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  • Dream comes true as Chung dumps Djokovic from Open

    January 22, 2018 2:55 PM 2

    Chung Hyeon of South Korea speaks after winning his Australian Open match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne January 22, 2018. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 22 — South Korean star Chung Hyeon’s dream came true today as he dumped six-time champion and his idol Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open in a sensational fourth

  • Russia starts kitting out athletes in neutral uniforms

    January 22, 2018 11:45 AM 3

    Russia’s Olympic Committee said today its clothing supplier had begun kitting out athletes who will compete at next month’s Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea under a neutral flag. — Reuters picMOSCOW, Jan 22 — Russia’s Olympic Committee said today its clothing supplier had begun kitting out athletes who will compete at next month’s Winter

  • Svitolina ‘working hard’ for Aussie Open success

    January 22, 2018 3:35 AM 3

    Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina celebrates winning her Australian Open match against Czech Republic’s Denisa Allertova at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne January 22, 2018. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 22 ― Elina Svitolina says she is “working her a** off” to win a first Grand Slam title and become world number one after reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian

  • Rahm beats Landry to win CareerBuilders in playoff

    January 22, 2018 2:23 AM 1

    Jon Rahm hits a fairway shot on the 16th during the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament at PGA West TPC Stadium Course. ― Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Jan 22 ― Spain's Jon Rahm birdied the fourth playoff hole to beat Andrew Landry and capture his second US PGA Tour title at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California. Rahm, projected

  • Gracia is new Watford coach after Silva sacking

    January 22, 2018 12:14 AM 4

    Earlier yesterday, Watford had dismissed Silva, saying that an ‘unwarranted approach’ for the former Olympiakos boss from Everton earlier this season was ‘the catalyst’ for the decision. — Reuters picWATFORD, Jan 22 ― Premier League club Watford appointed former Malaga coach Javi Gracia as their new manager yesterday, just hours after sacking Portuguese

  • Lyon trim PSG’s Ligue 1 lead with 2-1 win

    January 21, 2018 11:18 PM 3

    Lyon's Memphis Depay celebrates with Anthony Lopes after the match against Paris St Germain. ― Reuters picPARIS, Jan 22 ― Memphis Depay's last-gasp goal earned Olympique Lyonnais a 2-1 home win against 10-man Paris St Germain, cutting the Ligue 1 pacesetter's lead down to eight points yesterday. Depay fired home four minutes into stoppage time to put Lyon on 48 points

  • Dimitrov ousts Kyrgios to reach Open quarters

    January 21, 2018 3:15 PM 3

    Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria chats with Nick Kyrgios of Australia after Dimitrov won their Australian Open match at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne January 21, 2018. — Reuters picMELBOURNE, Jan 21 — Bulgaria’s world No.3 Grigor Dimitrov won a gripping four-setter to knock Australia’s big hope Nick Kyrgios out of the Australian Open today. Dimitrov downed

  • Fan suspected of urinating in goalie’s bottle is arrested

    January 21, 2018 3:08 PM 3

    A Middlesbrough fan who allegedly urinated in the opposition goalkeeper’s water bottle during an English championship game has been arrested and faces a ban from watching his team. — AFP picLONDON, Jan 21 — A Middlesbrough fan who allegedly urinated in the opposition goalkeeper’s water bottle during an English championship game has been arrested and faces

  • Hot back nine lands Fleetwood fresh title

    January 21, 2018 3:00 PM 6

    England’s Tommy Fleetwood poses with the trophy after winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club January 21, 2018. — Reuters picABU DHABI, Jan 21 — England’s Tommy Fleetwood successfully defended his title at the US$3 million (RM11.8 million) Abu Dhabi Championship today, shooting a seven-under par 65 round to beat compatriot

  • Wee Kiong-V Shem lose to Indonesian pair in Malaysia Masters final

    January 21, 2018 12:50 PM 3

    National doubles pair Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong in action in Rio de Janeiro, 14 August, 2016. The pair lost to Indonesia's Fajar Alfian-Muhammad Rian Ardianto at the Perodua Malaysia Masters today. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 — In an error-ridden match, national men’s doubles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong bowed out to Indonesia’s Fajar Alfian-Muhammad