Sindhu & Srikanth in China quarters
P V SINDHU and Kidambi Srikanth recorded contrasting victories to advance to the quarterfinals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 on Thursday. While Sindhu stamped her authority with a 21-12, 21-15 win over Thailand’s Busanan Ongbam-rungphan in the second round, Srikanth got the better off Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in a three-game match. Srikanth managed to script a come-from-behind 10-21 21-9 21-9 win over Tommy Sugiarto.
ESTEQLAL SCHOOL FROM Afghanistan began their campaign positively in the Junior Boys (under-17) category of the 59th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, beating Baptist English High School, Manipur 2-0 at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday. Taking the cue, Bangladesh Krida Shiska Prothistan also won their match against Holy Spirit Institute, Goa, 3-0 while NNM School from Kerala scored 4-0 victory over KNUGIC Pithorgarh. In other matches, NLC Boys School from Tamil Nadu beat Kendriya Vidyalaya 3-2 in a close encounter.