SYDNEY: South Korea stunned China to win the Sudirman Cup on Sunday, coming from 2-1 down to clinch the final 3-2 on Australia's Gold Coast and end their opponents' 12-year stranglehold on the biennial mixed team international tournament.
AGILAN Thani’s hopes of becoming the first Malaysian to win a ONE Championship title were dashed when Ben Askren of the United States retained his Welterweight World Championship belt via a fight-ending submission just past the two-minute mark of the first round at the ONE: Dynasty of Heroes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
MONACO: Formula One may have seen the last of Jenson Button following the 2009 world champion’s Monaco Grand Prix comeback as stand-in for McLaren race regular Fernando Alonso.
CHICAGO: South Korean rookie Park Sung-Hyun fired a seven-under par 65 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead midway through the LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
PARIS: Record nine-time winner Rafael Nadal and title-holder Novak Djokovic set off Monday ahead of a French Open collison course, while champions past and present meet in the women’s first round.