Invitation

  • American Every clinches upset victory over Scott at Bay Hill 24-03-2014 09:31 AM

    An emotional Matt Every clinched his first PGA Tour victory in dramatic fashion when he surged past a faltering Adam Scott to win the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational by one stroke in Florida on Sunday. "It's tough man. You just never know if it's going to happen," a teary-eyed...
  • Scott's lead cut to three strokes at Bay Hill 23-03-2014 09:54 AM

    Australian Adam Scott opened the door to his rivals as his lead was whittled to three strokes after the third round at the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Saturday. Scott began the day with a seven-shot advantage. He drove the ball superbly again, but also hit a...
  • Scott in command at Arnold Palmer Invitational 22-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Australian Adam Scott produced another masterful driving display to surge to a rare seven-shot lead after the second round at the $6.2 million Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Friday. The Masters champion, who started the day with a three-shot cushion after an opening 62, more than doubled his advantage...
  • Opening day of India's practice game in South Africa abandoned 13-12-2013 02:11 PM

    Benoni: The opening day of the practice match between the Indians and the South African Invitation XI squad was on Friday called off without a ball being bowled due to the wet outfield here. The two-day match, the only practice game scheduled before India's Test series against South Africa next...
  • Michael Carberry helps England win final warmup match 16-11-2013 02:56 PM

    Michael Carberry all but sealed his place in the England side for the first Ashes Test against Australia next week when he scored a half century to help the tourists register a seven-wicket victory in their final warmup match in Sydney. The 33-year-old opener, who has played just one Test...
  • Ashes warm-up: England trail going into final day 15-11-2013 02:57 PM

    Sydney: Opener Aaron Finch hit 59 runs from 60 balls as the Cricket Australia Invitational XI reached 153 for 4 on Friday for a lead of 39 runs over England heading into the last day of the visitors' final match before the start of next Thursday's first Ashes Test at...
  • England batsmen make hay in the Sydney sunshine in tour match 14-11-2013 01:26 PM

    Sydney: Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen all scored half centuries as England's batsmen made the most of the Sydney sunshine on the second day of their final tour match before the Ashes on Thursday. Opener Michael Carberry, who looks set to make his Ashes debut in Brisbane next...
  • Kevin Pietersen fit, Michael Carberry set for Ashes debut 13-11-2013 08:14 AM

    England opener Michael Carberry looks set to make his Ashes debut next week after being included in the team to face an Invitational XI in a warm-up match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. As expected, batsman Kevin Pietersen was also included in the team for the four-day match...
  • Kevin Pietersen to play final Ashes warm-up after knee jab 12-11-2013 09:01 AM

    Sydney: Star batsman Kevin Pietersen is poised to play in England's final Ashes warm-up match on Wednesday after having treatment following the recurrence of a knee injury. The 33-year-old underwent a scan on his troublesome right knee this week and had a cortisone injection, but team director Andy Flower was...
  • Nevill to lead Cricket Australia Invitational XI 11-11-2013 02:46 PM

    Melbourne: New South Wales' Peter Nevill will lead Cricket Australia Invitational XI against England XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 13-16. This will be the last practice match ahead of the Ashes series which starts on November 21 at Brisbane. South Australia's Callum Ferguson, who played for Australia...
  • Phil Hughes, Usman Khawaja out of final England warm-up 11-11-2013 08:53 AM

    Sydney: Australian Ashes hopefuls Usman Khawaja and Phil Hughes were on Monday withdrawn from the Cricket Australia Invitational XI to play England in the tourists' final warm-up match before the Test series starts next week. The pair were expected to take part in the four-day match in Sydney from Wednesday...
  • Kang Sung-hoon strolls to Asian Tour victory in Korea 13-10-2013 09:30 PM

    South Korean Kang Sung-hoon enjoyed a Sunday stroll when he eased to a five-shot victory at the Asian Tour's CJ Invitational in Yeoju, hosted by his compatriot KJ Choi. Kang's two-under-par round of 70 gave him a 12-under total for the $750,000 tournament and he was able to enjoy the...
  • Lahiri, Randhawa tied 10th after three rounds 12-10-2013 03:58 PM

    Yeoju: Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Jyoti Randhawa made an upward surge to lie at tied 10th in the weather-hit third round of the CJ Invitational Hosted by KJ Choi here Saturday. Lahiri turned in a three-under 69, while Randhawa shot 73 in third round to join the former in...
  • Jyoti Randhawa hangs in, Gaganjeet Bhullar set for exit 11-10-2013 08:25 PM

    Yeoju: Jyoti Randhawa hung in at one-over through eight holes on a windy day that was once again hit by rain at the the CJ Invitational Hosted by KJ Choi even as his young colleague, Gaganjeet Bhullar, seemed certain to make an early exit here Friday. Kim Tae-hoon of Korea,...
  • Jyoti Randhawa shoots 67, lies third on rain-hit first day 10-10-2013 06:14 PM

    Yeoju (Korea): Jyoti Randhawa, who returned to the Asian Tour only last week after a gap of almost five months, showed form and rhythm as he carded a flawless five-under 67 on the opening day of the rain-hit CJ Invitational hosted by KJ Choi. Randhawa's 67 gave him a tied...
  • Apple's September 10 event invitation hints at new iPhone colours 04-09-2013 06:34 AM

    New Delhi: Apple has sent a colourful invitation for an event next week amid speculation that it may debut new colours for the latest iPhone. The invitation, emailed Tuesday, has a picture of the Apple logo surrounded by multi-coloured polka dots and the sentence: "This should brighten everyone's day." The...
  • Narendra Modi gets invite to visit UK, to address House of Commons 13-08-2013 11:32 PM

    Nearly 10 months after the British government warmed upto Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the India groups of the country's two main political parties have invited him to visit the UK. Labour MP Barry Gardiner said Modi has been one of the key political figures in India and he has...
  • Strong Firestone finish lifts Martin Kaymer for Oak Hill 07-08-2013 08:23 AM

    New York: A storming finish to last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone has given Germany's Martin Kaymer a huge boost ahead of this week's PGA Championship, where he will bid to claim a second major title. By his own lofty standards, the former world number one has not played particularly...
  • Tiger Woods coasts to seven-shot win at Bridgestone Invitational 05-08-2013 08:54 AM

    Akron, Ohio: Tiger Woods eased to a seven-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, earning his 79th win on the PGA Tour and sounding an ominous warning to his rivals ahead of next week's PGA Championship. Seven strokes ahead overnight, the world number one left an elite field trailing...
  • Adam Scott happy after revising his Firestone goals 04-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Ohio: Having lowered his sights on a second-place finish at this week's Bridgestone Invitational where Tiger Woods is running away with the tournament, Adam Scott was happy with his progress in Saturday's third round. Masters champion Scott, winner here in 2011, fired a sparkling four-under-par 66 on another warm, blustery...
  • Firestone boils down to race for second for Tiger Woods' rivals 04-08-2013 01:27 PM

    Ohio: After Tiger Woods maintained his commanding seven-shot lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, his closest rivals all but conceded that Sunday's final round will come down to a battle for second. Woods put himself in prime position to seal a record eighth victory in the elite World Golf...
  • Tiger Woods stays in charge at Bridgestone Invitational 04-08-2013 11:35 AM

    Akron, Ohio: Tiger Woods failed to replicate the sizzling form he produced on Friday but remained in imperious command with a seven-shot lead after Saturday's third round at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. In pursuit of his fifth PGA Tour victory of the season, Woods "grinded" out a two-under-par 68 on a...
  • Smile back on Jim Furyk's face at Bridgestone 03-08-2013 09:24 AM

    Akron, Ohio: It took Jim Furyk only a week to get over the agony of his late collapse at last year's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and he had a smile on his face after once again flourishing at the elite event on Friday. The PGA Tour veteran, in pursuit of his 17th...
  • Tiger Woods leads by seven shots at Bridgestone 03-08-2013 08:43 AM

    Akron, Ohio: Tiger Woods had a shot at making history with a magical 59. He swore he wasn't disappointed to come up short. "Disappointed? Absolutely not," he said. Then he cracked, "A 61's pretty good. I'm not bummed." Woods could console himself by tying his career best and building a...
  • Neymar shines but fails to score on Barcelona home debut 03-08-2013 06:31 AM

    Barcelona: Neymar marked his home debut for Barcelona with a fine assist but a goal eluded the Brazil forward as the La Liga champions crushed his former club Santos 8-0 in the Joan Gamper invitational trophy on Friday. The 21-year-old, who completed a high-profile move to Spain at the end...
  • Tiger Woods shoots first-round 66 at Firestone 02-08-2013 09:42 AM

    Ohio: For Tiger Woods, it was back to business as usual at one of his happiest hunting grounds as he moved ominously into contention at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday. The world number one has triumphed a record seven times in the elite World Golf Championships (WGC) event at Firestone...
  • Webb Simpson leads by one shot at Firestone Country Club 02-08-2013 09:27 AM

    Ohio: So much for course knowledge. Webb Simpson, playing his first competitive round at Firestone Country Club, shot a 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. It all came down to trust. "Well, I knew it all through my caddie (Paul Tesori), who's been...
  • Elite field ready for 'major' tune-up at Bridgestone 01-08-2013 10:03 AM

    Akron, Ohio: In the dark, head-to-head, 11 shots clear of the pack, from rooftops and in every other conceivable way, Tiger Woods has dominated at Firestone Country Club. He just says it makes him feel comfortable. "I've done it all different ways, that's the thing," Woods said on Wednesday, the...
  • Rory McIlroy once again looks to regain form at Firestone 01-08-2013 12:30 AM

    Akron, Ohio: Dispirited and frustrated after missing the cut at the British Open 12 days ago, Rory McIlroy was in a much more upbeat mood on Wednesday as he prepared for this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Twelve months ago, the Northern Irishman played well at this event to end a poor...
  • Phil Mickelson still pinching himself after Open win 31-07-2013 09:02 AM

    Ohio: Phil Mickelson has no doubt what will be most remembered from his career. "It will always be the '04 Masters and showing off my Olympic jumping ability," he cracked of his celebratory hop, which will never be mistaken for Michael Jordan leaving the launch pad. But there's also no...