South Korean Ryu So Yeon wins world ladies golf championship
South Korean Ryu So Yeon wins world ladies golf championship

South Korean golfer Ryu So Yeon carded a four-under 69 in the final round for a total of 279 to win the individual crown at the world ladies championship on Sunday.

Gaganjeet Bhullar, Shubhankar Sharma hit 69; Pratap Atwal sinks hole-in-one on day one
Gaganjeet Bhullar, Shubhankar Sharma hit 69; Pratap Atwal sinks hole-in-one on day one

Five-time Asian Tour winner Gaganjeet Bhullar and defending champion Shubhankar Sharma fired a sizzling three-under 69 to emerge as joint leaders, while Pratap Atwal blasted a hole-in-one on the opening day of the PGTI Cochin Masters here on Wednesday.

Karnataka beat Mumbai by 112 runs to enter Ranji Trophy final
Karnataka beat Mumbai by 112 runs to enter Ranji Trophy final

Karnataka on Saturday showed why they are a champion side as they outplayed a young Mumbai team by 112 runs to enter the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here today.

Defending champ Kei Nishikori into Memphis last eight
Defending champ Kei Nishikori into Memphis last eight

Two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied to get past US qualifier Ryan Harrison on Wednesday to book his quarter-final spot at the ATP Memphis Open.

Lalith Babu upsets defending champion Ivan Cheparinov at Gibraltar
Lalith Babu upsets defending champion Ivan Cheparinov at Gibraltar

Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu caused a major upset by defeating defending champion Ivan Cheparinov of Bulgaria in the third round of the Masters section of Tradewise Gibraltar Chess tournament here on Friday.

Australian Open: Djokovic beats Wawrinka in another five-setter, to meet Murray in final
Australian Open: Djokovic beats Wawrinka in another five-setter, to meet Murray in final

World number one Novak Djokovic fought off defending champion Stan Wawrinka over five sets to reach his fifth Australian Open final on Friday, where he will meet Andy Murray.

Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title
Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title

Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to beat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Sunday.

Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament
Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament

Defending champion Saina Nehwal is just one step away from retaining her women's singles title, while world No. 5 Indian K Srikanth too reached the finals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Stan Wawrinka happy to be flying under the radar
Stan Wawrinka happy to be flying under the radar

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka says he`s quite happy flying under the radar after easing into the fourth round at the Australian Open on Saturday, nominating Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as title favourites.

Australian Open: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka into last 16
Australian Open: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka into last 16

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka reached the fourth round of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen on Saturday.

Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles
Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles

Ethiopians Tesfaye Abera, a rank outsider, and defending champion Dinknesh Mekash clinched the men's and women's titles respectiely and the top prize of USD 41,000 in the 12th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday.

Spain`s Marc Coma retains Dakar Rally motorbike title
Spain`s Marc Coma retains Dakar Rally motorbike title

Spain`s defending champion Marc Coma claimed his fifth Dakar Rally motorbike title after the 13th and final stage concluded in Baradero north of Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Kei Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win
Kei Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win

Japan`s Kei Nishikori fought past a tough Australian challenge from Jordan Thompson to post a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) opening win at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday.

Dakar Rally: Nani Roma heads Mini 1-2-3 as Nasser Al-Attiyah stretches lead
Dakar Rally: Nani Roma heads Mini 1-2-3 as Nasser Al-Attiyah stretches lead

Defending champion Nani Roma led a Mini 1-2-3 in the Dakar Rally ninth stage on Tuesday as Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah increased his overall lead with four days action in South America to go.

Defending champ Stan Wawrinka wallops into Chennai Open semis
Defending champ Stan Wawrinka wallops into Chennai Open semis

Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka survived some anxious against Gilles Muller before proceeding into the men's singles semifinals at the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here Friday.

Defending champion Marc Coma breaks 2015 Dakar duck
Defending champion Marc Coma breaks 2015 Dakar duck

Four-time Dakar motorcycling winner and defending champion Marc Coma claimed his first stage victory of the 2015 edition on Thursday, finishing the run to Antofagasta in Chile ahead of compatriot and overall leader Joan Barreda.

Paul Spargo leads in Melbourne with Adam Scott primed to pounce
Paul Spargo leads in Melbourne with Adam Scott primed to pounce

South Australian journeyman Paul Spargo will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Masters after shooting a one-under 71 on Saturday, with double defending champion Adam Scott lurking four strokes behind.

Roger Federer pulls out of ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer pulls out of ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer pulls out of the high-stake ATP World Tour Finals title clash against defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard
Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.

Defending champion Webb Simpson two behind in Las Vegas
Defending champion Webb Simpson two behind in Las Vegas

Defending champion Webb Simpson reeled off three successive birdies from his 10th hole to vault within two strokes of the clubhouse lead during the second round at the $6.2 million Shiners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas on Friday.