Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
Saturday, May 30, 2015   

Birdies prove elusive as McIlroy shoots 80
Rory McIlroy faces missing the cut for a second week in succession after posting his worst European round in five years.

Serena escapes
Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova survived big scares at the French Open, both needing to come back from a set down to reach the third round.

Hammers have plenty of strike options for HK
Mark Phillips fears his young West Ham side might be loaded with too many attacking players at this weekend's HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club.

Opportunity for Wenger and his men to make FA Cup history
Arsene Wenger will seek to guide Arsenal to a record 12th FA Cup triumph when they face Aston Villa tomorrow and become the most successful manager in the history of the competition.

Bayliss defection makes Ashes task harder, admits Lehmann
The appointment of Trevor Bayliss as the new England cricket coach will make Australia's job of winning the Ashes series much harder, his Australia counterpart Darren Lehmann said.

Sharapova urges change to `pointless' cup schedule
French Open champion Maria Sharapova called for a change in schedule for the Fed Cup, saying playing ties after Grand Slam tournaments was "pointless".

Escape gives Toon youngsters inspiration for HK
A young Newcastle United team are in Hong Kong for this weekend's HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens and in buoyant mood after the club retained their English Premier League status.

Goulart steps up
Brazilian star Ricardo Goulart struck twice as Guangzhou Evergrande moved into the last eight of the Asian Champions League with a 2-0 home win over South Korean side Seongnam.

Kitchee march to more glory continues after big win in Bandung
Kitchee reached the quarter-finals of the AFC Cup for the third year in a row after first-half goals from Juan Belencoso and Lam Ka-wai gave them a 2-0 win away to Indonesian side Persib Bandung.

Sevilla want un-four-gettable Euro night
Sevilla can become the first side to win four Europa League or Uefa Cup titles when the holders face a Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk side playing in their first major European final tomorrow (HK time) in Warsaw.

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