Football in the Netherlands
Celtic manager Neil Lennon hailed his side after they bounced back from their disappointing Champions League defeat to Juventus with a 6-2 thrashing of Dundee United.Monday, 18 February, 2013, 3:15am
Peri Peri Saffron has given the impression of a horse looking for more ground and the four-year-old gets it and with a much-needed low draw in the opening leg of the season-ending Triple Trio at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Peter Ho Leung has shown patience with his four-year-old and has picked out an ideal Class Four over 1,400m, where he will jump from gate two.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Nearly half the tickets have been snapped up for Arsenal's visit next month when they take on local champions Kitchee at Hong Kong Stadium - and this even before the fate of their captain Robin van Persie has been decided.
The 29-year-old striker has a year left on his Emirates contract but is believed to be keen on a transfer.12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Qualify automatically as host nation
Denmark7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Radiomarelli continued to progress with another gutsy performance in a competitive Class Three over 1,400m at Sha Tin last Saturday and looks ready to score next time out.
The Sean Woods-trained gelding arrived off a mark of 69 following a good maiden win in a 16-runner event at Windsor, a second, a third and a fifth from four straight course efforts in Britain as a juvenile.24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
After scraping home as co-winner of the Jockey Challenge on Wednesday night, Douglas Whyte has the firepower to blow rivals away today, with the shortest-priced favourite on the card among his nine rides.11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Caspar Fownes is going through a dry spell by his standards with only five winners from the past 16 meetings, but Classic Boy looks a sure winner after coming up a stride short of winning the Class Four Sau Mau Ping Handicap (1,650m) on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
Twelve years in the making, Japan finally earned their first World Cup win on foreign soil, in the process capping a remarkable three days for Asian football.
While South Korea travelled to South Africa confident of success - and duly delivered with a 2-0 win in their opening game against a poor Greece team - the same could not be said of Takeshi Okada's Blue Samurai.16 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Soccer advertises itself, with some justification, as 'the world game'. It goes from strength to strength around the globe, from impoverished developing countries where few can afford new boots to strongholds of rival sports, such as the United States, Australia and New Zealand, who have all qualified for the World Cup finals in South Africa in June.4 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Another pivotal weekend in the English Premier League as leaders Chelsea host third-placed Arsenal and Aston Villa go to Tottenham Hotspur with the prize of fourth place potentially on offer for the winners, while Manchester United have the much easier task of a home game against bottom club Portsmouth.6 Feb 2010 - 12:00am
The motto is 'The Future is Asia', but the continent's four representatives in the World Cup could be excused for dwelling on the immediate past as they come to terms with the hands that fate dealt them at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.6 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
They may not generate big headlines like Manchester United and Real Madrid, but Bayern Munich rule in the German soccer league. In a bid to boost its grass-roots community development, the club is collaborating with financial firm Allianz Global Investors to create the first Allianz Junior Football Camp in Germany.10 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
We are in good shape and can go forward with confidence, says coach De Haan
They didn't wear their famous orange strip. But the fans said they didn't care as long as their favourites won.3 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
If things had turned out differently, Chelsea's Salomon Kalou would have been turning out for the Netherlands today at the ING Cup at the Hong Kong Stadium today. Instead, Kalou will be hoping to fire Ivory Coast to victory against a country which once turned him down.2 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has emerged as a likely candidate for Cameroon's Olympic squad that will feature in a pre-Games tournament in Hong Kong.
Eto'o, 27, (pictured) and fellow Cameroon star Jean Makoun, who has signed for Lyon, have been named as overage players in a provisional Cameroon squad.3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am