Sports World: Young Lions unveil new kit for season

Young Lions unveil new kit for season

The Garena Young Lions squad for the upcoming S-League season was unveiled yesterday along with the team's new kit at the Jalan Besar Stadium.

A partnership with Singapore Cancer Society was also announced, where half of the team's gross ticket proceeds at home will be donated to the Society.

In view of the preparation for this year's SEA Games, the line-up of the squad comprises only Under-22 players, with an average age of 19.94.

Rain halts 2nd round of Honda LPGA event

BANGKOK • An unseasonal storm washed out the second round of the Honda LPGA tournament yesterday.

The mid-morning downpour meant leaders Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang - both on six-under 66 - were unable to tee-off.

Round two will resume today at 7am (local time), with round three after.


Bundesliga - No. 1 in Chinese cyberspace

SHANGHAI • Manchester United are the most popular football club online in China but the Bundesliga's web presence far outstrips the English Premier League.

The survey by sports marketing company Mailman also found that Cristiano Ronaldo has the biggest presence among Chinese fans with United's Wayne Rooney ranked fifth.


3 Russian athletes to compete as neutrals

LONDON • Three Russian athletes - Anzhelika Sidorova, Kristina Sivkova and Aleksei Sokirskii were cleared by the IAAF on Thursday to compete in next month's European indoor athletics championships under a neutral flag after proving their anti-doping credentials.


Man United to face Rostov in last 16

NYON (Switzerland) • Favourites Manchester United have been drawn to face modest Russian side Rostov in the last 16 of the Europa League.

The English football club will travel to Russia on March 9, with the second leg at Old Trafford on March 16.

Italian side AS Roma, also among the competition's favourites, drew French club Lyon - which could be the clash of the round.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 25, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe