Two Indian fencers participating in the World Junior and Cadet Championships in Cairo have tested positive for Covid-19, leading to them being quarantined there. Fencing Association of India president Rajiv Mehta said that the infected fencers were doing fine and being looked after by the team doctor. India had fielded 24 fencers in the tournament which ended today.
Wrestler Sonam pulls out of Asian Championships
Sonam Malik has pulled out of the Asian Wrestling Championships to be held in Almaty later this month. The Haryana wrestler had won an Olympics quota here, but injured her knee during her semifinal win in the 62kg category at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Almaty. She withdrew from the final. The Asian Championships is scheduled to be held from April 13 to 18.
Mbappe nets 21st league goal as PSG win 4-1
Kylian Mbappe struck his league-leading 21st goal of the season as defending champions Paris Saint-Germain won 4-1 at Strasbourg to stay three points behind leaders Lille.
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USA’s Ledecky dips under 4 minutes to win 400m
Katie Ledecky won the 400m freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series with the world’s fastest time this year. She touched in 3 minutes, 59.25 seconds in the outdoor pool. The defending Olympics champion is the only swimmer to go under 4 minutes this year.
Lingard double fires West Ham back into top-four
Jesse Lingard scored twice as West Ham United climbed back into fourth spot in the Premier League with a vital 3-2 victory over third-placed Leicester City.
Inter restore 11-point lead; Juve beat Genoa
Inter Milan continued their march to their first Serie A title in more than a decade as they beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 1-0. The win restored Inter’s 11-point advantage over second-placed AC Milan. Third-placed Juventus eased to a 3-1 victory over Genoa. — Agencies