Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
Friday, January 30, 2015   




Amir vows to be `better human being' on return from spot-fix ban
Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir vowed to prove himself as a "better player and better human being" after his spot-fixing ban was lifted.

Williams and Sharapova ready to rumble
Top seed Serena Williams says she is delighted to renew her one- sided rivalry with Maria Sharapova in the women's singles final tomorrow.

One more chance
Andy Murray will play in his fourth Australian Open final in six years after a tension-filled, four-set win over Czech Tomas Berdych.

Costa faces suspension
Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three- game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool midfielder Emre Can.

Neymar taken off as cup tie turns nasty
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique substituted two-goal star Neymar to prevent the Brazilian from being hurt as a Spanish King's Cup quarter- final second leg against Atletico Madrid turned nasty.

Done for season
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant underwent shoulder surgery, the third year in a row he has undergone a season-ending procedure.

Women's Sevens on to a winner with two-day HK event
Hong Kong coach Anna Richards is relishing the prospect of seeing her side compete in a retooled Cathay Pacific/ HSBC Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens.

Liverpool link no distraction for Oz keeper
Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan says reports linking him to English giants Liverpool will not distract him from the Asian Cup final against South Korea in Sydney tomorrow.

Coach calls for Spurs killer instinct
Mauricio Pochettino says he is proud of his Tottenham players after they reached the English League Cup final but challenged them to learn to "kill games."

Djokovic and Serena at ruthless best
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their top billing with the world No1 players ripping apart Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova to power into the Australian Open semi-finals.



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