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Denmark Open: Srikanth beats Viktor Axelsen to reach semi-finals

21 Oct 2017 | 10:23 AM

ODENSE: Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Friday beat World Champion Viktor Axelsen in three games to reach the semi-finals of the Denmark Open after Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy lost their respective quarter-final matches.

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Odense, October 21

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Friday beat World Champion Viktor Axelsen in three games to reach the semi-finals of the Denmark Open after Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy lost their respective quarter-final matches.

The 24-year-old came from a game down to beat Axelsen 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 in a hard-fought last-eight contest to enter the semi-finals.

Srikanth lost the first game but later won the strongly contested second game 22-20.

Srikanth did not give any chance to Axelsen in the third game, winning it 21-7 and reserved his place in the semi-finals of the men’s singles event.

The match lasted 55 minutes. ANI

India seek more Pak delights

India seek more Pak delights

21 Oct 2017 | 2:27 AM

DHAKA:High on confidence following their impressive string of performances, an in-form India would look to maintain their unbeaten run when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their third and final Super 4 match of the 10th men’s Asia Cup tomorrow.

Prannoy shocks  Chong Wei, again

Prannoy shocks Chong Wei, again

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

ODENSE:HS Prannoy’s second successive win over three-time Olympics silver medallist Lee Chong Wei was the highlight of a day when Saina Nehwal crashed out while Kidambi Srikanth made it the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Super Series.

Kuldeep, Chahal complement each other well, says Rohit

Kuldeep, Chahal complement each other well, says Rohit

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

MUMBAI:India opener Rohit Sharma heaped praise on the spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal for not being afraid of making tactical changes and adapting to match situations.

Hafeez reported for suspect action

Hafeez reported for suspect action

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

DUBAI:Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during Wednesday’s third ODI against Sri Lanka.

Ghana face Mali in all-African quarters

Ghana face Mali in all-African quarters

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

GUWAHATI:With very little separating the two teams in strategy and technique, Ghana could count on their better defensive organisation skills against Mali in an all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U-17 World Cup tomorrow.

Indian archers create history

Indian archers create history

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

PATIALA:The Indian women’s compound archery team of V Jyothi Surekha, Trisha Deb and P Lily Chanu created history by entering the gold medal match of the archery World Championships in Mexico.

Everton face disciplinary proceedings

Everton face disciplinary proceedings

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

LONDON:European soccer’s governing body (UEFA) has opened disciplinary proceedings against Everton after one of the club’s fans tried to punch an Olympique Lyon player in a melee that broke out during Thursday’s Europa League game at Goodison Park.

Venus secures Muguruza rematch at WTA Finals

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

SINGAPORE:Venus Williams will get an opportunity to avenge her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza at the eight-player WTA Finals after the veteran American was placed in the same round-robin group as the Spaniard at Friday’s draw.

Lahiri jumps five places to T-15 in Korea

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

Anirban Lahiri finished with a couple of birdies on the final two holes to finish with a 1-under 71 and improve his position by five places at the halfway mark of the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges here today.

Hasan Ali shines as Pakistan crush Sri Lanka

21 Oct 2017 | 2:28 AM

Sharjah: Medium pacer Hasan Ali grabbed three wickets to celebrate his rise to the top of the ODI rankings as Pakistan downed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth ODI.

Sreesanth mulls representing another country

Sreesanth mulls representing another country

20 Oct 2017 | 10:13 PM

DUBAI: Controversial pacer S Sreesanth has hinted that he may opt to play for another country if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not remove the lifetime ban imposed on him over allegations of spot fixing.

India women's team enter final at World Archery Championship

India women's team enter final at World Archery Championship

20 Oct 2017 | 8:31 PM

MEXICO CITY: The Indian team got the better of Germany 232-227 in the compound women’s team semifinals, to set up a gold-medal match against Colombia at the World Archery Championships here.

Arjun Tendulkar bowls at nets to Indian batsmen

Arjun Tendulkar bowls at nets to Indian batsmen

20 Oct 2017 | 8:19 PM

MUMBAI: Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun was the cynosure of all eyes at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday as he bowled to the likes of Virat Kohli and his Indian team-mates at the nets.

South Africa displace India from top of ODI rankings

South Africa displace India from top of ODI rankings

20 Oct 2017 | 8:21 PM

DUBAI: India today lost their numero uno status in ICC ODI rankings to South Africa following the Proteas’ win over Bangladesh in the second match of the ongoing series.

Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup Hockey

Dominant India thrash Malaysia 6-2 in Asia Cup Hockey

20 Oct 2017 | 11:06 AM

DHAKA: India thrashed Malaysia 6-2 in their Super 4s match to stay on course to make the Asia Cup 2017 Final here at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium on Thursday.

Shuttler PV Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open

Shuttler PV Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open

19 Oct 2017 | 4:59 PM

ODENSE: Olympic and World Championship silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a shock straight game defeat against Chen Yufei of China in the opening round to crash out of the Denmark Open here.

Olympics high jump champ Beitia retires

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

Madrid: Olympics champion high jumper Ruth Beitia has retired from athletics due to persistent injuries, the Spaniard announced today.

After 10 matches in 13 days, ‘time’ for Nadal to take rest

19 Oct 2017 | 2:15 AM

MADRID:World No. 1 Rafael Nadal said he was pulling out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, an ATP 500 event that starts next week.

City perfect

City perfect

19 Oct 2017 | 2:35 AM

PARIS:Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty but holders Real Madrid were held 1-1 at home by Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Manchester City overcame Italian high-flyers Napoli 2-1.

Bengaluru FC fail to reach AFC Cup final

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

BENGALURU:Bengaluru FC’s bid to reach the AFC Cup final for the second consecutive year ended in heartbreak as they were held to a 2-2 draw by FC Istiklol of Tajikistan in the second leg of the Inter-Zone final here today.

Briefly

Saina, Srikanth, Prannoy enter second round

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympics champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the opening round of the women's singles in the Denmark Open here today.

Archery body suspends coach

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

KOLKATA:India’s compound archery coach Sunil Kumar has been suspended by the Archery Association of India (AAI) for an alleged misconduct with a female member of England’s team during the Youth World Archery Championship in Argentina.

Ghana too good for debutants Niger

Ghana too good for debutants Niger

19 Oct 2017 | 2:38 AM

NAVI MUMBAI:Two-time champions Ghana outplayed Niger 2-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the FIFA U17 World Cup here today.

AB at his best, SA canter to victory

AB at his best, SA canter to victory

19 Oct 2017 | 2:27 AM

PAARL:A swashbuckling century from AB de Villiers secured a 104-run victory for South Africa over Bangladesh and sealed the three-match series in the second One-day International here today.

Brazil have it their way, Honduras on highway

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

KOCHI:Striker Brenner struck twice as title favourites Brazil maintained their winning streak by outplaying Honduras 3-0 to set up a high-octane quarterfinal clash against Germany in the FIFA U-17 World Cup here today.

Kiwis look to fly in second warm-up tie

19 Oct 2017 | 2:06 AM

MUMBAI:New Zealand would look to give a better account of themselves when they take on Board President’s XI in the second and final warm-up game before the first ODI, scheduled for October 22, here tomorrow.

Honours even after a tough fight

Honours even after a tough fight

19 Oct 2017 | 2:22 AM

DHAKA:Striker Gurjant Singh saved the day with a last-minute equaliser as India eked out a fighting 1-1 draw against South Korea in their first Super 4 stage match of the men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament here today.

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