India’s Sukant Kadam claimed a gold at the Uganda Para Badminton International, while Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist Pramod Bhagat settled for three silver medals here today. World No. 5 Kadam defeated compatriot Nilesh Balu Gaikwad 21-16 17-21 21-10 in men’s singles SL4 category. World No. 1 Bhagat lost all his three finals. In men’s singles SL3, Bhagat lost to his doubles partner Manoj Sarkar 19-21 16-21. In men’s doubles, Bhagat and Sarkar lost 21-10 20-22 15-21 to compatriots Mohammad Arwaz Ansari and Deep Ranjan Bisoyee. In SL3-SU5 mixed doubles, Bhagat and Palak Joshi lost 19-21 16-21 to India’s Ruthick Ragupathi and Manasi Joshi.
Aronian wins Tata Steel India blitz title
World No. 4 Levon Aronian clinched the Tata Steel Chess India blitz title, pipping Indian teenage sensation Arjun Erigaisi in a thrilling armageddon finish here today. After leapfrogging sole leader Nihal Sarin, both Aronian and Arjun finished on same points and the match was decided in armageddon. Earlier, in the final round of the two-day blitz meet, Sarin lost to former world junior champion Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran. Aronian and Arjun, on the other hand, won their respective matches.
ISL: SC East Bengal and Jamshedpur share spoils
SC East Bengal and Jamshedpur FC played out an intense 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League here today. Both goals came from set pieces. Croatian defender Franjo Prce (17th) scored a delightful opener for East Bengal before Peter Hartley (45+3) equalised.
WI’s Solozano taken to hospital after blow to helmet
Scans on West Indies debutant Jeremy Solozano, who was taken to hospital after being hit on the helmet while fielding in the opening Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, showed “no structural damage”, the touring side said. — Agencies
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