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Boxing 29 Apr 2015 | 10:17 AM

Pacquiao, Mayweather again divided in fight buildup

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Four days before they meet in the ring for their highly anticipated showdown, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather marked the start of fight week at different events on Tuesday, with the Filipino southpaw a notable absentee from the 'Grand Arrival'.

Athletics 26 Jun 2015 | 5:37 PM

Powell in command, Bolt out of 100m picture

KINGSTON (Reuters) - With Usain Bolt a notable absentee, Asafa Powell threw down the gauntlet at the Jamaican national senior trials on Thursday by running a blistering 9.98 seconds to qualify for the 100 metres semi-finals.

Other Sport 24 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Big guns in bold gamble

Being second only to the World Cup on the international footballing calendar, Euro 2008 should bring together the cream of the continental crop - which is doubtless why under-achieving England must watch at home.

Golf 16 May 2019 | 5:13 AM

No Tiger sighting at sunny Bethpage Black on Wednesday

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Reuters) - The PGA Championship finally took on a major feel on Wednesday as the sun shone, the players emerged from seclusion and spectators turned up in droves to watch the world's best players put the finishing touches to their preparations.

Athletics 01 May 2019 | 10:20 PM

Farah declines marathon spot at World Championships

(Reuters) - European record holder Mo Farah has declined a chance to contest the marathon in the World Championships in Doha, increasing the possibility of a return to the track.

Football 23 Apr 2019 | 1:22 AM

Barca want to seal La Liga title before Champions League tie with Liverpool - Valverde

MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona are fully focused on winning La Liga and if possible want to wrap up the title before next week’s Champions League semi-final clash with Liverpool, coach Ernesto Valverde said on Monday.

Badminton 10 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

1992 once more as Cup heroes gather in reunion

PETALING JAYA: It has been 27 years since they lifted the Thomas Cup at Stadium Negara – a feat that united the nation.

Badminton 01 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian second stringers expected to ease into quarter-finals

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia should face little trouble to reach at least the quarter-finals at the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Champion-ships in Hong Kong from March 19-24.

Football 21 Feb 2019 | 10:47 PM

Fit-again Kane in contention for Tottenham trip to Burnley

LONDON (Reuters) - Harry Kane is back in full training and could return for Tottenham Hotspur's away clash at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Thursday.