India opened their medal account in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships at Penang, Malaysia with Deepak Lather bagging a gold and two silver in the boys’ 50kg youth section.
Lather’s effort of 83kg in snatch fetched him a gold while he lifted 102kg to bag a silver in clean and jerk. His total lift of 185kg gave him another silver.
PSB crowned Nehru hockey champions
New Delhi: Punjab & Sind Bank scored 6-5 win over Bharat Petroleum in a shootout to win the title in the 50th edition of the Nehru senior hockey tournament that concluded here on Monday at the Shivaji Stadium. In the regulation period both the teams were 3-3. The winning goal in the shoot-out was scored by Vikramjeet Singh, who was also declared ‘best player’ of the tournament.
Bhullar ready for Indonesia Open
Jakarta: He claims to have gotten rid of the overconfidence that hurt his prospects last week and rising Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar says he is ready to revive that winning feeling when he tees off with some of Asia’s best at the Indonesia Open from Thursday. A four-time winner on the region’s premier Tour, Bhullar says he knows that he has the game that can bring him towards another grandstand finish. “The game is there, I won’t be surprised if I go out to win a tournament very soon,” he said.
India beat Malaysia 57-55 in FIBA Asia U-16
New Delhi: India secured their first victory of the third FIBA Asia U-16 Championship for Women with a thrilling 57-55 win over Malaysia in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In the event, India is grouped in Level I with China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Chinese Taipei.