Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Saturday, April 25, 2015   




Hong Kong ready for physical battle
Winger Charlie Higson-Smith and flanker Toby Fenn are set to make their international debut against South Korea tomorrow when Hong Kong open their campaign in the revamped Asia Rugby Championship.

Taiwan chief probed over fixing claims
The chairman of Taiwan's football association is being investigated by authorities for allegedly betting that his team would lose a World Cup qualifier against Brunei.

James shows mettle when needed most
LeBron James had 30 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 99-91 to take a 2-0 lead in their NBA first-round playoff series.

HK women to storm Kazakh fortress in Asia championship opener
Hong Kong will travel to Almaty to open their campaign against Kazakhstan in the Asia Women's Rugby Championship.

World Cup door opens for overseas Wallabies
The Australian Rugby Union reacted to the flood of top players heading abroad with a groundbreaking policy shift that will allow experienced Wallabies playing at foreign clubs to be selected for Test matches.

Barca treble quest depends on pressing game
Barcelona's ability to continue dictating play by pushing high up the pitch will determine if they can win a treble, coach Luis Enrique said after they reached the semi-finals.

Six appeal
Pep Guardiola admitted feeling love for his Bayern Munich players after their "miraculous" 6-1 romp against 10-man Porto put them in the Champions League semi-finals.

Critics of Russia's World Cup should stay home, says Blatter
World politicians unhappy that Russia will host the 2018 World Cup should stay at home, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said on a visit to host venue Sochi.

Pacmania sweeps Manila as 'fight of century' nears
Manny Pacquiao's face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero's "fight of the century" nears.

Butler's `one-man show' leaves Bucks reeling
Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career high of 31 points as the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 to take a 2-0 lead in their NBA first-round playoff series.



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