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August 18, 2018 3:53 AM Asian Games: PM Mahathir congratulates national Under-23 football team

KUALA LUMPUR: The sensational win of the national Under-23 squad against South Korea in the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games 2018 Friday caught the attention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Through his Twitter today, the prime minister congratulated the team, coached by Datuk Ong Kim Swee, for defeating South Korea 2-1. "Congratulations to the national 4

August 12, 2018 1:42 PM Former Brazil striker Ronaldo hospitalised with pneumonia in Spain

MADRID: Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo has been hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza and is recovering well, a local newspaper reported Sunday. The 41-year-old, widely considered one of the world's best-ever players, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Can Misses Hospital on the island on Friday afternoon where 8

August 11, 2018 12:24 PM Proud Pogba happy to repay trust as Man Utd captain

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba declared his pride at being named captain for Friday's Premier League opening 2-1 win over Leicester, but pointedly suggested he wants to be trusted more by manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho surprisingly put Pogba straight into the starting line-up and handed him the armband even though 7

August 8, 2018 11:38 PM Arsenal's 'silent Stan' unfazed by unhappy fans

LONDON: American businessman and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke is unlikely to be upset by the outpouring of heated opposition from Arsenal fans following his takeover of historic Premier League club. The hard-nosed multi-billionaire from Columbia, Missouri, who joined the American invasion of English football over a decade ago, has absorbed a steady volume 10

August 6, 2018 11:33 PM Ronaldo's Juventus debut to be streamed live on Facebook

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo's debut for Juventus is among a series of games from Serie A and Spain's La Liga to be broadcast for free on Facebook in the UK and Ireland this season. UK rights holders Eleven Sports announced on Monday it had reached an agreement with the social media giant that will see at least one live match from both leagues broadcast 10

July 31, 2018 1:46 PM Man blows himself up on empty Belgium football field

BRUSSELS: A man died after blowing himself up on an empty football field in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers in an apparent suicide, the city's deputy mayor Hasan Aydin said Tuesday. "The individual, whose identity is not yet known, blew himself up in the middle of the football field around 0830 (0630 GMT) in the morning," Aydin told AFP. "Suicide 8

July 27, 2018 8:56 AM Ibrahimovic helps Galaxy fightback in 'El Trafico'

LOS ANGELES: Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped launch another dramatic fightback as Los Angeles Galaxy overturned a 2-0 deficit to snatch a 2-2 draw with Los Angeles Football Club in their "El Trafico" derby on Thursday. In another pulsating edition of Major League Soccer's newest city rivalry, Galaxy conjured two goals in the final eight minutes to grab a share 12

July 25, 2018 11:40 AM Klopp hands Sturridge Liverpool lifeline

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge can be a "decisive player" for Liverpool after impressive displays from the injury-plagued striker in pre-season matches. Sturridge, 28, went to West Brom on loan in January but was injured early on and managed just six appearances. With 12 months left on his contract it appeared Sturridge's Anfield career was over but he has looked 4

July 25, 2018 7:43 AM Barcelona host Real Madrid for first Clasico in October

LAS ROZAS DE MADRID, Spain: Defending Spanish champions Barcelona will host Real Madrid on Oct 28 in the first Clasico of the 2018/19 season, the Spanish football federation said Tuesday. Real Madrid, who finished third in the league, 17 points behind champions Barcelona, will host the second meeting of the two Spanish giants on March 3, the federation 10

July 24, 2018 12:10 AM Investigation opened after complaint against Spanish football boss – reports

MADRID: A complaint has been lodged against the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales accusing him of trying to finance work on his house through the union of players he chaired, according to Spanish media reports on Monday. Radio Cadena SER, which first reported the story, said a court in Valencia opened a preliminary inquiry after 6