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  • Defiant Moyes insists United still in title race

    December 8, 2013 3:18 AM 22

    United's 1-0 loss to Newcastle United at Old Trafford yesterday was their second reverse at home in four days and means they have lost five of their first 15 league matches under Moyes, who admitted his team are playing poorly and lacking confidence. It is the side's worst start to a season since 2001-02. But the Scot called for understanding that the club are in a "transition"

  • WRC - Kubica wins FIA personality award

    December 7, 2013 1:37 PM 26

    Poland's ex-Formula One driver Robert Kubica has won the inaugural FIA 'Personality of the Year' award after a successful season in rallying. The former Renault F1 driver, fighting back from a near fatal rally crash that ended his grand prix career in 2011, won the second tier WRC2 championship at the first attempt and could move up to the main series

  • Singapore grabs 1st SEA Games medal through chinlone, keeps wushu hopes alive

    December 7, 2013 9:36 AM 32

    Singapore's sepak takraw team with their SEA Games bronze medals -- in chinlone. (Yahoo Photo) The medal tally for Singapore’s Southeast Asian Games campaign kicked off on Saturday morning with a surprise bronze in chinlone. Sent in to attempt the traditional Burmese sport for the first time ever, the Republic’s sepak takraw team were soundly beaten

  • Water polo powers Singapore to winning start at SEA Games

    December 6, 2013 11:47 PM 45

    Singapore launched its official Southeast Asian (SEA) Games campaign on Friday evening with a rousing victory by water polo's golden boys. Singapore came out of the blocks firing and recorded the first goal of the game in under a minute. The sides continued sparring up to the second period, till the clearly physically superior Republic started pulling

  • Zenit Return to RPL Summit with Ural Win

    December 6, 2013 6:55 PM 23

    MOSCOW, December 6 (R-Sport) – Zenit St. Petersburg defeated minnows Ural Yekaterinburg 2-1 on Friday to end a miserable seven-match winless streak and return to the top of the Russian Premier League table. Zenit go one point ahead of Lokomotiv Moscow but will lose top spot again on Saturday if the Railwaymen beat Rubin Kazan in the Russian capital

  • Will give tough competition to Korea, says Canada junior hockey coach

    December 6, 2013 4:20 PM 18

    New Delhi: Canada coach Paul Bundy on Thursday said they are looking to give tough competition to South Korea in their Hockey Junior World Cup opener at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Post their morning practice session here on Thursday, the Canadian team looked motivated and prepared after rigorous training. "Our first match

  • Diana Bong optimistic of winning country’s 1,000th gold medal in SEA Games

    December 6, 2013 2:50 PM 22

    Malaysia’s Diana Bong competes in the women’s ‘Nandao’ wushu competition during the 2013 World Games in Cali, Colombia August 3, 2013. — Reuters picNAYPYITAW, Dec 6 — National wushu exponent Diana Bong Siong Lin remains optimistic of winning Malaysia’s 1,000th gold medal in the SEA Games history when she competes in the women’s Nanquan event, the first

  • Serie A - De Sciglio, Mexes, Abbiati return for Milan

    December 6, 2013 2:47 PM 33

    The return of defenders Mattia De Sciglio and Phillipe Mexes, and goalkeeper Christian Abbiati should give troubled AC Milan a boost ahead of their trip to Livorno on Saturday. Left back De Sciglio has recovered from a knee injury and is fit for only his second start of the season. Centre-back Mexes is available again after almost a month out and Abbiati

  • Malaysia beat New Zealand in close contest

    December 6, 2013 2:04 PM 17

    New Delhi: Malaysia overcame a fighting New Zealand 3-2 in the first Pool D match of the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday. Malaysia were successful on their second penalty corner attempt through Muhammad Bin Saabah. New Zealand reacted immediately and scored on their fourth penalty corner attempt by Kane Russell

  • De Sciglio, Mexes, Abbiati back for Milan

    December 6, 2013 2:03 PM 19

    The return of defenders Mattia De Sciglio and Phillipe Mexes, and goalkeeper Christian Abbiati should give troubled AC Milan a boost ahead of their trip to Livorno on Saturday. Left back De Sciglio has recovered from a knee injury and is fit for only his second start of the season. Centre-back Mexes is available again after almost a month out and Abbiati