Saturday, January 21, 2017

Sports

Luke Shaw set for comeback at Manchester United

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw will get a chance to impress in the coming games as he tries to fight his way back into...

Fifa mulls NASL-style penalty shootout at group stage for World Cup 2026

Marco van Basten has said Fifa was considering using shootouts in group-stage games at the 2026 World Cup and may revive the old NASL-style...

Luis Enrique hails Van Gaal’s impact

Luis Enrique has lauded the impact Louis van Gaal had not just at Barcelona, but on his own career as well. Van Gaal had two...

Thousands protest in Tamil Nadu against ban on ancient sport jallikattu

Protests against the ban on jallikattu (tame the bull ancient sport of Tamil) continued in Madurai, Chennai and Coimbatore on Tuesday, a day after...

Costa trains alone at Stamford Bridge

Diego Costa trained alone on Sunday and Monday and will be assessed by Chelsea's medical staff and Antonio Conte before a decision is made...

Neymar is world’s most valuable footballer

Barcelona star Neymar is the most expensive player in Europe's top five leagues ahead of his teammate Lionel Messi, according to a CIES Football...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic willing to trade his goals for EPL title

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he would trade more than half of his 14 Premier League goals this season for a place at the top...

Juventus must forget about Pogba – Khedira

Sami Khedira has said Juventus need to stop living in the past and must forget about Paul Pogba. Juve lost 2-1 to Fiorentina on Sunday...

Nicol breezes through to TOC quarterfinals

Malaysia's top women squash player, Nicol David breezed through to the quarterfinals of the Tournament of Champions (TOC) being held in New York, on...

Musa wants drastic changes in Sabah football team management

Sabah Football Association (SAFA) president Musa Aman has called for drastic changes in the team management to ensure no interference for people who are...

Minister must get cabinet approval to hold post in sports association – Khairy

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said ministers are prohibited from holding posts in sports associations except with the approval of the cabinet. He said...

Pahang FA president accepts blame for team’s poor performance

Pahang Football Association president Tengku Abdul Rahman Sultan Ahmad Shah admitted he would accept all the blame for Pahang's inept performance last season. "I am...

New York Times features ‘astounding’ Nicol David

Nicol David walked incognito through Grand Central Terminal this week, as if she were just another commuter on her way to Track 25. If this...

Chelsea drop Costa after row over fitness, reports say

Diego Costa has been dropped from the squad of Premier League leaders Chelsea for the match at champions Leicester City after a row over...

BAM to have smoking tests for shuttlers

The time has come for the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to come down hard on shuttlers, who are smokers, reported The Star Online. The...

Former England manager Graham Taylor dies

The former England manager Graham Taylor has died aged 72 following a suspected heart attack. Taylor, whose playing career took him to Grimsby Town and...

Expanded Fifa World Cup – Could increase giant-killing feats but dissuade nations to be...

THE Fifa World Cup has always had a slightly deceptive name. Granted, it admits teams from six continents, and has been hosted in five. But the...

Paul Pogba’s woodwork poser

Manchester United have hit the woodwork a remarkable 19 times this season - and no English Premier League player has done so more often...

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