Upsets galore

Four of the top eight seeds in women's draw out but Sharapova survives

OUSTED: 
Simona Halep (above) and Angelique Kerber also fall after the second-round departures of Agnieszka Radwanska and Ana Ivanovic, while Maria Sharapova is made to work for her win.
OUSTED: 
Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber (above) also fall after the second-round departures of Agnieszka Radwanska and Ana Ivanovic, while Maria Sharapova is made to work for her win.
OUSTED: 
Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber also fall after the second-round departures of Agnieszka Radwanska and Ana Ivanovic, while Maria Sharapova (inset) is made to work for her win.
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Lascuna fires 66 to win first ADT title

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Palmer leads with hot putter

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Valencia keen on cleverley

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Peter Lim's Valencia go top with 3-0 win

With Peter Lim's takeover and an unbeaten start to season, Valencia can dream of glory days again

MAN OF 
THE MOMENT: Paco Alcacer's (above) goal comes after his maiden call-up to the Spain national side.

Valencia notched a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Malaga yesterday morning (Singapore time) to go top of the league with four points after two games.
Valencia drew 1-1 with Sevilla on the opening day of the season.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s men may drop from the summit once the other teams complete their weekend games, but it was the best possible start to the season the fans can hope for. There’s a fresh air of optimism among the fans, after watching their club go through several years of  financial quagmire that threatened Valencia’s very existence.
The dark clouds are set to go away, with Singaporean businessman Peter Lim set to officially take over the club in a few weeks’ time.
Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 31.
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Water polo team eye step-up at Asiad

EUGENE TEO: The Singapore water polo captain will lead his team in next month's Asian Games in South Korea.
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Karting scholarships for Dom, Ridhwan

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'Singapore must come alive during F1 event'

MILESTONE: 
Mr S Iswaran (above, in red) expects a special race year in 2015, as Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary. 

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'Lay off Oezil'

Arsenal boss Wenger says his German star is judged unfairly

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger (right) insists Mesut Oezil (left) is judged unfairly, but accepts he will never excel in defence.
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Late goal wins it for DPMM

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