Chennaiyin FC failed to breach a resolute ATK Mohun Bagan defence, strongly guarded by goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya, to settle for a goalless draw in an Indian Super League match at the GMC Stadium, here today. The draw meant that the Kolkata heavyweights (17 points, eight matches) surged past Mumbai City (16 from seven matches) to the top of the table.
Former India footballer Nandy dies at 88
A member of the 1956 Olympics fourth-place finishing Indian football squad, Nikhil Nandy, died here today after a prolonged illness. He was 88, and is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. Nandy, who formed the core of India’s defence in the late 1950s, battled Covid-19 in September-October but later developed some renal problems and had to be hospitalised for more than a month.
Harikrishna bows out after finishing 9th
Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna bowed out of the Champions Chess Tour Airthings Masters online championship after finishing ninth in the preliminary round. Agencies