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I can turn around losing record against Williams, insists Sharapova ahead of Melbourne final

Second seed Maria Sharapova insisted Thursday her “terrible” record against arch-rival Serena Williams was irrelevant after booking an Australian Open final showdown with the American top seed.

29 Jan 2015 - 4:48pm
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool’s Emre Can, the Football Association announced on Wednesday...

29 Jan 2015 - 11:13am
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Christian Eriksen added a late goal to his sublime early free kick to help Tottenham scrape a 2-2 draw with third-tier Sheffield United on Wednesday and secure a place in the League Cup final...

29 Jan 2015 - 9:21am
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo announced on Wednesday that he is to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in this year’s Fifa presidential election.

29 Jan 2015 - 10:40am
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique said he had to substitute two-goal star Neymar to prevent the Brazilian from being injured as his side’s Copa del Rey quarter-final, second leg with Atletico Madrid...

29 Jan 2015 - 9:36am
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Raging favourite Novak Djokovic will play defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a blockbuster semi-final at the Australian Open after dominant wins yesterday

29 Jan 2015 - 12:59am
Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

For 92 minutes, teenager Andrew Li Hei-yin lived the dream, his first taste of the world of professional tennis leaving him hungry for more

29 Jan 2015 - 10:48am

RUGBY

HK women get fired up for new-look home sevens event

The Hong Kong Women’s Rugby Sevens will be staged over two days, with 12 teams from five continents taking part.

29 Jan 2015 - 7:48pm
Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has lured Argentine star Dario Conca back to the Chinese Super League, his club Shanghai SIPG said on Wednesday, on a deal reported to be worth almost US...

29 Jan 2015 - 1:22am
Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence, but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board

29 Jan 2015 - 12:43am
Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

Ange Postecoglou said he was not worried about South Korea's miserly defence in the Asian Cup final after the Socceroos underlined their incredible ability to score through almost any player

28 Jan 2015 - 11:35pm
Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

Media Day, once a day for Super Bowl contenders to talk somewhat seriously about their upcoming title clash, has evolved into a destination – and an adventure destination at that, what with the...

28 Jan 2015 - 9:59am
Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on January 19 as he celebrated girlfriend Lindsey Vonn’s record 63rd World Cup victory. He said one tooth was...

28 Jan 2015 - 9:40am

Hong Kong

Hong Kong tennis teen Andrew Li loses first pro match, but learns he has what it takes

For 92 minutes, teenager Andrew Li Hei-yin lived the dream, his first taste of the world of professional tennis leaving him hungry for more

29 Jan 2015 - 10:48am

Racing

Changing of the guard for Hong Kong's sprinters, with Peniaphobia the flagbearer

Lucky Nine. Sterling City. Amber Sky. Charles The Great. Frederick Engels. Ask any punter in January last year who Hong Kong’s top sprinters were and the list would have contained that quintet,...

29 Jan 2015 - 8:48pm
Sensation returns, ready to make a splash in Triple Trio

Benno Yung Tin-pang has eased progressive sprinter Sensation back into the fray after an early season setback and a perfect draw makes the four-year-old a good banker in the middle leg of Sunday's...

29 Jan 2015 - 9:27pm

Golf

Singapore Open returns in 2016 with a whimper

The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence, but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board

29 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

Soccer

Diego Costa set to miss Manchester City showdown after being charged with violent conduct

Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool’s Emre Can, the Football Association announced on Wednesday...

29 Jan 2015 - 11:13am
Portugal legend Luis Figo throws his hat into the ring for Fifa election

Former Portugal and Real Madrid winger Luis Figo announced on Wednesday that he is to challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter in this year’s Fifa presidential election.

29 Jan 2015 - 10:40am

Tennis

I can turn around losing record against Williams, insists Sharapova ahead of Melbourne final

Second seed Maria Sharapova insisted Thursday her “terrible” record against arch-rival Serena Williams was irrelevant after booking an Australian Open final showdown with the American top seed.

29 Jan 2015 - 4:48pm

China

Sven-Goran Eriksson lures Dario Conca back to China in 'US$11m deal'

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has lured Argentine star Dario Conca back to the Chinese Super League, his club Shanghai SIPG said on Wednesday, on a deal reported to be worth almost US...

29 Jan 2015 - 1:22am
How girlfriend helped Hong Kong sailing hero Cheng Ying-kit stay sane in gruelling Volvo Ocean Race win

Hong Kong sailor Cheng Ying-kit was kept sane by the girl waiting for him in port as he helped Dongfeng Race Team create history on Tuesday, becoming the first Chinese boat to win a leg in the 41-...

28 Jan 2015 - 11:38am

Other Sport

Media Day madness as Super Bowl circus comes to town

Media Day, once a day for Super Bowl contenders to talk somewhat seriously about their upcoming title clash, has evolved into a destination – and an adventure destination at that, what with the...

28 Jan 2015 - 9:59am

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