BUENOS AIRES, March 13, (Reuter): World Hockey champions Australia thrashed hosts Argentina 50 (half time 30) today in the third round of the Friendship Tournament.

It was the only match in six in the qualifying rounds that did not end in a draw and means Australia meet Argentina again in tomorrow’s semifinals after they finished top bottom respectively in the standings. CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: New Zealand beat the West Indies by five wickets in the third and final cricket test.

KUALA LUMPUR, Reuter: North Korea has been disqualified from the 1988′ Olympics soccer event for failing to tum up for a qualifying round match here, the Asian Football confederation (AFC) said.

The North Korean team failed to appear for a scheduled East Asia region two matches against Thailand, AFC Secretary Peter Vellapan told Reuters.

TELAVIV, Reuter: The Israeli tennis team is ready to play India on neutral territory in the Davis Cup quarter finals if they are denied visas by the Indians, the head of the Israeli Tennis Association said. David Harnick said in a radio Interview his side were not worried about the fixture.

Article extracted from this publication >>  March 20, 1987