Milkha Singh

  • Bhullar tied 38th at Volvo China, Kapur, Jeev struggle 24-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Shenzhen: Gaganjeet Bhullar alone shot an under-par round from among the three Indians in the fray to be tied 38th at the Volvo China Open here on Thursday. Bhullar, who was two-under with two holes, including a par-5 to go, dropped a late bogey to finish at one-under 71. Shiv...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh in the fray for Asian Tour award 10-04-2014 06:36 PM

    Jakarta The Asian Team heroes of the EurAsia Cup, including Anirban Lahiri of India, will grace the Asian Tour Awards night here on April 22 while compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh is in the running for the Asian Tour's Player of the Decade award. The Asian Tour Awards night will honour...
  • Anju and Bobby George got reward for their efforts 05-04-2014 09:32 AM

    Milkha Singh and PT Usha are some of the pioneers of athletics in our country. They strove hard in 200 and 400 metres and created a niche for themselves in these events. Try as they did, they couldn't reach the then prevailing levels of excellence. Lack of modern equipment, training...
  • Jeev honoured to be nominated, but says Yang deserves award 24-03-2014 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh said he was immensely proud on being named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour's 'Player of the Decade' award. The 42-year-old Indian, a two-time Asian Tour Order of Merit champion and a winner of six tournaments, was named alongside...
  • Modi, Milkha Singh flag off night marathon in Surat 23-02-2014 11:12 PM

    Ahmedabad: BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and the legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday flagged off 'Night Marathon' in Surat city. "Surat gets the credit for pioneering the concept of night marathon in Gujarat," Modi said. "The event has been organised to raise funds to install CCTV network in...
  • Shoulder injury forces Jeev Milkha to miss golf tourney in SA 19-02-2014 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: India's ace golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, who has been struggling with a right shoulder rotator cuff injury, said he will skip the Tshwane Open in South Africa scheduled later this month to rest and regain his fitness ahead of the season without undergoing surgery. "I am not going to...
  • Strong start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Abu Dhabi 16-01-2014 06:36 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Jeev Milkha Singh opened the new season with a three-under 69 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf on Thursday. Of the other two Indians in the fray, Shiv Kapur returning to the Tour after a gap of a year shot one-under 71 and Gaganjeet...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' made Pakistanis remember their 'Flying Bird' Abdul Khaliq 04-01-2014 09:02 AM

    Islamabad: India has immortalised its legend Milkha Singh by making a movie on his life, but in Jand Awan village, family members of Abdul Khaliq, known as the 'Flying Bird of Asia', ask, "Has Khaliq run in vain"? Dawn.com reported that the recent Indian movie, "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", besides paying...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a completely fake film: Naseeruddin Shah 21-12-2013 05:40 PM

    Mumbai: Seasoned Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah says he didn't like 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and feels it was a completely fake film. "It's a completely fake film. Farhan has no doubt worked very hard but building up muscles and growing your hair is not exactly working hard on your acting." "At...
  • Make Sachin Tendulkar sports minister: Milkha Singh 10-12-2013 11:35 PM

    Panaji: Sachin Tendulkar should be made sports minister to improve India's sporting prowess, ace athlete Milkha Singh said here Tuesday. "Sachin should be made sports minister so that he can work for the betterment of sport. It's only a sportsman who will work sincerely and with dedication for the cause...
  • Shiv Kapur moves to 3rd place at Hong Kong Open 06-12-2013 09:03 PM

    Hong Kong: Shiv Kapur hit a purple patch on the back nine with four birdies in a span of five holes, as he carded a four-under 66 and moved to tied third at the midway stage of the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open here on Friday. Kapur is now five-under...
  • Dhyan Chand deserved Bharat Ratna before Sachin: Milkha 23-11-2013 03:39 PM

    Noida: India's athletics icon Milkha Singh is glad that the doors have been opened for sportspersons to receive India's highest civilian award -- Bharat Ratna -- but would have been happier if hockey legend Dhyan Chand was the first recipient instead of Sachin Tendulkar. "I am very happy that the...
  • London based magazine ranks Manmohan Singh as most influential Sikh 10-11-2013 12:36 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been listed as the world's most powerful, influential and contemporary Sikh, according to the first edition of the annual 'Sikh 100' published in London. According to the list, the world's first comprehensive ranking of the most powerful, influential and contemporary Sikhs in the world brought...
  • Jeev finishes 39th in Japan 04-11-2013 09:57 AM

    Hokkaido: Jeev Milkha Singh rounded off the Mynavi ABC Championships with his best card of the week, a two-under 69 and finished in tied 39th place here on Sunday. Jeev carded 72, 74, 72 and 69 for a total of three-over 287. This was Jeev's fifth start on Japan Tour...
  • Modest start for Jeev Milkha Singh in Japan 31-10-2013 07:06 PM

    Hokkaido: Jeev Milkha Singh missed four shots in a span of four holes on second nine and dropped to an one over 72 for tied 44th after the first round of the Mynavi ABC Championship on Japan Tour, here. Jeev, who has been battling injuries and indifferent form and is...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh misses cut in Japan 25-10-2013 04:51 PM

    Sodegaura: Jeev Milkha Singh struggled on his back nine with three bogeys and a double bogey to card a five-over 76 and miss the cut at the Bridgestone Open here Friday. Jeev, who has been hit by injuries and has made just one cut since his withdrawal at the BMW...
  • Slow start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Japan 24-10-2013 06:00 PM

    Sodegaura: Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, playing only his fourth event of the season in Japan, carded a disappointing three-over 74 to lie precariously at the end of the first day of the Bridgestone Open 2013. Jeev, who has been hit by injuries through the season, is lying tied...
  • Gangjee best Indian at Macau; Jeev, Jyoti miss out 18-10-2013 10:01 PM

    Macau: Rahil Gangjee overcame a miserable start to knock down as many as five birdies over last 10 holes to become the best-placed Indian at the halfway stage of the $800,000 Venetian Macau Open here on Friday. The 35-year-old from Kolkata, two over after first two holes, finally ended at...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' deserved berth for Oscars: Divya Dutta 30-09-2013 03:31 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Divya Dutta, seen in a key role in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' feels the film deserved to be shortlisted as India's official entry to the Academy Awards this year. 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is based on the life of former athlete Milkha Singh and featured Farhan...
  • Indian trio in danger of missing cut at Dunhill Links 28-09-2013 12:36 PM

    St. Andrews: Indian golfers continued to disappoint at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship as they were all in danger of missing the cut, which in this event is applied after three rounds. Though the scoring has been rather good, with the leader Tom Lewis placed at 15-under for 36 holes,...
  • Chowrasia, Jeev miss cut in KLM Open 14-09-2013 07:34 PM

    Amsterdam: SSP Chowrasia and Jeev Milkha Singh crashed out at the halfway stage, as the pair missed the cut at the KLM Open on Friday evening. Chowrasia, a two-time winner on European Tour, carded 69 in the second round, but still missed the cut by as it fell at one-under...
  • Lahiri shoots stunning 8-under to take lead at European Masters 05-09-2013 07:38 PM

    Crans-sur-sierre, Switzerland: Anirban Lahiri of India shot 8-under 63 on Thursday for a two-stroke lead at the European Masters, while 13-year-old Ye Wo-cheng of China finished with a 78. The 178th-ranked Lahiri had two eagles, five birdies and a bogey on the 13th hole in the Swiss Alps sunshine and...
  • Bhullar, Jeev lead Indian challenge at European Masters 04-09-2013 07:46 PM

    Crans Montana: Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar will be riding high on confidence as he returns to the Omega European Masters at the Euro $2.1 million showpiece event on Thursday. The four-time Asian Tour winner received a timely confidence boost ahead of his Swiss campaign when he was conferred the prestigious...
  • SSP Chowrasia only Indian to make cut at Wales Open 31-08-2013 06:07 PM

    Cardiff: SSP Chowrasia was the lone Indian golfer to make the cut at the ISPS Handa Wales Open after Jeev Milkha Singh and Shiv Kapur fell by the wayside at the halfway mark of the tournament here. Chowrasia, a two-time winner on European Tour but winless since 2011, shot one-under...
  • SSP Chowrasia tied 48th after second round of Wales Open 30-08-2013 08:53 PM

    Cardiff: Indian golfer SSP Chowrasia was done in by finishing blues as he brought home a card of one-under 70 in the second round of the ISPS Handa Wales Open here on Friday. Friday's score left Chowrasia even par after two days and just outside the top-30 with more than...
  • Chowrasia, Jeev Milkha Singh miss cut in Gleneagles 24-08-2013 06:22 PM

    Edinburgh, Scotland: Indian golfers SSP Chowrasia and Jeev Milkha Singh failed to make the cut at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles after turning in modest cards in the second round. Chowrasia starting on the 10th, was one-under through the first-nine and looked set to make the cut following his...
  • Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' goes tax free in Bihar 14-08-2013 10:09 AM

    Patna: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', Bollywood's ode to star athlete Milkha Singh, was made tax free by the Bihar government on Tuesday. The decision was taken by the cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, an official said. "The move is to provide an opportunity to people to...
  • Farhan Akhtar: I'm not just the 'cool urban guy' 07-08-2013 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: As an actor, director or producer, Farhan Akhtar has broken new ground with every project - and his winning streak continues with 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. He says the film's 'biggest' knock-on effect, however, is that filmmakers now won't see him just as the 'cool urban guy'. "Of course...
  • Acceptance for 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is rare: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra 03-08-2013 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra couldn't have been happier with the 'rare' acceptance that his latest offering 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' has received from audiences of all age groups and strata. "It's across the sections. From an 8-year-old to an 80-year-old... and in families, daughters and sons are taking their father...
  • Milkha Singh's 'The Race of My Life' is a disappointing package deal 02-08-2013 03:21 PM

    Milkha Singh's autobiography couldn't have found a more opportune time for its release but leaves you wondering what extra did it tell than shown in the movie on his life - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The biopic has proved to be a kind of rebirth for India's most celebrated runner. He...