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Monday , November 11 , 2013
Sports Briefs

Kimi to miss last 2 races

London: Kimi Raikkonen has pulled out of the last two races of the Formula One season in Texas and Brazil after deciding to undergo a back surgery next week, the Lotus driver’s manager said on Sunday.

Bayern record

Munich: Bayern Munich set a record on Saturday when they beat Augsburg 3-0 to set a Bundesliga feat of 37 matches undefeated in what was their seventh straight home win and which increased their lead at the top to four points.

Victor wins

Belek: Little-known Frenchman Victor Dubuisson won his maiden European Tour title at the inaugural $7 million Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday. World No. 1 Tiger Woods (67) had to be content with shared third place on 268.

Scott best

Sydney: Adam Scott won the Australian PGA Championship on Sunday. The world No. 2 fired a four-under-par 67 for a tournament total of 14-under 270. Scott joined Greg Norman, Craig Parry, Peter Lonard, Robert Allenby and Peter Senior as the only players to have won all three of Australia’s marquee titles.

India fifth

New Delhi: Akashdeep Singh scored three goals as India thrashed Oman 6-1 to finish fifth in the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament, at Kakamigahara, Japan, on Sunday.

Beighton Cup

Calcutta: Indian Oil pumped in seven goals past a hapless ERSA in the Beighton Cup hockey quarter final league, on Sunday. Dharamveer Singh scored a brace for Indian Oil. In another match, Central Railway edged past Air India 4-3.

Juniors’ meet

Ranchi: The second South Asian Junior Athletics Championships was on Sunday inaugurated at the Birsa Munda Stadium, here. Jharkhand governor Dr Syed Ahmed, Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh and Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren were present at the inauguration.


Nairobi: Kenya cricket captain Collins Obuya was on Sunday suspended for two matches for assaulting a fellow player, officials reported. Obuya, a star of Kenya’s 2003 World Cup semi-final success, was involved in an altercation with teammate Irfan Karim during a recent tour of Sri Lanka. Karim, an opening batsman, was also handed a one-match suspension by the Cricket Kenya.

Online tickets

Mumbai: Online ticket sales for Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and farewell Test to be played at the Wankhede from November 14 to 18 will start on Monday, the MCA in a statement. MCA had earlier said that around 3,000 tickets would be available for sale, excluding the 1,500 special tickets priced at Rs 10,000. The price category for the online sale is - Rs 500, Rs 1,000 and Rs 2,500.

Staff Reporter & Agencies