India’s PV Sindhu returns to China’s Chen Yu Fei during their semi-final of the Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Dubai-based Indonesian Imam Adi Kusuma defeated compatriot Fahmi Mubarok to clinch the men’s singles title at the 42nd edition of the India Club UAE Open Badminton tournament. Kusuma started well and dominated the opening set easily but was taken aback by his rival Mubarok in the second.
Cancer-hit badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement on Thursday, ending a brilliant career in which he collected a swathe of honours but never won a world or Olympic title.
NEW DELHI: PV Sindhu was made to work hard before getting past Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei 21-14, 21-15 in the women’s singles second round of the BWF World Championships in Basel on Wednesday. Though the scoreline may suggest a complete domination by the Indian, the story was a bit different as Sindhu was tested by her opponent.
After rain delayed the toss by some 30 minutes, Root decided to field in the hope his attack, featuring fast bowler Jofra Archer, could take advantage of the overcast conditions -- the floodlights were on to pierce the gloom -- that promised to assist his pacemen.
Antigua and Barbuda: India look set to extend their decade-long dominance over West Indies when the first match of a two-Test series starts at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Thursday. Having swept the T20 series 3-0 and taken the ODI contest 2-0, Virat Kohli’s India are bursting with confidence going into their first Test match since the historic
Australia coach Justin Langer has told his side to avoid being drawn into a bouncer battle after Steve Smith was ruled out of the third Ashes Test against England. Star batsman Smith suffered delayed concussion symptoms after being hit on his neck by a 92 mph bouncer from England fast bowler Jofra Archer during the drawn second
Cristiano Ronaldo has dropped hints that he could end his illustrious career as early as next year. The Portugal football superstar, who plies his trade for Italian Serie A champions Juventus, is 34 years old now. “I don’t think about that,” Ronaldo told TVI as reported by Goal when asked about his retirement plans. “Maybe I can finish my