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Community Sports 21 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Gold medallist graduates but still has dreams to chase

SEA Games gold medal winner Lim Chee Wei has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English Language Studies from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Other Sport 13 Oct 2017 | 12:06 AM

Russia says progress in anti-doping reforms unrecognised

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has made significant leaps in its anti-doping reforms but the progress is not being recognised by the international community, sports officials from the country said on Thursday.

Football 12 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Fox undaunted by U.S. failure to qualify for World Cup

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The failure of the United States men's team to qualify for next year's World Cup will not impact on Fox Sports's plans to televise the tournament, a right for which it paid $200 million, the network said on Wednesday.

Football 10 Apr 2017 | 1:31 AM

Bayern's Hummels to miss Real Madrid clash

(Reuters) - Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels will miss the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid after injuring his ankle, the club confirmed on Sunday.

Football 24 Feb 2017 | 6:40 AM

Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

LONDON (Reuters) - Even by the standards of modern soccer management mayhem, the vertiginous rise and equally stunning fall of Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri takes the breath away.

Football 23 Nov 2016 | 5:56 PM

Qatar soccer coach threatens to resign if naturalised players excluded

DOHA (Reuters) - The coach of Qatar's national soccer team has threatened to resign if a plan being considered by the country's football authority (QFA) to exclude naturalised players from the squad is implemented.

Tennis 05 Sep 2016 | 5:11 AM

Little-known Sevastova back in the big time after retirement

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anastasija Sevastova was so unknown when she arrived at the U.S. Open that even the official website could not find a photo of her. A week on and the 26-year-old Latvian is into the quarter-finals of a grand slam for the first time thanks to a 6-4 7-5 victory over 13th seed Johanna Konta of Britain.

Swimming 17 Aug 2016 | 2:58 PM

Third in medals table, China face worst haul since 1996

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Defeats in sports dominated by China at previous Olympics have left the country in an unfamiliar third place on the medals table, with some predicting that Rio 2016 could witness the lowest haul in two decades.

Swimming 19 Jul 2016 | 2:37 PM

China says expects tough challenge for medals at Rio

BEIJING (Reuters) - China expects strong pressure to win medals at next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro from teams which have begun to better challenge its dominance in sports like badminton, state media said on Tuesday.

Football 17 Feb 2016 | 2:07 PM

Insight - Soccer radio deals in the U.S. put spotlight on FIFA's bidding process

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As world soccer body FIFA faces pressure to reform in the wake of a global corruption scandal, several current and former media executives are raising questions about the transparency of the bidding process for U.S. radio broadcasting rights to the World Cup.