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Others Indian at Asian games in Sunday

After finishing second in the Group A standings, India will make the women's basketball quarter-finals.

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BASKETBALL: China hand India first 5x5 defeat:

The Indian women's basketball team lost 111-53 against China in the women's Group A match. All four quarters showcased a dominant attacking performance by the Chinese team.

After finishing second in the Group A standings, India will make the women's basketball quarter-finals.

BRIDGE: Men's team stay second:

India competed in all three bridge team second round events - men's, women's and mixed .

The Indian men's team are ranked second after eight matches with 252.35 points. The Indian mixed team, meanwhile, are fifth with 205.02 points after eight matches. The Indian women's team are ranked lowest, in seventh position, with only 99.27 points.

The final second round matches will be played tomorrow from 6:30 AM IST.

CHESS: Praggnanandhaa, Humpy win in team matches:

Grandmasters Rameshbabu Praggnanandha and Koneru Humpy, both, won their games today, guiding the teams to victory in third round matches.

The Indian women's team beat Indonesia 3.5-0.5 while the Indian men's team won 3.0-1.0 against Kazakhstan. After three rounds, India are ranked second in the men's team event and atop the standing in the women's team event.

VOLLEYBALL: China win big against India in Pool A:

The Indian women's volleyball team lost 75-27 against China in the Pool A match. India lost all three sets by a 25-9 scoreline to remain at the bottom of the points table. India also lost against DPR Korea in the first women's volleyball match on Saturday at Hangzhou.

SQUASH: Anahat-Abhay seal back-to-back wins:

Indian squash mixed doubles pair Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh beat Pakistan's Sadia Gul and Farhan Zaman 11-3, 11-2 in 16 minutes in their second Pool D match. The Indian duo had also won in straight games against the Philippines pair of Yvonne Alyssa Dalida and David William Pelino in their first match.

Anahat and Abhay are atop the Pool D standings with a points difference of 27. The pair will feature against Thai pair Anantana Prasertratanakul and Arkaradet Arkarahirunya, who have lost two in a row, tomorrow at 10:00 AM IST.

ARCHERY: Deotale, Verma make top four in men's compound qualification:

Indian archer Ojas Deotale scored 709, including 61 10's and 31X's, to rank third while Abhishek Verma, courtesy of 60 10's and 28 X's, finished fourth in the men's compound individual qualification round. Prathamesh Jawkar qualified 10th and Rajat Chauhan was 16th in the same event.

Meanwhile, it was a less successful qualification round in women's recurve archery, wherein none of the Indian archers finished in the top 10. Ankita Bharat was 14th with a score of 649, while Bhajan Kaur (18th) and Simranjeet Kaur (19th) were level at 640. Prachi Singh, on the other hand, finished 55th with 593 scored.

HOCKEY: Republic of Korea vs India women's Pool A match ends draw:

The Indian women's hockey team rescued a point against the Republic of Korea in the women's Pool A match. Hyejin Cho (12') scored for Korea and India's Navneet Kaur (44') netted the equaliser.

Team India remain on top of the Pool A points table after three matches, courtesy of a higher goal difference. India, seventh in the women’s hockey rankings, will play Hong Kong China in the final group match on Tuesday.

SQUASH: Pallikal wins first mixed doubles match:

Indian mixed doubles squash pair Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu won 11-4, 11-1 against Pakistan's Mehwish Ali and Noor Zaman in the Pool A match. The Indian duo had beaten the Republic of Korea team in their opening match earlier today.

Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu will continue their quest for a second medal at Hangzhou against Japan's Risa Sugimoto and Tomotaka Endo on Tuesday.

Mahesh Mangaonkar, meanwhile, beat the Philippines' Jonathan Reyes in straight games in the men's singles round of 32. He will go up against Ryunosuke Tsukue of Japan in the pre-quarterfinal tomorrow.

CANOE SPRINT: Soniya makes the K1 500m final:

India's Soniya Devi Phairembam clocked 2:16.435 in the women's kayak single 500m semi-final and advanced into the final at the Asian Games 2023. The 27-year-old Soniya Devi, featuring in her third Asian Games, will race in the women's K1 500m final on Tuesday.

Boxing: Parveen assured medal after quarter win:

Parveen Hooda beat Uzbekistan's Sitora Turdibekova 5:0 on points in the women's 57kg quarter-final. The victory assured Parveen a medal while India secured an Olympic quota in the category for Paris 2024.

A world championships bronze medallist, Parveen Hooda will fight in the semi-final on Wednesday.

SEPAKTAKRAW: Japan beat India in men's quadrant opener, women's team lose two in two:

Team India, led by Niken Singh Khangembam, lost 21-14, 21-16 against Japan in the men's quadrant sepaktakraw Group B match. The Indian team will go up against Singapore at 7:30 AM IST and the Philippines at 12:30 PM IST tomorrow.

Meanwhile, China beat India 21-15, 21-14 in the second quadrant match today, which was India's second defeat today. The Indian women's team will play against the Philippines tomorrow in their final Group B match, starting at 12:30 PM IST. Only a top two finish will ensure their place in the semi-final.

EQUESTRIAN: Limaye eliminated in cross country:

Ashish Limaye and horse Willy Be Dun, who led on Saturday, faced elimination in the equestrian eventing cross country round.

On the other hand, Apurva Dabhade finished sixth with 29.60 penalty points while Vikas Kumar was ranked 16th with 41.20 penalty points. The Indian team are fifth, the last position, in the standings. The lower the penalty points, the higher the rank in this event.

The eventing jumping team and individual final will begin tomorrow at 7:00 AM IST, following the horse inspection at 5:30 AM IST.

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