Home / Sports

Teen star Yulo ‘distracted’ at home: gymnastics chief

The Philippines’ gymnastics chief believes that the country’s teenage world champion was “distracted” at this year’s home Southeast Asian Games and could have improved on his haul of two golds and five silvers, local media reported yesterday. Carlos Yulo, 19, won the all-round and floor exerciseFULL STORY

Philippines’ arnis wins boost gold haul by 14

To the untrained eye, arnis — the stick-wielding martial art of the Philippines — is brutal and frenzied, but behind the chaos lies a tradition dating back hundreds of years. With some contests lasting just a few minutes, the fast and furious combat sport madeFULL STORY

Mourinho sleeps at training ground

Jose Mourinho on Friday said that he reacted to Tottenham’s midweek defeat at Manchester United by sleeping at the club’s training ground. Mourinho’s 100 percent record since taking over at Spurs came to an end in a 2-1 loss against his former club at Old Trafford. However,FULL STORY

Boys injured in Albanian quake meet Serie A soccer players Ronaldo, Buffon

Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy on Friday when they met their soccer idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape theFULL STORY

Selection worries just spur on Le Sommer

Eugenie Le Sommer is two goals away from breaking France’s all-time scoring record and has won multiple trophies with club side Olympique Lyonnais, but she says that her main goal going into next year is simply to keep her place on the team. The forward hasFULL STORY

Buzzer-beating Thunder top Timberwolves in OT

The Oklahoma City Thunder had found multiple ways to lose close games this season, but not this time. Chris Paul on Friday scored a season-high 30 points and the Thunder pulled off an improbable 139-127 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. With the Timberwolves ahead 121-119FULL STORY

Jones adds to Australian Open lead

Matt Jones coped best yesterday with difficult afternoon conditions at the Australian Open for a three-under-par 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round. Jones, who led by one stroke after the second round, had a three-round total of 13-under 200 at The AustralianFULL STORY

Woodland leads in the Bahamas’ World Challenge as Tiger gets within two shots

Two big birdies from Gary Woodland on Friday gave him the lead in the Hero World Challenge. A closing birdie on a hole that has vexed Tiger Woods put him in range of a third victory this year. Patrick Reed fully expected to be right thereFULL STORY

Money is the real reason boxing is in Saudi Arabia

For boxing fans it was one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, but Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight fight against Andy Ruiz Jr was also controversial. Joshua was to earn a career-high fee of about £60 million (US$78.84 million) yesterday when facing Ruiz in theFULL STORY

Oilers edge Kings 2-1 on early power-play goals

With all their high-end talent, the Edmonton Oilers’ latest win was hardly the sort of flashy exhibition that they have been putting on display lately — and that was just fine with them. Leon Draisaitl and Alex Chiasson on Friday had a goal and an assistFULL STORY

Former world No. 1 Wozniacki to retire after Melbourne

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki on Friday announced that she would retire after next month’s Australian Open, insisting that she “has accomplished everything” that she wanted to on a tennis court. The 29-year-old Dane won her only Grand Slam singles title in Melbourne last yearFULL STORY

More :
Date Range : Past 7 Days Custom Date Range
TOP top