Dominant Sarita wins first gold of season, maiden senior level gold for Manisha

World and Asian Championship bronze medallist Sarita Mor grabbed her first gold medal of the 2022 season and conceded just two points enroute the 59kg title at the Bolat Turlykhanov Cup, a UWW Ranking Series event, here on Saturday. Sarita took mat for three bouts and won all, including the final against Zhala Aliyeva from Azerbaijan, by technical superiority.

Watch: French Open champion Swiatek urges Ukraine to ‘stay strong’

World number one and newly crowned French Open women’s champion Iga Swiatek of Poland urged Ukraine on Saturday to “stay strong” amid the ongoing invasion by Russia. Swiatek, who played the entire tournament with a ribbon in the Ukrainian colours pinned to her cap, said after beating American Coco Gauff in straight sets: “I would like to say something on Ukraine. Stay strong, the war is still there.”

Oppo Reno 8 Lite with AMOLED display and Snapdragon 695 chipset launched in Spain

After weeks of rumours and teasers, Oppo has unveiled the Reno 8 Lite, a successor to the Reno 7 Lite. The smartphone has made its debut in Spain. The Reno 8 Lite is the fourth member of the Reno 8 series and it joins the Reno 8, Reno 8 Pro and Reno 8 Pro+ phones. The smartphone is reportedly a rebranded version of the Reno 7Z and shares the design and specifications with the Reno 7 Lite. The Reno 8 Lite also shares its specifications with the recently released F21 Pro.

Corbevax gets DCGI nod for use as booster jab

Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited’s Covid-19 vaccine Corbevax has emerged as the first vaccine to bag approval from the Drug Controller General of India for use as a heterologous booster dose, for those aged 18 years and above, after 6 months of administration of the second dose of either Covaxin or Covishield.