Humpy scores easy win vs Vaishali in speed chessJuly 9, 2020, Chennai
World champion Koneru Humpy outplayed young Grandmaster R Vaishali 7-3 in a battle of Indians in the first round of the third leg of Women’s Speed Chess Championships today. D Harika notched up a 11.5-2.5 victory over Tatev Abrahamyan to join Humpy in the quarterfinals.
Joshna back into top-10 after Welily’s retirement
India’s squash star Joshna Chinappa has broken back into the top-10 of the world rankings following the shock retirement of Egyptian world No. 1 Raneem El Welily last month. Joshna moved up a spot to 10th. India’s top male player Saurav Ghosal remains 13th.
Chelsea climb to 3rd place, Arsenal held by Leicester
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy scored a crucial late equaliser as they hit back against Arsenal to draw 1-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday. Chelsea kept up their push for a top-four finish and Champions League football next season with a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace.
Snowboard world champion drowns in diving mishap
Two-time world snowboard champion and Winter Olympian Alex Pullin drowned today while spearfishing in Australia’s Gold Coast. Pullin won gold medals in the snowboard cross event at the 2011 and 2013 world championships. He was Australia’s flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Milan hit back with 3 goals in five minutes to floor Juve
AC Milan scored three times in five astonishing second-half minutes as they hit back from two goals down to beat visiting Serie A leaders Juventus 4-2 on Tuesday, the first points dropped by the Turin side since the season restarted.
Ryder Cup postponed due to coronavirus
This year’s Ryder Cup, which was scheduled to be held in late September, has been postponed until 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers said today. Agencies