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FORMULA 1

Singapore GP to feature race involving cars of yesteryear

Singapore's Formula 1 weekend will also feature cars from a 'golden era'

NOSTALGIA: The Marina Bay Street Circuit will welcome the Masters Historic Formula 1 cars, which will race for the first time under lights in Singapore.

The 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix is set for a race back in time.
 
The weekend of racing along Marina Bay from Sep 19 to 21 will include the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship.

The support race will showcase a grid of 20 Formula 1 cars from 1966 to 1985, otherwise known as “the golden era” of racing — in addition to the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia.

Comprising historic three-litre engine Formula 1 cars from the 1970s and 1980s, Masters Historic Racing promises a thrilling glimpse of history and a superb spectacle of sight and sound, said Ron Maydon, president and founder of the Masters race.

Read the full report in our print edition on July 31. 

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NBA

Scott wants 'old school' Lakers

New coach can't wait to start working with Kobe and Co as he tries to turn franchise around

THE LAKERS FAMILY: New Lakers coach Byron Scott (third from far left) posing with former Lakers greats (from far left) Jamaal Wilkes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Lakers' general manager Mitch Kupchak.
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Amirul is a team player

RI's floorball star eyes team captaincy and a spot in 
SEA Games squad

PENCHANT FOR PACE: Raffles Institution floorball star Amirul Afiq Bakthiar (above) likes the sport because of the frenetic stop-start pace, which demands a high level of fitness.
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GOLF

Hoping for a Tiger flourish

US PGA Tour commissioner not ruling out Woods for the FedEx Cup play-offs

FANS' FAVOURITE: Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods (above) is a huge draw among fans wherever he plays.
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Pressure still on us: Pellegrini

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EPL

Rodgers: Pool will not fail like Spurs

Liverpool boss confident new arrivals will improve depth

NEW RECRUIT: Emre Can (above in black), signed from Bayer Leverkusen, is one of six players Liverpool have purchased during the off-season.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has rejected suggestions that his club are following in the footsteps of Tottenham.

Spurs made a rash of summer signings last year after Gareth Bale left for Real Madrid, but they failed to improve their position in the English Premier League table, slipping one spot from fifth to sixth last season.

The Reds have spent around 80 million ($169m) on six players in the past few months, with Luis Suarez leaving for Barcelona for a reported fee of 75m.

But Rodgers, speaking ahead of Liverpool’s International Champions Cup game against Manchester City this morning (Singapore time), said that there was no point in making comparisons between their recruitment policy and that of Tottenham.

Rodgers told Sky Sports News: “We are a different club and have a different vision here. At Liverpool, there’s a strategy behind what we are doing.

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Simeone interested in United's Hernandez

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