Anand loses to Carlsen in Legends of Chess tourney

India’s Viswanathan Anand suffered his second consecutive loss, taking place 1.5-2.5 to world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen within the second spherical of the $150,000 Legends of Chess on-line match. Anand takes on one other former world champion, Vladimir Kramnik, within the third spherical. Carlsen leads with six factors alongside Boris Gelfand and Peter Svidler.

Archer able to play however Stokes won’t bowl: Root
England captain Joe Root is assured that Jofra Archer can be able to play within the third Test in opposition to the West Indies however stated there was a query mark over Ben Stokes’ capability to bowl. Stokes was scuffling with stiffness within the second Test. Root additionally hit out on the racist abuse that Archer has confronted on social media, saying he had seen a few of it and it was “disgusting”. Meanwhile, James Anderson returned to the 14-member squad. Windies may proceed with the identical group for a 3rd Test regardless that they’ve had little time to relaxation in between, captain Jason Holder stated. Agencies

Inter draw clears means for Juve to seal title

Rome: Juventus are one win away from a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title. Inter Milan had been held to a 0-Zero draw by Fiorentina. Juventus can clinch the trophy with a win over Udinese. AP

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