India’s cadet girls grabbed a silver medal while the junior boys and junior girls settled for a bronze each in the team events of the Czech Junior and Cadet Open that concluded in Hodonin, Czech Republic.
Seema Punia was assured of a medal without a fight, while the seasoned L Sarita Devi entered the quarters with a hard-fought win on a reasonably good opening day for India in the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament for men and women.
Zimbabwe Cricket Union has approached the International Cricket Council for a loan to bail the board out of a financial crisis, which has also put the Pakistan team’s tour to that country in serious doubt.
Pakistan’s former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is looking to improve the country’s cricket structure.
A series of three-putts came in the way of a strong final round for India’s Anirban Lahiri, who slipped to tied 26th on the final day of the Genesis Open golf tournament.
Yuki Bhambri on Monday jumped 11 places to stand just outside the top-100 bracket in the men’s singles rankings, following his runner-up finish at the Chennai Open Challenger tournament.
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark maintained the top spot for the fourth consecutive week in the Women’ s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, 45 points ahead of Romania’s former World No. 1 Simona Halep.