New Delhi: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men’s singles at the Glasgow meet.
Chamrousse: Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish on Friday.
Calcutta: Delhi amateur Mehar Atwal emerged the winner of the ninth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour on Friday, winning the play-off over Calcutta’s Neha Tripathi. Both Mehar and Neha finished at the top with identical totals of 214 after three rounds.
Rome: Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has apologised after hurling a racist insult at Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic.
Mumbai: India suffered their second successive defeat after squandering a first-half lead to go down 65-69 to higher ranked Jordan in the 5-8 placings match of the Asia Cup basketball tournament in Wuhan on Friday.
N. Korea threat
Seoul: North Korea threatened to pull out of Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks on Pyongyang’s participation. As well as raising concerns over the number of North Korean athletes and cheerleaders, South Korea sought to place restrictions on the size of the North Korean flag to be displayed at the Asian Games.
Calcutta: The AIFF-recommended Special Technical Committee for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in 2017 is all set to meet for the first time since its inception, in Bangalore, on Saturday.
ISL title sponsor
Calcutta: Hero MotoCorp Ltd was named as the title sponsor of the Indian Super League on Friday.
Staff Reporter & Agencies