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Nicol David goes down in Windy City final

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, 5 March 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Egypt's Raneem El Weleily made Nicol David wait a little longer for an 80th WSA Tour title after winning the Windy City Open final in Chicago today.

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Robinho and Marcelo back in Brazil squad for friendlies

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 22:35

SAO PAULO: Dunga has picked striker Robinho and left back Marcelo for Brazil’s upcoming friendlies against France and Chile.

Rapid-fire Gunners see off QPR

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:34

LONDON: Arsenal maintained their push for a Champions League place as two goals in five second-half minutes gave them a 2-1 victory over QPR at Loftus Road last night.

Barcelona to face Athletic Bilbao in Cup final

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 09:32

MADRID: Barcelona eased into the Copa del Rey final as they completed a 6-2 aggregate win over Villarreal with a 3-1 win at El Madrigal last night.

Swansea’s Gomis ‘well’ after on-pitch collapse

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 08:43

LONDON: Swansea City striker Bafetimbi Gomis moved to reassure concerned onlookers that he was “feeling well” after collapsing during his side’s 3-2 Premier League defeat at Tottenham Hotspur last night.

Young rescues United, Chelsea preserve lead

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 08:25

LONDON: Ashley Young bolstered Manchester United’s bid for a Premier League top-four place with an 89th-minute winner at Newcastle United last night, while leaders Chelsea preserved their five-point lead.

Heat off Pellegrini as Man City beats Leicester

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 08:04

MANCHESTER: David Silva and James Milner struck late in each half as champion Manchester City grabbed a scrappy but much-needed 2-0 win over Leicester in the Premier League last night.

Cricket: Bangladesh sense their time has come

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 08:07

NELSON, New Zealand: Fired up Bangladesh sense a World Cup quarter-final berth will be one match away by close of play in Nelson on Thursday as they prepare to play a disconsolate Scotland.

Amla shines as South Africa set Ireland 412 to win

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 17:59

CANBERRA: Hashim Amla hit his highest one-day score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century as South Africa set Ireland a monumental target of 412 for an unlikely World Cup victory at Manuka Oval today.

RM60mil sponsorship boost for BAM

By Fabian Peter - Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 13:24

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) officially signed a new sponsorship deal with sports brand Victor today.

Michael Schumacher’s son to drive in Formula 4

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 20:17

FRANKFURT (Germany): Michael Schumacher’s 15-year-old son Mick has signed a contract with Van Amersfoort Racing to drive in the Formula 4, a series for young talents.

Japan’s Nishikori soars to world number four

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 17:09

TOKYO: Record-breaking Japan superstar Kei Nishikori rose to fourth in Monday’s new world rankings, equalling Kimiko Date-Krumm as his country’s highest-ranked tennis player.

Morten Frost is back as BAM’s technical director

By Fabian Peter - Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) newly hired technical director Morten Frost has promised to look into the national coaches’ contracts as soon as possible.

Mourinho all praise on Tottenham’s game

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 07:37

LONDON: It may have been of scant consolation to Mauricio Pochettino after his Tottenham Hotspur side had been soundly beaten at Wembley but his Chelsea conqueror Jose Mourinho believes the Argentine will go on to enjoy major success with Spurs.

South Korea’s Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 19:41

Pattaya, Thailand: South Korea’s Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya on Sunday, finishing at 15-under-par 273 to hold off world number three Stacy Lewis.

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