Hull, England: Dipika Pallikal put up a spirited display before going down 1-3 to second seed Laura Massaro of England in the pre-quarters of the Allam British Open Squash Champ­ionships, here. The Indian men’s challenge had ended on Wedne­sday with the defeat of Saurav Ghosal in the prequarters.
Chowrasia tied 23rd
London: SSP Chowrasia endured a topsy-turvy start, carding a one-under 71 on the opening day to be tied 23rd in the BMW PGA Championship here.
AFC Cup dreams end
Ramallah: The India women’s football team’s dream of qualifying for the AFC Cup fell by the wayside as they went down fighting 1-2 to Chinese Taipei in a group D encounter at the Faisal Al Huseni Stadium here.
Pune: The third HI senior men’s national championship is to be held here at the Shiv Chattrapati Sports Com­plex and Major Dhyan Chand stadium in nearby Pimpri town from May 28 to June 10.