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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.

  • Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win as Iran fire blanks

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 15:14 | ICT

    AN EFFERVESCENT Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday to finish top of their Asian Cup group.

  • Harden sizzles in loss to Nets, Warriors prevail

    Publication date 18 January 2019 | 15:08 | ICT

    JAMES Harden scored a season-high 58 points and the Houston Rockets shot an NBA record 70 three point attempts, but it wasn’t enough to beat the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Wednesday.

  • Fed and Wozniacki on track

    Publication date 17 January 2019 | 14:49 | ICT

    ROGER Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year on Wednesday and stay on track for a seventh title, with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki also safely through.

  • Warriors score record 51 points in first quarter

    Publication date 17 January 2019 | 14:25 | ICT

    THE reigning champion Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points on Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead.

  • Japan’s only homegrown sumo champ bows out in tears

    Publication date 17 January 2019 | 11:20 | ICT

    THE only Japanese-born grand champion or “yokozuna” in sumo tearfully insisted he had “no regrets” as he announced his retirement on Wednesday after a disastrous run of form and injury.