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  • SSP Chawrasia closes with 67, finishes tied 16th in Japan

    Chiba Prefecture (Japan) : India’s SSP Chawrasia turned in a superb four-under 67 that included four birdies on the back nine to finish a creditable tied 16th at the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup, here on Sunday, reports PTI.

  • Devendra Jhajharia recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Pujara for Arjuna Awards

    New Delhi: Two-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia today became the first paralympian to be recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh. The 36-year-old Jhajharia, who is the first Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals, was the first choice of the awards selection committee headed by Justice (Retd) C K Thakkar.

  • Lahiri, Chawrasia shoot three-under 68 each in Germany

    Bad Griesbach (Germany) : Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia came up with identical cards of three-under 68 each to be tentatively placed at Tied-16th on the opening day of the Porsche European Open here.

  • Decision on Olympic ban to be taken today

    Moscow : Russia made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics.

  • Anirban-Lahiri

    A medal at Rio will have a big impact on golf in India: Lahiri

    Troon (Scotland): Excited to be part of the Indian Olympic contingent, ace golfer Anirban Lahiri said he wants to return with a medal from Rio Games as it will make a big impact on golf in India and Asia. Three Indian golfers — Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok have qualified for the Olympics.

  • Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia, Aditi Ashok in Rio

    New Delhi :  India’s top golfers Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia will be representing the nation at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the sport makes its return to the quadrennial sporting extravaganza after a gap of 112 years.

  • Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia in Jeev’s Team Asia for EurAsia Cup

    Shah Alam (Malaysia): Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chawrasia were among the 12-member Team Asia named on Tuesday by captain Jeev Milkha Singh for the second edition of the EurAsia Cup to be held here on January 15-17, 2016.

  • Anirban Lahiri

    Anirban Lahiri shoots 67, moves up to 16th in CIMB Classic

    Kuala Lumpur: India’s ace golfer Anirban Lahiri made another upward move, from 21st to 16th, but reckoned that he could have been way as he had no less than eight birdies in the third round of the PGA-sanctioned CIMB Classic today.

  • SSP Chawrasia

    Chawrasia misses cut, Coetsee moves into lead in Joburg

    Johannesburg: India’s SSP Chawrasia missed the cut despite a one-under 71 in the second round he played at the East Course at the Joburg Open on Friday. Chawrasia shot six-over 77 in the first round at the par-71 West Course. He was the only Indian in the field. South Africa’s Wallie Coetsee moved into a one shot lead as the home contingent look to continue their remarkable record at the Joburg Open.

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