Golf

Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship

Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) — Korea’s Baek Seuk-hyun is relishing the prospect of teeing up against some of the best... (more...)

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Scotland’s historic golf club to accept women members

Edinburgh, Sep 19 (IANS) — Scotland’s Royal and Ancient (R&A) Golf Club has voted in favour of allowing... (more...)

Smriti leads 11th leg of Hero women’s golf

Coorg (Karnataka), Sep 18 (IANS) — Veteran Smriti Mehra carded two-under 68 to take lead on the second day of the 11th... (more...)

Colsaerts hits longest drive recorded on European Tour, takes early lead at Wales Open

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWPORT — Nicolas Colsaerts has hit the longest drive ever recorded on the European Tour en route... (more...)

Lahiri leads, Chowrasia tied second in Malaysia

Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep 18 (IANS) — Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri enjoyed a birdie binge en route to a seven-under-par... (more...)

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) — A local judge is set to decide the fate of Rio’s 2016 Olympic golf course after... (more...)

Vani leads 11th leg of Hero women’s golf

Coorg, Sep 17 (IANS) — Delhi youngster Vani Kapoor emerged as the leader with a score of 5 over 75 on the first day... (more...)

China’s stars Liang, Zhang confirmed for Macau Open

Macau, Sep 16 (IANS) — China’s number one golfer Liang Wen-chong and two-time Macau Open champion Zhang Lian-wei... (more...)

Ishikawa adds sparkle to Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship

Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) — Japanese ace Ryo Ishikawa is set to add more sparkle to the already-strong field when the Asia-Pacific... (more...)

Rio golf course on track, says Games chief

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 16 (IANS) — Rio’s 2016 golf test event is on track to be held next year despite a legal row... (more...)

Tiger Woods still hasn’t swung a club, but his back feels stronger; no new swing coach yet

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WINDEMERE, Fla. — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach,... (more...)

Tiger Woods still hasn’t swung a club, but his back feels stronger; no new swing coach yet

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WINDEMERE, Fla. — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach,... (more...)

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Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The family and friends of murdered Vancouver teen Poonam Randhawa breathed a collective sigh of relief as the girl’s killer lost…
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India weird news

Air India passenger finds half-eaten worm mixed in his breakfast on flight to Delhi

VANCOUVER DESI An Air India passenger in upper economy class was horrified when he noticed a half-eaten worm mixed in with his breakfast plate on…
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Blatchford: Pakistani woman deserves a better life in this big, empty country

CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS When I saw the picture of a weeping Jamila Bibi in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Tuesday, I thought of only one…
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Pakistani politicians barred from flight for turning up late (w/video)

IANS Islamabad – Two Pakistani politicians were barred from a flight for holding it up for over one-and-a-half hours, media reported Tuesday. Passengers of an…
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Turban-Esque: Bow Tie is a statement

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Fashion Over The Years In Bollywood

IMROZ MAUR VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood and Fashion go hand in hand; there is no Bollywood without fashion and there is no fashion without Bollywood. They…
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Wedding invitations – the Do’s

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI You are cordially invited…. We request the honor of your presence… Please join us… It is so difficult to decide on…
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India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI India pilots a project that enables one to discretely report a rape at an…ATM machine? The latest idea someone has come…
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Health Check

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New vaccines can change India’s health battles: Melinda Gates

IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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Cancer

Cancer that claimed Terry Fox now highly curable, other sarcomas still challenging

SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

IANS New York – Assumed by many as a safe alternative to cigarette smoking, electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes as they are popularly called may, in…
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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

CEN AGENCY A hungry Indian man who ate metal bottle tops, nuts and bolts, and pieces of scrap metal after getting lost, severely injured himself…
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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

CEN AGENCY An Indian hospital who declared a man dead discovered he was actually still alive when police turned up an incredible two days later…
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International student in Ottawa launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

MEGHAN HURLEY OTTAWA CITIZEN A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg. Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a…
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South Surrey clinic places public ‘at risk,’ says document filed in Supreme Court

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A South Surrey clinic has “placed members of the public at risk” by falsely claiming to be naturopathic doctors and administering…
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India’s Rice Bucket Challenge gives a ‘meaningful twist’ to ALS ice bucket challenge

VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own “desi” version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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