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Mar 12, 2017
Indian Open: Golfer SSP Chawrasia successfully defends title with 7-stroke winSSP Chawrasia on Sunday became only the second Indian golfer to successfully defend the Indian Open, clinching a seven-stroke win in Gurgaon.
Feb 04, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi top Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes for 2016Cristiano Ronaldo has been officially crowned as the highest-paid sportsman by Forbes, becoming the first footballer to be the world’s richest athlete.
Dec 24, 2016
US president-elect Donald Trump, Tiger Woods bond over golfTiger Woods, who played golf three years ago with Barack Obama, played 18 holes on Friday with Donald Trump at the Trump International Golf Club in Florida.
Dec 23, 2016
IOA lashes out at SSP Chawrasia's allegations, terms it false and rubbishThe Indian Olympic Association today reacted with shock at the allegations made by one of the country's top golfers SSP Chawrasia, who had lashed out at the national Olympic body and Sports Ministry for the shoddy the treatment meted out to him and others during the Rio Olympics.
Dec 23, 2016
India's chef-de-mission in Rio hits out at SSP Chawrasia, questions his timing of protest against IOAA day after SSP Chawrasia lashed out at the IOA alleging shoddy treatment at the Olympics, India's Chef-de-mission in Rio, Rakesh Gupta, said the golfer should have brought the issues to his notice during the Games instead of complaining four months later.
Dec 22, 2016
IOA, sports ministry treated us like servants in Rio, says top Indian golfer SSP ChawrasiaTop Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia has lashed out at the Indian Olympic Association and Sports ministry for not yet receiving the full amount of promised Rs 30 lakh earmarked as preparatory money for the Rio Olympics.
Dec 21, 2016
Three Indian women golfers earn full cards; to join Aditi Ashok on LET in 2017In a historic achievement for Indian women's golf, three more Indians joined Aditi Ashok on the Ladies European Tour in 2017 as they came through the Final Stage of the LET Qualifying School.
Dec 10, 2016
Dubai Ladies Masters: Aditi Ashok finishes Tied-third, claims Rookie of the Year honoursA consistent Aditi Ashok brought home a third successive two-under 70 in the final round to sign off Tied-third in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on Saturday.
Dec 10, 2016
Court freezes assets of Rio mayor in Olympic golf course probe | ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO A state court froze the assets of Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes on Friday after a request by public prosecutors probing whether he improperly waived an environmental fee for a company that built the golf course, used in the recent Olympics.The decision, which also froze the assets of the builder, is based on Brazilian legislation that seeks to ensure that those who deprive public coffers of revenue, through administrative or other means, remain responsible for the funds.The ruling, just four months after the Games ended, casts further shadow on the contracts for venues and infrastructure built in Rio and elsewhere in Brazil when the country was preparing to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Games.Prosecutors and public auditors have found evidence of overbilling by builders at some World Cup stadiums and have said they are also looking into graft in contracts for new roads and other public works.Police last month arrested Sergio Cabral, a former Rio governor, as part of an investigation of projects connected to the World Cup and other infrastructure contracted between 2007 and 2014. Mayor Paes, now in the final month of his second four-year term and facing a fizzled Rio boom amid an ongoing recession, has not been charged with any crimes. He said on Friday he would appeal the move to block his assets.The court accused the mayor of finding a "magic formula" for the builder to avoid a fee associated with altering the landscape at the golf course site, thereby "causing evident damage to the municipal treasury." In a statement, Paes said the builder in question, Fiori Empreendimentos Imobiliarios, was in fact billed for the environmental fee, equal to about $530,000 (£421,858), but that the company had not made the payment
Dec 09, 2016
Dubai Ladies Masters: Aditi Ashok moves to third, in line for hat-trick of titlesAditi Ashok continued with her magnificent run with a second successive round of two-under 70 that lifted her to tied-third in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.