Racer suspended: Bangalore-based Ajay Kini was suspended for a month and his licence withdrawn for “bumping from behind” in the LGB Rolon event in the JK Tyre National Road Racing Championship that concluded in Coimbatore on Sunday.
IBL coach: Sahara India, owners of the Lucknow Warriors, have roped in former All England Champion Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia as a coach for the upcoming Indian Badminton League (IBL).
Rider dead: Italian Superbike racer Andrea Antonelli died after a crash at the World Championship’s Moscow round Sunday, local police said. The event was held in the Volokolamsk district in torrential conditions.
Mourinho return: Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti revealed Jose Mourinho had promised to return to manage the Serie A giants in 2016. Mourinho had guided Inter to a historic treble in 2010.
Williams through: Top seed Serena Williams of the United States eased past Czech third seed Klara Zakopalova in straight sets to reach the final at WTA Swedish Open. The World No 1 won 6-0, 6-4.
Indians win: The Indian U-16 national football team kicked off its campaign in the SAFF U-16 Championship in style drubbing 10-man Sri Lanka 4-1 in its Group B opener at the Army Ground in Kathmandu.
Cuba out: Caribbean Cup champions Cuba were eliminated from the CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament with a 1-6 loss to Panama in a quarterfinal game. Ariel Martinez was red carded in the 58th minute.
Junior TT: Indian paddlers expectedly swept all the four team gold medals on offer on the second day of the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships in New Delhi at the IG Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
World Games: Competition would be tough when Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta head to Colombia for the World Games in the coming week but the two say that they will would settle for nothing less than a medal.
Kom awaits: Blessed with a third child, Olympic medallist boxer M C Mary Kom is taking a one-year sabbatical from the ring while eagerly awaiting the release of a much-hyped biopic on her life starring Priyanka Chopra.
Record claim: Two brothers from Aurangabad, Naeem and Rais Shabbir Khan, claim to have created a new Guinness World Record in taekwondo by hitting 37,161 full contact kicks in just one hour.
HC order: The turmoil in Pakistan cricket refuses to end with the Islamabad High Court stripping the Pakistan Cricket Board’s acting Chairman Najam Sethi of all powers and authority.
Hat-trick of wins: Hyderabad-based Akhil Khuslani of Meco Euro International Racing team completed a rare hat-trick of wins in the JK Tyre National Racing Open Championship at the Kari Motor Speedway.
Hyderabad inducted: Hockey India (HI) inducted Hockey Hyderabad as an associate member. HI now has 15 associate members, with 28 affiliated members and two state Olympic association members.
Football Club: One of India’s largest business conglomerates, the JSW Group, launched its football team, Bengaluru Football Club. The club also unveiled other details such as its squad and team colour.
Divij, Raja win: The Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja clinched its first ever ATP tour level title with a hard-fought win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Igor Sijsling in the summit clash of the Claro Open.