Sports World: Freida last among 37 platform divers

Freida last among 37 platform divers

KAZAN (Russia)• Singapore's Freida Lim ended last among 37 divers in the women's 10m platform preliminaries at the Fina World Championships yesterday.

The 17-year-old totalled 191.05 points for her five dives, more than 60 points below her SEA Games bronze medal-winning score last month.

China's Ren Qian led the list of 12 finalists after scoring 423.15 in last night's semi-final.

DPMM draw again to stay third, Stags win

• Brunei DPMM lost their chance to go top of the S-League football standings, after their third straight draw - 1-1 with Hougang in Bandar Seri Begawan - kept them in third place on 22 points, two behind Warriors.

Meanwhile, Tampines beat Geylang 2-0 at Jurong West Stadium for their third consecutive win to move into fourth spot a point back.

Albirex sit second.

Promoter blames duo for poor turnout

LONDON • A co-promoter of the Malaysian leg of Liverpool's four-game Asian tour has claimed that the departures of Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling were contributing factors to a relatively low attendance at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

The game last week between the Premier League club and a Malaysia Select XI ended 1-1 with an unofficial attendance of around 50,000, less than the 80,000 who had watched a similar friendly in 2013 at the same arena.


Woods frustrated with slow climb back

GAINESVILLE (Florida)• A frustrated Tiger Woods never imagined it would take so long to regain top form after back surgery and swing changes, but he will stick with his comeback plan.

"Is it frustrating to not win golf tournaments? Yeah. But I know how close it feels. I just need a couple shots here and there to turn the tide," the former world No. 1 golfer said Tuesday, ahead of the US PGA National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2015, with the headline 'Sports World: Freida last among 37 platform divers'. Print Edition | Subscribe