Anirban Lahiri shoots 70 at Las Vegas to make cut
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot a 1-under 70 in the second round to make the cut comfortably at the Shriners Children’s Open here. The Indian ace is now 7-under and T-30, a fall from being T-10 after the first round. Lahiri found as many as 14 greens in regulation but did not get a closer look at birdie putts and missed some chances in the 10-15 feet range.
Amandeep lies 2nd, Vani 11th in LETAS event in France
India’s Amandeep Drall carded a fine 3-under 69 to move to the second place after the second round of the Terre Blanche Ladies Open. The Indian golfer was tied-5th after the first round with a 71. Vani Kapoor (77-68), who had a fine second round with a 4-under 68, rising to T-11 from the overnight T-52.
Sharma lands 2 eagles in Round 2, up to 3rd place
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma played one of his best rounds of the season to force his way into contention at the halfway stage of the Acciona Open de Espana. Sharma followed up his first-round 67 with a 7-under 64 that sparkled even more with two eagles, one on a par-5 and another on a par-4.
Narender to be appointed men’s boxing team coach
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has decided to replace men’s chief coach CA Kuttappa with Army Sports Institute’s Narender Rana ahead of this month’s World Championships, which are also set to mark the end of High Performance Director Santiago Nieva’s tenure.
Emma brought down to earth, vows to rise again
US Open champion Emma Raducanu was disappointed but not discouraged after crashing out of the BNP Paribas Open. She was outplayed by Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-4. — Agencies
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