Jyoti & Shiv are tied 3rd
Jakarta: India’s Jyoti Randhawa and Shiv Kapur carded an identical four-under 68 to be placed tied third after the first round of the Indonesian Masters golf tournament here.
The duo is three behind leader Lee Westwood, who returned with a card of 65.
Westwood was two shots ahead of Arnond Vongvanij of Thailand.
Tianjin: SSP Chowrasia opened with a creditable round of 69 to finish tied 29th after the first round of the China Open here on Thursday.
However, Jeev Milkha Singh shot a disappointing three-over 75 that immediately put him in the danger of missing the cut.
Dubai: IM M. Shyam Sundar of India caused a major upset by defeating Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu of Romania in the fourth round of the Dubai International Open chess tournament here.
New Delhi: All three Indian men — Achanta Sharath Kamal, A. Amal Raj and Soumyajit Ghosh — topped their respective groups to enter the second stage of the Asian Olympic Qualification table tennis tournament in Hong Kong.
Among women, only Ankita Das has so far confirmed her entry.
New Delhi: Indian women slumped to their second straight defeat in the second leg of four-nation hockey tournament, losing 2-5 to Australia at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium in Pakuranga, New Zealand on Thursday.
London: Mikel Arteta will miss the rest of Arsenal’s season with an ankle ligament injury, British media reported on Thursday.
Calcutta: S. Chatterjee (94kg to 105kg) and S.K. Biswas (77kg) of the Eastern Railway RPF team won gold medals in the All India Inter Railway RPF weightlifting competition in Allahabad.
Calcutta: Cricket Australia has said that fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of next week's final Test against the West Indies and would return home immediately because of back pain.
Auckland: South Africa-born pace bowler Neil Wagner has been declared eligible to play for New Zealand after the International Cricket Council ruled there were special circumstances why he did not meet residency regulations, NZ Cricket said on Thursday.
Calcutta: Jamaica retained the Headley/ Weekes Trophy, a record of five consecutive regional first-class titles, when they beat Barbados in the final at Sabina Park recently.
Staff reporter & agencies