Striker Mandeep Singh scored a brilliant hat-trick as India outplayed Canada 7-3 in a goal fest to set one foot in the summit clash of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday.
KT Irfan finished fourth in the 20 km event of the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan.
The denial of visa to Pakistani shooters had led to the International Olympic Committee suspending discussions with India for hosting future global events.
The International Olympic Committee has decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup in New Delhi.
Olympic and World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu has signed a whopping four-year sports sponsorship deal of Rs 50 crore with Chinese sports brand Li-Ning.
The London Olympics bronze medallist was trailing 4-10 in the opening game when Marin decided to withdraw from the contest.