Championship

  • CLT20: KXIP announce Nafex.com and Shrey as their sponsors for this season 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday announced their association with Nafex.com as the leading arm sponsor and Shrey as back of the helmet sponsor for the ongoing Champions League Twenty20. While NAFEX.com is known to offer best rates for foreign exchange and make transactions not only easy but also reliable,...
  • Pradeep wins bronze in shooting world championship 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Granada: The Indian contingent finally had something to cheer about as young shooter Pradeep bagged a bronze medal after the seniors' none-too-impressive showing in the 51st Shooting World Championships. Pradeep won the honour in 25-metre standard pistol event for junior men on Tuesday. Pradeep, who also helped the three-men Indian team to...
  • Dismal show by Indian women shooters at the World Championships Yesterday

    Granada: Indian markswomen's disappointing performance at the World Championship continued as some of the well-known names put up a sorry show on the eighth day of the competition. In the 50m Rifle prone for women, Kuheli Ganguly shot 619.4 to finish a poor 26th while Lajja Goswami and Raj Chaudhary who...
  • Golfer Anriban Lahiri finishes tied fourth at TPC 2 days ago

    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...
  • India end campaign without any medal in Wrestling World Championship 3 days ago

    Tashkent: Indian wrestlers drew a blank in the FILA World Championship as they ended their campaign with a listless show on the final day of the competition with three of them crashing out in the initial rounds of their respective Greco-Roman bouts on Sunday. Both K K Yadav (Greco-Roman 71kg) and...
  • Late eagle lifts McIlroy into tie for lead at Tour Championship 3 days ago

    Rory McIlroy spectacularly eagled the par-five 15th to join Billy Horschel in a tie for the lead in the Tour Championship on Saturday and set up a thrilling conclusion to the 2013-14 PGA Tour season. With the FedExCup playoff title and a bonus jackpot of $10 million on the line...
  • Harpreet keeps India's hopes alive in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol at World Championship 3 days ago

    Granada: Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist Harpreet Singh shot a 290 to lead the trio of Indian men's shooters into day 2 of the 25M Rapid Fire Pistol event in the 11th position, at the 51st ISSF World Championship being held in Granada, Spain. Compatriots Gurpreet Singh and Olympic Silver medalist Vijay...
  • World Wrestling: Sandeep fails to recreate magic, Harpreet loses 3 days ago

    Tashkent: Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who created history by winning India's first-ever medal in the Greco-Roman category in the World Wrestling Championship last year, failed to repeat his feat this time around as he went down in the Round of 32 in the 66kg division on Saturday. Having made it to the...
  • Anirban Lahiri one shot behind leader Filipino Miguel in Taipei 4 days ago

    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 four-under 68 to move to...
  • An in-form Horschel two ahead at Tour Championship 4 days ago

    Atlanta: Billy Horschel, seeking a second consecutive PGA Tour victory, birdied three of the last eight holes to move two strokes clear of the chasing pack in the Tour Championship second round on Friday. The American, ranked second in the FedExCup standings coming into this week, fired a second successive four-under-par...
  • Better showing by Indian wrestlers in World Championship on Day 5 4 days ago

    After a disappointing show by the Indian men and women wrestlers in the freestyle category, the country's Greco-Roman wrestlers came up with a better showing in the ongoing FILA World Championship on Friday. On Day 5 of the event, Gurpreet Singh impressed in the 75kg category after reaching the last-four stage...
  • Yorkshire win English county championship 4 days ago

    A Yorkshire side coached by former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie won England's County Championship title for the first time in 13 years after a crushing innings and 152-run win away to nearest pursuers Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge on Friday. Left-arm seamer Ryan Sidebottom, the sole survivor from the last time...
  • Anirban Lahiri sitting joint third at Tournament Players Championship 5 days ago

    Taipei: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot a six-under par 66 (139) on Friday to sit joint third after round two of the $500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC). Lien Lu-sen led the local charge following a 71 to sit in third on 138 while Indian star Anirban Lahiri (66), Sweden's Daniel...
  • Kirk stays in control of Tour Championship with opening 66 5 days ago

    Atlanta: FedExCup points leader Chris Kirk maintained control of the season-long race for playoff honours as he surged into a share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the elite Tour Championship. Kirk, who took over at the top of the standings with his victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship...
  • Indian women continue dismal show at World Wrestling Championship 5 days ago

    Tashkent: Indian women grapplers continued their disappointing performance with three of them making yet another early exit in their respective weight categories on day four of the FILA World Championship, here on Thursday. While Men's Freestyle wrestling ended with none of the eight Indians making it to the podium, the women...
  • Woeful show by Cheteshwar Pujara on Derbyshire debut 5 days ago

    Cardiff: India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara's county debut turned into a nightmare as he got out without scoring in Derbyshire's second innings in their bid to chase down a tricky target of 261 in a second division of English County Championship on Thursday. After being trapped leg before by pacer Jim...
  • Rahil Gangjee top Indian after first round at 11th in Taipei 6 days ago

    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 two-under 70 to be tied 11th at the USD 500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) today. Among the other Indians, Rashid...
  • Shooter Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place 6 days ago

    Granada: Gagan Narang missed out on an Olympic quota by just one place as he finished sixth in the finals of 50-metre rifle prone while Prakash Nanjappa and Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on finals of men's 10-metre air pistol in the 51st Shooting World Championships on Thursday. After coming through...
  • World Shooting: Manavjit misses out on final berth; Anisa, Rahi disappoint 6 days ago

    Granada: Indian shooters failed to impress on the third day of competitions in the 51st Shooting World Championship as trap ace Manavjit Singh Sandhu missed out on a final berth by a whisker while Rahi Sarnabot and Anisa Sayyed disappointed in women's 25-m pistol here on Wednesday. Former world champion Manavjit,...
  • After men, women also draw a blank at World Wrestling Championships 6 days ago

    Tashkent: After a disappointing show by the Indian men in freestyle category, the women grapplers also failed to make their presence felt with Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sakshi Malik (60kg) bowing out of the FILA World Championships in the quarter-final on Wednesday. Other Indians in the fray -- Priyanka Singh, Pooja...
  • South Korean shooter Jin wins 50m Pistol world title, breaks world record 1 week ago

    Triple Olympic champion Jin Jong-oh will be on a high heading into this month's Asian Games in Incheon after breaking a long-standing record and winning the 50 metres pistol event at the shooting world championships. The South Korean scored a combined 583 points on the way to winning the title in...
  • Shooter Jitu Rai wins silver at World Championship, books Olympic berth 1 week ago

    Jitu became the first Indian shooter to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after bagging a quota place with an impressive silver medal-finish at the World Championships. ...
  • India continue to disappoint in World Wrestling Championships 1 week ago

    Tashkent: Indian grapplers continued their weak showing in the ongoing World Wrestling Championships after Naresh Kumar lost his 86 kg repechage match against Japan's Atsushi Matsumoto on the second day of the event on Tuesday. Naresh, who made his presence felt by winning a silver in the Commonwealth Championships in 2013,...
  • Shooter Jitu Rai wins World Championship silver, books Olympic berth 1 week ago

    Granada: Lucknow boy Jitu Rai on Tuesday became the first Indian shooter to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after bagging a quota place with an impressive silver medal-finish at the 51st Shooting World Championships, here. Rai bagged the white metal in men's 50-metre pistol event at the at the CEAR...
  • Abhinav Bindra draws blank on tough opening day at World Championships September 9, 2014

    Granada: Ace marksman Abhinav Bindra belied expectations after failing to qualify for the finals of men's 10 air rifle event in the 51st ISSF World Championships, his hopes of earning an Olympic quota in this tournament going up in smoke on Monday. The 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist missed the cut...
  • Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships September 8, 2014

    Commonwealth Games silver medallist wrestler Rajiv Tomar crashed out of the World Championships in the qualifying round itself as India began their campaign on a disappointing note here on Monday. Tomar lost 1-3 in the qualifying round bout of men's 125kg freestyle against Ryong Sung of Korea, failing to make it...
  • Unflappable Horschel seals BMW Championship win September 8, 2014

    Ice-cool American Billy Horschel withstood an early challenge from Ryan Palmer and a late charge by Bubba Watson to win his second PGA Tour title by two shots at the BMW Championship on Sunday. Putting superbly when the pressure was at its most intense, Horschel fired a one-under-par 69 at Cherry...
  • Task cut out as Indian shooters begin campaign in worlds September 7, 2014

    Granada: They may have been hitting the bulls eyes often in recent years but Indian shooters will still have their task cut out when they take to the range for the 51st World Championships starting here on Monday, eyeing as many Olympic quotas as possible. A total of 64 quota places...
  • Billy Horschel charges three ahead at BMW Championship September 7, 2014

    Billy Horschel, seeking a second PGA Tour win, fired a sizzling 63 to surge three shots clear after a wildly fluctuating third round of multiple lead changes at the BMW Championship on Saturday. As world number one Rory McIlroy finished nine strokes off the pace after carding a roller-coaster 72, American...
  • Serigo Garcia surges to BMW summit, Rory McIlroy lurks September 6, 2014

    Colorado: Spain's Sergio Garcia fired an impressive six-under-par 64 to take the halfway lead at the BMW Championship on Friday, with world number one Rory McIlroy only two off the pace after another 67. Garcia holed out for an eagle from 126 yards, hit five birdies and a lone bogey to...