Times of India – NEW DELHI: Polluted air in India’s capital is a concern for golfers at a key Asian Tour event here this week, according to leading player Shiv Kapur , who felt he would struggle through the Panasonic Open India starting on Thursday but foreign players in particular would have a hard time in the growing smog.

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  • NEW DELHI: Polluted air in India’s capital is a concern for golfers at a key Asian Tour event here this week, according to leading player Shiv Kapur , who felt he would struggle through the Panasonic Open India starting on Thursday but foreign players in particular would have a hard time in the growing smog.
  • “You are spending five hours outdoors in bad air and smog,” the 36-year-old defending champion said.
  • I think for some of us, we are kind of immune to it now, but it’s not a good thing; the visitors and foreigners struggle a bit more,” added Kapur, who is from Delhi.The Indian capital’s pollution has taken a toll on sport.
  • International cricket matches are no longer organised in the city during the winter months when the toxic smog is at a peak.
  • Some of my friends have got a bad throat or fever,” Madappa, who comes from Bangalore, said.


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