P V Sindhu advanced to semifinals of BWF World Tour Finals after beating 21-10,21-13 to notch up second successive win in Group A.All other Indians in action on Thursday had bad outing.Kidambi Srikanth lost to Kunlavut Vitidsarn 18-21,7-21 while Lakshya Sen lost 15-21,14-21 to Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen.Satwik and Chirag pulled out of the tournament in Bali amid injury.
Legendary former Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George was on Thursday adjudged Woman of the year by World Athletics.She now aims to nurture Olympic medallists for India.
Chelsea beat Watford 2-1 to stay on top of premier league on Wednesday.Liverpool beat Everton 4-1 in Derby.
WTA suspends tournaments in China amid Peng Shuai concerns.
By Shailesh Padhye