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01 Oct 2014 21:07

Asian Games: Track, medal, doping rows cloud Games

In a day of discord at Asia's Olympics, all three top finishers in the men's 800m final were disqualified; an aggrieved Indian boxer turned down her bronze medal; Malaysia refused to return a gold medal over a failed drugs test; and a Syrian karate competitor became the fifth athlete caught doping.

  • 01 Oct 2014 13:31

    Asian Games: Sailors claim Singapore's 5th gold medal

    The J80 crew of Andrew Paul Chan, Russell Kan, Christopher Lim, Justin Wong and Maximilian Soh held their nerves to pip the South Korean team to top spot in the final match-up.

  • 02 Oct 2014 04:16

    Football: Hodgson risks showdown over Sturridge

    Injured Daniel Sturridge could return against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday (Oct 4), a move which could pave the way for an England call-up for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers with San Marino and Estonia.

  • 02 Oct 2014 03:34

    Golf: McIlroy voted US PGA Tour Player of Year

    Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy joined 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, Australia's Greg Norman and Zimbabwe's Nick Price as the only multiple winners of the award since it was introduced in 1990.

  • 01 Oct 2014 15:00

    Asian Games: Malaysia refuses to hand back 'doping' gold medal

    Saying that the test samples could have been switched, Malaysia's head of mission Danyal Balagopal has refused to return the gold medal won by wushu exponent Tai Cheau Xuen.

  • 01 Oct 2014 01:58

    Swimming: Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

    Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps was pulled over in the early hours after his white Land Rover was clocked at 135 kilometres per hour in a 72.5 kmph zone in Baltimore's Fort McHenry Tunnel.

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