Chessable Masters final: Indian GM Praggnanandhaa loses to Ding Liren in tie-break

Chessable Masters final: Indian GM Praggnanandhaa loses to Ding Liren in tie-break

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PTI | Chennai

Young Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa went down fighting to world No.2 Ding Liren in the tie-break of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2022 online tournament final early on Friday. The 16-year-old from Chennai fought back to win the second set after having lost the opener. But then lost the...

Sreeshankar claims long jump Gold in Greece

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

India's premier long jumper Murali Sreeshankar won the Gold medal at the 12th International Jumping Meeting in Kallithea, Greece with an effort of 8.31m. The Tokyo Olympian is the current national record holder with a jump of 8.36m, which he had achieved last month. Sreeshankar was followed by Swede Thobias Montler, who...

India enter knockout stage of Asia Cup with 16-0 win over Indonesia

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PTI | jakarta

Rising to the occasion, Indian men's hockey team slammed six goals in the final quarter for a crushing 16-0 victory against Indonesia, a result that took the holders into the knockout stage of the Asia Cup but shut the World Cup door on Pakistan, here on Thursday. India needed to win...

World No. 227 adds Pliskova to casualty list

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Paris

Karolina Pliskova became the sixth top 10 women's seed to exit the French Open on Thursday when she was knocked out by world number 227 Leolia Jeanjean. Eighth-seeded Pliskova, last year's Wimbledon runner-up and a semi-finalist in Paris in 2017, lost 6-2, 6-2 to the 26-year-old Frenchwoman who cut her teeth...

Nadal easily wins 300th Grand Slam match

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Paris

Spanish teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz and third seed Alexander Zverev both saved a match point in five-set French Open thrillers, while 13-time winner Rafael Nadal and reigning champion Novak Djokovic eased into the third round Wednesday. Alcaraz, widely tipped as a title contender, rallied from the brink to defeat compatriot Albert...

Bopanna-Middelkoop enter French Open pre-quarterfinals

Friday, 27 May 2022 | PTI | Paris

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Dutch partner Matwe Middelkoop marched into the pre-quarterfinals of the French Open men's doubles event with a straight set win over Andrey Golubev and Fabrice Martin here on Thursday. Bopanna and Middelkoop won the second round with a 6-3, 6-4 scoreline against their opponents in one...

Roma make history

Friday, 27 May 2022 | AP | Tirana

Nicolo Zaniolo won Roma their first ever major European trophy on Wednesday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Italy international Zaniolo struck with a well-taken finish in the 32nd minute to earn Roma their first trophy of any kind since...

All sports facilities to stay open for sportsmen till 10 pm: Sisodia on 'athletes being forced to wrap up early'

All sports facilities to stay open for sportsmen till 10 pm: Sisodia on 'athletes being forced to wrap up early'

Thursday, 26 May 2022 | IANS

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed all Delhi Government sports facilities to stay open for sportsmen till 10 PM. The direction comes following a media report that the Thyagraj Stadium was being closed for sports activities earlier than usual so that...

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