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Van der Poel gives Dutch home Amstel Gold win

Publication date 23 April 2019 | 17:20 | ICT

RISING star Mathieu van der Poel sprinted to victory in the Amstel Gold on Sunday to give the Dutch a first victory in the sole cycling classic on their soil this century.



  • Ronaldo ‘1,000%’ committed as Juve claim eighth successive title

    Publication date 22 April 2019 | 08:31 | ICT

    CRISTIANO Ronaldo said he was “1,000 per cent committed to staying” with Juventus next season as he claimed his first Serie A title and Juventus their eighth in a row on Saturday.

  • Cambodian gymnastics prodigy trains in China

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:50 | ICT

    Cambodia last week sent young gymnastics hope Vey Pheaktra to Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong province for an eight-month training camp as he gears up for a successful bow at the 30th SEA Games at the end of this year.

  • Detroit rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:47 | ICT

    THE Detroit Pistons clinched the final ticket to the NBA playoffs on Wednesday, sealing their first postseason berth since 2016 with a 115-89 defeat of the New York Knicks.

  • Chinese arm wrestling yanks hard for recognition

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:44 | ICT

    MUSCLES bulging and veins popping, two Chinese arm wrestlers lock eyes and then their hands, until the referee shouts “Go!”

  • Beating Barcelona tougher than PSG, admits Solskjaer

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:02 | ICT

    MANCHESTER United face an even tougher task to turn around the 1-0 deficit from the first leg of their quarter-final with Barcelona than their miraculous comeback away to Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted on Wednesday.

  • Ronaldo gives Juventus edge

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 13:51 | ICT

    CRISTIANO Ronaldo was again hailed by Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after scoring with his side’s only shot on target to earn a 1-1 draw away to an excellent Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

  • Young star Leclerc eyes win in F1’s 1000th race

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 15:17 | ICT

    FERRARI’S Charles Leclerc is gunning for his first win this week in China after cruelly missing out in Bahrain as Formula One’s 1,000th race coincides with the emergence of a bright new star.

  • Emery demands consistency as Napoli test looms

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 15:14 | ICT

    UNAI Emery has urged erratic Arsenal to show more consistency as they prepare to face Napoli in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday.

  • Liverpool ease past Porto to put one foot in semi-finals

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 15:01 | ICT

    LIVERPOOL closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United after sweeping aside Porto 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield.

  • Japan’s ‘Miracle’ Suzuki takes darts world by storm

    Publication date 11 April 2019 | 14:05 | ICT

    DESCRIBED as the Phil Taylor of women’s darts, Japan’s Mikuru Suzuki already has plans to dominate the sport after becoming the first Asian player to capture a world title.