Tennis: Teen Ostapenkov stuns Schwartzman in Davis Cup

BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) – Belarusian Daniil Ostapenkov, a teenager who had not played a professional-level match before, stunned world number 15 Diego Schwartzman 6-4 6-3 in their World Group I Davis Cup match against Argentina on Saturday (Sept 18). The 18-year-old became the latest young gun to cause an upset following a US Open where... » read more

Golf: Europe take early lead over US at the Solheim Cup

TOLEDO, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Holders Europe grabbed a 3-1/2 to 1/2 lead over the United States after the morning round of foursomes on the first day of the Solheim Cup at the Inverness Club in Toledo on Saturday (Sept 4). Clutch putts down the stretch by Europe’s Leona Maguire and Emily Pedersen helped Europe... » read more

Flash floods in Hougang Avenue 8, Punggol Way after heavy morning rain

SINGAPORE – Flooding has occurred in Hougang Avenue 8 and the Punggol Way slip road to the Tampines Expressway (TPE) on Monday morning (Aug 30), while several areas around Singapore are at risk of flash floods, the PUB warned. The national water agency said in a social media post that PUB officers have been deployed to the... » read more

Swimming: Quah Ting Wen gets Olympic spot amid dispute over selection

SINGAPORE – An issue over Olympic selection has emerged at the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) over the Republic’s female swimming representative at the July 23-Aug 8 Tokyo Games, causing uncertainty and unhappiness to the parties involved. Last Friday (July 2), SSA announced that Quah Ting Wen would compete in her third Olympics through a universality... » read more

Football: Sweden top Euro group in last-gasp 3-2 win sending Poland home

ST PETERSBURG (REUTERS) – Sweden cruised into a two-goal lead against Poland on Wednesday (June 23) before being pegged back by a Robert Lewandowski brace then notching a last-ditch winner to top Group E and send their opponents home from Euro 2020. Winger Emil Forsberg set the Swedes on their way with two goals, including... » read more

Football: Skriniar lifts Slovakia to win over Poland

ST PETERSBURG (AFP) – Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar fired Slovakia to a 2-1 victory over neighbours Poland on Monday (June 14) in their opening game at Euro 2020 in Saint Petersburg. An own goal from Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny handed Slovakia the lead on 18 minutes, but Karol Linetty equalised for Poland right at... » read more

Football: Uefa suspends legal action against Super League rebels

PARIS (AFP) – European football’s governing body Uefa has suspended legal action against Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona over their role in attempting to launch a breakaway European Super League. “The Uefa appeal Body has decided to stay the proceedings until further notice,” Uefa said on Wednesday (June 9) without specifying their reasons. Real, Juventus... » read more

Football: England manager unhappy with Henderson’s failed penalty stunt

MIDDLESBROUGH (REUTERS) – England manager Gareth Southgate was upset with substitute Jordan Henderson for defying team orders as the midfielder decided to take a penalty and missed in Sunday’s (June 6) 1-0 win over Romania in the country’s final Euro 2020 warm-up. Henderson returned to action for the first time since being sidelined with a... » read more

Car crashes through railing, hangs precariously over road

SINGAPORE – A woman who just wanted to buy flowers got more than she bargained for when her car crashed through a barrier, leaving her and her passengers hanging 6m above busy Clementi Road on Wednesday (April 28). The woman, who did not want to be identified, had driven her red Mercedes with two others... » read more

Football: English FA ‘exploring all options’ to prevent Super League repeat

LONDON (AFP) – Football Association chief executive Mark Bullingham has warned “nothing is off the table” as the governing body seeks to prevent a repeat of the European Super League threat. English football is set for a fan-led review, under the direction of former sports minister Tracey Crouch, following the fall-out from the widely criticised... » read more

Tennis: Pliskova fights back to set up clash with Barty in Stuttgart

STUTTGART, GERMANY (AFP) – Karolina Pliskova will face world number one Ashleigh Barty in the quarter-finals of Stuttgart’s WTA clay-court tournament after seeing off Jelena Ostapenko in a three-set battle on Thursday (April 22). Pliskova, the sixth seed, recovered from losing the first set in a tie-break by firing down 21 aces, 10 of which... » read more

Outline of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup 2021 Announced
Outline of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup 2021 Announced

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 6, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) has announced details of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup (TGR GT Cup) 2021, a new series in “Gran Turismo SPORT” for PlayStation4(1) (PS4). The TGR GT Cup is a new global series in which the GR lineup, including... » read more

Football: Liverpool crash again as Fulham plunder Anfield win
Football: Liverpool crash again as Fulham plunder Anfield win

LIVERPOOL (AFP) – Mario Lemina condemned troubled Liverpool to a sixth successive home defeat as Fulham earned a shock 1-0 win that left the champions’ top four bid in turmoil on Sunday (March 7). Jurgen Klopp’s side are four points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea, who can extend that lead to seven if they beat Everton... » read more