Anand held by Hikaru
Monaco: Victory eluded world champion Viswan-athan Anand for the third day in a row as he played two draws with Hikaru Nakamura of US in the seventh round to be sole third in the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament.
New Delhi: Bob Houg-hton will guide an experimental Indian side led by Sunil Chetri in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers beginning in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. In the four-team round robin competition opener, India will cross swords with Chinese Taipei.
London: Manchester United have revived their interest in £15m rated Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa, 18 months after failing to secure a deal for the player described as the ‘new Ronaldinho’.
Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo could miss the first game of Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter final against Tottenham due to a leg injury.
Palm Harbor: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal missed the cut at the Transition Championships after carding a disastrous eight-over 79 in the second round here, following his 69 in the first round at Innisbrook, Copperhead.