Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, November 27, 2014   

Oz batsman still in critical condition after brain scans
More than 24 hours after being hit behind the left ear by a short-pitched ball, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition after undergoing emergency surgery, as family and friends kept vigil at his hospital bedside.

McIlroy looking past Australia to Masters
Rory McIlroy is back to defend his Australian Open title in Sydney, where he kickstarted his career last year. But golf's No1 player admits that the next US Masters is never far from his mind.

`Secret' ban faces appeal
The World Anti-Doping Agency may appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Chinese swimming star Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban in secret.

Big day looms for Corporate Sevens
Fourteen teams will compete in the Savills Hong Kong Corporate Sevens at the So Kon Po rugby pitch on December 7.

Mourinho turns to team mind game
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho told his players to turn results into titles after their 5-0 drubbing of Schalke 04 put them in the last 16 as Group G winners.

Slipper fired up for World Cup payback
Australia prop forward James Slipper said his side want to end England's dreams of Rugby World Cup glory on home soil next year as payback for the Red Rose brigade's success Down Under in 2003.

Reborn City urged to seize chance
Manuel Pellegrini urged Manchester City to finish the job after they breathed life into their Champions League campaign by beating 10-man Bayern Munich 3-2.

Blunt message for Wenger on lessons
Arsene Wenger must start learning from his mistakes if Arsenal are to compete at the highest level of European football, says Alisher Usmanov, the London club's No2 shareholder.

Saints goal hero Clyne living his dream
Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne capped a memorable fortnight with the late equalizer that rescued a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa.

Crunch time for Rodgers' strugglers
Brendan Rodgers faces arguably the biggest challenge as Liverpool manager when he takes his ailing side to Bulgaria to face Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League tomorrow (HK time).

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.