Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Orleans Masters badminton with a 18-21 21-15 21-10 win over France’s Marie Batomene in the women’s singles second round. Ira Sharma, ranked world No. 162, also made it to the quarterfinals after beating Bulgaria’s world No. 71 Mariya Mitsova 21-18 21-13.
North Point (Antigua)
Nissanka defies Windies
Pathum Nissanka scored a century on debut as Sri Lanka amassed a commanding lead on the fourth day before setting West Indies a target of 375 to win the first Test. After Sri Lanka were bowled out for 476, West Indies were 34/1 at stumps, needing another 341 runs to win.
Al Ain (UAE)
Babu claims bronze
Para shooter Sidhartha Babu won a bronze as India ended their campaign with seven medals, including two gold medals, at the Al Ain Shooting World Cup that concluded here today. Agencies