Sports World: Protectors win 9-3 as Faris nets four times

Protectors win 9-3 as Faris nets four times

Faris Ramli scored four goals as Home United thrashed Brunei DPMM 9-3 in an S-League match at Bishan Stadium to stay two points behind league leaders Albirex Niigata.

In another S-League match at Hougang Stadium, third- placed Tampines Rovers beat Hougang United 3-0.

Sidelined Bosh, Heat reach deal to move on

MIAMI • Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat, divided on whether or not the 11-time All-Star forward can keep playing after blood clots, have reached a tentative deal to part ways.

Talks that included the NBA players' union brought a final end to the "Big Three" era in Miami that saw LeBron James, now with reigning NBA champion Cleveland, and Dwyane Wade, now at Chicago, combine with Bosh to bring the Heat two titles and two other Finals appearances in four seasons.


Community service for NZ Test cricketer

WELLINGTON • New Zealand cricketer Doug Bracewell has been sentenced to 100 hours of community service after pleading guilty to drink-driving after dogs ate his pet parrot.

It was the 26-year-old's third drink-driving offence in 10 years - but he told the court he decided to drive home from a function after receiving a call from his distressed partner who told him their pet cockatoo had been killed by a friend's dogs.


Reds, Foxes slated to play in HK in July

HONG KONG • Liverpool and Leicester City will compete for the Premier League Asia Trophy along with Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion in Hong Kong in July.

The biennial pre-season football tournament will feature four Premier League teams for the first time.


Robshaw returns as England co-captain

LONDON • Chris Robshaw returns to captain England against the Barbarians on Sunday.

The Harlequins flanker has been named co-captain along with Leicester-bound fly-half George Ford, as coach Eddie Jones named eight uncapped players.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe