Sports World: Local women 3rd at Asian c'ships

Local women 3rd at Asian c'ships

Singapore's women keglers were third in the team event at the ongoing 24th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships in Hong Kong.

The team comprising Joey Yeo, Geraldine Ng, Jasmine Yeong-Nathan, Charlene Lim, Bernice Lim and Daphne Tan finished behind winner Korea and runner-up Malaysia.

The tournament concludes tomorrow.

U-19 cricketers fall to Malaysia

Singapore's cricketers lost their opening Group A match in the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup Qualifier Asia Division Two to Malaysia by three wickets in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

Aryaman Sunil top scored with 46 in Singapore's total of 185 in 49 overs. Malaysia then hit 188-7 in 47.5 overs.

PSG's Aurier jailed for police assault

PARIS • Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier was sentenced to two months' jail yesterday, for assaulting a police officer following an incident outside a Paris nightclub in May.

The court heard that the Ivory Coast footballer refused to cooperate when asked to leave his Porsche Cayenne car, which police said was incorrectly parked outside the club in the early hours.


No promises: New Hamburg boss

BERLIN • New Hamburg coach Markus Gisdol said he will try to take the pressure off his struggling players, during his official presentation yesterday.

The 47-year-old former Hoffenheim coach has replaced Bruno Labbadia, who was sacked on Sunday in the wake of Hamburg's 1-0 defeat at home by German league leaders Bayern Munich on Saturday, their fourth loss in a row.

"I can't promise any immediate results," said Gisdol. "It's a huge challenge and we will try to implement our ideas about football from step to step."

He is Hamburg's 15th coach in the last 12 years.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 27, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World: Local women 3rd at Asian c'ships'. Print Edition | Subscribe