Football

Prince Ali, Platini meet for talks

Prince Ali, Platini meet for talks

GENEVA — Potential FIFA presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali Hussein of Jordan met for the first time on Wednesday (Thursday morning, Singapore time) since...

Russian respite for Blatter

Russian respite for Blatter

ST PETERSBURG — Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA’s president Sepp Blatter will put aside their troubles when they take centre stage and kick off the countdown to the...

Bayern confirm deal to sign midfielder Vidal

Bayern confirm deal to sign midfielder Vidal

BERLIN — Bayern Munich have reached an agreement with Italy's Juventus to sign Chile international midfielder Arturo Vidal, the German club's CEO Karl Heinz Rummenigge confirmed...

Gallery: Jamaicans upset US in Gold Cup semi-finals

Jamaicans upset US in Gold Cup semi-finals

LOS ANGELES — Darren Mattocks and Giles Barnes scored first-half goals to propel Jamaica to an upset 2-1 victory over US in the Confederation of North, Central American and...

Liverpool sign striker Benteke from Villa

Liverpool sign striker Benteke from Villa

LONDON — Liverpool wrapped up a deal for Christian Benteke yesterday (July 22), luring the targetman to Anfield on a long-term contract having finally struck a deal to prise the...

No hard feelings, says Kim Lye

SINGAPORE — Despite Monday’s mix-up at the Jalan Besar Stadium, Quah Kim Lye has made a plea to the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) not to discipline the staff who...

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