India’s Nandini settled for bronze medal after losing 81g semifinal at Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament in Sofia,Bulgaria late on Friday night.Nandini lost 0-5 to former world champion Lazzat.
India will be sending their second string teams for both men and women at Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham later this year.Meanwhile,Indian women beat Spain 2-1 in FIH Pro League.
Rafael Nadal beat top seed Daniil Medvedev 6-3,6-3 in the semifinals of ATP 500 event in Acapulco on Friday night.Nadal who is 14-0 this season will meet British number one Cameron Norrie in the final on Saturday. Norrie upset Stefanos Tsitisipas in the other semifinal.
Indian Chess federation is bidding to host 44th Chess Olympiad.
Sadia Tariq won gold medal in Moscow Wushu Star Championship.
India’s Anirban Lahiri failed to make cut at Honda Classic in US despite making five birdies in the last six holes of second round.
By Shailesh Padhye