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  • World No. 1 Rory McIlroy set to miss cut at Honda Classic 16 hours 28 minutes ago

    World number one Rory McIlroy was set to miss the cut after shooting a four-over par 74 in his second round of the Honda Classic on Friday to go seven-over for the tournament. Heavy rain wiped out most of the morning and at the close, Californian Brendan Steele led by two...
  • Masters countdown ticks fast for Tiger Woods 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    As the clock counts down for the April 9-12 Masters, fans, players and medical experts continue to speculate on whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at the year's opening major. Woods missed the Masters last year for the first time in his career after being advised...
  • Two-time winner on European Tour, Anirban Lahiri eyes PGA Tour 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Fresh from winning two titles on the European Tour this month, India's Anirban Lahiri has now set his sights on matching that success on the PGA Tour. "It's a whole new world out there, everything has changed overnight," Lahiri told The Associated Press on phone Thursday after reaching a...
  • China's world no.1 Xu Xin confirmed for Asian Cup TT in Jaipur 2 days ago

    Jaipur: Table Tennis giants China have made a few changes in their squad for the Asian Cup to be held here from March 13 to 15 at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium. With the preparation in full swing for the big event, the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) has finalised...
  • Rory McIlroy shocked by Davis Love's appointment as US captain 2 days ago

    World number one Rory McIlroy was "shocked" at the appointment of Davis Love III as 2016 United States Ryder Cup captain. McIlroy is returning to competition at this week's Honda Classic and teeing up for a first time this year on American soil following a three-week break since winning the Dubai...
  • Arvind Bhat, Jwala-Ashwini in German Open pre-quarters 3 days ago

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat entered the pre-quarterfinals, as did the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnapppa and Jwala Gutta in the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold at the RWE-Sporthalle here Wednesday. Defending champion Bhat defeated local qualifier Patrick Kaemnitz 21-10, 24-22 in 36 minutes. In the...
  • Force India hope to debut new F1 car on Friday 3 days ago

    London: Force India will have a maximum of three days testing with their new Formula One car before the start of the season after the team said it would not debut in Spain until Friday. "The VJM08 will arrive in Barcelona on Friday morning and the final set up will take...
  • Oscar Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling 4 days ago

    South Africa: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder. Lawyer Brian Webber said on Tuesday in a statement that Pistorius' defense team has applied for permission to argue against Judge Thokozile...
  • Fernando Alonso making 'solid recovery' after crash in F1 testing 5 days ago

    Spain: McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery" after being concussed following a crash in Formula One testing and is staying in hospital for further observation. The Spanish driver escaped serious injury, but was airlifted by helicopter to the hospital for precautionary checks after his McLaren collided with a...
  • Anirban Lahiri widens gap at top of Asian Tour Order of Merit 5 days ago

    Singapore: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri on Monday continued to occupy the top spot at the Asian Tour Order of Merit list after winning the Hero Indian Open on Sunday. Following the Malaysian Open victory and a joint 21st place finish at the True Thailand Classic, Lahiri had $522,300 as earnings....
  • James Hahn wins playoff at Riviera for first title 5 days ago

    James Hahn clinched his maiden PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Dustin Johnson and England's Paul Casey at the Northern Trust Open on Sunday. Hahn struck his tee shot at the third extra hole, the par-three 14th, to 24 feet and coolly sank the birdie putt...
  • World Cup Exclusive: India's fielding has won hearts 5 days ago

    (Former India captain and chief selector Kris Srikkanth, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for IBNLive Sports. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) Not often you find fielding among the top three bullet points contributing to...
  • Golf: Anirban Lahiri lifts Indian Open title 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri's purple patch continued as he clinched the Hero Indian Open after a thrilling fight at the play-off with overnight leader SSP Chowrasia on a pulsating day at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club on Sunday. With overnight leader Chowrasia returning with five-over 76, Lahiri, who was...
  • Golf: Lydia Ko overcomes Amy Yang to become youngest Australian Open winner 6 days ago

    Melbourne: World number one Lydia Ko became the youngest Australian Open winner on Sunday, prevailing in her final round duel with South Korean Amy Yang to add another title to her ever-growing list of achievements. The 17-year-old from New Zealand shot a final round of two-under 71 for a two-shot victory...
  • Milkha Singh bats for sportsmen in policy decisions to revive sports 6 days ago

    Jodhpur: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday held "politics and bureaucracy" responsible for the deplorable state of sports in India and voiced his support for incorporating in policy decisions.sportsmen "Our system is such that politicians and bureaucrats dominate sports scenario of the country and until this would change, nobody can...
  • Mo Farah sets new world indoor record for two miles 6 days ago

    Mo Farah set the first world record of his glittering distance running career on Saturday when he established a new indoor two-mile mark in Birmingham. Britain's double Olympic champion at 5,000m and 10,000m produced a splendid individual tour de force at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix in the National Indoor Arena,...
  • Retief Goosen keeps the lead at Riviera 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Retief Goosen had gone so long without being in contention on the weekend that he wondered how his nerves would hold up. He was tested on Saturday at Riviera and the two-time U.S. Open champion earned a passing grade. Even though he made only two pars on the back...
  • Golf: SSP Chawrasia on track for third European title 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Local favourite SSP Chawrasia will head into Sunday's final round of the Indian Open with a two-shot lead in his pocket and a third European Tour title in sight. After going 52 holes without dropping a shot at the Delhi Golf Course (DGC), his bogey-free run came to an...
  • Retief Goosen hangs on to take 1-shot lead at Riviera 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Retief Goosen handled the tough conditions at Riviera so well on Friday that it brought back some fond memories. Sure, he's a two-time US Open champion, and the Northern Trust Open drew some comparisons to golf's toughest test with its firm, fast conditions. For now, Goosen was just thrilled...
  • Ryan Moore takes early control at challenging Riviera 1 week ago

    Pacific Palisades, California: Already a winner on the 2014-15 PGA Tour, Ryan Moore put himself in good position to claim another title by seizing an early one-shot lead in the Northern Trust Open second round on Friday. Three strokes off the pace overnight, the 32-year-old American fired a three-under-par 68 on...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Rattle South Africa with spin, says Kris Srikkanth 1 week ago

    (Former India captain and chief selector Kris Srikkanth, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for IBNLive Sports. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) MS Dhoni may be facing consistency issues with his pacers and mulling who...
  • Dipika Pallikal pulls off pulsating semi-final against Joshana Chinappa February 20, 2015

    Toronto: Dipika Pallikal defeated India team-mate Joshana Chinappa in a close contest to enter the final of WSA Granite Open squash tournament. World No.13 Pallikal powered past 21st-ranked Chinappa 10-12 11-7 11-9 11-9 to enter her successive final of the season on Thursday night. The 23-year-old from Chennai had won her ninth...
  • SSP Chowrasia grabs 1-stroke lead at half-way mark of Indian Open February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian golfer SSP Chowrasia produced yet another blemish-free round with a four-under 67 on the second day to break off from the peck and take a one-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Indian Open on Friday. After taming the Delhi Golf Club course with a spotless 66...
  • Golf: Flawless SSP Chawrasia grabs Indian Open lead February 20, 2015

    Local favourite SSP Chawrasia's 36-hole bogey-free run at his happy hunting ground earned a one-shot halfway lead over holder Siddikur Rahman at the Delhi Golf Course (DGC) on Friday. The ever-smiling Indian birdied the opening hole and picked up three more shots on the back nine for a two-day total of...
  • Australian women break world record for world cycling title February 20, 2015

    Paris: The Australian women's team set a new world record to lift the team pursuit title at the World Track Cycling Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Australian women clocked four minutes and 13.683 seconds on Thursday, shaving 2.869 off Britain's previous best. Britain had to settle for silver with 4:16.702, reports Xinhua. Both men's...
  • Viswanathan Anand loses to Nakamura at last hurdle, finishes 2nd in Zurich February 20, 2015

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the Armageddon game and had to be content with a second place finish in the Zurich Chess Classic that concluded, here on Friday. A sudden change in rules during the final stages of rapid competition paved...
  • Veterans Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen fly high at Riviera February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Former major winners Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen struck a blow for the old guard on the PGA Tour as the two veterans surged into a tie for the early lead at the Northern Trust Open on Thursday. Playing together in the opening round at a sun-splashed Riviera...
  • Struggling Tiger Woods to miss next week's Honda Classic February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Tiger Woods will skip next week's Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, raising questions about his prospects of competing in the year's first major, the April 9-12 Masters. Woods, who had back surgery last year, has played just two PGA Tour events this season and said...
  • SSP Chowrasia emerges joint leader in bid for Indian Open title February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Two-time European tour winner, SSP Chowrasia on Thursday launched his bid to win the Hero Indian Open on a resounding note as he fired a blemish-free six-under 65 to share the lead after the opening day of the tri-sanctioned event. The 36-year-old, who has finished second twice in the...
  • Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand tops Zurich Chess Classical February 19, 2015

    Zurich: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the fifth and final round to win the Classical section of Zurich Chess Classic. Awarded two points for a win and one for a draw under new rules in place, Anand tallied seven points...

Hockey

Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson named best player of HIL 2015

Jackson, who was in contention for the 2014 World Player of the Year, was named player of the HIL 2015 tournament.

Formula One

Nico Hulkenberg positive after first laps in new car

Hulkenberg looked for the positives after finally getting his hands on Force India's new F1 car with barely any time left to test it before next month's Australian season-opener.