Soccer-City go top after win over Saints while Villa lose again

Sunday, 29 November 2015.

LONDON: Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League – at least until Leicester City play Manchester United in the late match – when they beat Southampton 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.


Formula One: Rosberg rounds off season in style

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 01:01

ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg ended his 2015 season in triumph on Sunday when he completed a hat-trick of victories in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Brazilian striker Patric responds to racist tweet in Japan

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 23:00

TOKYO: The Japanese league is investigating a racist tweet posted by a fan claiming to be a supporter of the Urawa Reds targeting Gamba Osaka’s Brazilian striker Patric.

Motor racing-F1 tightens cooperation rules, clears Ferrari-Haas

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 21:37

ABU DHABI: Formula One stewards moved on Sunday to tighten up the rules on technical co-operation between teams with immediate effect in a decision that calmed talk of a looming ‘arms race’ in the sport.

Away fans remain banned in France following attacks

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 20:16

PARIS: The ban on away fans attending Ligue 1 matches will continue until December 14 following the terrorist attacks in Paris that left 130 dead and hundreds injured on November 13, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Gray tops Salomon Action Asia Malaysia Trail

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 19:14

JOE Gray from the United States came out tops in the Salomon Action Asia Malaysia Trail Run yesterday.

Fauzan nails time trial

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 15:36

PUTRAJAYA: Time trial specialist Fauzan Ahmad Lutfi lived up to expectations after emerging victorious at the final leg of the National Road Cycling Championships in Putrajaya today.

Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 09:45

DUESSELDORF, Germany: Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian’s 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles.

Darul Ta'zim sent packing by Felda United

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 23:52

AFC Cup champions Darul Ta’zim were ousted by Felda United in the Malaysia Cup quarter-finals today.

Rosberg on pole again for final race

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 22:52

ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg snatched his sixth straight pole position with a dramatic last-gasp lap in Saturday’s twilight qualifying session for Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 engine suppliers meet to discuss cost reductions

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 20:16

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: Formula One’s engine manufacturers met Saturday to discuss ways of reducing costs for teams and head off the threat of the sport introducing a cheap independent engine.

Seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 19:15

NAIROBI: Kenya has banned seven athletes, including two women sprinters sent home from the World championships in Beijing, for doping offences, Athletics Kenya said Saturday.

Nazmie victorious in Putrajaya

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 18:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Terengganu Cycling Team's (TSG) Che Ku Mohammad Nazmie Che Ku Ramli proved he is one to look out for in the future after winning the men's elite criterium convincingly at the second leg of the National Road Cycling Championships in Putrajaya today.

AFC boss 'confident' next FIFA leader will be Asian

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 17:21

NEW DELHI: Asia’s football chief has won unanimous backing from his executive committee as the man to “rebuild FIFA” as he strengthens his campaign to take over the corruption-tarnished world body.

Chance to support charity golf tournament still open

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 12:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Golfers and sports enthusiasts who have missed out on the chance to compete in the 13th edition of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM)–Tan Sri Alex Lee Charity Golf tournament still have a chance to contribute to the event.

Jones shifts here and there

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 07:00

Coach Eddie Jones has had his fair share of travelling to various parts of the world to part his expertise to whoever is prepared to pay him.

I'm not worried about peaking early, says Barca coach

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 22:49

BARCELONA: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says he is not worried his team will suffer the same fate as Real Madrid last season and peak too early before missing out on major silverware.

Hamilton edges Rosberg in opening practice for Abu Dhabi GP

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 19:10

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg set the fastest times in Friday’s opening practice session for the season-ending Formula One race in Abu Dhabi.

Fiji sevens team to the rescue... on plane to treat ill passenger

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 14:51

WELLINGTON: The world champion Fiji sevens rugby team has been praised after stepping in to assist cabin crew during a medical emergency on a flight from Fiji to Brisbane on Thursday.

'Batman' Fury must prove he's no joker against Klitschko

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 10:00

BERLIN: Tyson Fury faces the acid test of his boasts that he will end Wladimir Klitschko’s four-year reign as undisputed world heavyweight champion when the pair clash in Duesseldorf on Saturday.

Injury hits Sturridge again

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 09:47

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a fresh injury setback after a foot problem ruled him out of a return to action in Thursday’s Europa League clash against Bordeaux.

Liverpool, Spurs into last-32 as Celtic crash

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 08:36

PARIS: Liverpool and Tottenham reached the Europa League last 32 on Thursday while Scottish interest in continental competition came to another sobering end when Celtic were knocked out.

Hamilton keen to test himself at NASCAR

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 22:31

ABU DHABI: Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hopes to give NASCAR a go one day after singing the praises of the US stock car series on Thursday.

Chong Wei knows what he is doing: Khairy

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 21:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin believes that any decision made by national badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei would be for his own good.

Red Card! Thai club Satun Utd banned for three years for assault on referee

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:37

BANGKOK: A third division soccer club in Thailand have been banned for three years after fans attacked a referee following a defeat on Sunday.

S1K 2015 introduces Independent Cup

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 15:15

THE Sepang 1000km Endurance Race (S1K) will see the introduction of the Independent Cup as a new category for the 2015 edition which runs from tomorrow until Saturday at the Sepang International Circuit.

Chelsea on brink of last 16 after Maccabi win

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 09:25

HAIFA: Chelsea cruised to an easy 4-0 Champions League victory over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv in Haifa on Tuesday to close in on the last 16.

Brilliant Barcelona, Bayern through to last 16

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 09:14

PARIS: Holders Barcelona celebrated qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with another stunning display on Tuesday, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both scoring twice in a 6-1 win against Roma.

Pahang lose AFC Cup slot next season

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 01:20

PAHANG will not play in the AFC Cup next season following orders from FIFA to deduct six points from the clubs campaign in this year's Super League.

Defoe goal hands Big Sam's Sunderland vital win over Palace

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 13:54

LONDON: Jermain Defoe boosted Sunderland’s bid to escape the Premier League relegation zone as he pounced on a defensive howler to snatch a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Monday.

Gerrard to play for Liverpool again... for legends match

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 13:38

LONDON: Former Liverpool star Steven Gerrard will pull on the famous Reds shirt once again after agreeing to play for the club’s ‘Legends’ side in Australia next year.