Tata Steel Chess will hold a women’s event for the first time : The Tribune India
Chenai: India’s top female players – including Koneru Humpy and D Harika except for the speedy R Vaishali – will be the stars of the women’s event featured at the 4th edition of the Tata Steel Chess India tournament. It will be held in Kolkata from November 29 to December 4.
Sreeshankar finishes 6th in the Monaco Diamond League
Commonwealth Games silver medalist long jumper Murali Sreeshankar finished sixth in the Diamond League meeting with a below par effort of 7.94m here today. He landed his best jump on his fifth attempt.
FIFA plans to launch the World Cup in Qatar a day earlier
The World Cup in Qatar could start a day earlier than expected, with FIFA considering letting the host country face Ecuador on November 20.
Fury announces return, plans third fight
Tyson Fury has announced a return to boxing and is targeting a third fight against fellow Briton Derek Chisora. Fury said after his win over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in London in April that he was retiring from the sport, but appears to have already had a change of heart.
Kyrgios can’t help but win as Osaka knocked out in first round
Nick Kyrgios qualified for the National Bank Open, beating Argentina’s Sebastian Baez 6-4 6-4 in a first-round match and setting up a second-round showdown with top-ranked Russian Daniil Medvedev. Naomi Osaka withdrew from her first round match due to a back injury. She was leading 7-6(4) 3-0 against Estonian Kaia Kanepi when she retired from competition.
Flick delighted with Werner’s return to Leipzig
Timo Werner’s return to former club RB Leipzig is good news both for the league and for the player, who will continue to compete at the highest level, German coach Hansi Flick has said as the match approaches. Year-end World Cup. Agencies