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Other Sport 18 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong police arrest nine suspected illegal bookies

Hong Kong police arrested nine suspected illegal bookmakers and seized HK$3.24 million (US$415,400) worth of betting slips yesterday in a major crackdown on the surge of illegal gambling during the Euro 2004 tournament.

Other Sport 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Portuguese chief faces graft charges

Portuguese Professional Football League president Valentim Loureiro was charged with 22 counts on Friday in connection with corruption and influence-peddling among referees, judicial sources said.

Other Sport 21 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

United threatened in suicide bomb plot

A suicide bomb plot to kill football fans at Saturday's English Premier League match between champions Manchester United and Liverpool was foiled by police, I>The Sun/Inewspaper reported on Tuesday.

Other Sport 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Berth in Olympics virtually secured for Koreans football team

South Korea as good as booked their place in a fifth consecutive Olympics after they made short work of Malaysia in a pre-Olympics Asian Finals Group A football match, winning 3-0 easily at the Suwon World Cup Stadium in Seoul last night.

Other Sport 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shopping – the Roman style

While other clubs flounder under the ever increasing financial burden, rich Chelsea can afford to go pre-season shopping. The next transfer window opens in summer but the Roman regime have gone through the back-door to buy in advance

Other Sport 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Italian football is sick and probe will help cure it, says deputy PM

Italian football is #8220;sick#8221;, the country's deputy Prime Minister Gianfranco Fini said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 18 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Police arrest seven for betting on EPL matches in Vietnam

Police in Vietnam said yesterday they have arrested seven people running an illegal gambling syndicate taking bets on English Premier League matches.

Other Sport 06 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Police raids around Ferrari HQ

Italian police searched three companies and a flat near the Ferrari headquarters in connection with possible spying in Formula One motor racing, news reports said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Magpies back Chelsea’s spending spree

In the face of much critisism and envy, Newcastle manager Sir Bobby Robson and captain Alan Shearer declared in Kuala Lumpur Monday that they fully supported rivals Chelsea's awesome off-season spending spree.

Other Sport 02 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kedah find Sarawak a tough nut to crack

Kedah fell one note short in their game and had to settle for a goalless draw against Sarawak in a Premier I match at the Darulaman Stadium in Alor Star, Kedah on Tuesday night.