Miguel

  • Ryder Cup comeback is ageless Jimenez's next target 14-04-2014 01:34 PM

    No sooner had the seemingly ageless Miguel Angel Jimenez secured fourth place at the 78th Masters on Sunday than he turned his attention to winning back a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team. The Spaniard capped a memorable week by reeling off four birdies in the last nine holes to...
  • Pollution hides Beijing skyline; statues get masks 26-02-2014 07:53 AM

    Beijing: The smog is so bad even the statues wear masks. Or at least they do in pictures of a campus stunt that circulated online on Tuesday as parts of northern China suffered a sixth straight day of severe pollution. After being cooped inside because of the bad air, a...
  • Venezuela protests rumble as demonstrators, troops face off 21-02-2014 08:46 AM

    Caracas: Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. At least five people have died since the violence broke out last week, the most serious unrest since Maduro was narrowly...
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez wins 4th Hong Kong Open title 08-12-2013 04:44 PM

    Hong Kong: Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Hong Kong Open for the fourth time on Sunday after winning a three-way playoff on the first hole to secure the victory. Jimenez, 49, defended the title he won last year and became the oldest player to win on the European Tour after...
  • Mexico confirm Herrera as World Cup finals coach 03-12-2013 10:38 AM

    Mexico have confirmed Miguel "Piojo" Herrera will coach the national squad at the World Cup finals in Brazil next year. The team's fourth coach since September, Herrera led Mexico to victory in last month's intercontinental playoff against New Zealand, which they won 9-3 on aggregate. The stocky former national team...
  • Snapshot: A bob wig, futuristic make-up; is it really Kangana Ranaut on the ramp? 25-11-2013 12:38 PM

    Kangana Ranaut is known to experiment with her looks not just on screen but also off screen. The actress was a head turner when she walked the ramp for designer Gavin Miguel at the ongoing Blenders Pride Fashion Week. High on futuristic look, Gavin stylized Kangana in a beaded dress...
  • Philippines spots new typhoon after 19th howler 13-10-2013 11:08 PM

    A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines, on Sunday, after leaving 13 people dead, but officials remained on alert after another howler was spotted in the Pacific. Typhoon Nari also flooded farmlands and destroyed thousands of houses in provinces north of Manila before blowing away into the South China...
  • West Indies A defeat India A by 45 runs, clinch series 2-1 19-09-2013 06:59 PM

    Bangalore: India A suffered a rare series defeat as West Indies A rode on Kirk Edwards' run-a-ball century to beat the home team by 45 runs in the third and decisive unofficial ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday. The 1-2 series defeat at the hands of West Indies...
  • 2nd one-dayer: West Indies A beat India A to level series 1-1 17-09-2013 05:27 PM

    Bangalore: Powered by Jonathan Carter's brilliant all-round show, West Indies A comfortably defeated India A by 55 runs in the second one-dayer at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. The 25-year-old left-hand batsman Carter smashed his way to a breathtaking 133 off 132 balls to help West Indies A reach...
  • Luiten beats Jimenez in playoff to win KLM Open 15-09-2013 10:45 PM

    Dutchman Joost van Luiten became only the second home player to win the KLM Open when he beat Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez on the first playoff hole at Zandvoort on Sunday. Luiten's par four at the 18th hole, the first playoff hole, was enough to clinch victory after he and...
  • Spaniards take the lead at KLM Open 14-09-2013 09:33 AM

    Zandcoort: Pablo Larrazabal shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to join fellow Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez in the lead of the KLM Open after the second round. First-round leader Jimenez shot a bogey-free 67 to stay in the joint lead of a tournament he won in 1994. Both players had...
  • Jimenez shoots 64 to lead KLM Open after 1st round 13-09-2013 09:00 AM

    Zandvoort, Netherlands: Nearly two decades after winning this tournament, Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain shot a 6-under 64 Thursday for the first-round lead at the KLM Open. Jimenez, the 1994 champion, is the oldest player in the field at 49 and would like to add another Spanish name to the...
  • Lee Westwood leads Tiger Woods after third round at Muirfield 21-07-2013 03:01 AM

    Gullane, Scotland: Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career. Long considered one of the best players without a signature win on his resume, the Englishman curled in a 60-foot eagle putt on the way to a 1-under 70 that put him two strokes ahead...
  • Jimenez leads, Tiger lurks in Muirfield dogfight 20-07-2013 08:41 AM

    Gullane, Scotland: Wily Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez led the way and Tiger Woods ground out a second-round 71 to stay right in the mix as the British Open turned into a dogfight at Muirfield on Friday. The early starters enjoyed the best conditions on another sun-drenched day but the course...
  • Spain hopes new anti-doping law will help Olympic bid 13-06-2013 10:43 PM

    Madrid: Spain brought itself into line with international guidelines when its parliament approved a new anti-doping law on Thursday, saying it would boost Madrid's chances of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games. The 'law for the protection of athletes' health and the fight against doping' will come into effect within 20...
  • Jimenez returns from broken leg at this week's Spanish Open 17-04-2013 12:21 AM

    Madrid: Former Ryder Cup stalwart Miguel Angel Jimenez will make his comeback from a broken leg at this week's Spanish Open, the national golf federation said on Tuesday. The 49-year-old sustained the injury while skiing in Spain's Sierra Nevada in December. Jimenez, the oldest winner in European Tour history, will...
  • 14 people killed in clashes with Mexican police 11-04-2013 01:38 PM

    Morelia (Mexico): At least 14 people have died in a series of clashes between gunmen and federal police in Michoacan state. The clashes erupted on Wednesday in the state, a western area that has seen a surge of violence in recent years attributed to drug cartels, authorities said. Federal police...
  • Randhawa climbs to 13th in Hong Kong Open 17-11-2012 07:31 PM

    Hong Kong: Jyoti Randhawa, the lone Indian to make the cut, rode on the wings of an eagle to make a smart move on the third day of the USD 2 million UBS Hong Kong Open here on Saturday. Randhawa (67) moved to five-under 205 and tied 13th, up from...
  • Germany calls for prosecution of Somali pirates 22-06-2011 07:24 AM

    United Nations: Somali pirates must be prosecuted and imprisoned, and "adequate structures" need to be established to reach that goal, the deputy permanent representative of Germany to the United Nations has said. Miguel Berger said this while addressing a Security Council meeting on piracy off the coast of Somalia, Xinhua...
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