Rodgers demands solid defence

Saturday, 25 October 2014.

LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers wants to see an all-round improvement in his side’s defending when they face Hull City in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday.


BAM confirms their athlete failed doping test

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 16:02

KUALA LUMPUR: THE BA of Malaysia (BAM) finally confirmed that one of their athlete has failed a doping test at one of the major tournament. It is the first time the national body has commented on the issue.

Ex-Arsenal star Pires suspended by ISL disciplinary committee

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 14:22

NEW DELHI: Former France midfielder Robert Pires and Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas have been suspended and fined by the Indian Super League for a scuffle during a match last week.

Aldo beats Mendes in UFC 179 to keep his title

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 13:11

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian Jose Aldo beat American Chad Mendes by unanimous decision to successfully defend his featherweight title in UFC 179 at Maracanazinho Arena early Sunday.

Five things we learned from El Clasico

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:56

MADRID: Real Madrid took the spoils in the first El Clasico of the season as Luis Suarez’s Barcelona debut ended in a 3-1 defeat.

Birmingham suffer record eight-goal defeat, Leeds sack Milanic

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 09:55

LONDON: Birmingham’s miserable season hit a new low as the managerless Championship strugglers suffered their worst ever home defeat while Leeds sacked manager Darko Milanic on Saturday.

Swans on song as Bony double sinks Leicester

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 09:52

SWANSEA: Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony bagged a brace as Swansea cruised to a 2-0 victory over Leicester on Saturday.

Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 09:00

BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund’s horror run of Bundesliga results continued on Saturday as they lost 1-0 at home to Hanover 96 to drop to 15th after a fourth straight defeat.

West Ham claim shock win over Man City, Saints leap to 2nd

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:53

LONDON: Manchester City’s bid to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday.

Suarez laments ‘bittersweet’ debut defeat

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:42

MADRID: Barcelona striker Luis Suarez described his return to action from a four-month ban for biting as bittersweet after the Catalans suffered their first league defeat of the season 3-1 away to Real Madrid on Saturday.

Classy PSG make Bordeaux pay penalty

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:37

PARIS: Two penalties by Lucas Moura and a clever chip by Ezequiel Lavezzi helped champions Paris Saint Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday and put pressure on leaders Marseille.

Roma held to a scoreless draw by Sampdoria

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:30

MILAN: Serie A title challengers Roma dropped two precious points in a scoreless draw away to high-flying Sampdoria that could see Juventus restore their three-point gap at the top of the table.

Sampdoria coach Mihajlovic rebuffs Inter link

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:21

MILAN: Sampdoria coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has played down suggestions he could take over at troubled Inter Milan, where the Serbian finished his playing career in 2006.

Real Madrid outclass Barca in El Clasico

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:06

MADRID: Luis Suarez’s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema.

Fight for survival

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:05

ITALIAN football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli (pic) said on Friday.

Pakistan edge closer to victory

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:05

DUBAI: Pakistan took a huge step towards victory in the first Test by taking four key Australian wickets after hundreds from Younis Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put them in the driving seat in Dubai yesterday.

Advantage Wanderers

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:05

SYDNEY: Australia's Western Sydney Wanderers beat Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal 1-0 to take the early advantage in the two-leg AFC Champions League final yesterday.

Murray edges Ferrer to reach final

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:04

VALENCIA: Andy Murray took a huge step towards sealing his place in the ATP World Tour finals as he beat top seed David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Valencia Open final yesterday.

Brief relief

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:04

CATERHAM have been told they can miss the next two Formula One grands prix while seeking a buyer after the team went into administration on Friday.

Dortmund’s crisis deepens

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:04

Borussia Dortmund’s horror run of Bundesliga results continued yesterday as they lost 1-0 at home to 10-man Hanover 96 to drop to 15th after a fourth straight defeat.

Nadal calls time out

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:04

RAFAEL Nadal suffered a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) loss in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors to teenager Borna Coric on Friday and then shut down his season to undergo appendix surgery.