Sports World : Young Lions draw with Young Tigers

Young Lions draw with Young Tigers

Courts Young Lions fought back to draw 1-1 with Harimau Muda B at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night.

Harimau were 1-0 up within just one minute after kick-off but were denied all three points when the Young Lions scored in the 88th minute to secure a point.

Seventh-placed Harimau and eighth-placed Young Lions remain in their positions in the S-League table, on 26 points and 23 points respectively.

AFC to probe fixture in banned Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR • The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will investigate how Indonesia, banned by the world governing body Fifa, staged a friendly between domestic club Persib and the Malaysia All Stars on Saturday.

AFC's acting general secretary Windsor John said it should not have taken place while Indonesia serve out a suspension for government interference in the local football association.


Ferrari veto series of cost-cutting measures

PARIS • Ferrari have vetoed a series of cost-cutting measures, according to the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

The FIA explained on Monday that it had been studying a series of measures that gained a large amount of support, but Ferrari used their power of veto and the governing body had decided not to appeal.


Slingers fall to Hi-Tech in ABL season-opener

The Singapore Slingers lost their Asean Basketball League season-opening game yesterday, falling to defending champions Hi-Tech Bangkok City 74-83.

Hi-Tech's Tyler Lamb scored a team-high 22 points, while the Slingers' Xavier Allen Alexander scored a game-high 30 points in the losing effort.

The Slingers' next game will be in Ho Chi Minh City against the Saigon Heat on Saturday.

Warne, Tendulkar call for Games inclusion

LONDON • Former Australian spinner Shane Warne and India batting great Sachin Tendulkar have joined the chorus clamouring for cricket to become an Olympic sport, the BBC reported.

The International Cricket Council is scheduled to meet the International Olympic Committee next month to discuss a possible inclusion, with the Twenty20 format of the game most likely to be discussed.

Cricket has not featured in the Olympics since 1900, when Great Britain took on France in Paris. REUTERS

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2015, with the headline 'SportsWorld'. Subscribe