swimming

World record no. 3 for Katie

American teenager sets new mark for women's 400m freestyle and matches Evans' feat

"I just wanted to put together a good swim and go a best time. I did, so I’m happy." - Katie Ledecky
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Wie sidelined with hand injury

Michelle Wie
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GOLF

The Wiesberger fairytale

Austrian finds Major form in an extraordinary run at Valhalla

"I’ve not been in contention in a Major, so I don’t know how it’s going to turn out. I’m just trying to enjoy it all... From now on, it’s just a bonus, really." - Bernd Wiesberger
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Young guns mean business

McIlroy and a host of fresh-faced golfers are now the hot ones, not veterans Mickelson and Woods

ON FIRE: Rory McIlroy (above) leads the US PGA Championship on 13 under after the third round, and may win his second Major of the year this morning (Singapore time).
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FOOTBALL

Blatter: Come and get me

Embattled Fifa president urges critics to unseat him at the 
next elections

RIVALS? Fifa president Sepp Blatter (right) and his probable challenger, Uefa president Michel Platini (left) at the World Cup last month.
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Slingers win, again

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BASKETBALL

Crocked Manu bids adieu

Spurs guard unlikely to play for Argentina again, after missing out on World Cup in Spain

PAIN: San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (above) still feels pain when he jumps, pushes or brakes on the court.
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NASCAR star Stewart kills driver

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Now for a Singapore test

New coach Allegri will work his players physically before Saturday's game

MORE SWEAT: Juventus coach Allegri (centre) says there is still plenty of work to do, particularly in physical conditioning.
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LionsXII to keep it safe with Baihakki-Safuwan pairing

HOTTEST COMBINATION: Coach Fandi Ahmad calls Baihakki (left) and Safuwan (right) "the best defensive partnership in this region".

Safety first. You don’t hear that a lot from LionsXII coach Fandi Ahmad, who adopted an attacking philosophy for the Malaysian Super League (MSL) season.

But, with South-east Asia’s best centre-back pairing of Baihakki Khaizan and Safuwan Baharudin set to reassert themselves at the heart of the LionsXII defence, the Singapore outfit will look to keep it tight at the back when they open their Malaysia Cup campaign against Felda United in a Group A clash at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Wednesday.

Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 11.

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