Azizulhasni Awang bags bronze at the world track championships

Friday, 20 February 2015.

ST QUENTIN EN YVELINES, FRANCE: Frenchman Francois Pervis delighted the home crowd by snatching the gold medal in the keirin event at the world track championships on Thursday.


Besiktas stun Liverpool as holders Sevilla progress

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 08:03

PARIS: Tolgay Arslan was the hero as Besiktas stunned Liverpool to knock them out of the Europa League on penalties early today.

Formula One: McLaren boss confident Alonso will be fit for season opener

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 22:55

BARCELONA: McLaren chief executive Ron Dennis has insisted that Fernando Alonso should be ready to race at the opening Grand Prix of the season in Australia despite spending three nights in hospital following a crash in testing last week.

Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup win

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 16:49

DUNEDIN: The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup.

Afghanistan chasing 211 to beat Scotland

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:42

DUNEDIN: Scotland achieved their highest ever World Cup score but still left Afghanistan chasing a modest 211 for victory.

Leverkusen shock ten-man Atletico

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 08:10

LEVERKUSEN: Bayer Leverkusen have one foot in the Champions League’s quarter-finals following their shock 1-0 home win over last season’s finalists Atletico Madrid, who finished with ten men.

Monaco stun Arsenal with 3-1 away win

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 07:58

LONDON: AS Monaco gave Arsenal a lesson in patient, counter-attacking football to win their Champions League last 16 first leg-match 3-1 in London last night, heaping more Champions League agony on Arsene Wenger.

Brazilian player bitten by police dog during match

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 23:32

SAO PAULO: A Brazilian player was taken to a hospital for an anti-rabies shot after being bitten by a police dog during a match.

Liverpool face injury-hit Besiktas, crowd in Istanbul

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 21:03

ISTANBUL: Liverpool must battle a hostile welcome from a 70,000-capacity crowd as they face an injury-hit Besiktas in Istanbul on Thursday in the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie.

‘Still problems’ in worker conditions for Qatar World Cup: FIFA

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 19:41

DOHA: FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said Wednesday there were still problems with the conditions of migrant workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup but he was “very happy” with steps taken by Qatar.

Ton-up Anwar turns tables on Ireland

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 16:18

BRISBANE: Shaiman Anwar made the first hundred in the World Cup by a United Arab Emirates batsman as the amateurs from the Middle East recovered to 278 for nine against Ireland in their Pool B match at Brisbane’s Gabba ground on Wednesday.

Ireland win toss, opt to field first against UAE

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:22

BRISBANE: Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and opted to field first in their World Cup Pool B match against United Arab Emrates at the Gabba.

Tevez, Morata strike as Juve battle past Dortmund

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 08:04

TURIN: Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata struck for Juventus as the Italian champions secured a 2-1 Champions League last 16 first leg win over Borussia Dortmund in Turin.

Suarez puts Barca on top as Messi misses penalty

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:35

MANCHESTER: Manchester City suffered from deja vu as Luis Suarez’s double gave Barcelona a 2-1 first leg lead in a Champions League last 16 tie at the Etihad although Lionel Messi’s late penalty miss left the door ajar.

JDT thrash India’s East Bengal 4-1

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 22:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) thrashed India's East Bengal 4-1 in their opening AFC Cup Group F match at Larkin Stadium today.

Marquez leads on day two of Sepang test

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 19:23

SEPANG: World champion Marc Marquez was the fastest rider at Sepang circuit on day two of the second round of pre-season MotoGP winter testing.