Man United ‘ready to break transfer records’

Wednesday, 23 July 2014.

LONDON : Manchester United are prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players he wants, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.


Team clear Magnussen of blame in Massa accident

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 17:41

BUDAPEST: Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen of McLaren has been cleared of any blame for the crash that saw Brazilian Felipe Massa’s Williams car flipped upside shortly after the start of last Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

Van Gaal’s Man Utd thrashes Galaxy 7-0

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 15:38

PASADENA, United States: Louis van Gaal’s reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.

TENNIS: Nervy start for Haase

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 14:29

GSTAAD (SWITZERLAND): LAST year’s finalist Robin Haase had to fight through an extended case of first-match nerves to advance over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 on another rainy day at the Swiss Open on Tuesday.

Borini injury fear for Liverpool in Roma loss

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:00

BOSTON: A 90th-minute own goal Wednesday cost Liverpool a 1-0 loss to AS Roma but an early spill left striker Fabio Borini with a much more worrisome right shoulder injury.

Roma beats Liverpool 1-0 in friendly

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:10

BOSTON: Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Spurs sign Davies, Vorm from Swansea

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:58

LONDON: Tottenham made a double swoop on Premier League rivals Swansea on Wednesday when they signed left-back Ben Davies and Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm.

Loew to stay on as Germany coach

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:01

BERLIN: Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract which runs until Euro 2016.

Inspired by the flag

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:10

MALAYSIA’S hopes of a medal-winning start to the Commonwealth Games today lie on the shoulders of cyclist Fatehah Mustafa, rhythmic gymnasts Amy Kwan Dict Weng, Wong Poh San and Fatin Zakirah Jalany Zain, and weightlifters Sharifah Inani Najwa, Mohd Faizal Baharom and Zulhelmi Md. Pisol.

Yin Loo out to prove herself

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:09

WOMEN’S doubles shuttler Lim Yin Loo, insisted that she is not traveling to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games just to make up the numbers.

Tracie itching to train in Glasgow

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:05

NATIONAL artistic gymnast Tracie Ang can’t wait to begin training at the Scottish Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in Glasgow ahead of the Commonwealth Games.