Thu11272014

LAST_UPDATEThu, 27 Nov 2014 7pm

England Seal Win Over Scotland

WAYNE ROONEY closed in on Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time England record of 49 goals with a double that ensured England returned to Scotland with a comfortable victory at Celtic Park.

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Russia Coach Capello Hanging On To His Job Despite Poor Results

Russia’s coach Fabio Capello watches during the Euro 2016 Group G qualifying match against Austria in Vienna November 15, 2014. — Reuters pic MOSCOW: Fabio Capello has dismissed speculation that he is about to lose his job as manager of Russia amid a run of poor results for his side.

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Bayern’s Captain Seriously Injured In Training

File picture shows Bayern Munich’s Philipp Lahm (right) and AS Roma’s Daniele De Rossi fight for the ball during their Champions League match at the Olympic stadium in Rome October 21, 2014. — Reuters pic BERLIN: Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm suffered a “serious” injury in training today and was taken to see the club doctor, the German champions said.

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Pakistan Reduces NZ To 295-6 At Lunch

Pic: AFP/NSTDUBAI: Pakistan claimed two early wickets in its three before lunch to reduce New Zealand to 295-6 on the second day of the second test today.

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Carvalho: Ronaldo 'Almost Perfect'

Real Madrid forward Ronaldo (Above), who knows Old Trafford well from his time with Manchester United, is the current holder of the the world's best player award. - AFP filepic  MANCHESTER: Ricardo Carvalho has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as “almost perfect” as his Portugal team-mate goes up against his Ballon D’Or rival Lionel Messi of Argentina in a friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

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New Indian Hero Srikanth Rises As Lee’s Star Falls

India’s Kidambi Srikanth returns a shot during his men’s singles final against China’s Lin Dan at Badminton China Open in Fuzhou, Fujian province November 16, 2014. — Reuters picHONG KONG: Overnight sensation Kidambi Srikanth will try to write more positive headlines for badminton this week in Hong Kong after he shocked the great Lin Dan in the China Open final — just months after a meningitis scare.

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Old Trafford Ready For Another Ronaldo-Messi Battle

ACCORDING to Portugal’s coach Fernando Santos, whenever Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo come into opposition on a football field, the result will always be the same. Tuesday evening’s game between Portugal and Argentina at Old Trafford, he says, is destined to be the international version of El Clasico.

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Damian Lillard, LeBron Named NBA Players Of The Week

Damian Lillard and LeBron James have been named the NBA's Players of the Week for games played between Nov. 10 and Nov. 16.

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FAM Backs Decision To Appoint Dollah

Photo: FASThe Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has backed Dollah Salleh and Harimau Malaya to excel in the AFF Suzuki Cup tournament at the end of this month.

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Bank Islam Contributes RM2.35 Million To The FAM

BANK Islam Malaysia Berhad’s (Bank Islam) co-branded efforts with the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have shown the desired result. The Bank’s contribution of RM2.35 million, made up of a portion of the annual card fee, and 0.3% of its customers debit card retail transactions, was given to the FAM on Monday in support of the development of country’s favourite sport.

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