Milkha Singh

  • SSP Chowrasia, Shiv Kapur make cut; Bhullar, Jeev miss out in Italy 3 days ago

    Torino: SSP Chowrasia gave away a late double bogey but was still the better of the two Indians who made the midway cut at the 71st Italian Open presented by Damiani. Chowrasia shot 72 and was still at three-under for 36 holes in tied 44th place, while Shiv Kapur (69) was...
  • Milkha Singh happy with Dhyan Chand's nomination for Bharat Ratna August 12, 2014

    Legendary athlete Milkha Singh today expressed his delight at Home Ministry recommending the name of hockey great late Major Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country. Speaking from Chandigarh, the 'Flying Sikh' said Dhyan Chand should have been the first sportsperson from India to have...
  • CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda's gold in athletics August 1, 2014

    Chandigarh: Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men's discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Speaking from Chandigarh Milkha said, "I feel proud with Vikas's achievement and with those of our other sportsmen and women who have won medals in...
  • Shiv Kapur finishes inside top-30 at Open de France July 6, 2014

    Versailles (France): Shiv Kapur rounded off a modest week with a one-under 70 to finish inside top-30 at the Alstom Open de France on Sunday. Kapur, the lone Indian to make the cut this week, ended the tournament at four-over 288. Jeev Milkha Singh and Gaganjeet Bhullar had earlier missed the cut. Kapur...
  • Kapur lone Indian to make the cut at Alstom Open; Jeev, Bhullar miss out July 5, 2014

    Versailles: Shiv Kapur suffered two late bogeys in the second round, but was still the only Indian to make the cut at the Alstom French Open. Kapur, who recently finished 23rd at the US Open, followed up his first round 73 with a two-under 69 in second round to get to...
  • Jeev finishes tied 38th, Ilonen wins Irish Open June 22, 2014

    Cork (Ireland): Jeev Milkha Singh rounded off the week with a card of even par 71 and a total of three-under 281 to finish a lowly tied 38th in the Irish Open here on Sunday. Jeev, who shot 69 in the third round ended in a tie for 38th, his best...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh makes the cut for Irish Open June 21, 2014

    Cork (Ireland): Jeev Milkha Singh dropped down steeply on the leaderboard with a round of two-over 73, but was still the only Indian of the three to make the cut at the Irish Open, here. Jeev, three-under for the first round, is now one-under for 36 holes and in tied 43rd...
  • Solid start by Jeev Milkha Singh at Irish Open June 20, 2014

    Cork (Ireland): Jeev Milkha Singh sank four birdies on the back nine to come back with a solid three-under 68 in the first round of the Irish Open at Fota Ireland Resort on Thursday. Jeev, who has had a rough ride this season, finishing beyond the 60th place in four of...
  • Jeev moves up, Kapur slips down at Nordea Masters June 1, 2014

    Jeev Milkha Singh dropped just one bogey on the back nine against three birdies on the front for a card of 70 in third round, which saw him rise to tied 46th at the Nordea Masters on Sunday. He had made the cut on the line. Shiv Kapur endured a painful triple...
  • Shiv Kapur, Jeev Milkha Singh make cut at Nordea Masters May 31, 2014

    Malmo: Shiv Kapur landed five birdies against just one bogey to make amends for the patchy first round as he carded 68 at the Nordea Masters in Malmo. Kapur, who looked on his way out with a card of 76 on first day putted way better than the first day on...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh, Gaganjeet Bhullar shoot 71 in first round in Spain May 16, 2014

    Girona: Jeev Milkha Singh, struggling to find his form and rhythm, opened with a sedate one-under 71, as did his fellow Indian Gaganjeet Bhullar (71), to be tie for 18th place at the end of the first round of the Open de Espana. Jeev had four birdies against three bogeys, while...
  • Golf: Rahil Gangjee tied fifth in Singapore May 2, 2014

    Rahil Gangjee overcame a double bogey and two other bogeys to bring home a second round card of five-under 67 to move to 11-under and tied fifth place at The Championships at Laguna National on Friday. Gangjee, who completed three holes from his first round in the morning, finished first round...
  • Golf: Lahiri, Jeev and Gangjee shoot five-under in Singapore May 1, 2014

    Jeev Milkha Singh, who is on a recovery path from a shoulder injury, seemed headed for a flawless day before a late double bogey blotted the card and he finished with a round of five-under 67 on the first day of The Championship at Laguna National in Singapore. On a day...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' emerges as a big winner, bags five awards April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', a biopic on legendary athlete Milkha Singh, took home five major honours including best actor, best director for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and best picture at the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards here. Akhtar, 40, who also hosted the ceremony with Shahid Kapoor,...
  • Bhullar tied 38th at Volvo China, Kapur, Jeev struggle April 24, 2014

    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 Kapur,...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh in the fray for Asian Tour award April 10, 2014

    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 the...
  • Anju and Bobby George got reward for their efforts April 5, 2014

    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 March 24, 2014

    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 Korea's...
  • Modi, Milkha Singh flag off night marathon in Surat February 23, 2014

    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 the city...
  • Shoulder injury forces Jeev Milkha to miss golf tourney in SA February 19, 2014

    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 South...
  • Strong start by Jeev Milkha Singh in Abu Dhabi January 16, 2014

    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 Bhullar...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' made Pakistanis remember their 'Flying Bird' Abdul Khaliq January 4, 2014

    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 December 21, 2013

    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 least...
  • Make Sachin Tendulkar sports minister: Milkha Singh December 11, 2013

    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 of...
  • Shiv Kapur moves to 3rd place at Hong Kong Open December 6, 2013

    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 135...
  • Dhyan Chand deserved Bharat Ratna before Sachin: Milkha November 23, 2013

    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 doors...
  • London based magazine ranks Manmohan Singh as most influential Sikh March 20, 2014

    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 out...
  • Jeev finishes 39th in Japan November 4, 2013

    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 in...
  • Modest start for Jeev Milkha Singh in Japan October 31, 2013

    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 playing...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh misses cut in Japan October 25, 2013

    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 PGA...