Indian players made a confident start to their campaign at the World junior men's squash championships with four players, Kush Kumar, Ramit Tandon, Abhishek Pradhan, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Vrishab Kotian progressing to the second round of the event being held at the Flemish Centre here.
Boxers set for cuba
New Delhi: A 16-member Indian boxing team will be travelling to Cuba to participate in the Youth Olympic Games from July 18 to 30 with an aim to gain valuable international experience by rubbing shoulders with some of the best pugilists in the world.
Aryan wins u-10 event
New Delhi: Nine year old Aryan Chopra added another feather to his cap by becoming the Commonwealth 2011 Chess U-10 Champion at the recently concluded Commonwealth Chess Ch’ship 2011 in South Africa.
Yuri leaves india
Chandigarh: The sacked Ukrainian athletics coach, Yuri Ogorodnik, left India on Wednesday after appearing before former Chief Justice, Mukul Mugdal. The coach, who has been in the eye of a storm ever since six athletes failed dope tests, left from Delhi.