Wrestlers win gold
Grapplers Pradeep Kumar (60kg) and Sumit (96kg) won gold in the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship as India finished with a rich haul of 17 medals. Besides two gold medals on the final day, Indian grapplers won two silver and a bronze.
Indians crash out
Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the Aegon Championships after suffering a straight-set defeat at the hands of top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan in the semifinals on Sunday.
Title for Wei
Malaysia&’s top seed Lee Chong Wei won the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier men’s singles title for the fifth time, beating German Marc Zwiebler 21-15, 21-14 on Sunday.
World champion Viswanathan Anand bounced back from the disappointing results of the past two rounds to defeat Russian Alexander Morozevich in a positional skirmish in the third round of the Tal Memorial chess tournament on Sunday.
Phil Mickelson repelled a host of challengers in the third round of the US Open on Saturday to hang onto his lead after a dramatic day of jousting among the world’s top players. Meanwhile, both Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy stumbled out of contention entering Sunday’s final round at punishing Merion Golf Club.
Following are Sunday’s Bangalore race results:
1st race: Our Love 1; 2nd race: Majestic Reward 1; 3rd race: Absolute Red 1; 4th race: Queen Of The Stars 1; 5th race: Foswell 1; 6th race: Amelia 1; 7th race: Cirque Du Soleil 1; 8th race: Keukenhof 1; 9th race: Magnomical 1.
India finish ninth
Fancied recurve archers including world No 3 Deepika Kumari returned empty-handed as India finished a poor ninth in the World Cup Stage II that concluded in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday.