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Hindustan Times
Moscow, June 23, 2013
Victory eluded Viswanathan Anand yet again as the world champion played out a draw with Russian Vladimir Kramnik in the eighth and penultimate round of the Tal Memorial Chess Tournament in Moscow. Looking to control some damage after losing as many as three games in one of the strongest events ever, Anand did everything right and gave no chances to Kramnik who is on an unfamiliar last spot in the tournament he has won before.

Karun & team finish 7th

Le Mans: Karun Chandhok and his team Murphy Prototypes made a stunning comeback from second last position to finish seventh in the LMP2 category and 13th overall, at the iconic Le Mans 24 hours race, here on Sunday.

The trio of Brendon Hartley, Mark Patterson and Chandhok lost five laps in the first couple of hours and then Patterson suffered a spin to put the team in second last and 37th overall.

Chandhok and Hartley then drove out of their skin with long three hours stints to bring the team back to seventh position.

India lose to Spain

Rotterdam: The Indian hockey team finishedsixth at the FIH World League after losing a tense play-off match on penalties to higher-ranked Spain, here on Sunday. Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh were guilty of missing penalty shots in the shootout as India lost 2-4 after the two teams ended 2-2 in the regulation time.