Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Tuesday, November 25, 2014   

Mourinho meets the one who lifted Blues
Jose Mourinho comes up against the only coach to have steered Chelsea to the Champions League title when the Group G leaders travel to Roberto Di Matteo's Schalke 04 tomorrow looking for a victory that will confirm their place in the knockout phase.

Rodgers admits job is at risk as Reds hit new low
Brendan Rodgers admits he must restore Liverpool's shattered morale quickly after a 3-1 defeat at Crystal Palace raised questions about his job security.

Sun doping ban storm
Chinese swimming sensation Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban this season before returning to competition, officials revealed, in the country's biggest drugs case in years.

Federer at last savors cup glory
Roger Federer beat Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to give Switzerland their first Davis Cup tennis title with a 3-1 victory over France in the final in Lille. Stan Wawrinka earned the first Swiss point by defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the opening singles and then teamed up with Federer beaten by Gael Monfils on Friday to take the doubles.

Dominant Hamilton lifts F1 title
Lewis Hamilton became Formula 1 world champion for the second time after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for Mercedes. It was the 11th win in 19 races for the 29-year-old Briton, who took his first title with McLaren in 2008. Teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg, who started on pole, finished 14th after suffering a loss of engine power.

Zou gets shot at world title after battering Thai opponent
China's double Olympic gold medal-winning flyweight Zou Shiming dismantled a durable Thai opponent over 12 rounds to earn a world title shot next year.

Billion-dollar question
Manny Pacquiao and his team threw down the gauntlet to Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino boxing legend dominated American challenger Chris Algieri in Macau to keep his WBO welterweight crown.

Son also rises
South Korean Son Wan Ho beat Chinese top seed Chen Long 21-19, 21-16 for the men's singles title, capping a week of upsets at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open badminton championships.

Fiery Messi breaks La Liga goals record in style
Lionel Messi thanked teammates and coaches past and present after becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga with a hat-trick in Barcelona's 5-1 demolition of Sevilla.

De Gea can still improve, says boss
Louis van Gaal is adamant David De Gea can still get better despite witnessing the Manchester United goalkeeper produce a superb performance in the 2-1 English Premier League win against Arsenal.

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