Sports world: Bhullar takes second Indonesia Open title

Bhullar takes second Indonesia Open title

JAKARTA• Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won his second Indonesia Open in four years yesterday, after a final-round 68 in the weather-delayed tournament.

His 16-under 272 total was three shots better than Thais Danthai Boonma (67) and Panuphol Pittayarat (68), American Johannes Veerman (69) and compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh (72).

Singapore's Quincy Quek closed with a 72 to tie for 36th on 284.

Home United defeat Siglap in FA Cup final

Home United FC's Prime League team were crowned champions of the Singapore Pools FA Cup 2016 after defeating Siglap FC 3-1 at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Sunday.

Amir Zalani scored a brace and Ambroise Begue secured their win in the 82nd minute before Siglap scored a consolation through Guntur Djafril in the 89th minute.

It was the Protectors' second consecutive FA Cup win. The football tournament is contested by clubs in the Prime League, National Football League (NFL) and Island Wide League. All clubs in the three leagues participated in this year's tournament.

Kerr fined $35,000 for criticism of refs

NEW YORK • Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was issued a US$25,000 (S$35,500) fine on Sunday by the National Basketball Association for public criticism of officiating, ripping into league referees for uncalled travelling violations.

The comments were made last Thursday when he was being interviewed on radio station KNBR in the wake of Golden State's 127-121 victory a night earlier at Toronto. He remarked specifically about a four-stride move to the basket by Toronto's DeMar DeRozan that was not whistled.


Ericsson confirmed by Sauber for next year

PARIS • Marcus Ericsson will be driving for Sauber for a third season next year, the Formula One team announced yesterday.

The Swede was also praised by Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn for "going that extra mile" in what has been a tough 2016 season for the Swiss-based outfit.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World'. Subscribe