Doha: Veteran Sharath Kamal bowed out of the World Table Tennis Star Contender series after going down in straight games to world No. 12 Dmitrij Ovtcharov in the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals here today. Sharath, ranked 32nd, lost 9-11 8-11 6-11 to the German.
Punjab hold Mohammedan to 3-3 draw in I-League
Kolkata: Punjab FC snatched a 3-3 draw after Mohammedan SC scored two goals in as many minutes in the second half in a thrilling I-League clash here today. Chencho Gleytshen’s brace was cancelled out by Faisal Ali and Pedro Manzi strikes in the second half. Azharuddin Mallick then gave Mohammedan the lead only for Ashish Jha to score the equaliser for Punjab in the 88th minute.
10-man Porto stun Juve to reach last-eight
Turin: Defiant 10-man Porto upset Juventus to reach the Champions League quarterfinals on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate draw despite losing 3-2 to the Italians following extra time in a thrilling clash that went to the wire on Tuesday. Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland struck in each half as they advanced to the quarterfinals after a 2-2 draw with Sevilla in their second leg to complete a 5-4 aggregate win. Agencies