GENEVA: FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s interest at the Badminton Asia Championships (BAC) in Wuhan, China, ended on Saturday when world No 1 Lee Chong Wei crashed out in the semi-finals.
TOKYO: Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight limit for Sunday's title defence against Japan's Shohei Omori in Osaka.
BARCELONA: Andy Murray gained revenge on Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday.
LONDON: British boxer Anthony Joshua’s stunning 11th round knockout of Ukrainian legend Wladimir Klitschko was hailed Sunday as having restored some much-needed prestige to the tarnished image of heavyweight boxing.