Arsenal fall just short as Monaco qualify

Wednesday, 18 March 2015.

MONACO: Monaco withstood Arsenal’s onslaught to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League despite a 2-0 home defeat early this morning, advancing on the away goals rule after drawing 3-3 on aggregate.


Atletico into Champions League quarter-finals after penalty drama

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 08:09

MADRID: Atletico Madrid progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season after squeezing past Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 on penalties after the scores were locked at 1-1 on aggregate.

Sharapova beats Azarenka on 6th match point at Indian Wells

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 14:04

INDIAN WELLS (Calif): Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

LeBron suffers another defeat in return to Miami

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 11:31

MIAMI: Another return to Miami for LeBron James brought another thumping for his Cleveland Cavaliers at the hands of his former club as the Heat ripped their ex-teammate 106-92 Monday.

Last resort Sarfraz solves Pakistan's opening problem

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 16:16

WELLINGTON: It was Pakistan’s last roll of the dice that saw them throw Sarfraz Ahmed into the role of opener at the World Cup and the gamble looks to be paying off.

Federer, Williams cruise into next round at Indian Wells

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:28

IINDIAN WELLS (United States): Second seed Roger Federer opened his bid for a fifth Indian Wells title by easing to a 6-4, 6-2 second round victory over Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman on Sunday.

Ferrari must prove the real deal: Vettel

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:23

MELBOURNE: Sebastian Vettel, flushed by a podium finish on his debut for Ferrari behind the tearaway Mercedes in Australia, says the job is now to ensure it was not a one-off.

De Bruyne helps keep Wolfsburg solid in second

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:52

BERLIN: Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne helped inspire Wolfsburg to a 3-0 victory over Freiburg last night as the Europa League hopefuls moved back within 11 points of leaders Bayern Munich.

Bale gets Madrid back to winning ways

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:24

MADRID: Gareth Bale ended a nine-game goal drought by scoring twice as Real Madrid moved back to within a point of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win over Levante last night.

PSG suffer hangover with defeat at Bordeaux

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 08:10

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain suffered a Champions League hangover last night as sloppy defending cost them a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Bordeaux and also dented the defence of their Ligue 1 crown.

Toni brace dents Napoli’s runner-up hopes

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 08:07

ROME: Veteran striker Luca Toni scored in either half as Verona stunned Napoli 2-0 at home last night to dent the Azzurri’s hopes of a runner-up finish in Italy’s Serie A.

Chelsea held but Rooney is a knockout for United

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 07:58

LONDON: Chelsea opened a six-point lead in the Premier League following a 1-1 draw with Southampton as Manchester United enjoyed perhaps their finest performance yet under Louis van Gaal with a 3-0 trouncing of Tottenham Hotspur.

Teenager makes memorable debut in international Penang Duathlon and Triathlon

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 19:00

GEORGE TOWN: An 18-year-old teenager from the Penang swimming squad made a memorable debut in the Penang International Triathlon and Duathlon in Teluk Bahang, Penang today by finishing second in the women’s open category, here today, despite coming down with cramps towards the end.

LTdL 2015: Algerian Youcef Reguigui gets yellow jersey

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 18:02


Hamilton wins season-opening Australian GP

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 15:24

MELBOURNE: Lewis Hamilton’s world championship defence got off to a flying start on Sunday with a crushing victory for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as Formula One rivals succumbed to a farcical rash of reliability problems.

Bottas out of Australian GP with back injury

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 14:00

MELBOURNE: Valtteri Bottas will not drive in the Australian Grand Prix because of a back injury, his Williams team said Sunday.