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Other Sport 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dominant South Korea held to draw

South Korea were held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia in a friendly international Saturday, despite dominating possession in their first match under new coach Humberto Coelho.

Other Sport 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Two die in clashes between Argentine supporters

Two people were killed as convoys carrying rival sets of supporters to two different Argentine football matches crossed paths on a major highway, police said on Sunday.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Death toll rises unabated

SARS showed no signs of slowing in China Wednesday with another nine deaths as the government shut schools, rounded up those with symptoms and ordered every town in the vast country to reveal all its cases.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thailand's Tero reach Champions League final despite loss

Thai club BEC Tero have clinched a place in the Asian Champions League final despite losing 1-0 to Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the away leg of their semi-final on Tuesday.

Other Sport 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Organisers: Table Tennis world meet will go on as scheduled

The table tennis world championships will be held as planned later this month despite the outbreak of SARS in the sport's leading nations, organisers said yesterday.

Other Sport 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

World Badminton meet now set for July

The World Badminton Championships in Birmingham, postponed because of concerns over Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), have been re-scheduled for July 28-August 3.

Other Sport 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

A tale of tragedy and triumph

Two men came into the beautiful game of football for similar reasons. However, while one, Marc-Vivien Foe, collapsed and died on the field at the age of 28, the other, Gianfranco Zola, at the ripe old age of 37, has been able to choose the time and place to wind down a wonderful career. Here is a tale of two extremes.

Other Sport 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Full-strength Reds to continue playing tour of Hong Kong

English giants Liverpool brushed off concerns over the deadly SARS virus after touching down in Hong Kong here on Friday for a pre-season friendly.

Other Sport 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Turkish newspapers blast England boss Eriksson

Turkish newspapers yesterday condemned comments by England manager Sven Goran Eriksson that English fans could be killed if they ignored warnings to stay away from a crucial European Championship qualifying match in Istanbul next month.

Other Sport 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

FIFA paid US$1m to move women’s W-Cup

Football's world governing body FIFA have paid China US$1mil as compensation for losing the 2003 women's World Cup, a top FIFA official said on Friday.