File image of Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth.(REUTERS)
File image of Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth.(REUTERS)

Syed Modi International: Kidambi Srikanth enters second round

Srikanth prevailed 21-12 21-11 in his 36-minute opening round clash, while Kashyap got a walkover from Frenchman Lucas Corvee.
By PTI | Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 12:41 PM IST

Third seed K Srikanth sailed past Russia’s Vladimir Malkov in straight games to set up a second-round clash with fellow Indian Parupalli Kashyap in the Syed Modi International Badminton Tournament here on Wednesday.

Srikanth prevailed 21-12 21-11 in his 36-minute opening round clash, while Kashyap got a walkover from Frenchman Lucas Corvee.

Among other Indians, 18-year-old Lakshya Sen, who won the Scottish Open last week, also got a walkover after another French shuttler Thomas Rouxel withdrew from the competition.

In the women’s competition, Ashmita Chaliha advanced after beating compatriot Vrushali Gummadi 21-16 21-16 in a 32-minute contest.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
Generic image of boxing gloves(REUTERS)
Generic image of boxing gloves(REUTERS)

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Boora storms into semis, Manjeet enters last-8

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:45 PM IST
The 2019 national champion Boora outpunched Brazil's Eravio Edson 5-0 to enter in the 69kg semi-finals. With a place in the last-4, Boora is now assured of at least a bronze medal.
Close
Skeet shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan training at the Karni Singh Shooting range.(HT Photo)
Skeet shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan training at the Karni Singh Shooting range.(HT Photo)

Shotgun World Cup: India skeet shooters in line for medals in Team events

PTI, Cairo
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:58 PM IST
On Wednesday, both the men's and women's three-member teams ended the first three qualification rounds in medal winning positions, with two more qualification rounds to go before the finals.
Close
Rakesh Kumar, who won the mixed team bronze at the Fazza Para Archery World Rankings in Dubai with Jyoti Baliyan.
Rakesh Kumar, who won the mixed team bronze at the Fazza Para Archery World Rankings in Dubai with Jyoti Baliyan.

Indian para-archers ensure one gold, 2 silver at Fazza World Ranking tournament

PTI, Dubai
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 11:31 AM IST
Jyoti Baliyan also cruised to the final in the women's event, defeating Russia's Dzhioeva Anastasia by a point (139-138). Thus, the archers have ensured at least two silver and a gold medal for the country in individual events.
Close
Arjun Atwal(Getty Images)
Arjun Atwal(Getty Images)

Atwal will play for Dad and Tiger as he joins Lahiri at Puerto Rico Open

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 09:15 PM IST
Atwal will be joined by Anirban Lahiri, who last featured on the PGA TOUR three weeks ago at the Farmers Insurance Open. The two last played at the same event in Bermuda, a holiday isle like Puerto Rico.
Close
File-This Dec. 19, 2020, file photo shows Tiger Woods.(AP)
File-This Dec. 19, 2020, file photo shows Tiger Woods.(AP)

Woods is awake and responsive, says Indian-American doctor Anish Mahajan

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Woods suffered serious leg injuries and was trapped but conscious when emergency responders reached the scene of his one-vehicle rollover crash on a stretch of road near Los Angeles in California known for speeding and accidents, authorities said.
Close
File image(FIA Formula E via Getty Images)
File image(FIA Formula E via Getty Images)

Formula E says future is stable even after Audi, BMW pull out

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:33 PM IST
  • While they were busy putting in the framework to get the seventh edition up and going, they received a setback when two of the biggest manufacturers—Audi and BMW—announced their decision to pull out from the sport at the end of this season.
Close
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Bajrang, Vinesh eye good outing on return to action in Matteo Pellicone

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The two Olympic-bound wrestlers, who had skipped the World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia in December last year, will look for a good outing at the international ranking series tournament.
Close
A view shows the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California, U.S., where golfer Tiger Woods was taken to following a car crash, February 23, 2021. (REUTERS)
A view shows the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California, U.S., where golfer Tiger Woods was taken to following a car crash, February 23, 2021. (REUTERS)

Tiger Woods out of surgery on leg after car crash

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:21 PM IST
Woods' Twitter account posted an update Tuesday night that included a statement from Dr. Anish Mahajan, the chief medical officer and interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Close
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju(Twitter)

Shorter quarantine period is being planned for shooting world cup: Rijiju

PTI, Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:43 AM IST
The ISSF Combined World Cup will be held in New Delhi from March 18 to 29 with shooters from more than 40 countries, including UK and Brazil, taking part in the event.
Close
File-This Dec. 19, 2020, file photo shows Tiger Woods.(AP)
File-This Dec. 19, 2020, file photo shows Tiger Woods.(AP)

Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

AP
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 12:05 PM IST
A rod placed in tibia, while screws and pins were placed in ankle, the surgeon added.
Close
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand. File
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand. File

Anand roped in to supervise Indian MNC’s global chess league

By Avishek Roy
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:18 AM IST
With lockdowns in place in different parts of the world last year, chess witnessed a huge surge in popularity with many taking to it in the digital space.
Close
Tiger Woods. File(AP)
Tiger Woods. File(AP)

Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in car wreck

Reuters, Los Angeles
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:11 AM IST
The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a news conference hours later, adding that Woods was conscious and "able to communicate" when rescue personnel arrived.
Close
Personnel from the LA County Sheriff's Department inspect the damaged car of Tiger Woods after he was involved in a car crash, near Los Angeles, California, US. (REUTERS)
Personnel from the LA County Sheriff's Department inspect the damaged car of Tiger Woods after he was involved in a car crash, near Los Angeles, California, US. (REUTERS)

Tiger Woods's legendary golf career in jeopardy after car crash

AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:42 AM IST
Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area.
Close
File photo of Tiger Woods.(AP)
File photo of Tiger Woods.(AP)

Tiger Woods suffers leg injuries after California car crash

AP
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:43 AM IST
Woods had to be extricated from the vehicle with the “jaws of life” tools, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.
Close
File image of G Sathiyan(AFP)
File image of G Sathiyan(AFP)

G Sathiyan ends long wait for national title with win over veteran Sharath Kamal

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 09:03 PM IST
Sathiyan had rued his missed chances against Sharath in the final at Cuttack a couple of years ago. That win had put Sharath, the current world No. 32, on a high pedestal.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP