Sports world: S'pore bowlers Ng and Tan crash out

S'pore bowlers Ng and Tan crash out

ABU DHABI • Singapore bowlers Shayna Ng and Cherie Tan crashed out of the Women's World Bowling Championships Masters event yesterday.

Ng finished with 1,495 pinfalls to finish in sixth position while Tan came in seventh with 1,494 pinfalls.

Korea's Jung Dawun clinched the Masters title.


Paulinho's winner sets up Barca semis

OSAKA • Paulinho snatched an injury-time winner as China's Guangzhou Evergrande stunned Mexico's Club America 2-1 to set up a Club World Cup semi-final against Barcelona in Japan.

Japanese football champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima upset Congolese side Mazembe 3-0, sending the local favourites through to face Argentina's River Plate.

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Neville denies wanting United job

VALENCIA • Valencia boss Gary Neville has denied he is positioning himself to take charge of English Premier League football club Manchester United.

"No, I don't see myself managing Man United at all. I know what I want to do in my life, and that's not something that's in my mind," he told Sky Sports.

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Felix aims for 200-400m in Rio

NEW YORK • Top American sprinter Allyson Felix will double up at July's US trials in hopes of competing in both the 200m and 400m at next year's Olympics.

She has long wanted to challenge the rare Olympic double but will need a schedule change to make it possible. The current Rio schedule requires her to compete in the first round of the 200m 75 minutes before the 400m final.

REUTERS

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