Anirban Lahiri, who shot into global limelight with his twin wins at the Malaysian and Hero Indian open, will be hoping to re-capture the same form as he comes back from a two-week break after the US Open to feature in the the Euro Alstom Open de France which begins here on Thursday.
With just a fortnight left, India's first Open Para Games proposed next month in Delhi has been postponed in the wake of the infighting between Executive Committee members of the suspended Paralympics Committee of India (PCI).
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who won the Indian Open title on Sunday beating former world champion Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon praised her current coach Vimal Kumar for her consistent performances.
A string of injuries might have pegged him down after clinching the Syed Modi crown but a fit-again Parupalli Kashyap is keeping a positive approach and is putting in the hard yards to give a good account of himself in the India Super Series badminton starting next week.
India's lone snooker professional Aditya Mehta rued missed chances against world no. 8 Ricky Walden of England that led to his 2-4 second-round defeat and early elimination from the pound sterling 300,000 Indian Open in progress here.
Irishman Ken Doherty, a former world champion, crashed out of the Indian Open World Ranking snooker tournament following a 4-2 defeat against Northern Ireland's Joe Swail in a first round battle of veteran cueists here.
Indian ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost a thriller 3-4 against young Scottish rival Rhys Clark, making an exit from the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament here on Wednesday.
Coming back from an injury lay-off and with a new coach, India's top cueist Aditya Mehta is hoping that home support would inspire him to his maiden win over higher-ranked English rival Mark King in the first round of the Indian Open world ranking snooker tournament tomorrow.
Anirban Lahiri has been named The European Tour Race to Dubai Golfer of the month for February following the incredible run of form that saw the 27-year-old Indian win the Maybank Malaysian Open and the Hero Indian Open in the space of three weeks.
Anirban Lahiri clinched the Hero Indian Open title -- his second European Tour title in two weeks -- despite dropping as many as 17 shots in the last four days and the Indian golfer said he was "shocked" following his dream victory.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri's purple patch continued as he clinched the Hero Indian Open after a thrilling fight at the play-off with overnight leader SSP Chowrasia on a pulsating day at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club here on Sunday.
A late bogey was the only blemish in SSP Chowrasia's card as the Indian golfer turned in a sedate two-under 69 on the third day to jump to a two-stroke lead over defending champion Siddikur Rahman after the penultimate round of the Hero Indian Open, here on Saturday.
Two-time European tour winner, SSP Chowrasia on Thursday launched his bid to win the Hero Indian Open on a resounding note as he fired a blemish-free six-under 65 to share the lead after the opening day of the tri-sanctioned event here.