Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Thursday, April 2, 2015   




England hero follows up goal with swipe at critic
Substitute Andros Townsend declared that he had silenced his critics after his memorable goal earned England a 1-1 draw in their football friendly with Italy in Turin.

Tiger back on prowl for Augusta return
Tiger Woods played an 18-hole practice round at Augusta National but remains uncertain if he will compete at the US Masters next week.

Parting shot
Mustafa Kamal resigned as president of the International Cricket Council with an outspoken attack on the world governing body after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy.

Cool Hamilton steers close to Mercedes deal
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is set to sign a new contract that could net him more than US$40 million (HK$311 million) a year.

Oz hero's comeback gathers steam
Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett takes another step in his comeback following a troubled spell in retirement when the Australian swimming championships start on Friday.

Ashes chance for Ahmed
Leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia for their upcoming tour of the West Indies and the Ashes campaign in England.

Bombshell
Thirty-four Australian Football League players accused of using a banned supplement were cleared by a tribunal, although the country's anti-doping watchdog insists what happened at the Essendon Bombers was "utterly disgraceful."

England `regain' fear factor
England have regained the fear factor following a run of "aggressive" wins since the football World Cup last summer, skipper Wayne Rooney said.

Germany boss expects return to usual best
Germany will be at their best when they take on Euro 2016 qualifying rivals Poland, Scotland and Ireland later this year after their period of experimentation, coach Joachim Loew said.

Opportunity knocks for Hong Kong cricketers in Namibia series
Jamie Atkinson and Waqas Barkat lead a "hungry" Hong Kong against hosts Namibia in the first round of matches of the ICC Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket League Championship.



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