Parker to the rescue

French star's three-pointer gives San Antonio one-point win over Dallas

"Overall, we did a pretty good job playing without Kawhi, Tiago and Patty, three guys who are very important to our team. It was a big win for us." - San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker (below), on the absence of NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter and Patty Mills
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Indra among TNP School Sports Star Award top 10

Muhd Indra Moraga
Charlene Ong

If Muhd Indra Moraga goes on to be crowned the boys’ winner of The New Paper School Sports Star Award, he has one person to thank.

The Hong Kah Secondary School’s C Division footballer credits his father, 53-year-old Muhd Idris Basirun, for helping him overcome insecurity and ostracism when he was younger.

He was nominated for the TNP School Sports Star Award and when voting for the first round ended on Tuesday, Indra garnered a whopping 2,441 votes — the most among the 23 nominated student-athletes and way ahead of the 1,348 votes cast for second-placed John Christopher of Unity Secondary School in the boys’ section.

As for the girls, St Margaret’s Secondary School netballer Charlene Ong leads the way with 2,009 votes.

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 30.

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Fast food

McDonald's outlet in Melbourne uses sports cars for its food deliveries

FLASHY: The red Ferrari, dubbed the "McDelivery vehicle", has been getting a lot of attention online.
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Double blow for Lakers

GET WELL SOON: Lakers' Xavier Henry (left) comforting teammate Julius Randle, who is stretchered off after breaking his leg.
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Photo shoot kept him on edge of his seat

S'porean photographs Gwyneth Paltrow for British Airways commercial

SMOOTH: Mr Nicky Loh says Gwyneth Paltrow (above) was pleasant to work with.
SMOOTH: Mr Nicky Loh (above) says Gwyneth Paltrow was pleasant to work with.
PREPARATION: The crew assembling the platform on which Gwyneth Paltrow walked to get to the British Airways Club World seat in the middle of the infinity pool.
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Pieces of India's glittering past

Rare jewels from India's past rulers on display at New York museum

EXQUISITE: Ornaments which Indian rulers of the past wore on their heads.
EXQUISITE: The gold tiger head belonging to Indian ruler Tipu Sultan.
EYE-CATCHING: The jade dagger made for Mughal emperor Jahangir.
EYE-CATCHING: Other artefacts from the Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani collection.
EYE-CATCHING:Other artefacts from the Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani collection.
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Indonesian teams get the boot for five own-goals

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Five areas Pellegrini needs to improve on

"The same thing happened with Martin Demichelis last year. Remember all the criticism for him after he just arrived in the Premier League. Eliaquim Mangala is a young player and he has a lot of experience. I am sure we bought the centre back that we need in him." - Manuel Pellegrini (above), convinced that under-fire Eliaquim Mangala will come good

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has insisted that his team must improve before they play Manchester United on Sunday, and he’s absolutely right.

Pellegrini admitted that United’s late equaliser against Chelsea last Sunday had brought a smile to his face, but he will know that it will also have galvanised his local rivals.

With momentum and belief, United will go to the Etihad on Sunday convinced that they can take all three points.

Iain Macintosh highlights  five areas of City’s game that require attention if they are to be successful in their biggest derby match.

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 30.

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Spalato and Japan's Hana's goal invited to Hong Kong

SPALATO: Winning his sixth start, the Luzerne Cup, on Sunday.
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Brolly run

Aussie duo take on gruelling ultramarathon to support HK 
pro-democracy protests

UNITED: Australians Andrew Dawson (left) and John Ellis at the start of the 102km ultramarathon.
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