Concerns for security as India leaves for Champion’s Trophy in England

New Delhi:Following the suicide bomb attack at a music concert in Manchester, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has raised concerns about the Indian team's security in England during the upcoming Champions Trophy with the International Cricket Council. 
Acting secretary of BCCI Amitabh Chaudhry said today that the Board sent out a message raising concerns about security of the Indian team's travel, accommodation and the playing arena. 


Yuki, Ramkumar bow out of French Open qualifiers

Yuki Bhambri went down fighting while Ramkumar Ramanathan suffered a tame defeat as the two Indians bowed out of the French Open Qualifiers in Paris yesterday. 
Up against Canada's 25th seed Peter Polansky, Yuki lost the first round match 6-7, 6-7. Ramkumar lost to Argentina's Guido Pella 2-6 1-6 in a lop-sided first round encounter. The defeat of both Yuki and Ramkumar means that yet again, no Indian will compete in the singles main draw of a Grand Slam event.

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Sindhu only saving grace for India at Sudirman Cup championship

India suffered a 1-4 loss to Denmark in their opening match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team championship at Gold Coast, Australia today. Up against two-time runners-up Denmark, India lost the first three ties, mixed doubles, men's singles and men's double, to go down 0-3 in the five-match rubber. 
Star shuttler PV Sindhu's win was the only bright spot on a dismal day for India as she won her women's singles tie, making it 1-3. While the women's doubles team also lost its tie making the scoreline 1-4. 


Govt firm on not allowing Pakistani players for the Kabaddi League

New Delhi:Government on Monday made it clear that it will not allow Pakistani players to compete in the Pro Kabaddi League unless the neighbouring country stops sponsoring terrorism. In a warning to league organisers, government has said that the Pakistani players would not be allowed to play.
Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, the organisers can call them but they can't make them play. He said, even if the players are selected, it is the government which will decide whether they are allowed or not.