Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014   

Fame game takes its toll on Genie
Fame finally caught up with Eugenie Bouchard in a groggy, dizzy conclusion to her Grand Slam season which ended in a fourth-round loss at the US Open.

England seek fresh start
After a dismal football World Cup, England will enter an uncertain new era tomorrow (HK time) when they tackle Norway in a friendly game at Wembley.

Friendly test for the World Cup finalists
Fifty days after winning the World Cup for a fourth time, Germany players assembled in Dusseldorf for a repeat of the final.

Wallabies give the boot to misfiring halves pairing
Coach Ewen McKenzie has run out of patience with the misfiring Australia halves pairing of Kurtley Beale and Nic White, dumping them to the bench for the Rugby Championship match against South Africa in Perth on Saturday.

Bring it on
Former champions Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray booked a tantalizing US Open quarter-final showdown with straight-sets victories.

Peng Shuai reached a Grand Slam singles quarter-final for the first time when she beat 14th seed Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 to set up an unlikely showdown with Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic at the US Open.

United in Falcao swoop
Manchester United swooped from nowhere to make Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the last day of Europe's record-breaking summer transfer window.

Lee says sorry to Malaysia as final failure clouds national day
Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei apologized to the nation after its independence day celebrations were soured by his defeat in the world championship final in Copenhagen.

Injured Clarke heads home after letdown
Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke will return home after aggravating a hamstring injury during his side's embarrassing one-day international loss to Zimbabwe in Harare.

Stewart exits early on return to racing
Tony Stewart received a rapturous welcome and made a fast start before making a premature exit on his return to competitive racing, three weeks after he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track in New York.

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