Sports

Benteke ends 14-game goal drought

Benteke ends 14-game goal drought

December 16, 2017

LEICESTER, Dec 16 — Christian Benteke ended a 14-match goal drought with a 19th minute header for strugglers Crystal Palace in their Premier League victory at Leicester today. It was Palace’s first away goal of the season and they went on to win 3-0 — Benteke creating the second for Wilfried Zaha — to move out of the bottom three. The 27-year-old Belgian international striker owed his team-mates a goal after controversially missing a last-gasp penalty he should not have... Read more

Recent Articles in Sports

Stoke’s clash with West Ham delayed after power failure

Stoke’s clash with West Ham delayed after power failure LONDON, Dec 16 — Stoke’s Premier League clash with West Ham was delayed today after a “major power outage” at the bet365 Stadium. Mark Hughes’s side were scheduled to kick off... Read more

Supermoto rider Khairi hopes for luck on home ground

Supermoto rider Khairi hopes for luck on home ground KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 — Malaysia's Supermoto rider Khairi Zakaria hopes that racing on home ground for the final round of the 2017 FIM Asia Supermoto Championship at the Bukit... Read more

Kvitova looks on positive side after ‘rollercoaster year’

Kvitova looks on positive side after ‘rollercoaster year’ LONDON, Dec 16 — Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova says a year on from being the victim of a horrific knife attack she can look to the future positively having successfully returned to the... Read more

Rose stays on top at storm-plagued Indonesian Masters

Rose stays on top at storm-plagued Indonesian Masters JAKARTA, Dec 16 — England’s Justin Rose overcame stormy conditions to retain his clubhouse lead at the Indonesian Masters today before torrential rain and lightning forced play to be... Read more



West Ham boss Moyes eager to strengthen squad in January

West Ham boss Moyes eager to strengthen squad in January LONDON, Dec 16 — West Ham United will look to strengthen their squad in the January transfer window and recruit players who can make an immediate impact on the struggling Premier League... Read more

Hughton: Dyche’s Burnley impact similar to Guardiola’s City success

Hughton: Dyche’s Burnley impact similar to Guardiola’s City success LONDON, Dec 16 — Manager Sean Dyche’s success at Burnley this season is no way less that what Pep Guardiola has achieved with his record-breaking Manchester City side, Brighton and Hove... Read more

Man City must be cautious of ruthless Tottenham, says Sterling

Man City must be cautious of ruthless Tottenham, says Sterling LONDON, Dec 16 — Manchester City must be wary of a dominant Tottenham Hotspur side that elevate their game for big matches, the hosts’ midfielder Raheem Sterling said ahead of today’s... Read more

Liverpool boss Klopp tips City for title, aims to be ‘best of the rest’

Liverpool boss Klopp tips City for title, aims to be ‘best of the rest’ LONDON, Dec 16 — Manchester City are clear favourites to win the Premier League title after their winning run and Liverpool must target to be the best of the rest, manager Juergen Klopp... Read more


Fifa threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup

Fifa threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup MADRID, Dec 16 ― The governing body of world football (Fifa) confirmed yesterday that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended form the 2018 World... Read more

Guardiola: Walker needs brains not just brawn

Guardiola: Walker needs brains not just brawn MANCHESTER, Dec 16 ― Kyle Walker has been told by Pep Guardiola he is physically one of the best full-backs in the world, but needs to improve his football brain to maintain his form into... Read more

Khairy instructs MSN to assist dropped sports

Khairy instructs MSN to assist dropped sports KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 — The National Sports Council (MSN) has been instructed to assist three sports which have been dropped from the core sports list to enable their respective... Read more

Mourinho faces Ibrahimovic dilemma for West Brom clash

Mourinho faces Ibrahimovic dilemma for West Brom clash MANCHESTER, Dec 16 ― Jose Mourinho must decide whether now is the time to recall Zlatan Ibrahimovic to his starting line-up as Manchester United prepare to visit West Brom in the Premier... Read more


Our Picks in Sports

Picture of the Day

Jessica Kooreman (3) competes in a heat of the 1500-meter race during the US Olympic Team short track speedskating trials at Utah Olympic Oval in Utah December 16, 2017. — Picture by Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

Jessica Kooreman (3) competes in a heat of the 1500-meter race during the US Olympic Team short track speedskating trials at Utah Olympic Oval in Utah December 16, 2017. — Picture by Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters