Doha: Indian challenge at the World Table Tennis Contender series ended after veteran Sharath Kamal suffered a loss to world No. 7 Lin Yun-Ju of Chinese Taipei in the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals here today. The 38-year-old suffered a 6-11 4-11 8-11 defeat against Lin. Manika Batra and Sreeja Akula had lost their respective final qualifying round matches in the women’s singles category.
Women’s hockey team ends Germany tour with defeat
Dusseldorf: The Indian women’s hockey team ended its tour of Germany with yet another defeat, going down 2-1 in the fourth and final match here today. Naomi Heyn (29th minute) and Charlotte Stapenhorst (37th) scored for the world No. 3 hosts before Lalremsiami (51st) pulled one back for the visitors late in the game. It was India’s fourth defeat in as many matches.
Pakistan suspends PSL after Covid-19 cases among teams
Lahore: Pakistan is suspending its flagship cricket tournament, Pakistan Super League, that started last month after seven team personnel tested positive for Covid-19, the cricket board said.
Man United, Leicester stumble to draws
London: As the Premier League season heads toward its conclusion, Manchester United and Leicester are stumbling their way toward Champions League qualification. United were held 0-0 by Crystal Palace, while Leicester played out a 1-1 draw with Burnley. Agencies