Buoyed by their success in the Asian Junior Championships, young Indian grapplers would be eyeing a rich medal haul at the World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria starting Tuesday.
India have sent a 24-member contingent in the three styles — Greco-Roman, men’s freestyle and women’s freestyle. The World Championships will be held from August 13 to 18.
Negi’s good start
Tromso, Norway: GM Parimarjan Negi outplayed higher-ranked Yuri Kryvoruchko of Ukraine in the first round of the World Chess Cup here.
Over 250 flunk dope tests
New Delhi: More than 250 sportspersons have failed dope tests conducted by the NADA in the last two years, sports minister Jitendra Singh told the Lok Sabha on Monday