New Delhi: Star Indian badminton couple Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap today pulled out of the Denmark Open Super 750 tournament, which will restart the international calendar at Odense from October 13. The BWF World Tour was shut down in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “I decided that I will start the season from January only with the Asian tour,” Saina said.
United sign four, Partey joins Gunners
Manchester: Manchester United made four signings on transfer deadline day, including Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, while European champions Bayern Munich strengthened with two new arrivals. But the biggest single move of the final day of deal-making was midfielder Thomas Partey making a £45 million switch from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal. United signed Cavani on a free transfer, Brazilian left back Alex Telles from Porto, Uruguayan 18-year-old winger Facundo Pellistri and reached an agreement to sign Atalanta’s teenage winger Amad Diallo. Bayern signed right-back Bouna Sarr from Olympique de Marseille and brought back Brazilian winger Douglas Costa on loan from Juventus.
Demare wins Stage four of Giro, Sagan second again
Rome: Frenchman Arnaud Demare edged out Peter Sagan in a bunch sprint to claim victory in the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia today. Agencies