Sports World: Wenger keen on another Lemar bid

Wenger keen on another Lemar bid

LONDON • Arsene Wenger has said that he will revisit his interest in Monaco forward Thomas Lemar, after confirming Arsenal tabled a late £92 million (S$162 million) bid for the France international before Thursday's transfer deadline.

The English football club's manager said Arsenal met Monaco's €100 million asking price for the 21-year-old but that Lemar decided against a move away from the Ligue 1 champions.


Pacquiao won't give up on Horn rematch

MANILA • Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao made it clear yesterday that he is still interested in a rematch with Australian Jeff Horn, despite an announcement last week that he had pulled out of their scheduled bout later this year.

The 38-year-old had initially called for a rematch after losing his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title to the 29-year-old Horn on points in a major upset on July 2.


Baby girl to make a racket for Djokovic

BELGRADE • Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena became parents of a baby girl, Tara, on Saturday. The couple have a two-year-old son, Stefan.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Subscribe