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Golf-PGA Tour suspends Hensby for failing to provide doping sample

Dec 11 The PGA Tour on Monday said it has suspended Australian Mark Hensby for one year for violating the sport's anti-doping policy.

Golf-Fans no longer able to call shots on rule violations

Dec 11 Golf officials will no longer consider rules violations pointed out by fans watching tournaments on television, the United States Golf Association and R&A said on Monday.

Golf-Race to Dubai rankings

Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Wade Ormsby (Australia) 2. (16) Shubhankar Sharma (India) 3. (2) Dylan Frittelli (South Africa) 4. Cameron Smith (Australia) 5. (3) Paul Peterson (U.S.) 6. (4) Julian Suri (U.S.) 6. (4) Alexander Bjork (Sweden) 6. (4) Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 9. (7) Jordan Zunic (Australia) 10. Erik van Rooyen (South Africa) 11. (8) Romain Langa

Golf-Sharma holds nerve to claim maiden tour win at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 11 India's Shubhankar Sharma claimed a maiden European Tour title at the rain-hit Joburg Open on Monday when he returned to the course to card a final round 69 to secure a three-shot victory at the Randpark Golf Club.

Golf-European Tour Joburg Open scores

Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour Joburg Open on Monday in Johannesburg -23 Shubhankar Sharma (India) 69 61 65 69 -20 Erik van Rooyen (South Africa) 64 67 70 66 -17 Tapio Pulkkanen (Finland) 65 64 73 68 Shaun Norris (South Africa) 69 68 68 65 -15 Marcus Armitage (Britain) 69 66 67 70 -13 Joachim Hansen (Denmark) 66 67 71 70 James Morrison (Britain) 64 70 67 73 -12 Paul Peter

Golf-European Tour Latest Joburg Open leaderboard

Dec 10 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the fourth round from the European Tour Joburg Open on Sunday in Johannesburg holes played rounds -22 Shubhankar Sharma (India) 7 69 61 65 -18 Erik van Rooyen (South Africa) 8 64 67 70 -14 Tapio Pulkkanen (Finland) 8 65 64 73 James Morrison (Britain) 7 64 70 67 -13 Shaun Nor

Golf-Sharma in command as weather pushes Joburg Open into Monday

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 10 India’s Shubhankar Sharma remained on course for his maiden European Tour victory as lightning, rain and hail forced the Joburg Open into a Monday finish.

UPDATE 1-Golf-European Tour Joburg Open scores

Dec 9 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour Joburg Open on Saturday in Johannesburg -20 Shubhankar Sharma (India) 69 61 65 -15 Christofer Blomstrand (Sweden) 70 68 62 -14 James Morrison (Britain) 64 70 67 Erik van Rooyen (South Africa) 64 67 70 -13 Tapio Pulkkanen (Finland) 65 64 73 Marcus Armitage (Britain) 69 66 67 -11 Ross McGowan (Britain) 66 72 66 Oliver Bekker (South Africa)

Golf-Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 9 India's Shubhanker Sharma produced a birdie-fuelled 65 to claim a five-shot lead at the European Tour’s Joburg Open on Saturday to enter the final round with an excellent chance of claiming a maiden professional title.

Golf-McIlroy to undertake busy build-up to 2018 Masters

Dec 9 Rory McIlroy has announced he will play at least seven events in early 2018 in a busy build-up to the U.S. Masters, where he will attempt to complete the grand slam of major titles in April.

Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.