TOURNAMENT

  • Saurav Ganguly to pitch for hockey, inaugurate Beighton on November 24 3 days ago

    Kolkata: After football, former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be seen promoting hockey when he will inaugurate the main round of the 119th All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament on November 24. "We are grateful to Ganguly... He has confirmed to inaugurate the quarterfinal league. It's a big boost for the...
  • China Open winners Saina and Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles 6 days ago

    Hong Kong: Fresh from their sensational title triumphs in China, India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kowloon on Tuesday. Saina and Srikanth created history on Sunday by winning...
  • 'Let's go dahntahn!' Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament October 21, 2014

    Pittsburgh: Pittsburghers talk funny. The city has "won" Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist - Scranton - in a reader's poll with more than 54 percent of the vote. The gossipy news site set up a tournament bracket pitting what it deemed the 16 ugliest city accents in the United...
  • Golfer Anriban Lahiri finishes tied fourth at TPC September 14, 2014

    Taipei: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri could only manage a tied fourth place finish while compatriot Rashid Khan, four shots further back, finished tied in sixth position with three others at Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on Sunday. Lahiri on Saturday put himself in a perfect position to challenge for a second...
  • Anirban Lahiri one shot behind leader Filipino Miguel in Taipei September 13, 2014

    Taipei: Anirban Lahiri put himself into a perfect position to challenge for a second title this year when he moved into tied second place and just one shot off the leader after three rounds in the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on Saturday. Lahiri carded a fourunder 68 to move to...
  • Anirban Lahiri sitting joint third at Tournament Players Championship September 12, 2014

    Taipei: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot a sixunder par 66 (139) on Friday to sit joint third after round two of the $500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC). Lien Lusen led the local charge following a 71 to sit in third on 138 while Indian star Anirban Lahiri (66), Sweden's Daniel...
  • Rahil Gangjee top Indian after first round at 11th in Taipei September 11, 2014

    Taipei: Rahil Gangjee, whose sole win on the Asian Tour came exactly 10 years ago, was the best Indian at the end of the first round as he carded a twounder 70 to be tied 11th at the USD 500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) today. Among the other Indians, Rashid...
  • Jammu floods: 26 Pakistani women golfers stranded in the valley September 10, 2014

    Among the rescued flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir are Pakistani women golfers who had come for a tournament. 26 people from the group are still stranded in the valley. ...
  • Sri Lanka Under15 cricket team leaves Chennai due to security reasons August 4, 2014

    Chennai: With antiSri Lanka sentiments running very high in Tamil Nadu, the Under15 cricket team with 16 members from the island country has been asked to leave Chennai due to security reasons. The team had reached Chennai on Sunday night from Colombo to take part in the JM Haroon Cricket tournament....
  • Big Bazaar to connect the masses through kabaddi July 29, 2014

    Kolkata: Future Retail entity Big Bazaar, a leading retailing chain, is aiming to connect the masses through associating the brand with kabaddi sport, a senior company official has said. "Kabaddi is a national sport and played by the masses particularly in rural India. So we came in close association with the...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar finishes 33rd at BMW International June 29, 2014

    Koln(Germany): India's Gaganjeet Bhulllar finished tied 33rd after a modest twounder 70 in the fourth and final round of the BMW International Open golf tournament. It was Bhullar's best finish by far in his maiden season on the European Tour. Bhullar, who had a threeunder 69 with a bogey on closing 18th,...
  • Indian rugby players from army barred from travelling to Pakistan June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian team taking part in an international rugby tournament in Pakistan had to take the field with only 12 recognised players after members of the squad who are in the army were barred from travelling. India, the topranked side in the Asian 5 Nation tournament, had been expected...
  • Golf: Martin Kaymer seizes US Open lead with 65 June 13, 2014

    Pinehurst Three days of practice at the new Pinehurst No. 2 was enough to make Martin Kaymer believe this would be the same old US Open. So when he walked off the course on the eve of golf's toughest test and was asked what he would take for a score at...
  • Junior National Throwball tournament from Tuesday June 3, 2014

    A total of 22 Boys and 18 Girls statelevel teams would vie for the honours in the 25th Junior National Throwball Championship commencing on Tuesday. About 550 boys and girls would participate in two categories in the fourday tournament to be held at DAV Public School, Board Colony ground, organising president...
  • Japan's Matsuyama wins Memorial in playoff over Na June 2, 2014

    Hideki Matsuyama became the fourth Japanese player ever to win on the PGA Tour when he captured the Memorial tournament in a playoff over American Kevin Na in Dublin, Ohio on Sunday. Matsuyama, 22, emerged victorious in a wild finish to become the youngest champion of the prestigious $6.2 million event...
  • Bubba Watson powers to thirdround Memorial lead June 1, 2014

    American Bubba Watson surged to the lead as Englishman Paul Casey plunged four strokes behind after the third round of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday. Masters champion Watson used his astonishing power to compile five early birdies on his way to a threeunderpar 69 in ideal conditions at...
  • Casey surges, McIlroy tumbles at the Memorial May 31, 2014

    Dublin: Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village, and that was only the start of another big day. He took advantage of the par 5s for another 6under 66,...
  • Rory McIlroy leads after the opening round of Memorial May 30, 2014

    Whether it's his health or his personal life, Rory McIlroy is not easily distracted when he's on top of his game. McIlroy made two eagles and three birdies on the back nine at Muirfield Village along with a double bogey on his way to a 9under 63 and a...
  • Masters champion Bubba Watson in early tie for Memorial lead May 30, 2014

    Masters champion Bubba Watson, making the most of ideal scoring conditions, birdied four of his last five holes to surge into an early share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The American world number five, one of seven players in the top 10...
  • Badminton: India salvage pride with 32 win over Germany in Thomas Cup May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian men's team on Wednesday salvaged some pride with a thrilling 32 victory over Germany in their inconsequential Group C tie to end their campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament on a positive note at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Indian men had lost 14 to Malaysia...
  • Thomas Cup: Indian men's chances jolted with 23 defeat against Korea May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India's campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament came to a premature end, following 23 defeat of the men's team against Korea at the Siri Fort Sports complex on Monday. India needed to win all their singles matches and skipper Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt produced brilliant performances but...
  • Injury keeps actor Amit Sadh out of cycling tournament May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amit Sadh, an avid sports enthusiast, is not just passionate about cycling but he pursues it at the international level. However, due to his recent leg injury, he was unable to make it to the international cycling season this time. "I will be missing the upcoming international cycling season....
  • Australian Goss secures low amateur title at Masters April 12, 2014

    A year after Adam Scott provided Australia with its first Masters champion, teenager Oliver Goss gave the country another success when he secured the silver cup as the low amateur. On the eve of his 20th birthday, Goss upstaged some of the sport's biggest names to shoot a one-under-par 71 in...
  • Phil Mickelson heads long list of big names to miss Masters cut April 12, 2014

    Triple champion Phil Mickelson led a host of big names to miss the cut at the Masters on Friday as the American failed to advance to the third round at Augusta National for the first time in 17 years. Former winners Charl Schwartzel (2011), Zach Johnson (2007), Angel Cabrera (2009) and...
  • Bubba Watson welcomes more success after seizing Masters lead April 12, 2014

    Bubba Watson had a hard time dealing with his success after winning the Masters in 2012, but the left-hander looked ready to give major success another try armed with the 36-hole lead at Augusta National. Watson used a blistering run of five successive birdies to post a four-under-par 68 and...
  • Kerala football fans want Sachin Tendulkar to bid for Kochi in ISL April 10, 2014

    New Delhi Sachin Tendulkar has mesmerised millions of cricket fans during his 24-year-long illustrious international career and the Indian batting legend has now become the source of hope for some young sports enthusiasts, this time from football, in Kerala. A group of 16 young football fans, under the banner of World...
  • Kieron Pollard heartened by century after injury April 10, 2014

    Port of Spain West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is heartened by his recent performance which earned him a century and propelled Trinidad and Tobago to within sight of title honours in the Regional Four Day tournament. Pollard's first innings knock of 111 powered T&T to a 145-run trouncing of...
  • Baroda, Kerala make winning start in T20 tourney April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: West Zone champions Baroda and South Zone runners-up Kerala made a winning start to their campaign in the Syed Mushtaq Ali All India T20 tournament by defeating Bengal and Delhi, respectively. Baroda, who won all their four league games in the zonal event, notched up their fifth straight victory by...
  • Abhijeet Gupta highest ranked Indian in Dubai open April 7, 2014

    Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will start as the highest rated Indian in the strong Dubai International open chess tournament that gets underway on Tuesday. A winner of this tournament in 2011, Gupta recently won the Al-Ain Classic in the UAE and the country remains one of his...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games to be held in Mumbai, Rajkot April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Matches in the Super League stage of the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in Rajkot and Mumbai from April 8 to 14, with the final slated to be held in Mumbai. Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh are clubbed in Group A, while the other half comprises...