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Other Sport 14 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

In Singapore, a tug of war over ... tug-of-war

SINGAPORE: Two rival groups are straining to be declared Singapore’s official body for tug-of-war, a report said yesterday, in a tangled tale heaving with controversy.

Other Sport 14 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

A season of conflict on the cards as ‘golf war’ returns

BANGKOK: Asia’s “golf war” makes an unwanted return this week when the OneAsia season starts with the Thailand Open – in direct competition with another big event on the rival Asian Tour.

Other Sport 15 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Germans up in arms over Dutch talk of World War II

A German newspaper columnist led the attack against Dutch striker Ruud van Nistelrooy yesterday for stirring up the ghosts of World War II before their Euro 2004 clash today.

Football 15 Jun 2018 | 9:00 AM

As Saudis Go to War, Crown Prince Attends the World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fighters backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pushed toward the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, on the second day of a battle that analysts say could be the bloodiest of the Yemen war.

Football 15 Jun 2018 | 7:30 AM

As Saudis Go to War, the Crown Prince Attends a Soccer Match

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fighters backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pushed toward the Yemeni port city of Hodeida on Thursday, on the second day of a battle that analysts say could be the bloodiest of the Yemen war.

Other Sport 31 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cold War edge as U.S. women face North Korea

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - U.S. soccer fans set to watch their women's team face North Korea on Tuesday sensed political drama in a clash between the isolated Asian country and the global superpower it has loathed since they fought a Cold War conflict six decades ago.

Football 30 Sep 2018 | 12:32 AM

Ex-United internationals lament a club at war and in a mess

(Reuters) - Manchester United were painted by two distinguished old boys on Saturday as a club at war who could be staring at one of their worst-ever seasons on the field after their 3-1 capitulation at West Ham United.

Football 15 Jun 2018 | 6:00 PM

Watching the World Cup in a War Zone, Where Every Shot Matters

AVDIIVKA, Ukraine — Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion of the 92nd Brigade of the Ukrainian army is in a pummeled building that once housed the district road repair agency. War has left the building in even worse shape than the roads. At the entrances, sandbags and tires are stacked in fortification. Logs reinforce the basement ceiling against the shelling.

Swimming 24 Aug 2016 | 11:59 PM

Swimming - Rio Olympics was like a cold war, says Russian Efimova

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Yulia Efimova, who won two Olympic silver medals this month after being cleared to compete in Rio following a doping ban, has compared swimming in the Games to being at war.

Other Sport 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bickering duo told to stop the war of words

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho were urged yesterday to end their war of words by Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood.