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Other Sport 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coria to Ferrero: Concentrate on the ball

Argentina#8217;s Guillermo Coria has some advice for Spain#8217;s Juan Carlos Ferrero #8211; who takes on hard-hitting Dutchman Martin Verkerk in today#8217;s French Open final.

Other Sport 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Passing shots

Lifestyle 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vintage year for Porto

THERE has always been a north-south divide in Portuguese football, a divide that mirrors Portuguese society as a whole: the poorer predominantly working-class north and the affluent capital of Lisbon, home of Benfica, the club of the country#8217;s greatest ever player, the Mozambique-born #8220;Black Pearl#8221;, Eusebio.

Business 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Prospects and challenges in asset-backed securities

Aseambankers economist I>Baljeet Kaur Grewal/Iwrites about some fixed income instruments that are gradually coming of age. Besides bonds which have become very popular, the issuance of asset-backed securities is also catching on.

Other Sport 16 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cup victory alone can satisfy Strachan

Southampton manager Gordon Strachan should be in his element tomorrow.

Other Sport 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Belgians and Americans in semi-finals collision course

The United States completed a 5-0 sweep of the Czech Republic on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the Fed Cup, and all five match victories came courtesy of the Williams sisters.

Other Sport 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A battle that's not for bettors

What drives a Japanese to stay up at 4am to watch an English Premier League match. Why do Asians #8211; in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam #8211; stay up all night and gamble away millions on these matches. Passion? Hot action? A burning desire to win? All of these and more were on show when Manchester United and Arsenal had their mid-week showdown.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Montella takes Roma into final

A goal by striker Vincenzo Montella sealed AS Roma's place in the Italian Cup final, as they beat city rivals Lazio 1-0 in the semi-final second leg on Wednesday to win 3-1 on aggregate.

Lifestyle 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rools for Righters (Rules for Writers)

FUN with some grammatical rules.

Other Sport 09 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kedah edge neighbours Perlis with solitary strike

Kedah capitalised on their advantage in numbers to tame a 10-man Perlis with a solitary goal in a Premier I match at the Stadium Utama.