Sports World: Tigers riding high, Stags also win away

Tigers riding high, Stags also win away

•Balestier Khalsa overcame Harimau Muda B 2-0 in Malacca to move to second in football's S-League table last night. Tampines Rovers beat the Young Lions 3-1 at Jalan Besar to stay fifth.

PB for Kipchoge despite shoe issues

BERLIN • Kenyan favourite Eliud Kipchoge shrugged off footwear problems to win the Berlin Marathon yesterday in a personal-best time of 2hr 4min 1sec.

The 30-year-old proved a master of the flat, inner-city course, regarded as the fastest in the world, even as his insoles slipped out of his shoes early in the race. He won ahead of fellow Kenyan Eliud Kiptanui and Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa.

Kenyan Gladys Cherono clocked 2:19:25 to win the women's race. REUTERS

Napoli double piles problems on Juve

MILAN • Goals by Lorenzo Insigne and Gonazalo Higuain saw Napoli to a 2-1 win over Juventus on Saturday and compounded the Italian champions' poor start to the Serie A season.

Juventus had earned their only points from a win and two draws and fell to their third defeat of the season.


Lewandowski reaches 10-goal mark

BERLIN • Striker Robert

Lewandowski equalled the Bundesliga record for most goals (10) after seven matches when he struck twice, as champions Bayern Munich beat Mainz 3-0 on Saturday to stretch their lead at the top to five points with their seventh straight victory. REUTERS•••••

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 28, 2015, with the headline 'Sports World: Tigers riding high, Stags also win away'. Print Edition | Subscribe