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Sunday , September 18 , 2011
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Jeev slipsto tied fifth spot

Macau: Jeev Milkha Singh slipped one place to tied fifth but the Indian golfer, along with compatriots Gaganjeet Bhullar and Shiv Kapur, did well to hang on in yet another hard day in the heat and humidity of the Macau Golf and Country Club here.

On the third day of the Macau Open, Jeev shot one-under 70 and moved to seven-under 206, five shots behind the leader Chan Yih-Shin of Chinese Taipei.

Bhullar (68) and Kapur (69) also made a smart upward move on the leaderboard.

Rahil tied 12th

Idaho (US): Rahil Gangjee carded a fine second round of 68 to be placed at tied 12th at the midway stage of the Albertsons Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour.

Gangjee, who had earlier completed his first round at 67, is seven-under par and is placed seven behind leader Jonas Blixt of Sweden (62-66).

Seve Trophy

Versailles: Britain and Ireland closed in on a sixth consecutive win in the Seve Trophy as they dominated the Continental European team on Saturday to lead 11˝-6˝ going into the singles.


New Delhi: Indian mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju squandered a game lead to go down fighting against Koreans Yeon Seong Yoo and Ye Na Jang in the semi-final of China Masters Super Series at Changzhou today.

Jwala and Diju lost the semi-final match 6-21, 21-19, 21-19 in a 53-minute thrilling contest.

Mumbai: Indian hoopsters were outclassed 53-84 by Korea in their last league encounter as they crashed out of the 26th FIBA Asia Men's Basketball Championships in Wuhan.

Narain back

Calcutta: HRT F1 team has announced that Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan will be back in the cockpit during Friday’s first practice session at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix. He will be driving at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix scheduled for 28-30 October.

Big win

New Delhi: It rained goals as India mauled Sri Lanka 13-0 in a lop-sided match of the thirrd Girls’ U-18 Asia Cup hockey in Bangkok on Saturday.

Afridi desire

Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Saturday expressed his desire to return to international cricket as Waqar Younis, with whom he has serious differences during his captaincy, is set to quit as coach.

Calcutta: The West Indies Cricket Board Saturday announced that its rebranded limited overs tournament will now be known as Regional Super50.

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