Sport Events in September 1997
Hingis wins US open women's singles tennis prize.
Patrick Rafter wins men's title in US Open.
Pravin Thipsay becomes India's third chess Grand Master.
China wins Asian volleyball championship in Doha.
India drubs Maldives in SAFF football final in Kathmandu.
Pakistan's Inzamam-ul-Haq in scuffles with a spectator, banned for two matches in the Sahara Cup five-match cricket series against India in Toronto.
Rajeev Balakrishnan sets 100m National mark in the ITC international athletics meet.
India wins Sahara Cup, winning third match too.
Former Indian Test cricketer Ambar Roy passes away in Calcutta.
Mahesh Bhupathi wins a cliff-hanger as India clinches Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Chile 3-2 in Delhi.
IBM retires Deep Blue from chess matches.
BAI-IBC dispute resolved.
India clinches the Red & White Latif Masters international snooker title in Karachi.
Australia quells Indian challenge in the junior World Cup hockey final in Milton Keynes.
West Rifa Club, Bahrain, emerges winner of the sixth Scissors Cup football tournament in Kozhihode.
Europe wins Ryder Cup golf.
The second and final Test between Zimbabwe and New Zealand also ends in a draw.