Sports World: Tampines beat Harimau Muda 1-0

Tampines beat Harimau Muda 1-0

•Tampines Rovers beat Malaysian side Harimau Muda 1-0 in an S-League match held at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca last night.

Rodrigo Tosi scored the winner in the 74th minute, as Tampines stay fifth in the table on 25 points, seven behind leaders Brunei DPMM.

Jen Goh leads in SLGA Amateur Open

•National golfer Jen Goh fired an eight-under-par 64 yesterday to take control of the 26th Singapore Ladies' Golf Association Amateur Open.

She leads by four shots with a nine-under total 135 at the Sembawang Country Club. Overnight leader Beatrice Inez (69) of Indonesia is second on 139 in the 51-women field.

No Berahino move, says West Brom

LONDON • West Bromwich Albion yesterday rejected a second bid from Tottenham Hotspur, reportedly in the region of £22 million (S$48 million), for unsettled striker Saido Berahino, according to a statement on the club website.

The Baggies had rejected on Tuesday a written transfer request from the 22-year-old, whom manager Tony Pulis dropped in Sunday's 2-3 home defeat by Chelsea.


Valencia in injury row with West Ham

LONDON • Enner Valencia has hit out at West Ham, claiming their medical staff have denied him the chance to seek external advice. He is threatening to go abroad without the Premier League club's permission in order to seek treatment for his long-term injury.

The 25-year-old forward was injured in their Europa League qualifying draw with Astra Giurgiu in July and West Ham revealed Valencia, who was given oxygen on the pitch, had suffered what "appears to be a significant injury to his right knee and right ankle".


Illarramendi glad to be back at Sociedad

MADRID • Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi is happy to be returning to boyhood club Real Sociedad after a disappointing stint in the Spanish capital, the 25-year-old was quoted as saying yesterday.

The La Liga rivals are expected to confirm the deal soon, and Spanish media reported Sociedad had agreed to pay around €17 million (S$27 million) for Illarramendi, having sold him to Real for close to €40 million two years ago.


Clippers fined for illegal business offer

LOS ANGELES • The Los Angeles Clippers were fined US$250,000 (S$350,000) on Tuesday after violating National Basketball Association regulations prohibiting teams from offering players unauthorised business or investment opportunities.

The NBA determined that the Clippers circumvented league rules with a presentation made to free-agent centre DeAndre Jordan last month in an attempt to get him to re-sign with the team. The Clippers had included in their presentation to Jordan a potential third- party endorsement opportunity.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 27, 2015, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe