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Other Sport 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Keon-wook breaches the MHL barrier

South Korean hockey skipper Kang Keon-wook is all set to make history as the first Korean to play in the Malaysia Hockey League this year.

Other Sport 08 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real boss says sorry for gaffes

Real Madrid supremo Florentino Perez apologised here yesterday after the Spanish giants committed yet another public-relations blunder on the Hong Kong leg of their gaffe-prone Asia tour.

Other Sport 20 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Nine Cambodian players bet against own team

Nine players on Cambodia's football team are currently being investigated on charges that they bet on matches in the recent SEA Games in Vietnam, including placing bets against their own team, it was reported Friday.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Analysts’ answer call of football punters

Every weekend, Darren Teo flips through an evening tabloid, hoping to pick up a few tips for the big football games.

Other Sport 08 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Brazilian striker out to convince Panthers to give him a contract

Brazilian striker Jose Marcio Barreto Ramires could be the answer to Penang#8217;s striking woes in the Malaysian Super League.

Other Sport 09 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rowdy Indons urged to show some respect

INDONESIA'S notoriously rowdy badminton supporters were urged yesterday to show some respect to the players at the Thomas and Uber Cup competitions in Jakarta.

Other Sport 31 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Passing shots

Other Sport 12 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ashton-born Perrotta now a strong force in Italian team

There will be no three lions on his shirt and no singing of God Save the Queen but by birth, if nothing else, Italy midfielder Simone Perrotta is as English as David Beckham.

Other Sport 30 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Thais seek outside help in Liverpool bid

The head of Thailand's high-profile move for a stake in English football giant Liverpool is courting business leaders across Asia to try to invigorate a stuttering bid, according to reports yesterday.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Velappan takes China to task

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan threatened to withdraw future events from Beijing after a sparse turnout in the opening Asian Cup match between the hosts and Bahrain.