H S Prannoy reached quarterfinals of Indonesia Open.He beat Ng Long 21-11,21-18 in the second round.Sameer Verma lost 10-21,13-21 to bow out of competition.Women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy also lost.
Mexico’s Ancer has withdrawn from US Open due to an illness.15 time major winner Tiger Woods is also absent from the tournament starting Thursday.
Dani Alves leaves Barcelona for the second time.39 year old scored one goal in 17 appearances for Barcelona last season.
Australian Grand Prix has signed new 10 year extension with F1.
FIH announced the names of interested countries in hosting men’s and women’s World Cup.England,Germany and South Africa have shown interest.
Karen Khachanov beat Djere 7-6,6-4 to reach quarterfinals of ATP grass court event in Halle.
By Shailesh Padhye