Tough road awaits Sarita, Manisha

New Delhi: A tough road awaits veteran L Sarita Devi and rookie Manisha Moun as they open India’s campaign at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships here, Friday. The 36-year-old Sarita, who got a first round bye in 60kg category, faces Diana Sandra Brugger of...

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Advani annexes world title

Yangon: Ace cueist Pankaj Advani Thursday notched up his third straight IBSF billiards crown in the 150-up format, taking his overall tally of world titles to a staggering number of 20. The 33-year-old from Bangalore overcame Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar in a high-quality final....

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Srikanth, Sameer sail into quarters

Kowloon: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open World Tour Super 500 tournament here Thursday. Fourth seeded Srikanth, who had claimed a silver medal at this year’s Commonwealth Games, had to dig deep in his reservoir...

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Radwanska retires

Warsaw: Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska said Wednesday that she has decided to end her 13 year-long career due to health reasons. The former World No.2 was the first Polish player to reach a Grand Slam singles final in the Open Era, when she finished runner-up to...

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Djokovic dismantles Zverev

London: Novak Djokovic has 834 Tour match wins in his storied career but the latest, a 6-4, 6-1 rout of young German Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals Wednesday, will not be one for his scrapbook. There were few moments to test the 02 Arena’s...

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Shresht spell goes in vain

Cuttack: Shresth Singh (6/76) bagged a six-wicket haul but his efforts went in vain as Odisha played out a draw against Bihar in their third Vijay Merchant Trophy U-16 cricket tournament at the Bidanasi Ground here, Wednesday. However, the colts secured three points to Bihar’s...

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