Ashmita Chaliha storms into semis at 13th South Asian Games

Posted On Sep 20 2020 by

first_imgPokhara (Nepal): India shuttlers continued their dominating show at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) after four individuals and as many doubles pairs entered the semi-finals here on Wednesday. With the entry into the last-4 stage, the shuttlers will at least win bronze at the competition.Top-seed Siril Verma started the day on a winning note for India when he beat Pakistan’s Murad Ali 21-12, 21-17 in the men’s singles quarter-final match while, in the women’s singles quarter-finals, 16-year-old Gayathri Gopichand stunned second-seed Pakistan’s Mahoor Shahzad with a convincing 21-15, 21-16 win.Joining Gayathri in the semi-finals was top-seed Ashmita Chaliha, who also thrashed her Pakistani opponent Palwasha Bashir 21-9, 21-7. Aryaman Tandon was another Indian after Verma to reach the men’s singles semi-finals after he registered a 21-17, 21-17 win over Sri Lanka’s Ranthushka Karunathilake. (IANS)Also Read: Ashmita Chaliha storms into second round of Syed Modi Badminton ChampionshipAlso Watch: UBPO demands immediate creation of Boro Kachari Autonomous Council outside BTC districtslast_img read more


Bowe looking to get back quicker than expected

Posted On Sep 16 2020 by

first_imgThe former Ospreys player damaged his posterior cruciate during the defeat to Argentina in the World cup but says he may not be out for as long as originally thought.last_img