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June 18, 2018 1:59 AM Proud Serb Djokovic would happily miss World Cup final for Wimbledon glory

LONDON: Novak Djokovic (pix) insists he would happily miss a first appearance for Serbia in the World Cup final if it means he is back in the Wimbledon title match. Djokovic is an avid fan of the Serbian national team, who kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Russia on Sunday. Celebrating wildly after his friend Aleksandar 4

June 14, 2018 6:42 PM Belgium train without defensive leader Kompany

Dedovsk, Russia (dpa) - A crowd of more than 200 watched Belgium train for the first time in Russia ahead of the World Cup on Thursday - but without defensive leader Vincent Kompany. The 32-year-old Manchester City centre-back was the only outfield player not to take part in the session in Dedovsk, a small city west of Moscow. Kompany suffered a groin 9

June 14, 2018 2:10 PM Argentina great Zanetti excited by 2030 World Cup bid

MOSCOW: Former Argentina star Javier Zanetti said it would be a "great satisfaction" for his country to host the 2030 World Cup as part of a joint bid alongside Uruguay and Paraguay. The 44-year-old Zanetti appeared at the 1998 and 2002 World Cups and played 143 times for Argentina, a record he shares with Javier Mascherano. "(The bid) would be a great 8

June 14, 2018 10:48 AM Unifi launches its first 24 hour local movie channel

THE first ever local movie channel on unifi TV, Dunia Sinema (Channel 128) was launched recently, and will feature some of the best Malaysian-made as well as Asian film titles. Previously offered as a subscription video-on-demand channel on unifi, Dunia Sinema is now a non-stop 24-hour linear movie channel. Customers can enjoy films such as Seram Sejuk 8

June 14, 2018 9:39 AM Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

LONDON: Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery's first in English football's top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed 8

June 14, 2018 12:05 AM PSG escape UEFA sanctions but remain under scrutiny

PARIS: UEFA have closed their financial fair-play case against Paris Saint-Germain after the Qatari-backed French Ligue 1 champions were cleared of any wrongdoing on Wednesday. The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) had been monitoring PSG's 'break-even requirement' for 2015, 2016 and 2017. "Compliance with the break-even requirement for the 2018 financial 6

June 13, 2018 4:47 AM Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise," Guess said in a Securities 8

June 12, 2018 10:30 AM Honeymoon on hold as Risdon targets World Cup bliss

KAZAN: There's only one thing better than the post-wedding bliss of a relaxing honeymoon: playing at the World Cup, says Australia defender Josh Risdon. "I guess there's no better place to be, except for the honeymoon, after a wedding," Risdon told media on Tuesday at the Socceroos' training camp in Kazan on Tuesday ahead of Saturday's World Cup opener 7

June 12, 2018 2:27 AM Sapura Energy top active stock, up 5.51%

PETALING JAYA: Sapura Energy Bhd's share price rose 5.51% at early trade this morning after it made its ninth gas discovery offshore Sarawak, following the completion of its 2017 drilling campaign within the SK408 production sharing contract (PSC). At 10.19am, Sapura Energy was the top active stock on the local bourse, trading at 67 sen with 219.23 million 7

June 10, 2018 2:50 PM Kurd-Arab council ready for 'unconditional talks' with Syria regime

QAMISHLI: The political arm of a powerful alliance of Syrian Kurd and Arab fighters announced Sunday it was ready for unconditional peace talks with the central government in Damascus. The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) is linked to the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed militia that holds much of the country's north and east. Those areas are outside 5