportsawards.shtml   (734 words)

 2003 Welsh Sports & Saloon Car Championship Regulations
Welsh Sports and Saloon Car Championship is organised and administered by the B.A.R.C (Wales) in association with the Welsh Racing Drivers Association in accordance with the General Championship Prescriptions of the Motor Sports Association (MSA) and these Championship Regulations.
Sports, Mod Sports and Sports Racing Cars complying with the specific MSA definitions (Section P) and Regulations for each defined category.
Sports and Saloon Cars which are based upon cars homologated for road use and for which at least 25 have been manufactured will be eligible, subject to the approval of the Championship organisers.
www.wrda.co.uk /2003_welsh_championship_regs/regulations.htm   (6647 words)

 2003 Sports Car Shoot-Out: Nissan 350Z vs. Mazda RX-8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Style rules when it comes to sports cars and these two competitors have more than their fair share of rakish lines.
Such disparate personalities make choosing one over the other that much more difficult, but after a week of back-to-back driving we were able to pick a favorite.
Whether our conclusion meshes with your idea of the perfect sports car depends on what you're looking for, but rest assured that either car delivers outstanding performance, eye-catching looks and enough features to keep you comfortable.
www.edmunds.com /reviews/comparison/articles/101039/article.html   (257 words)

 2003 Worst Sports Moments | Basketball | History | Baseball | Kobe Bryant
The death of Atlanta Thrashers forward, Dan Snyder, in a car accident was a tragic start to the NHL season.
While the outcome of Kobe Bryant's rape trial probably won't be known for months, the whole episode is bad news for the NBA and sports in general.
Even if Kobe Bryant doesn't go to jail, it will be a long time before he repairs the damage done to his wife, the Lakers and the NBA.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p4065.htm   (335 words)

 BW Online | April 10, 2003 | When Sports Wave the Flag -- for Dollars
Addressing a rally outside City Hall in New York, Martha Burk, who's crusading for women to be admitted to Augusta National -- home of the Masters -- said the club's policies were "an insult to the 250,000 women serving in the military." Faced with withering criticism, she later said she had been misunderstood.
In wartime, sporting events have been uniquely popular gathering spots for fans to root, root, root for the troops.
Americans are generally less tolerant of fans or athletes who use the mighty pulpit of pro sports to object to U.S. foreign policy.
www.businessweek.com /bwdaily/dnflash/apr2003/nf20030410_2411_db045.htm   (913 words)

 Salon.com News | Sports 2003: The year of behaving badly
The year in sports was one of bad behavior, malfeasance, wrongdoing.
There were errors, screwups, bad calls and sour notes, same as always, and all that was mixed as usual with the uplift and glory that sports are so good at providing.
There was behavior so foul that thinking sports fans had to ask themselves just what kind of enterprise it was they were supporting with their money, their time and their emotions.
www.salon.com /news/feature/2003/12/31/year_in_sports   (292 words)

 EA Sports NHL 2003 Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I use to be an avid player of EA sports NHL 1995 and 1996 and those games had the same issues; however, I thought this was only because those underlying programs were relatively simple.
I recognize that many video game programmers are trying to instill probability programs to make the games more addicting and competitive but in my view NHL 2003 just dumbfounds me and doesn't have the cadence of a real hockey game.
There wasn't a whole lot of changes from 2002 to 2003 so if you missed out on 02 you should grab 03 off the shelf.
www.videogamereview.com /PRD_156234_4185crx.aspx   (1093 words)

 Sporting News, The: We love greater L.A.! Thanks to Rally Monkeys and Mighty Ducks, Anaheim-Los Angeles is TSN's 2003 ...
There was as much disbelief as there was relief combined with hysteria at The Ed, a celebration ensuing that released four decades of frustration for a franchise as well as a city that long had suffered in comparison with Los Angeles.
The Angels' championship was the defining moment in a Best Sports City year, one that served as the foundation for what would come from the other contributors to No. 1.
As we sit on the brink of another NFL season that won't be in L.A., the Anaheim-Los Angeles summer serves as a cautionary tale to all of us as sports fans: Success is fleeting; savor the moment when it presents itself.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_33_227/ai_106649128   (1452 words)

 2003 Sports Car Shoot-Out: Nissan 350Z vs. Mazda RX-8
But in the end, they're not comfortable enough for anybody to really want to sit back there for any length of time, so the car's ability to mimic a sedan is a stretch at best.
But put aside the idea that the RX-8 is anything but a pure sports car, and the results will rarely disappoint you.
The same suspension that sticks to every undulation in the pavement also manages to deliver a compliant ride that's more sedan than sports car.
www.edmunds.com /reviews/comparison/articles/101039/page002.html   (1252 words)

 Modern Trends in Sports Law - A legal conference presnted by SESLA
Palo Alto, CA elcome to the 2005 Spring SESLA Sports Conference homepage.
The Stanford Entertainment and Sports Law Association (SESLA) is proud to present "Modern Trends in Sports Law: NCAA Compliance and Mid-Market Sports." The event will feature two moderated round-table discussions with noted professionals in the field.
Moreover, we will encourage the panelists to explore both successful and unsuccessful marketing strategies in an effort to exchange information across sports.
www.sportslawconference.com   (302 words)

 SI.com - Sports Illustrated -- The Magazine - Sports Illustrated's 2003 player survey - Saturday July 05, 2003 ...
SI.com - Sports Illustrated -- The Magazine - Sports Illustrated's 2003 player survey - Saturday July 05, 2003 11:35 PM Sports Illustrated Writers Online
Sports Illustrated approached every major league player; 550 agreed to participate, though not every player answered every question.
Figures used are percentages of the total number of respondents for each question.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /si_online/news/2003/07/01/survey   (893 words)

 El Defensor Chieftain
In 2003 the Warriors added new coaches, worked hard in the weight room and had one of the biggest turnarounds in Class 3A in recent memory.
The Lady Warriors had an outstanding 2002-2003 season, one that was almost worthy of being named the top sports story of the year.
While the amateur was standing toe-to-toe with professionals (including Brian Kortan who qualified for his PGA card this year), he continued to make each shot.
www.dchieftain.com /sports/sports1_12272003.html   (2469 words)

 2003 Endurance Sports Awards at Sea World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The twelfth annual Endurance Sports Awards was a very special evening organized to recognize a wide variety of endurance athletes while benefiting the Challenged Athletes Foundation.
It was particularly neat to be there because 2002 and 2003 Kiehl's Badwater Ultramarathon winner Pam Reed received the "Runner of the Year" award.
Another highlight was a special award given to Eddy B, the Polish immigrant cycling coach who put American cycling on the map in 1984 and beyond.
www.adventurecorps.com /chronicles/2004esa   (403 words)

 TIME Magazine: 2003 Best and Worst: Sports
In 2003, we had college coaches gone wild, drug suspensions and suspicions, one infamous corked bat and a BCS mess.
The true new low in sports occurred on Nov. 18, when the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers informed their starting wideout, Keyshawn Johnson, that he was being de-activated for the rest of the season — not because of injury or poor on-field performance, but for basically being a pain in the ass.
It was a bold, financially costly and generally celebrated move by the Bucs.
www.time.com /time/bestandworst/2003/sports.html   (1096 words)

 BW Online | April 15, 2003 | Sports Score Big Online
Add to that the $20 million that Seattle media company RealNetworks (REAL) has coughed up to nab exclusive online audio and video rights to MLB content, and a raft of top-drawer online advertisers, and Bowman's 170-member team is earning an operating profit.
From fantasy leagues to live footage, online sports is rapidly changing from an afterthought freebie and marketing tool to a stand-alone business that provides small but significant incremental revenues from paid content to professional and college sports leagues.
Even if those numbers turn out to be optimistic, no one disputes that sports is rapidly becoming a powerful force online.
www.businessweek.com /technology/content/apr2003/tc20030415_9738_tc109.htm   (737 words)

 Syrian Sports 1Q - 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1st Damascus International Taekundo Tournament has wrapped up activities at the Faiha Sports Hall in Damascus.
The Army basketball team has beaten title holders al-Wahda 86-77 at the Faiha Sport hall in Damascus.
It is the first time that al-Wahda failed to win a match in the 2003 season of the Syrian Basketball Championship First Division.
www.syrialive.net /sports/monthly/sports_1Q_03.htm   (608 words)

 Beckham tops 2003 world sports story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
David Beckham, the most recognizable face in the world's most popular game, was the biggest newsmaker in international sports in 2003.
The England captain's $43 million transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid was voted the top sports story of the year in a worldwide poll of Associated Press subscribers.
Beckham received 15 first-place votes and 321 total points from 55 ballots cast from sports editors and broadcasters on all continents -- not counting the United States, which has its own survey.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2003/12/25/sports1239EST0242.DTL   (440 words)

 2003 Sports Class and World Class National Soaring Championships at Harris Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During June 17 - June 26, 2003, the 2003 Sports Class and World Class National Soaring Championships, sponsored by the Soaring Society of America and Harris Hill Soaring Corporation, will be held at Harris Hill in Elmira, New York.
A registration fee of $100.00 is preferred at the time of registration, with Harris Hill Soaring Corporation as payee.
Registration fee MUST be paid-in-full by April 17, 2003.
www.harrishillsoaring.org /2003nats.htm   (511 words)

 EA SPORTS - It's In the Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With the exception of MVP Baseball 2003 for the PC, servers for our PC 2003 series games featuring EA SPORTS Online will no longer be in service as of 06/02/04.
All of us at EA SPORTS Online would like to thank you for participating in such a special online community and hope that your enthusiasm for these games will continue on beyond this game experience with some of our updated titles.
If you have further questions about your account or the shut down of the EA SPORTS Online service for FIFA Soccer 2003, NBA Live 2003, NHL 2003, or Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2003, please visit http://eamembers.custhelp.com.
www.easports.com /platforms/games/nhl2003/home.jsp?ncc=1   (285 words)

 NBA Shootout 2003 (EA Sports)
I recently tried to backup NBA Shootout 2003 with DVD Decrypter.
The game will boot, after that it immediately goes to the"reading disc" white screen.
But someone in this forum or other forums found the way to play those games in v7 installed with magic 3.1 with tap the reset a few times or something like that.
forums.afterdawn.com /thread_view.cfm/50186   (212 words)

 ►►sports illustrated 2003 swimsuit issue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Starware search is an excellent resource for quality sites on sports illustrated 2003 swimsuit issue and much more!
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is an issue published annually by Sports Illustrated magazine which features models in swimsuits.
Find Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue products and anything you are looking for on Ebay.
www.nascarstore.cc /sports_illustrated_2003_swimsuit_issue.htm   (163 words)

 Reno, NV January 31, 2003- Sports Resorts International (NASDAQ: SPRI)- Donald J   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Reno, NV January 31, 2003- Sports Resorts International (NASDAQ: SPRI)- Donald J
Sports Resorts International (NASDAQ: SPRI)- Donald J. Williamson SPRI’s largest shareholder, today announced he has filed a lawsuit against various brokerage firms and market makers alleging they have engaged in unlawful “naked short sales”  of SPRI stock.
In addition to violations of the federal securities laws, the lawsuit also alleges other claims based on civil fraud, racketeering and conspiracy, and various claims based on state law, and seeks damages in excess of $10,000,000.00 from each defendant.
www.brainerdraceway.com /reno.html   (230 words)

 US Sports Shoes 2003
Snapshots’ US Sports Shoes 2003 report provides 2002 year-end market data, with 2003 estimates and five-year forecasts.
The report gives an instant overview of the US sports shoe market and covers running, basketball and other sports shoes.
The data is supplied in both graphical and tabular format for ease of interpretation and analysis.
www.mindbranch.com /products/R512-2104.html   (153 words)

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