Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Tuesday, March 3, 2015   

Morgan defiant as England left teetering on brink
England captain Eoin Morgan insists he is still confident of reaching the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals despite a "hard to take" nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka.

Clinical HK put one over Pacific sides
Hong Kong outplayed Tonga in the inaugural ARFU Asia-Pacific Cross- Regional Sevens Cup final in Borneo, winning 24-0, to take bragging rights in the first tournament involving teams from Asia and Oceania.

Blown apart
Superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the English Premier League last night to deliver a thumping blow to Manuel Pellegrini's title aspirations.

Wales coach Gatland wary of dogfight against Ireland
Warren Gatland believes Wales must avoid getting dragged into a dogfight if they are to beat Ireland in the Six Nations in two weeks.

Effortless sprint for Bolt in surprise start to season
Usain Bolt made a surprise 2015 season debut, running the anchor leg in a 4x100-meter relay heat victory at the Gibson Relays.

Villa can still beat the drop, says Sherwood
Tim Sherwood insists he can still lead Aston Villa to survival even though their 27-year stay in the top flight is under growing threat after a 1-0 defeat against Newcastle.

United urge patience with Di Maria
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confessed that Angel Di Maria is struggling to adjust to English football after substituting him at half-time of United's 2-0 win over Sunderland.

'Suicidal' Gunners
Arsene Wenger slammed his Arsenal flops as naive and suicidal after their defensive meltdown allowed Monaco to clinch a stunning 3-1 win in the Champions League last-16 first leg.

Top NZ yachtsman loses Cup helm
Team New Zealand are replacing Dean Barker as America's Cup skipper, prompting an angry response from the helmsman who said he was "gutted." .

Crusaders take more hits on way to Super test
All Blacks Dan Carter and Israel Dagg will miss the Canterbury Crusaders' Super 15 derby against the Waikato Chiefs tomorrow as the seven-time champions' tough start worsens.

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