Golf: Korean Kim Joo-hyung, 20, wins Wyndham; 2nd-youngest champ since WWII
Golf: Korean Kim Joo-hyung, 20, wins Wyndham; 2nd-youngest champ since WWII

GREENSBORO (NORTH CAROLINA) (REUTERS) – Kim Joo-hyung, 20, posted a nine-under 61 on Sunday (Aug 7) to run away with the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, becoming one of the youngest winners in PGA Tour history. The South Korean played the front nine in 27 strokes, tying the second-lowest nine-hole score in tour history. At 20-under... » read more

Football: Chelsea sign defender Cucurella from Brighton
Football: Chelsea sign defender Cucurella from Brighton

LONDON (REUTERS) – Chelsea have signed Spanish defender Marc Cucurella from Brighton & Hove Albion on a six-year contract, both Premier League clubs said on Friday (Aug 5). Financial details were not disclosed but Brighton said the club would receive a record fee for the transfer. British media reported the two clubs agreed a deal... » read more

Bold and beautiful Commonwealth Games open in Birmingham
Bold and beautiful Commonwealth Games open in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM – Just like the Be Bold, Be Birmingham branding that is splashed liberally across the English City, the 22nd Commonwealth Games officially opened on Thursday (July 28) in spectacular fashion. Unlike the muted Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony that took place in front of empty stands at Japan’s National Stadium, the Alexander Stadium was... » read more

Football: Popp double sends Germany into Women’s Euro final
Football: Popp double sends Germany into Women’s Euro final

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Prolific striker Alexandra Popp scored twice as Germany beat France 2-1 in their Euro 2022 semi-final on Wednesday (July 27) to set up a clash with hosts England in Sunday’s final at Wembley. The Germans, eight times European champions, will take on an England team on a high after their... » read more

‘Games Wide Open’ revealed as slogan for 2024 Paris Olympics
‘Games Wide Open’ revealed as slogan for 2024 Paris Olympics

PARIS (AFP, XINHUA) – Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympics unveiled “Games Wide Open” as their official slogan on Monday (July 25) and announced prices for tickets which fans can start to apply for from December. The slogan was released alongside a video promising the Olympics and Paralympics would be “faster”, “higher” and “stronger” –... » read more

Eisai to Present at The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2022
Eisai to Present at The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2022

TOKYO, Jul 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that the company will present research from its Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pipeline, including new data for lecanemab (BAN2401), an investigational anti-amyloid beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody for the treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild... » read more

Football: Nunez nets four as Liverpool crush Leipzig
Football: Nunez nets four as Liverpool crush Leipzig

LEIPZIG, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez scored his first goals for the club on Thursday (July 21), netting four in the second half of their thumping 5-0 pre-season win over German side RB Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena. After Egyptian Mohamed Salah had given the Merseyside club the lead in the eighth... » read more

Golf: Barefoot Korda saves par from water, one off Evian lead
Golf: Barefoot Korda saves par from water, one off Evian lead

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE (REUTERS) – Former world number one Nelly Korda removed her shoes and socks and stood ankle-deep in water from where she scrambled to make par before finishing one shot off the first-round lead at the Amundi Evian Championship in France on Thursday (July 21). Korda, who began her round at the year’s penultimate... » read more

Football: Arsenal boss Arteta praises versatile Zinchenko ahead of move
Football: Arsenal boss Arteta praises versatile Zinchenko ahead of move

(REUTERS) – Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta on Wednesday (July 20) praised Oleksandr Zinchenko’s versatility ahead of the Ukraine international’s move to the north London club from Manchester City for a reported fee of around £32 million (S$53.3 million). Earlier this week, Sky Sports said Arsenal would pay English Premier League champions City £30 million up... » read more

Football: Barcelona thrash Beckham’s Miami 6-0 in friendly
Football: Barcelona thrash Beckham’s Miami 6-0 in friendly

MIAMI (AFP) – Raphinha marked his Barcelona debut with a goal and two assists as the Spanish giants kicked off their four-match US tour with a comprehensive thrashing of David Beckham’s Inter Miami on Tuesday (July 19). The Brazilian, signed from Premier League club Leeds United earlier this month for around €60 million (S$85.5 million),... » read more

Football: Arsenal to sign Zinchenko from Manchester City, say reports
Football: Arsenal to sign Zinchenko from Manchester City, say reports

LONDON (REUTERS) – Arsenal are set to sign Oleksandr Zinchenko from Premier League champions Manchester City for a fee in the region of £32 million (S$50 million) after the clubs agreed a deal, British media reported on Tuesday (July 19). Sky Sports said Arsenal will pay £30 million up front with two million pounds in... » read more

The Iron Women of Western China
The Iron Women of Western China

Beijing, China, July 19, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – “I think I’m thoroughly a feminist,” said Aya, who happened to see the news of the abolition of the Abortion Law in the United States while traveling through the bustling crowds in the ancient city of Kashgar “Women, wherever they are, should have equal rights with men.”... » read more

Football: Youth footballers go from National Stadium to Allianz Arena
Football: Youth footballers go from National Stadium to Allianz Arena

Lion City Sailors 2 emerged victorious in the final of the FC Bayern Youth Cup Singapore on Sunday (July 17), following a 1-0 win over ActiveSG Football Academy (AFA) Development Centre at the National Stadium. The youth competition, which featured 23 teams from the FAS centres of excellence, school football academies and AFA, was held... » read more

Football: Ings on the spot as Villa beat Leeds 1-0 with Gray carried off
Football: Ings on the spot as Villa beat Leeds 1-0 with Gray carried off

BRISBANE (AFP) – Danny Ings scored a penalty, but Philippe Coutinho missed another, as Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa edged Leeds United 1-0 in a high-intensity clash of English Premier League teams marred by 16-year-old Archie Gray being stretchered off on Sunday (July 17). England international Ings converted in the second half after his teammate Coutinho... » read more