Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

It's make-or-break time for Red Devils
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney insists that the trip to Newcastle tomorrow (HK time) signals the start of a period that could define their season.

Beloved Spurs hero mourned
Dave Mackay, the former Scotland, Hearts and Derby County midfielder and member of Tottenham's famous Double- winning team of 1961, has died at the age of 80.

Johnson suspended over underage sex claims
Sunderland suspended England winger Adam Johnson after he was arrested on suspicion of having sex with an under-age girl.

Oz skipper ducks Lehmann rift talk
Captain Michael Clarke shrugged off suggestions he was at loggerheads with Australia coach Darren Lehmann by telling reporters: "You won't get headlines out of me."

Alonso to miss Australian Grand Prix after Formula 1 test crash
Fernando Alonso will miss next week's season-opening Australian Grand Prix on doctors' advice after a heavy crash in Formula 1 testing.

Now you see him, now you don't, but Lin Dan is `still the best'
Lin Dan's return to the All-England Open for the first time in three years today should show despite his spasmodic appearances these days that he is still the world's best badminton player.

Niners give Hayne a chance to live dream
Australian Rugby League superstar Jarryd Hayne has secured a deal to play American football with the San Francisco 49ers.

It's all mental for reborn champion
Padraig Harrington won his first US PGA Tour title in seven years, defeating 21-year-old American rookie Daniel Berger in a playoff to capture the storm- hit Honda Classic.

Inefficient Real disappoint boss
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was grumbling after the La Liga leaders let slip a goal advantage to draw 1-1 at home to Villarreal.

High praise for Giroud
Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud's mental strength and insisted he was never tempted to rest the striker after his misfiring display against Monaco.

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