Another draw for Anand
Zurich: Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Boris Gelfand of Israel in the third round of Zurich Chess Challenge on Tuesday. In another game, Fabiano Caruana played out a draw with Vladimir Kramnik.
Calcutta: Mumbai FC have pulled out of the IFA Shield, which begins from March 3. Efforts now are being made to bring in United Sikkim FC.
Naples: Diego Maradona has issued a verbal appeal to Italian authorities to clear his name in a tax evasion case, even offering to meet with the country’s president.
n Hong Kong: Churchill Brothers’ campaign in the AFC Cup football tournament started on a sour note as the Indian club was thrashed 0-3 by Hong Kong champions, Kitchee Sports Club, here on Tuesday.
Calcutta: The Delhi duo of Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan fired an identical six-under 66 to grab the joint lead after the opening round of the PGTI Players Championship in Mewat, Haryana, on Tuesday.
Greater Noida: Colin Montgomerie, the most prolific British winner in European Tour history, will make his maiden appearance at the Avantha Masters to be held from March 14-17.
Mumbai: Smriti Mehra carded a two-under 68 in the first round of the third leg of Hero Women’s Pro golf tour to grab sole lead here.
Calcutta: BSF North Bengal and Entally AC registered wins in first division Group B ties of the Calcutta Hockey League. BSF North Bengal beat Parsee Club 4-1, while Entally AC won 2-0 over Hockey Training Centre.
Mumbai: The annual one-day conclave of Ranji captains and coaches is scheduled to be held here on March 5. Technical committee chairman Anil Kumble is likely to be present.
Calcutta: Godfrey Philips beat Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited by nine runs in the CCFC Telegraph Cup Invitational Six-A-Side cricket tournament, on Tuesday.
Godfrey Philips 61/4. Srei Infrastructure 52/2. Godfrey Philips won by 9 runs.
Rediffusion Dentsu Young 60 / 2. Reliance Capital Asset 63/0. Reliance Capital won by 6 wkts. Birla Tyres 50/2. IBM India 53/1. IBM India won by 5 wkts.Parcon India 67/1. Srei Equipment 48/1. Parcon India won by 19 runs.Pricewaterhouse Cooper 93/1. IMRB International 52/3.
Pricewaterhouse Cooper won by 41 runs.
Gandeep Sales 41/4. Tata Steel A 45/3. Tata Steel A won by 3 wkts.