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Other Sport 23 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

It’s a Hafiz-Lee showdown in Denmark Open badminton meet

Shuttler Mohd Hafiz Hashim broke Danish hearts to set up a first-ever all-Malaysian men's singles final in the Denmark Open badminton championships in Aarhus yesterday.

Other Sport 25 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Football’s agents of destruction

The way soccer has run its business over the past two decades - with cash draining straight from the television windfall into the pockets of players - it seemed only a matter of time before players, or their agents, became the buyers of the clubs themselves.

Other Sport 31 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Everton boss demands Nations Cup shutdown

Everton manager David Moyes believes the English Premier League should look at shutting down during the African Nations Cup as his team attempt to cement their top-four place without three key players.

Other Sport 23 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Hamilton gives thumbs up to new ride

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton gave his new McLaren the seal of approval on Wednesday after getting back behind the wheel for the first time since he won the title last November.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Button feels heat with seven races left

LONDON: Jenson Button admits he is a sitting duck. The Brit fears his title bid is 'screwed' unless Brawn sort his car's problems during the summer break.

Other Sport 18 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Maracana faces three-year shutdown

RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio's iconic Maracana Stadium will shut for three years in February to undergo a US$250mil facelift ahead of the 2014 World Cup Finals and 2016 Olympics.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

David Beckham Academy shuttered in US, Britain

CARSON, California (AP) - The David Beckham Academy in Carson and another location in Britain have closed, although the Los Angeles Galaxy star is working to develop another soccer coaching program for children.

Other Sport 29 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lee-ving up to his modest persona

CHARLOTTE (North Carolina): Lee Westwood has never been one to blow his own trumpet, so he was pleased to have an opportunity on Tuesday to clarify a recent comment in which he appeared to claim he was the world's best golfer.

Other Sport 03 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

F1 teams have differing views on enforced break

BUDAPEST: Formula One broke up for the summer yesterday with leaders Red Bull and Mark Webber in the mood for a holiday while McLaren chafed at having to shut up shop just when they most need to speed up development.

Other Sport 04 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

NBA file lawsuit against players union

NEW YORK: The NBA filed a federal lawsuit against the league's players union on Tuesday, hoping to establish the legality of the lockout imposed a month ago and protect against a possible players lawsuit.