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Lee announces comeback bid


Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei on Thursday said he plans to return to badminton after successful treatment for nose cancer, insisting he had no intention of retiring.

A quiet revolution

"I'm not trying to build a new England," sang Kirsty MacColl in her 1980s hit song "New England." That is not something that Gareth Southgate can sing if his current ...

Jekyll and Hyde

Manchester United are fast becoming the most Jekyll and Hyde of soccer teams. Last week against Bournemouth, fans could have been forgiven for thinking that the pink shirts of the ...


Federer crashes in ATP Finals opener

Roger Federer suffered a shock straight-set defeat to Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals on Sunday, severely denting his bid for the 100th title of his illustrious career.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 21:13:40

Real Madrid 'very happy' with interim manager Solari, says club director

Real Madrid Director Emilio Butragueno has said the Spanish giants are delighted with Santiago Solari's spell in charge after the team posted their fourth consecutive win by beating Celta Vigo on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 21:03:40

Monaco boss backs coach Henry after dismal start

Monaco's owners have backed Thierry Henry as coach, just hours after his side were beaten 4-0 by Paris St-Germain to extend Henry's winless run at his new club to six games.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/12 21:03:40

Ronaldo keeps Juve flying high

Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Juventus bounced back from their midweek Champions League defeat by Manchester United with a 2-0 win over 10-man AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday, as Gonzalo Higuain missed a penalty before being sent off for the hosts.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 21:03:39

Harden powers Rockets to first home win

James Harden drained eight three-pointers en route to a season-high 40 points as the Houston Rockets won their first home game with a 115-103 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 20:58:40

Xie Bin eyes gold belt after Singapore win

China's rising mixed martial arts (MMA) star Xie Bin said he hopes to win a gold belt within three years after taking an easy win over Malaysian Hisyam Samsudin three minutes 19 seconds into their bantamweight bout.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 21:23:39

Kenyan double as Misoi and Muriuki win Athens Classic Marathon

Kenya's Brimin Kipkorir Misoi won the 36th Athens Classic Marathon on Sunday, clocking the 42.195-kilometer distance in two hours, 10 minutes and 56 seconds.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/11 21:18:40

Senators rally past Lightning

Brady Tkachuk, Colin White and Ryan Dzingel scored within a 10-minute span in the third period on Saturday night for the Ottawa Senators, who stormed back to earn a wild 6-4 win over the hosting Tampa Bay Lightning.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/11 21:18:39

Iranian women see final in rare 'victory'

Hundreds of Iranian women ­attended a crunch soccer match in Tehran, in a rare step seen Sunday as a “victory” by local newspapers and hailed by FIFA as an “historic and festive day” for the sport.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/11 20:23:40

Carrasco cracker helps save Dalian from China relegation

Belgium international Yannick Carrasco scored a fine individual goal to help save Dalian Yifang from relegation on a nail-biting final day in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/11 20:23:40