Sports world : Warriors eke out win, easy for Tampines

Warriors eke out win, easy for Tampines

Warriors FC edged out bottom side Garena Young Lions 4-3 in their S-League match last night at Choa Chu Kang Stadium to join Albirex Niigata at the top of the standings on 10 points. They trail the title holders on goal difference.

At Jalan Besar Stadium, Tampines Rovers thumped Geylang International 4-0 to be third on nine points.

Late penalty gives Sunwolves first win

TOKYO • Yu Tamura knocked over a late penalty yesterday, as Japan's Sunwolves stunned South Africa's three-time champions Bulls 21-20 to post their first victory of the Super Rugby season.

It was only the second win in the series for the Singapore co-based team, after a horror debut last year when they won just one of 15 games.


Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco

HONG KONG • The Rugby Sevens World Cup will take place from July 20-22 next year in San Francisco's AT&T Park baseball stadium - the first time the event will be held in North America.

The tournament at the 42,000-capacity home ground of the San Francisco Giants will feature 24 men's and 16 women's teams and comes as the seven-a-side format tries to capitalise on a successful outing at last year's Olympics.


Younis to call it a day after Windies tour

KARACHI • Pakistan's most prolific Test batsman, Younis Khan, will quit international cricket after the three-Test series in the West Indies starting later this month, the 39-year-old said yesterday.


Doubles win gives US hope in Davis Cup

BRISBANE • US tennis pair Steve Johnson and Jack Sock kept their Davis Cup quarter-final against Australia alive with a gritty 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 win over John Peers and Sam Groth yesterday.

Australia lead 2-1 going into today's reverse singles.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 09, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe