Pacquiao only has scratched cornea

Publication date 23 January 2019 | 10:05 | ICT

THE eye injury Manny Pacquiao suffered in a unanimous-decision win over Adrian Broner is a scratched cornea, and the Filipino ring icon is already on the mend, a spokesman for Pacquiao’s camp said on Monday.



  • Greek sensation Tsitsipas into first Slam semi

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 09:48 | ICT

    Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas showed resilience and maturity on Tuesday to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Roberto Bautista Agut.

  • Another late penalty rescues UAE as Ryan saves Aussies

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 09:41 | ICT

    Hosts UAE ended Kyrgyzstan’s fairytale with a controversial extra-time penalty to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Monday as holders Australia and Japan also advanced.

  • Five things we learned at the weekend

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 13:35 | ICT

    LIVERPOOL are one step closer to a long-awaited Premier League title, but only just after a seven-goal thriller against Crystal Palace at Anfield, while Chelsea imploded in losing 2-0 at Arsenal.

  • Zverev implodes, Osaka through

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 12:23 | ICT

    ALEXANDER Zverev self-destructed on Monday to slump out of the Australian Open at the hands of Milos Raonic, as Japanese US Open champion Naomi Osaka ground her way into an quarter-final with Elina Svitolina.

  • Rockets rally to down Lakers, Thunder win

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 16:59 | ICT

    JAMES Harden scored 48 points as the Houston Rockets rallied from a 21-point deficit to down the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime on a drama-filled NBA on Saturday.

  • Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided bout

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 16:58 | ICT

    MANNY Pacquiao proved that age is no obstacle on Saturday with a 12-round demolition of Adrien Broner, defending his welterweight title in his first fight on US soil in two years.

  • Mick Schumacher has joined Ferrari’s Driver Academy

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 13:37 | ICT

    MICK Schumacher, the teenage son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, has joined Ferrari’s Driver Academy, the Italian Formula One stable confirmed on Saturday.

  • Kerber stunned, Nadal through

    Publication date 21 January 2019 | 13:36 | ICT

    WORLD No2 Angelique Kerber was sensationally bundled out of the Australian Open on Sunday by a woman playing the event for the first time, as a rampant Rafael Nadal powered into the quarter-finals.

  • Ronaldo strike seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 15:32 | ICT

    CRISTIANO Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia.

  • Osaka romps through at Open

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 15:17 | ICT

    JAPANESE star Naomi Osaka surged into the Australian Open third round on Thursday as she targets a second Grand Slam title, but it was a much harder task for countryman Kei Nishikori who fought through a draining five-set epic.