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Football 18 Feb 2019

Singapore says soccer star could face jail after missing enlistment

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's first soccer player signed to the English Premier League has missed his compulsory military service and now faces charges that carry up to three years in jail, the city-state's defence ministry said on Monday.

Football 30m ago

La Liga unaware of Premier League interest in Tebas

BARCELONA (Reuters) - La Liga's organising body has said it does not expect President Javier Tebas to jump ship to the Premier League, responding to British media reports that the Spaniard has emerged as a candidate to become the English top flight's chief executive.

Football 11h ago

Memories of '81 to act as Bayern warning against Liverpool

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich have earned a slight advantage after their goalless draw at Liverpool in their Champions League Round of 16 first leg on Tuesday but past experience against the Reds should act as a warning, said club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

Football 31m ago

Sevilla power past Lazio as both sides see red

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Five-times Europa League winners Sevilla advanced to the last 16 of the competition with a 2-0 home win over Lazio on Wednesday, with a goal in each half sealing a 3-0 aggregate victory as both sides finished the game with 10 men.

Golf 30m ago

Tiger ready to take on new challenge in Mexico

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods will compete in Mexico for the first time at this week's World Golf Championships event and said on Wednesday he was not fretting about the new surroundings or losing sleep over the challenges of playing at a high altitude.

Badminton 21h ago

It ain’t easy being on top

PETALING JAYA: Lee Zii Jia has refused to be drawn on talk that this is his best chance of becoming national champion for the first time.

Honest outlook: Lee Zii Jia said that being the top seed and the No. 1 ranked player in the country does not mean winning the national title will be a shoo-in for him.
Squash 19 Feb 2019

Malaysian squash queen Nicol David announces her retirement

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian squash queen Nicol David has called time on her squash career after 20 years.

A file picture of Nicol celebrating her Asian Games gold medal win in Palembang, Indonesia on Aug 26, 2018. The 35-year-old and eight-time world champion announced her retirement on Feb 19, 2019 after an illustrious career spanning over two decades. – Bernama
Squash 21h ago

Coach Irving says there is nothing more that Nicol can achieve

PETALING JAYA: Nicol David’s coach of 16 years, Liz Irving believes the Malaysian squash queen is stepping off the professional courts at the right time.

Motorsport 3h ago

Motor racing - Team tardy to test but no turmoil, says Williams

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Claire Williams hit back on Wednesday at suggestions her family-owned Formula One team were in crisis, and the factory in turmoil, after they turned up three days late for pre-season testing.