Sports World: Khng, Tan finish in eighth place

Khng, Tan finish in eighth place

WEYMOUTH (England) • Singapore's 49erFX skiff women's pair Griselda Khng and Sara Tan finished eighth yesterday at the Sailing World Cup. Team-mate Elizabeth Yin ended 21st in the Laser Radial event at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.

All three sailors will represent the Republic at the Rio Olympics in August.

Li runner-up to top seed Mizutani

MELBOURNE • National table tennis player Li Hu finished runner-up yesterday at the ITTF World Tour Australian Open (Challenge) men's singles event. The world No. 52 fell in straight games 8-11, 4-11, 5-11, 6-11 to top seed Jun Mizutani, ranked 16th in the world.

Vittinghus, Nehwal lift Sydney titles

SYDNEY • Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, 30, defeated South Korean Jeon Hyeok Jin 21-16, 19-21, 21-11 in badminton's Australian Open final yesterday to claim his first Superseries title.

India's former world No. 1 Sania Nehwal overhauled China's Sun Yu 11-21, 21-14, 21-19 in the women's final.


Mercedes, Rosberg eye fresh deal

MONTREAL • Mercedes and Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg want to continue together and neither party is "flirting" with other options as contract talks continue, according to team boss Toto Wolff.


First PGA Tour win looms for Berger

LOS ANGELES • American Daniel Berger birdied two of the last three holes to retain a three-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the golf's FedEx St Jude Classic.

In pursuit of a maiden PGA Tour victory in his 50th career start, he posted a 10-under total of 200 after a one-under 69.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe