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  • Manchester United named most valuable football team

    May 23, 2018 8:37 AM 7

    PARIS: Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils' overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion euros (RM14 billion), beating Real Madrid on 2.9 billion

  • Ibrahimovic sent off as Galaxy end losing streak

    May 21, 2018 11:54 PM 3

    MONTREAL: Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off for the first time in his Major League Soccer career on Monday before the Los Angeles Galaxy ended a four-match losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Montreal Impact. Ola Kamara's 75th-minute winner sealed the badly-needed points for Galaxy, who have slipped to mid-table in the Western Conference as the euphoria

  • Six injured, two seriously, in Juventus title parade

    May 19, 2018 11:58 PM 8

    TURIN: Six Juventus fans were injured, two seriously, when a truck they were travelling in during the Italian champions' victory parade on Saturday night struck the electric cables of the city's tramway, according the media reports. The team were celebrating winning their seventh straight Serie A title and fourth Italian Cup in a row with an open top bus parade

  • Pacquiao says Matthysse bout to be 'basis' for retirement call

    May 18, 2018 8:07 AM 14

    MANILA: Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says the outcome of his July bout against Argentine Lucas Matthysse will likely determine whether he will hang up his gloves after a storied career. After a one-year hiatus from the ring, the 39-year-old has started training two weeks earlier than usual to bring himself up to peak fighting condition

  • Durant, Thompson power Warriors over Rockets in NBA playoffs

    May 15, 2018 6:35 AM 9

    WASHINGTON: Kevin Durant scored 37 points and Klay Thompson added 28 as defending champion Golden State defeated season win-leader Houston 119-106 in Monday's opener of their NBA playoff semi-final series. Stephen Curry added 18 points, six rebounds and eight assists for the Warriors, who were outclassed early but battled back to seize the lead in the best-of-seven

  • South Koreans Park, Shin share storm-hit LPGA Texas lead

    May 6, 2018 3:01 AM 14

    CHICAGO: South Koreans Jenny Shin and Park Sung-hyun each fired a six-under par 65 to share the lead after Saturday's conclusion of the opening round in the storm-hit LPGA Texas Classic. The Korean duo held a one-stroke edge on Iceland's Olafia Kristinsdottir and Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn at what has become a 36-hole event due to two days of severe

  • Celtics edge 76ers to reach brink of NBA playoff sweep

    May 6, 2018 2:51 AM 7

    WASHINGTON: Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Terry Rozier added 18 as the Boston Celtics beat Philadelphia 101-98 in overtime Saturday, reaching the brink of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics seized a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven second-round series and could complete a sweep of the 76ers by winning game four Monday at Philadelphia

  • In-form Tsitsipas beats Anderson in Estoril

    May 4, 2018 6:31 AM 13

    ESTORIL, Portugal: Greek rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas continued his excellent form on clay by beating Estoril Open top seed Kevin Anderson 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals. The 19-year-old held the big-hitting South African to just four aces in a second-round match which lasted for more than two hours in windy conditions

  • Knicks reportedly to hire Fizdale as new coach

    May 4, 2018 6:27 AM 12

    NEW YORK: The NBA's New York Knicks have agreed to a deal to make David Fizdale their next head coach, multiple US media outlets reported Thursday. The New York Daily News said it had confirmed the deal, which ESPN reported was for four years. The Knicks have interviewed a string of coaching prospects over the past three weeks, but Fizdale has been mentioned

  • Three things we learned from Roma v Liverpool

    May 2, 2018 11:44 PM 13

    ROME: Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the first time in 11 years after a 7-6 aggregate win against Roma on Wednesday. Inspired by dreams of restoring Liverpool to their former glory, Jurgen Klopp joined the Reds three years ago to experience unforgettable nights like this. By leading Liverpool to their eighth European Cup final, Klopp