Thursday, 13 December 2018

Serena confirmed for Australian Open return

MELBOURNE Serena Williams will resume her quest for a record-equaling 24th grand slam title at the Australian Open in January after organizers on Wednesday confirmed...

Brunei E-Sports Tournament returns this weekend

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Local e-sports firm Game On is leveraging on the Brunei December Festival (BDF) seeking more local talents to grow the e-sports scene...

Modric wins 2018 Ballon d’Or, breaks Messi-Ronaldo dominance

PARIS Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or on Monday, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s and Lionel Messi’s decade-long hold...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and ‘DJ Khaled’ charged by SEC over token offerings

WASHINGTON Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and a music producer known as “DJ Khaled” failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in initial coin...

National footballers should be more ambitious and competitive, outgoing Japanese head coach

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Brunei’s football teams should be more ambitious and competitive if they want to bring the country’s name up in the international arena,...

World soccer bodies awarded just $2.63 million in U.S. bribery case

NEW YORK A U.S. judge said the world soccer governing body FIFA and two regional soccer federations deserved to recoup just $2.63 million from two...

FIFA ethics committee member suspended over corruption investigation

ZURICH A member of FIFA’s ethics committee has been suspended after being placed under investigation by an anti-corruption unit in his native Malaysia, the global...

Tennis: Becker hails ‘superstar’ Zverev as best of new generation

Alexander Zverev has proven himself as the best of tennis’ new generation of men’s players following his maiden ATP Finals triumph where he beat...

Ariya claims $1 million bonus as Thompson wins final event

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn won $1 million and a clutch of LPGA Tour honors as Lexi Thompson closed out the season with a four-stroke victory...

Rooney says farewell as England beat United States

LONDON There was no farewell goal but plenty of pride and appreciation as Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England in a...

Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt

LONDON Novak Djokovic has 834 Tour match wins in his storied career but the latest, a 6-4 6-1 rout of young German Alexander Zverev at...

Tennis: Federer rebounds to keep ATP Finals hopes alive

LONDON Roger Federer rediscovered his verve in the nick of time to outclass Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-2 6-3 on Tuesday and maintain his hopes of...
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