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Football 23 Feb 2019 | 11:01 PM

Getafe dream of Champions League football after beating Rayo

(Reuters) - Getafe climbed into the top four of La Liga on Saturday with a 2-1 win over neighbours Rayo Vallecano, boosting the Madrid minnows' hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time.

Football 06 Jan 2019 | 2:40 AM

Alaves go fourth with victory over troubled Valencia

(Reuters) - Alaves continued their excellent home form by recovering to beat struggling Spanish powerhouse Valencia 2-1 on Saturday, climbing into fourth place in La Liga and boosting their chances of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time.

Community Sports 19 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Veterans relive their playing days

WITH five former national players boosting the Amaze volleyball team, it was no surprise when they won the women’s category in the 8th Penang Veteran Volleyball Championship.

Cricket 18 Dec 2018 | 3:24 PM

Australia level series against India with 146-run victory

PERTH (Reuters) - Australia cleaned up India's lower order with a barrage of hostile bowling before lunch on the fifth day to secure a series-levelling, confidence-boosting 146-run victory in the second test on Tuesday.

Rugby 11 Nov 2018 | 3:58 PM

France reflect on cruel defeat after Springboks pounce in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - French hopes of posting a morale-boosting win in the build-up to next year's World Cup were dashed in a dramatic finish to Saturday's test against South Africa, much to the bitter disappointment of both their coach and captain.

Rugby 11 Nov 2018 | 4:20 AM

Biggar penalty sees Wales end horror losing streak against Australia

CARDIFF (Reuters) - Replacement fullback Dan Biggar kicked a late penalty as Wales ended a 13-match losing streak against nemesis Australia with an error-strewn 9-6 victory at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, boosting their confidence ahead of next year’s Rugby World Cup.

Football 08 Nov 2018 | 6:45 AM

Soler stars as Valencia boost Champions League last-16 hopes

(Reuters) - Valencia's Carlos Soler had a hand in all three goals as they beat Young Boys 3-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, boosting their last-16 hopes with their first home win of the season.

Rugby 04 Nov 2018 | 3:51 AM

Jones delighted with England's quick learners

LONDON (Reuters) - Eddie Jones said he "couldn't be prouder" of his makeshift England team after they withstood a first-half battering to emerge 12-11 victors over South Africa on Saturday and get their November international series off to a morale-boosting start.

Football 19 Aug 2018 | 12:55 AM

Kane finally nets in August as Spurs beat Fulham 3-1

LONDON (Reuters) - Harry Kane finally ended his August goalscoring drought as England's World Cup luminaries inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a morale-boosting 3-1 Premier League win over newcomers Fulham on Saturday.

Football 17 Aug 2018 | 7:59 PM

Schalke sign Morocco left back Mendyl on five-year deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Champions League participants Schalke 04 on Friday signed Morocco defender Hamza Mendyl from French club OSC Lille on a five-year contract, boosting their back line a week before the start of the Bundesliga season.