Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   

Verstappen name back with teen in F1 seat
Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula 1 history next season after being unveiled as Toro Rosso's new signing.

I just couldn't help the team, says Tiger
Tiger Woods made himself unavailable for the US Ryder Cup team because he did not think he could win a point in the matches, the former world No1 said.

Coach faces her ultimate sevens test
Coach Anna Richards relishes the challenge of leading Hong Kong into the IRB Women's Sevens World Series after the home team were drawn in a tough pool for September's qualifying event.

Vietnam romp puts four-star Kitchee on verge of AFC Cup semi
Hong Kong champions Kitchee took a big step toward the semi-finals of the AFC Cup with a 4-2 win over Vietnam's Ninh Binh in their quarter-final first leg.

Wife inspired Cook to stay on as captain
Alastair Cook said support from his wife, Alice, had persuaded him to stay on as England captain after leading the side to a come-from-behind Test series win over India.

`Disaster' warning for City
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains wary of avoiding another "disaster" the season after winning the English Premier League title, despite a comfortable 2-0 win by his team in their opener at Newcastle.

Gunners upbeat as they head off to Istanbul
After a positive start to the new season domestically, Arsenal head to Istanbul in optimistic mood for tomorrow's (HK time) Champions League playoff first leg against Besiktas.

Rousing send-off for Jayawardene
Former cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene was given a fairy-tale send-off in his last Test match as Sri Lanka eased to a 105-run victory in Colombo that completed a 2-0 series sweep over Pakistan.

No more slip-ups
Marcello Lippi says holders Guangzhou Evergrande will not slip up again in Australia when they face Western Sydney Wanderers in their AFC Champions League quarter-final first leg tomorrow.

HK show class in Asian U20 Sevens series
Hong Kong beat hosts Malaysia 25-14 in the final of the first of two legs of the Asian Rugby Football Union Under-20 Sevens series in Johor Bahru.

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