Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
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Waratahs chase home Super final
The NSW Waratahs have the lure of hosting their first Super Rugby final if they can get past the ACT Brumbies, while Richie McCaw bolsters the Canterbury Crusaders for their Coastal Sharks semi-final this weekend.

Man U whitewash Galaxy in van Gaal debut
Louis van Gaal's reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy.

Keeper may earn first cap
Sri Lanka may hand a first test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-test series against South Africa.

Lament at long US tour
Manchester United's new manager Louis van Gaal is bemoaning the club's lengthy pre-season US tour, saying it is not helping preparations for the English domestic campaign.

Hamilton revving up for higher power
Lewis Hamilton is not putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

England captain slammed as a man worth missing
Former England captain Nasser Hussain urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95-run defeat by India at Lord's on Monday condemned the side to a 10th Test without a win.

Hurt hand forces Chisora out
Dereck Chisora has withdrawn from his European heavyweight title showdown with Tyson Fury in Manchester after fracturing his hand during a sparring session.

Players fear Ukraine strife
Three Argentinian players of top flight side Metalist Kharkiv have refused to return to their Ukrainian club because of the ongoing conflict in the country, local media reported yesterday.

South Africa seek to end 21-year jinx
An upbeat South Africa will look to carry their winning momentum in the second Test against Sri Lanka beginning tomorrow, and break a 21-year-old jinx.

Fast fall for Juve's shining new star
Striker Alvaro Morata's move to Juventus for 20 million euros (HK$208 million) has quickly turned sour, with the Spaniard injuring a knee in his first training session and out for seven weeks.



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