Despite a round of 74, Rahil Gangjee managed to move up one place to be placed tied-16th at the end of the third round of the ICTSI Philippine Open here on Saturday. Gangjee was now three-over for 54 holes. Anirban Lahiri (73), Digvijay Singh (76) and Sujjan Singh (80) too struggled.
Mumbai Fighters get walkover
Mumbai: Mumbai Fighters gained a quarterfinal berth in the World Series Boxing after getting a walkover from Los Angeles Matadors in their last Group A league fight. The fight was scheduled on Monday in the US but was cancelled due to a re-structure of the home team's management.
8,000 expected at Indian Open marathon
New Delhi: As many as 8,000 participants from across the country will compete in the Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon, which will also be a qualifying event for the London Olympics.
South beat North by seven wickets
Mumbai: South Zone lifted the Vizzy Trophy, thrashing North by seven wickets in the four-day final at the Wankhede Stadium, on Saturday. Scores: North Zone 365 and 332 (Ravinder Singh 48, Dhruv Shaurya 96, Abhishek Gupta 73; S Daniel 6 for 128) lost to South Zone 542 and 158 for 3 (H Srikanth 88, Rohan Yadav 40 no).
Harish Sharma passes away
New Delhi: Harish Sharma, the CEO of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI), passed away on Friday. He was 53 years old. Born on December 28, 1958, Sharma was also a former basketball player and represented the national team in the 70s.
Bagan second after win
Kolkata: Mohun Bagan rode Okolie Odafa's brace (73rd and 81st min) to defeat Mumbai FC 2-1 in their I-League match and climb to the second spot of the I-League on Saturday. Gbeneme Friday scored for Mumbai FC in the 24th minute. In another match in Shillong, East Bengal lost 1-2 to Shillong Lajong FC.