Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
Friday, August 28, 2015   

Jimenez has eyes on HK title No 5
Miguel Angel Jimenez will have his task cut out when he tees off seeking his fifth UBS Hong Kong Open title in October with top players from Europe and America confirming their participation in the US$2 million (HK$15.6 million) event.

Out of this world
Usain Bolt delivered when it mattered again, turning in the fastest time of the year to win a record fourth successive world 200-meter title in 19.55 seconds, in the process sweeping the individual sprints at a global championships for a fifth time.

Kitchee in need of a miracle after Kuwait failure
Hong Kong champions Kitchee were beaten 6-0 at Kuwait SC, all but eliminating them from AFC Cup contention.

Code-hopper Burgess makes England squad for World Cup
Sam Burgess was included in England's final 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup just 10 months after changing codes from rugby league.

City set to break the bank for De Bruyne
Wolfsburg denied reports they have agreed a transfer fee with Manchester City for Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, but admit they are negotiating.

Kazakh joy as Astana join Euro elite
Joyous supporters spilled onto the streets of Kazakhstan's capital after FC Astana made history by making the Champions League group stages.

Van Gaal hails Rooney's mentality
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal praised Wayne Rooney's "mentality" after the captain's hat-trick in a 4-0 win against Club Brugge helped his side secure a place in the Champions League group stage.

Pressure is on Serena as she chases history
Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, starting on Monday, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women's tennis.

Biggest hurdle awaits as champ set for kidney transplant
Olympic champion and high hurdles world- record holder Aries Merritt will have a kidney transplant after competing in Beijing.

Dampener for Kenya
A sparkling Kenyan double at the world athletics championships in Beijing was overshadowed by news that two of their runners had failed pre- competition drugs tests.

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