ISL | Churchill edges 10-man Gokulam, tops the first phase
Churchill Brothers clinched the top spot in the first phase of the I-League, downing 10-man Gokulam Kerala FC 3-2 in the final round match at the Kishore Bharati Stadium on Monday.
For Churchill, Luka Majcen found the target twice while Kingslee Fernandes scored once.
Juventus moved to the top of the Italian league after a dramatic 2-1 win at Monza. Di Gregorio saved Monza twice, but Rabiot's header gave Juventus the lead. Juventus is unbeaten in nine league games and a point ahead of Inter Milan. Monza, promoted last season, remains in 10th place with 18 points.
Axar Patel starred with a three-wicket haul and Rinku Singh blazed away with a 29-ball 46 as India defeated Australia by 20 runs in the fourth T20I at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur
. Defending champ Saurashtra all but out of 2023-24 Vijay Hazare Trophy after five-wicket loss to Mumbai. Unbroken 74-run sixth-wicket stand between Prasad Pawar and Shardul Thakur carried Mumbai to fifth straight win. Cheteshwar Pujara's dogged 55* not enough as Saurashtra suffer third defeat in five matches.
Italy win Davis Cup for first time since 1976 as Sinner crushes De Minaur 6-3, 6-0. Arnaldi dug deep to beat Popyrin 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 in opening clash. Sinner beat Djokovic twice in one day to eliminate Serbia. Italy's 47-year wait for title 3rd-longest in Davis Cup history. Sinner won all 5 rubbers he played in Malaga. De Minaur unable to match Sinner's relentless performance. Italy's women's team finished as runners-up in Billie Jean King Cup.
TNSCA is promoting chess in Tamil Nadu with 50 tournaments to help players achieve IM norms & 2400 rating points. So far, 4 norms & 1 2400 rating point achieved. TNSCA aims to produce 10 IMs this year, compared to 1/year in past 60 yrs. TNSCA is showing the way.
Liverpool, Leverkusen, West Ham, Brighton, Marseille, Atalanta, Roma, Sparta, Villarreal, PAOK, Plzen, Ballkani, Villa, Brugge, Bodo/Glimt advance to Europa League R16. Liverpool, Leverkusen, West Ham, Brighton, Marseille, Atalanta, Roma, Sparta, Villarreal, PAOK win groups. Plzen, Ballkani, Villa, Brugge, Bodo/Glimt in 2nd, need playoff for R16.
Arsenal, PSV, Madrid, Man City, Porto, Juventus, and Borussia Dortmund have advanced to the round of 16. Man United, Braga, Sociedad, Inter, Salzburg, Sevilla, Copenhagen, and Galatasaray battle for the remaining four spots. Arsenal, PSV, Madrid, Man City, Porto, Juventus, and Dortmund advance to round of 16; Man United, Braga, Sociedad, Inter, Salzburg, Sevilla, Copenhagen, and Galatasaray battle for remaining four spots. Bellingham stars for Madrid; Onana's errors cost Man United; third-place teams enter Europa League playoff round.