Daily Archives: November 8, 2018

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (November 9) that comprise the action from China Open badminton in which PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will be in action.

Pro Kabaddi: Haryana Steelers go down 33-39 to Dabang Delhi

Haryana Steelers lost to Dabang Delhi for the first time ever in PKL history as they went down 33-39 in the Noida leg of the sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League.

India pips US to become 2nd largest smartphone market in Q3: Report

India- which saw a shipment of 40.4 million units during the third quarter- was second to China where 100.6 million smartphones were shipped, the data showed. Smartphone shipment in the US was at 40 million units in the July-September 2018 period, according to a report by research firm Canalys.

Harika enters pre-quarters at World Chess Championship

Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli advanced to the pre-quarterfinals, crushing Bela Khotenashvili of Georgia in the second game of the rapid tiebreaker in round two of the World Women’s Chess Championship here.

Ramkumar out of singles at Slovak Open

There was no end to Ramkumar Ramanathan’s lean patch as the Indian Davis Cupper yet again made an early exit, losing his second round at the Slovak Open in Bratislava while Purav Raja lost his doubles quarterfinal with partner Antonio Sancic.

Sathiyan shocks World No. 17 to qualify for Austrian Open TT

Indian paddler G Sathiyan stunned world number 17 Sangeun Jong in the final match of the preliminary rounds to qualify for the main draw of the ITTF Austrian Open in Linz.

Bangladesh general election set for December 23

Detained opposition leader Khaleda Zia of BNP will almost certainly be banned from contesting the election as she has been jailed for corruption and has virtually no time to appeal. The BNP and its allies have held talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on their election demands which included releasing the party leader but Hasina rejected the move.

Cristiano Ronaldo left out again by Portugal

Portugal again left out Cristiano Ronaldo, their all-time record scorer and most capped player, as coach Fernando Santos named the squad for this month’s Nations League matches on Thursday.

I’ll stick to getting trolled, tweets Virat Kohli after social media storm

“I guess trolling isn’t for me guys, I’ll stick to getting trolled! I spoke about how “these Indians” was mentioned in the comment and that’s all. I’m all for freedom of choice. ?? Keep it light guys and enjoy the festive season. Love and peace to all,” Virat Kohli wrote on his Twitter handle in response to the criticism his statement received.

OPEC could still hold the Trump card for India