The body of Niharendu Mallick has been sent to hospital for autopsy.
The body of Niharendu Mallick has been sent to hospital for autopsy.
Several thousand families entered the stadium - where top football matches are held - through a separate gate from single men.
The Indian pair lost 21-14, 15-21, 19-21 in 59 minutes to Japanese qualifiers Takuro Hoki and Sayaka Hirota.
Pranaav-Sikki got the better of South Koreans Seung Jae Seo and Kim Ha Na 21-18, 9-21, 21-19 in 58 minutes.
The World Cup is scheduled to be held in November-December next year.
Sindhu squandered a lead of 11-9 and 18-16 against Okuhara in the opening game and looked completely out of sorts in the second game to bow out.
Sindhu set up a second round clash with world champion Nozomi Okuhara for the third time in as many tournaments.
Chitra, whose omission from India's team for the London World Championships last month had created a furore, clocked 4 minute 27.77 seconds to win the gold in the women's 1500m race.
Sanave-Roopesh duo was announced winners after their opponents V. Diju and J.B.S Vidyadhar forfeited the finals as Diju sustained an injury while leading 12-21, 21-17, 9-7.
It was sweet revenge for Sindhu who had gone down to Okuhara in the final of the recent World Championships in Glasgow.
It was a great day for Kerala shuttlers as Diju, Rupesh Kumar, Sanave Thomas and Aneesh registered thumping wins to reach the finals of the BWF Manorama World Senior Badminton C'ships.
Rayhan Thomas has already bagged laurels in several international events. The top ranking amateur golfer in India, Thomas ranks 50th in the world.
P.V. Sindhu defeated sixth seeded Chinese He Bingjiao 21-10 17-21 21-16 in the semifinals that lasted for an hour and six minutes.
In the men's +40 category, second seed Joy T. Antony and K.A. Aneesh have entered the semifinals.
Elite athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games have been chosen for the benefit.
Sindhu will next face either third seed Sung Ji Hyun or China's He Bingjiao for a place in the final.
Malayalee shuttlers Joy T. Antony and K. A. Aneesh will be seen in action in the men’s singles +40 event. While second-seeded Joy will play against Japan’s Takuya Yamamoto, Aneesh’s opponent is third seed Englishman Carl Jennings.
Top seeds Sanave Thomas and Rupesh Kumar sailed past the Swiss pair of Philippe Gabella and Rafael Leenhardt in their men’s doubles +35 pre-quarterfinals.
P. Kashyap battled for an hour and 16 minutes before bowing out 16-21, 21-17, 16-21 to top-seeded Son Wan Ho.
Malayalee shuttlers Joy T. Antony and K. A. Aneesh registered contrasting wins to book their places in men’s singles (+40) quarterfinals.
Paris, which has hosted two previous Olympics, will stage the event 100 years after its last Games in 1924 while Los Angeles will also organize its third Games after 1932 and 1984.
Keralites Joy T. Antony take on Belgium’s Jules van den Brand while K. A. Aneesh clash with Norway’s Morten Aarhus in the men’s singles (40+) pre-quarterfinals.
Chief national coach P. Gopichand and U. Vimal Kumar would be roped in to train the youngsters at the month-long camp, to be attended by 50 select junior players.
Free passes will be issued at the Malayala Manorama office in Panampilly Nagar between 9 am and 6 pm. Details can be had by calling on 0484-4447323.
Anthony underlined his supremacy with a convincing 21-6, 21-4 win over Seneka Attanayake of Sri Lanka in just 16 minutes.
The legendary player, who is the only Indian male player to reach World No.1 ranking, will be awarded Rs 10 lakh and a citation.
The Regional Sports Center is a good example of how a facility of international standards could be set up through public-private partnerships, says BAI president Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Malayala Manorama is the main sponsor of the event organized by the sport’s governing body - BWF - in association with BAI, and the Kerala Badminton (Shuttle) Association.
Former Russian national champion Stanislav Pukhov and Britain's Rebecca Pantaney, the 1998 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, are top seeds.
The eight sky courts, supported by huge iron pillars and built over the spectators’ stands, are a first of its kind in the country.
Marijne has no experience of working with a senior men's side and with three important tournaments lined up in 16 months time, the decision could very well backfire.
Besides India, World League champions Australia and Germany, Pool B also features seventh-placed England, who are the reigning bronze medalists in the Euro Hockey Nations Championship.
The 2017 edition of the World Senior Badminton Championships will be held at the Rajeev Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kadavanthra, in Kochi from September 11 to 17.
Saina had maintained a distance from Gopichand after parting ways with him following a quarterfinal exit at the 2014 World Badminton Championships in Denmark.
High performance director David John will be in charge till a suitable replacement is found for a smooth transition of the the men's team.
The wildcard entrant's remarkable run ended after he lost his bantamweight semifinal bout to American Duke Ragan.
Six hundred and sixty five players will be seen in action in 850 matches across 12 courts in the week-long spectacle in Kochi.
International matches have become more competitive and demanding characterized by long rallies, feels Sindhu who lost en epic final final at the World Championships.
The PM said India is blessed with immense sporting talent and to harness this potential, a portal was launched by the sports ministry.
The Japanese took home the gold beating Sindhu 21-19, 20-22, 22-20 in a tightly-fought match.
Floyd Mayweather did exactly what was expected of him when he outclassed mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor in their crossover bout to secure a final victory in an illustrious career that ends with an unmatched 50-0 record.
A ruthless Floyd Mayweather scored a 10th round technical knockout over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor on Saturday and announced his retirement.
After compatriot Saina Nehwal settled for a bronze, Sindhu lifted the spirits of the Indian camp by reaching the finals with a 21-13 21-10 win over World No 10 Chen Yufei.
Saina loses her semifinal 21-12 17-21 10-21 to Japan's Nozumi Okuhura.
Boxing purists have dismissed the bout as nothing more than a cash grab with McGregor in line for a $100 million pay day and Mayweather adding upwards of $200 million to push his career earnings towards the $1 billion mark.
The Kerala athlete has also demanded framing of guidelines for selection of athletes to compete in national and international competitions as well as guidelines for selection of coaches.
Sindhu, a silver medalist at the Rio Olympics, assured herself of at least a bronze with a clinical display against world number six Chinese Sun Yu.
Sindhu, who twice won a bronze medal at the 2013 and 2014 editions, survived a scare against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi before prevailing 19-21 23-21 21-17 in a thrilling women's singles match.
Pradipkumar Singh's incredible journey is the subject of a new book 'I am HIV Positive, So What?: A World Champion's Fight Against Drugs, Disease and Discrimination' by Jayanta Kalita.
The final press conference ahead of Saturday's fight was closer to a love-in than a battle field with Mayweather, in particular, complimenting the man who has questioned everything from his manhood to his fashion sense.