Minnows dream of Liverpool date at Club World Cup

Publication date 11 December 2019 | 22:03 | ICT

Fresh from securing their place in the last 16 of the Champions League, Liverpool’s involvement in the Club World Cup does not begin until next week but the fight for the right to face Jurgen Klopp’s men in Qatar started on Wednesday.



  • Tiger picks himself to lead off Presidents defence

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 22:03 | ICT

    Captain Tiger Woods will lead from the front when the United States begin their Presidents Cup defence after Wednesday picking himself and Justin Thomas for the opening fourball match at Royal Melbourne.

  • Foster vows to restore All Blacks’ aura

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 22:02 | ICT

    Ian Foster pledged to restore the All Blacks’ aura of invincibility on Wednesday as the former assistant coach was promoted to the top job, tasked with rebuilding the three-time world champions after a disappointing World Cup.

  • Australia unchanged for NZ pink ball Test

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 22:01 | ICT

    Australia will field the same team for the third Test in a row when they face New Zealand in sauna-like conditions under lights at Perth – a first under Tim Paine’s captaincy.

  • Agony for Warriors in bronze match shootout

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 22:00 | ICT

    Cambodia came agonisingly close to a first ever Southeast Asian (Sea) Games football medal on Tuesday when their 10th penalty in their playoff for bronze with Myanmar at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila hit the post.

  • Liverpool, Chelsea through to Champions last 16 as Ajax out

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 21:59 | ICT

    Holders Liverpool safely negotiated Tuesday’s trip to Salzburg to take their place in the last 16 of this season’s UEFA Champions League, while Chelsea are also through but Ajax suffered a shock group-stage exit.

  • Sensational Seavmey and Khan grab Sea Games gold

    Publication date 10 December 2019 | 22:06 | ICT

    The Kingdom’s taekwondo sensation Sorn Seavmey and jiu-jitsu star Jessa Khan won gold at the Southeast Asian (Sea) Games on Monday, as Cambodian women took home two further silvers in martial arts.

  • Russia reacts in anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

    Publication date 10 December 2019 | 22:03 | ICT

    The world Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from P

  • Eagles’ playoff hopes stay alive as the Giants downed in overtime

    Publication date 10 December 2019 | 21:44 | ICT

    The Philadelphia Eagles kept their playoff hopes alive with an overtime victory against the New York Giants to deny Eli Manning a fairytale return in their Monday night game.

  • Els itching to upstage old rival Tiger Wods at Presidents Cup

    Publication date 10 December 2019 | 21:43 | ICT

    Ernie Els and Tiger Woods have a decades-long rivalry, and the big South African admitted Tuesday he was itching to outmanoeuvre his old sparring partner at the Presidents Cup.

  • Arsenal relieved as worst winless run since 1977 ends at West Ham

    Publication date 10 December 2019 | 21:42 | ICT

    Arsenal caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg believes a weight has been lifted off his players’ shoulders after a three-goal blitz in nine second-half minutes beat West Ham 3-1 on Monday to end the Gunners’ worst winless run in 42 ye