Sports World: Singapore women win against Bangladesh

Singapore women win against Bangladesh

The Singapore women's football team beat Bangladesh 3-0 yesterday in the first match of the Women's Development Tournament, an inaugural three-nation friendly competition, held at Jalan Besar Stadium.

Raudhah Kamis (eighth and 47th minutes) and Joey Cheng (38th minute) scored for the hosts. The Lionesses will face Malaysia tomorrow.

Rumford, Foster share lead in Super 6 event

PERTH • Australia's Brett Rumford and Mark Foster of England shared the first-round lead at the European Tour's revolutionary new World Super 6 Perth event at Lake Karrinyup yesterday.

The Perth native fired an opening round six-under 66 along with Foster. There were 21 players within two shots of the lead as players vied to make it into Sunday's innovative new six-hole matchplay knockout format.


Super Rugby to use foul play watchdog

WELLINGTON • A permanent three-man committee will review all incidents of foul play in Super Rugby this year in an effort to bring more consistency to the disciplinary process.

The three-man panel, headed by New Zealand's Nigel Hampton, will review all disciplinary procedures recommended by match citing commissioners and make an initial determination as to whether a player is to be sanctioned.


Cibulkova's talent not to be sniffed at

DOHA • World No. 5 Dominika Cibulkova on Wednesday shared details of her strange ritual of sniffing tennis balls before serving.

The Slovakian revealed that she had been doing it since she was a little girl and it became "some kind of a habit, a ritual I do".

She added that she had a favourite ball to sniff - the Wilson US Open.

"There is nothing more about it, it's just part of me, part of my game, part of what I do on the court," she said.


Players can try out for new Eunos youth side

Eunos Crescent FC, last year's National Football League champions, will conduct open trials for players above the age of 18 this Sunday from 1-5pm at Serangoon Stadium.

All players must turn up in football attire, including jersey, shorts, long socks, shin pads and boots.

The team are looking to form a new youth side comprising players between the ages of 19 and 23, and they plan to join the Prime League.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 17, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe