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Indian Open golf moves to Bangalore


August 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The Hero Indian Open will be held at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bangalore for the first time in the tournament's 48-year history. ... Read more...

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Rs.1.25 crore prize money year-ending PGTI Championship at RCGC


April 12th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Rs 1.25 crore prize money Mcleod Russel Tour Championship - the country's highest prize purse golf event - will be played at the age-old Royal ... Read more...

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Premier League Soccer throws challenge to IPL


February 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian football, riding high on the mega bucks and euphoria generated by the upcoming Premier League Soccer, Monday threw a challenge to cricket with a top ... Read more...

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Bringing Indian hockey back to ‘consumer radar’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Ingenious sports administrators and corporate honchos have realised that an IPL-like razzmatazz can work in other disciplines, too. A World Boxing Series is already ... Read more...

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Indians start as strong challengers in Avantha Masters


February 17th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 16 (IANS) The Indian players start as the major challengers in golf's biggest extravaganza in India at the second edition of Avantha Masters that tees off at the DLF Golf ... Read more...

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Indians start as strong challengers in Avantha Masters


February 16th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian players start as major challengers in the country's biggest golf extravaganza in the second edition of the Avantha Masters that tees off at the DLF Golf and ... Read more...

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Growing concern over vernacular, classical literature at Jaipur fest


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A growing concern to preserve vernacular and classical literature and to popularise it through translations is gradually occupying centre-stage at the sixth DSC Jaipur Literature Festival ... Read more...

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Lee-Ann ready for battle at Women’s Indian Open golf


October 30th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 30 (IANS) South African Lee-Anne Pace, the leader on the Ladies European Tour Order of merit, is all set for the Hero Honda Women's Indian Open golf, starting here Nov ... Read more...

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Strong Indian line-up for DLF Masters Golf


September 15th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 15 (IANS) The cream of Indian golf comprising defending champion Gaganjeet Bhullar, former champion Jyoti Randhawa and C. Muniyappa will tee-off Thursday at the annual DLF Masters, which has now ... Read more...

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Hero Honda to back women’s Pro Golf tour


August 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Women's Professional Golf Tour, which enters its fifth year this week, will have a new sponsor in Hero Honda. The 10-event Tour, established in 2006 will carry ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Super Series badminton in revamped calendar


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India will host one of the seven prestigious Super Series badminton events in a revamped and lucrative tennis-style world badminton calendar that will also see the sport's ... Read more...

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Kapur 40th, Bhullar 60th at Ballantines


April 26th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Jeju Island (South Korea), April 25 (IANS) Shiv Kapur (74) and Gaganjeet Bhullar failed to make any progress in the third and final round of the truncated Ballantine;s Golf championships and ended ... Read more...

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Dope testing compulsory at Kabaddi World Cup


March 19th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 19 (IANS) Dope testing has been made compulsory at the Kabaddi World Cup to be held across Punjab next month, the organising committee said Friday. Munish Chander, convener of the medical ... Read more...

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Aircel-PGTI Players Championship at Tollygunge Club


January 30th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Aircel-Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship at the Tollygunge Golf Club February 2-5. The Pro-Am is scheduled for Jan 31.The ... Read more...

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New season tees off at Dhaka


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) The Aircel-Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) begins its 2010 season with the American Express Bangladesh Open which will be staged in association with the Bangladesh Golf Federation ... Read more...

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Seven share lead; Kamble holds Kryakvin


January 16th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Seven players, including third seed Iranian Grandmaster Ghaem Maghami Ehsan, share the lead with perfect score at the end of fourth round matches in the ongoing 8th ... Read more...

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Avantha Masters to highlight PGTI Tour, Feeder Tour also introduced


January 4th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) With the tri-sanctioned Euro 1.5 million Avantha Masters as the highlight, the Aircel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has confirmed eight events over the first quarter ... Read more...

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PGTI Masters event to carry a prize purse of Rs.8 mn


November 30th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Monday said the year ending 2009 Masters will be held from Dec 16 and will carry a prize purse of ... Read more...

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New York City Marathon 2009


November 2nd, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ING New York City Marathon 2009 starts at 8:20 am in Central Park today. The ING New York City Marathon 2009 is going to ... Read more...

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Barclays extends sponsorship of Singapore Open till 2012


November 1st, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sentosa (Singapore), Nov 1 (IANS) No sooner had Ian Poulter etched his name onto the historic Singapore Open trophy, the organisers announced that the Barclays would extend its sponsorship of the signature ... Read more...

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Top golfers for Tata Open


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The 8th Tata Open Golf tournament will tee-off at the Beldih and Golmuri course here Wednesday with a Pro-Am event. As in the previous years, the tournament carries a ... Read more...

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Mukesh Kumar triumphs at Digboi golf


October 25th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Digboi, Oct 25 (IANS) Mukesh Kumar romped home with a seven-stroke margin on the final day of the Indian Oil Xtra Premium Masters Golf tournament to defend his title in the quaint ... Read more...

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Top names for Masters golf in Digboi


October 20th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A fascinating contest is in the offing as some of the top names of Indian professional golf will tee it up for honours in the Indian Oil Xtra ... Read more...

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European, Asian stars vie for top honours at Women’s Indian Open


February 20th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 20 (IANS) Leading women golfers from Asia and Europe will tee along with India's best in the DLF Women's Indian Open starting at the DLF Golf and Country Club here ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over Indian Masters golf as sponsors cry off


December 4th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Golfer Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, who created history by winning the first-ever European Tour event in India, may not even get a chance to defend the title ... Read more...

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‘Asian Major’ has stars ready for the Sentosa battle


November 11th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sentosa (Singapore), Nov 11 (IANS) In-form Padraig Harrington and Phil Mickelson, between them have six Majors, and if you add Ernie Els, the number rises to nine. The trio will hog headlines ... Read more...

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Anand takes lead over Kramnik with crushing win (Lead)


October 18th, 2008 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 18 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand drew first blood as he crushed Vladimir Kramnik with black pieces in the third game of the World Chess Championships final to go one-up in the ... Read more...

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Anand crushes Kramnik, takes lead in world chess final


October 18th, 2008 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 17 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand crushed Vladimir Kramnik with black pieces to score the first win of the 12-game World Chess Championship final in Bonn.Anand, who had sized Kramnik up in ... Read more...

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BCCI promises more Twenty20 showbiz


June 22nd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Buoyed by the roaring success of Indian Premier League (IPL), Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday promised more Twenty20 showbiz that will keep the ... Read more...

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Chowrasia earns berth to World Golf Championships


March 10th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia, Asian Tour's latest mega-star, got a huge reward for his spectacular win in the Emaar-MGF Indian Masters as he earned a place in the ... Read more...

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