DUBAI: Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday (Feb 22) to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.
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China's football association is planning for the country to have 50,000 football academies by 2025 as part of an ambitious blueprint to grow into a soccer superpower.
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After receiving stiff internal penalties for their part in the now notorious V-League 1 game in which they refused to play in protest of a penalty decision, Long An has had multiple sanctions imposed on them by the Vietnam Football Federation.
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The Vietnamese sport team started the first day of competition at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Japan’s Sapporo city on February 20, with athletes Trinh Dinh Thoi and Nguyen Thai Binh competing in single-board skiing.
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MIAMI: Canadian top seed Milos Raonic blasted 10 aces in downing US qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday (Feb 21) to reach the second round of the ATP Delray Beach Open.
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Manchester City came out on top in an epic Champions League battle against Monaco as late goals by John Stones and Leroy Sane secured a 5-3 victory in a last 16 first-leg thriller on Tuesday that had goals galore and a missed penalty.
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The scandalous Vietnamese football match on Sunday, when one team stopped playing in protest at a late penalty decision, was followed by a resignation, several disciplinary measures, separate apologies and a heated debate.
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Manchester United have announced their return to Vietnam to host the country’s third live fan event in March.
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LONDON: Theo Walcott scored his 100th Arsenal goal as Arsene Wenger's side ended non-league minnows Sutton United's FA Cup fairytale with a 2-0 victory in the FA Cup on Monday (Feb 20).
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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism yesterday asked the National Sports Administration and the Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) to strictly punish Long An following their behaviour in the match between Long An and HCM City in the V.League 1 on February 19.
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