Usain Bolt falls behind Blake again
Kingston: Triple Olym-pic champion Usain Bolt slumped to his second defeat in three days at the ha-nds of his training partner, Yohan Blake, when he was beaten into second place in the 200 metres final at the Jamaican Olympic trials in Kingston.
In a result that will have London 2012 organisers salivating at the pros-pect of ferocious re-match on the biggest stage of all in five weeks’ time, Blake crossed the line in 19.80sec, with Bolt 0.03sec behind.
Calcutta: The Bengal government will felicitate Grandmaster Viswanath-an Anand on July 12 for winning the World Chess Championship, defeating Israel’s Boris Gelfand in Moscow.
India lose 2-5
Bangkok: India lost 2-5 to China in a Group A lea-gue match of the sixth Junior Women's Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Monday.
Bangkok: India’s Pankaj Advani rallied to defeat Australia’s Ben Nunan 5-4 in his opening Group E league match of the SangSom Six Red World Championship snooker here on Monday.
Portrush: Jeev continu-ed to slide over the weeke-nd and ended tied 30th ev-en as Welshman Jamie Do-naldson clinched his maiden European Tour title at the Irish Open here. Dona-ldson shot a four-day total of 18-under to clinch the title by four shots.
Calcutta: Legendary footballer late Jarnail Singh will be conferred the Mohun Bagan Ratna this year. The decision was made at the executive committee of McDowell Mohun Bagan on Monday.
London: Manchester United's Welsh winger Ryan Giggs has been included as one of the three over-age players in the British Olympic soccer squad announced by manager Stuart Pearce on Monday. Wales striker Craig Bellamy of Liverpool and Manchester City right back Micah Richards are the other two in an 18-man squad.
Milan: Mario Balotelli's former girlfriend Raffaella Fico says the Manchester City striker is set to become a father. Fico found out she was pregnant in May but only told Balotelli the day before Italy's 2-1 Euro 2012 semi-final victory against Germany in which the striker scored both of his team's goals.
St George’s: The third and final one-day match between India A and the West Indies A had to be called off without a ball being bowled due to rain, leaving the series tied 1-1 here. The series finished tied 1-1.