Sports World: Steinebrunner quits Warriors post

Steinebrunner quits Warriors post

Jorg Steinebrunner is the S-League's first coaching casualty of the season after resigning from Warriors FC, the Choa Chu Kang-based football club.

The Warriors said on Facebook yesterday that the tactician had decided to step down "after a string of mediocre performances".

The club are seventh in the nine-team league and on Thursday, lost 1-3 to bottom side Garena Young Lions.

In yesterday's matches, Geylang International beat 10-man Balestier Khalsa 3-1, while Brunei DPMM overcame Hougang 3-2.

Terry contemplating Blues future

LONDON•  John Terry has said that he needed time to decide his Chelsea future after the football club told him to accept a pay cut and the prospect of no longer being a guaranteed first-team starter in return for another year with them.

Although the exact terms of the contract are not known, it is believed to comprise a basic wage far less than that of Chelsea's highest earners, such as £200,000-a-week (S$394,200) Eden Hazard, but with the opportunity to earn more through a series of bonuses.

THE TIMES, LONDON

Djokovic dominates Nadal again

ROME • Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic stretched his winning streak over Rafael Nadal to seven matches on Friday with a thrilling 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) victory to book his spot in the Rome Masters semi-finals.

The Serb, who is also the defending champion, faced Kei Nishikori of Japan in the semis early this morning (Singapore time), as he bids for a fifth title in the Italian capital.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Fury launches expletive-laden rant

LONDON• • World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury caused fresh controversy on Friday after suggesting that rape and bestiality will one day be made legal in his latest foul-mouthed video rant.

The British boxer also suggested anyone who disagreed with him, was likely to have been "brainwashed by all the Zionist, Jewish people who own all the banks, all the papers, all the TV stations".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World: Steinebrunner quits Warriors post'. Print Edition | Subscribe