S'pore floorballers try to avoid last spot
Singapore play Japan today for 15th place in the Women's World Floorball Championship in Tampere, Finland in a frustrating end to their campaign.
They lost 3-4 to the Netherlands yesterday in the 13th-16th placement.
After a bright start in Group C by beating Australia 5-4, the Republic lost 3-4 to Japan and 5-7 to Denmark, just missing out on the quarter-final play-offs by a whisker.
Watson and Garcia gun for more success
BANGKOK • Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson and Spanish star Sergio Garcia, both fresh from exhilarating recent wins, are hungry for victory at the US$1 million (S$1.4 million) Thailand Golf Championship, which starts today.
The tournament offers Watson the chance to break his duck at the Amata Spring Country Club, while Garcia is returning to a course that has been good to him - he won here in 2013.
Hamstring problem puts Sturridge out
LONDON • Injury-plagued Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a hamstring problem which is likely to sideline him for a few weeks.
The 26-year-old only recently recovered from knee and foot injuries and has made only three appearances for new Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, who was appointed in October, as a result.
Fifa decision on 2022 stadiums next month
DOHA • Fifa has delayed a decision on finalising the number of stadiums to be used during the 2022 Qatar World Cup till next month, following a meeting in Doha of the Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee.
McCullum stands by his position in trial
DUNEDIN • New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum broke his silence yesterday on the not guilty verdict in the Chris Cairns perjury trial, saying he stood by testimony against his former team-mate.
Cairns has demanded McCullum explain why he chose to appear as a prosecution witness.
Fifa panel chief backs Carneiro
LONDON • The head of Fifa's medical committee, Michel D'Hooghe, has stated his support for Chelsea's former club doctor Eva Carneiro, who has brought a legal case against the club for constructive dismissal.
Manager Jose Mourinho is named a respondent in the case.