Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma carded a 1-over 73 in the final round to sign off tied-48th at the BMW PGA Championship here. Sharma’s total was even-par 288. Tyrrell Hatton earned a dream victory at his home event. He finished at 19-under.
Former India football captain Chapman dies
Former India football captain Carlton Chapman, who formed a deadly trio at the club level with Bhaichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan in the 1990s, died today following a heart attack in Bengaluru. He was 49. A creative midfielder, Chapman played for India between 1995 and 2001. The country won the 1997 SAFF Cup under his captaincy. At the club level, he had successful spells with East Bengal and JCT Mills.
Ghosal, Chinappa make winning starts in Egypt
India’s leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa tasted success in their first competitive outing in six months, comprehensively winning their opening matches at the Egyptian Open here. World No. 13 Ghosal beat 34th-ranked Tom Richards 11-9, 11-4, 11-1, while No. 11 Chinappa beat Lisa Aitken 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 win in the second round. .
Portugal, France play out draw; England beat Belgium
Portugal and France lost their perfect records in this season’s UEFA Nations League after playing out a 0-0 draw against each other, and Belgium saw their 13-match unbeaten run ended by a 2-1 defeat to England.
South Korea’s Kim claims maiden Major title
Kim Sei-young tapped in the winning putt to claim the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday. Kim’s triumph put paid to her status as the most prolific winner on the LPGA Tour among active players never to have won a Major title. Agencies