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  • Jordan Spieth spells success at Hero World Challenge

    Seated in front of the world media with the trophy by his side for the second successive Sunday, Jordan Spieth could not have been blamed if he was confused where he was seated – Sydney or Orlando or maybe even Japan, where the week before, he missed getting into a play-off by one.

    Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 7:50am
  • Jordan Spieth keeps lead as Patrick Reed shoots 63; Tiger Woods stays at the bottom

    Two shots ahead with one hole to go, Jordan Spieth had the option to finish the 18th and final hole in the rain-hit second round of the US $ 3.5 million Hero World Challenge. But looking for a second win in as many weeks and in different ends of the world, Spieth decided to come back in the morning...

    Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 8:15am
  • Tiger Woods looks for that elusive win at the Hero World Challenge

    It may be his first round in just under four months. The last 12 months may not have been the kind he has ever had to endure in his entire career. The injuries, coach switch, intense glare and everything else that goes with it may often seem to take the focus away from what he has achieved in his...

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 6:15am
  • Tiger Woods banks on 'new, but old' swing

    As his tournament kicks off, former No.1 golfer hopes to return to top with a game that is more suitable to his age and strengths

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 5:20am
  • Boxing needs to look internally instead of making boxers the scapegoats

    Sports officials at the highest echelons are an unforgiving lot. They do not like their authority being questioned. And those who do it pay for it. Little wonder then, most sportspersons through their active careers – regardless of the sport – are essentially a subjugated lot. They have no voice....

    Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 6:15am
  • 'Want to break into top 50 this year': Anirban Lahiri

    Soon after capturing the Venetian Macau Open on Sunday, India No. 1 Anirban Lahiri tells V Krishnaswamy that playing under pressure brings the best out of him

    Monday, 27 October 2014 - 8:00am
  • Phil Mickelson runs into Rory McIlroy-era after Tiger Woods-era

    Amidst all the drama at Valhalla, it is hard to miss out Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler. They were as much the protagonists in this amazing script as Rory McIlroy himself. Mickelson was second – a second time at PGA, the first being in 2001, when McIlroy and Fowler were still in school. Standing...

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 7:15am
  • Rory McIlroy wins after 'Foursome at Dusk'

    Irishman wins his fourth Major overcomes challenge by Mickelson, Fowler and Wiesberger

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • He has two wins in Asia, but who is golfer Bernd Wiesberger?

    Bernd Wiesberger, 28, was born in Vienna and lives in Oberwart, Austria. The six-foot-two-inch golfer turned pro in 2006. Apart from Europe, he also plays in Asia, where two of his three wins have come. After two Challenge Tour wins in 2010, his first big win came in Korea, where he won the...

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 4:49am
  • Jim Furyk and Day chase Rory McIlroy

    Till not too long back, Rory McIlroy and his fans would dread the advent of Friday, when the young Northern Irish golfer would seem to disintegrate. No longer. He showed that at the British Open and then again WGC-Bridgestone. And, he did the same for a third time in a row at the 96th PGA...

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 7:45am