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  • Geoff Parling: Leicester and England lock out for three months

    November 22, 2013 1:31 PM 45

    England and Leicester Tigers lock Geoff Parling could be out for up to three months after having shoulder surgery. England face France and Scotland in the opening two weeks of the tournament. "After taking medical advice this week, he has had an operation," said Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill. Cockerill told the club website: "The prognosis

  • FAS disappointed with Safee's decides to stay with JDT

    November 22, 2013 1:03 AM 48

    The FAS have admitted that they have no choice but to accept the decision of national striker Safee Sali to stay with Johor Darul Takzim, despite him already verbally agreeing to a return with The Red Giants next season. The vice president of FAS, Datuk Abdu Mokhtar, said he understood the U-Turn decision and the current scenario of local football

  • Annuar puts forward low targets for next season

    November 22, 2013 12:54 AM 47

    President of Kelantan Football Association (KAFA), Tan Sri Annuar Musa, has revealed that Kelantan will not have high targets for next season, dismissing their chances as Super League challengers. In his Facebook, he stated that The Red Warriors are comfortable to enter the competition with an underdog status, despite being one of the powerhouse team in the Super

  • MARK WEBBER EXCLUSIVE: Aussies will beat England in the Ashes 3-1, my love for Man United, and the best F1 driver I faced

    November 21, 2013 9:41 PM 48

    Singapore, because of the lights and it is bumpy. It is very repetitive so it is easy to get drawn into a mistake. The wins are nice. So I would take one of my victories, probably the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix. That would have been the 2010 Red Bull, the RB6, on the Bridgestone tyres. Tyres are always important so that was nice, too. That is a hard question

  • Argentina pick new midfield to face Italy

    November 21, 2013 3:20 PM 47

    Player release has forced Argentina into five changes for their closing tour match against Italy on Saturday from the team beaten 40-6 by Wales last weekend. The Pumas will be without first-choice centres Marcelo Bosch and Santiago Fernandez and lock Patricio Albacetedue to an agreement between their European clubs and Argentina. The players have been with the Pumas

  • For Nalbandian, a Supporting Role in the Era of Federer and Nadal

    November 21, 2013 8:34 AM 41

    In a sport in which there are 127 losers and one winner at a Grand Slam tournament, there is plenty of room for regrets — ample opportunity for great talent to rise and then bang its head against the ceiling. So it went for David Nalbandian, one of the most complete players of any era who, after announcing his retirement in October because of a shoulder

  • Players have to take responsibility for loss to Qatar, says Aidil Zafuan

    November 20, 2013 11:51 PM 44

    After Malaysia’s defeat to Qatar, Aidil Zafuan feels that the players need to shoulder the blame and do their best against Yemen in the last Asian Cup qualifying game next March. The Malayan Tigers lost to Qatar 1-0 at the Shah Alam Stadium last Tuesday and centre-back Aidil Zafuan thinks that the players, not just the coach, should be blamed for the result

  • Blatter calls Qatar labour situation 'unacceptable'

    November 20, 2013 4:58 PM 54

    BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter described the labour rights situation in 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar as unacceptable on Wednesday and agreed that the situation had to change. Blatter met International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) president Michael Sommer three days after Amnesty International became the latest organisation to publish

  • Joint air exercise grounded by diplomatic rift

    November 20, 2013 7:36 AM 46

    A joint exercise involving fighter jets of the Indonesian air force and the RAAF in Darwin has been put on hold. The ABC understands Indonesian government officials ordered the action after President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono suspended cooperation with Australia on people smuggling. The air exercise, which was due to begin today, would have involved eight

  • Rio Games golf course progress 'reasonably good' - Finchem

    November 20, 2013 3:03 AM 49

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Progress on the troubled golf course hosting the sport's return to the Olympics at the 2016 Rio Games is "reasonably good", PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said on Wednesday. Construction at the Venue Reserva de Marapendi course, being controversially built in an environmental reservation, was held up for months by legal wrangling