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  • United stars face axe as Mourinho fumes

    April 17, 2018 12:51 AM 9

    Manchester United's Paul Pogba looks dejected after the 1-0 loss to West Bromwich Albion, April 15, 2018. ― Reuters picMANCHESTER, April 17 ― Jose Mourinho has vowed to drop several of Manchester United's stars as he fumes over their lacklustre loss to West Bromwich Albion. United crashed to a shock 1-0 home defeat against bottom of the table Albion

  • PSG secure title, but thoughts already on summer of change

    April 15, 2018 11:55 PM 15

    PARIS: It may have felt in many respects as though Paris Saint-Germain's season ended a month ago, but this Sunday they find themselves celebrating reclaiming the French title, their second trophy in a fortnight. While Neymar is still absent recovering from an operation on a fractured foot, Unai Emery's side took back the Ligue 1 crown in the best possible

  • Malaysia bags seventh Commonwealth Games gold, surpasses 2014’s tally

    April 15, 2018 4:25 AM 9

    Chow Mei Kuan and Vivian Hoo celebrate their win after the women’s doubles match against Lauren Smith and Sarah Walker of England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April 15, 2018. — Reuters picBRISBANE, April 15 — Malaysia’s women’s pair Chow Mei Kuan-Vivian Hoo bagged the gold medal in the women’s doubles final at the 2018 Commonwealth

  • Chong Wei seals Commonwealth hat-trick

    April 15, 2018 3:26 AM 8

    Lee Chong Wei in action during the Commonwealth Games Men’s Singles Gold Medal Match at Carrara Sports Arena 2, Gold Coast, Australia, April 15, 2018. — Reuters picGOLD COAST, April 15 — Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei roared back from a game down to beat India’s new world number one Kidambi Srikanth and win his third Commonwealth Games singles gold today

  • Commonwealth gold a morale booster for Amy to face Asian Games challenges

    April 15, 2018 2:58 AM 8

    Amy Kwan poses with her gold medal after winning the individual ribbon event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast April 13, 2018. ― Reuters picSEPANG, April 15 — Winning a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games is indeed a major morale booster for national rhythmic gymnast Amy Kwan to be more competitive at the Asian Games scheduled for Sept 18-22 in Jakarta

  • Ibrahimovic on target again as Galaxy douse Fire

    April 15, 2018 2:11 AM 9

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Los Angeles Galaxy controls the ball against the Chicago Fire during the first half of a MLS match on April 14, 2018 at the Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. — AFP picCHICAGO, April 15 — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his first full appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy yesterday to secure a battling 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire in Major

  • Superb Swansea held to 1-1 draw by dogged Everton

    April 15, 2018 1:12 AM 9

    Everton’s Jordan Pickford looks dejected after conceding their first goal to Swansea City during their Premier League match at Liberty Stadium, Swansea, April 14, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, April 15 — A superb display by a Swansea side seeking their fifth home win in a row was blighted by a Kyle Naughton own goal as visitors Everton held them to a 1-1 draw in their

  • Ince’s ‘magic moment’ secures vital win for Huddersfield

    April 15, 2018 12:59 AM 9

    Huddersfield Town’s Tom Ince celebrates scoring their first goal against Watford during their Premier League match at John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, April 14, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, April 15 — Tom Ince struck in stoppage time as Huddersfield Town beat Watford 1-0 to take a huge step towards securing Premier League survival yesterday. The hosts

  • Slick City on brink of title after sinking Spurs

    April 15, 2018 12:27 AM 12

    LONDON: Pep Guardiola says winning the Premier League will be one of the greatest achievements of his glittering career after Manchester City moved to the brink of the title with a stylish 3-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday. Guardiola's side extended their lead over second-placed Manchester United to 16 points thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay

  • All hopes now on Chong Wei, women’s doubles

    April 14, 2018 3:58 PM 8

    Datuk Lee Chong Wei will again need to shoulder the burden of chasing gold. — Reuters picOLD COAST, April 14 — With the curtains coming down on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games tomorrow, Malaysia’s hopes for additional gold medals rest on the shoulders of Datuk Lee Chong Wei in the badminton men’s singles and the women’s doubles pair of Vivian