Ibra setback for PSG

Tuesday, 30 September 2014.

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of Paris Saint Germain’s Champions League match against Barcelona today with a left heel injury.


Djokovic, Petra win, Caroline crashes

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:12

BEIJING: Novak Djokovic continued his 100 per cent record at the China Open yesterday overcoming late resistance from Vasek Pospisil to win 6-3, 7-5, while Petra Kvitova powered through her women’s singles match.

Hamilton eyeing hat-trick

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:12

LEWIS Hamilton wants a first Japanese Grand Prix victory on the demanding Suzuka track this weekend to complete a hat-trick of wins and pull away from Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ championship.

Herrera adds to United’s injury problems

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:12

LONDON: Manchester United have been dealt another injury blow after it was confirmed midfielder Ander Herrera suffered a fractured rib in the weekend win over West Ham.

Pardew continues to ride his luck

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

LONDON: Alan Pardew has admitted he is lucky not to have been sacked by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley — but will continue to fight for his future by axing senior players at Swansea.

Nishikori thrills

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

KEI Nishikori thrilled his home fans as the US Open finalist posted a 6-3, 6-4 opening victory over Ivan Dodig yesterday to reach the second round of the Japan Open.

Deja vu as Phelps apologises for DUI arrest

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

BALTIMORE: Michael Phelps’ comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool.

Giroud new contract ‘done deal’

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

LONDON: Olivier Giroud’s new contract with Arsenal is ‘done’, according to manager Arsene Wenger.

Al Hilal reach first Asian Champions League final

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal are through to their first Asian Champions League (ACL) final, despite losing the away leg of their last-four encounter against Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates 2-1 on Tuesday.

Oozing with confidence

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

EVERTON winger Aiden McGeady’s experience of Russian football gives him reason to be confident as the Toffees travel to face FC Krasnodar in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

No Sturridge for England

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge won’t be fit to play in England’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia next week, according to his club manager Brendan Rodgers.

Pellegrini rues careless City

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side need to sharpen up their act after they were held 1-1 by Roma in their second Champions League Group E game.

Mourinho savours return

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:11

LISBON: Jose Mourinho enjoyed a happy return to his native city of Lisbon on Tuesday as Chelsea defeated Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in Champions League Group G action at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.

‘It’s my fault’

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:10

BARCELONA coach Luis Enrique refused to point the finger at his defence after the Catalans went down 3-2 to Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League Group F on Tuesday.

Tigers under threat

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:10

THE proposal to disband the Young Tigers A, B and C squads has caused friction in the FA of Malaysia (FAM).

Star rapped over night out

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:10

SINGAPORE: Singapore swimming star Joseph Schooling is facing an investigation over an allegedly boozy night out at the Asian Games which ended in the early hours.

Tomita yet to return home

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:09

JAPANESE swimmer Naoya Tomita remains in South Korea despite being cleared to return home after paying a fine for stealing a camera at the Asian Games.

Joy for Mary but Sarita refuses medal

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:09

CELEBRATED Indian women’s boxer Mary Kom won her first Asian Games gold yesterday but a teammate sensationally refused to accept her bronze medal in a row over judging standards.

Hendrawan for Chong Wei?

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:09

A CHANGE in roles in the men’s singles department looks almost certain with the arrival of China’s junior coach He Guo Quan on Tuesday.

Syrian karate exponent fails doping test

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:09

SYRIAN karate competitor Nour Aldin Al-Kurdi has become the fifth athlete at the Asian Games to fail a doping test, the Olympic Council of Asia announced yesterday.

Lady luck smiles on Adnan

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:09

Iraq’s Adnan Taes Agar Almntfage was promoted to the gold medal for the men’s 800 metres at the Asian Games yesterday in bizarre circumstances after finishing the final in fourth place.