Top Indian players Pankaj Advani,Sourav Kothari and Dhruv have been granted direct entry into IBSF World Billiards Championships to be held in Kuala Lumpur from October 4 to 8.
Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova beat top seed Jelena Ostapenko 7-6,6-0 to win Korea Open on Sunday.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge shatters his own record to win Berlin marathon with a time of 2:01:09 on Sunday.
India were held to 1-1 draw by Singapore in FIFA international friendly on Saturday.
Magnus Carlsen won the first match of the final against India’s Arjun Erigaisi at Julius Baer Generation Cup.The second and final game will be held on Sunday in New York.
By Shailesh Padhye