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Other Sport 05 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Budding stars of Asean

SOUTH East Asia's premier football championship, the Tiger Cup, which kicks off on Tuesday, has lost some lustre. Some of the most exciting players in the region will not be around.

Other Sport 09 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Singapore place one hand on Tiger Cup with victory in Jakarta

Singapore took a giant step towards lifting the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Tiger Cup after upsetting a 10-man Indonesian side 3-1 in the first leg of the final here last night.

Other Sport 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

IAAF agree to toughen up rules on nationality

The International Association of Athletics Federations agreed on Sunday to toughen up their nationality rules to make it harder for athletes to switch nationalities.

Other Sport 14 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kenya orders defector athletes to leave country

Kenya on Tuesday ordered all athletes who have renounced their citizenship to leave the country and told them to stick to their adopted nations.

Other Sport 19 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Robinho’s precocious flair versus Zinha’s silky skills

The precocious flair of Robinho against the midfield mastery of Zinha is what's on offer when Brazil clash with Mexico in the Confederations Cup here today.

Other Sport 22 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Brazilian-born players making a name with adopted countries

For Brazilian-born Alessandro Santos, today's Group B match at the Confederations Cup between Japan and Brazil in Cologne will be a special game.

Other Sport 25 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Tursunov snatches victory in borrowed shirt

Tim Henman's latest Wimbledon dream was wrecked by a Californian-based Russian with a bad back and who had to borrow a shirt to play.

Other Sport 16 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

China-born athletes sue Singapore AAA

Two China-born athletes, wooed over from the mainland as teenagers to represent Singapore, are suing the country's athletics association after they claimed they were unfairly dumped from its foreign talent scheme for not meeting performance targets.

Other Sport 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Brazilian Baptista says he wants to stay at Sevilla

Brazilian forward Julio Baptista wants to stay at Sevilla for another season and has no intention of leaving despite the interest of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Wenger confident of getting Baptista and keeping Pires

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is quietly confident that Robert Pires will not follow Patrick Vieira out of Arsenal this summer and that he can still sign Brazilian striker Julio Baptista from Spanish side Real Sevilla.