Pourchaire, Barnicoat headline Super Formula rookie test entry list

Newly-crowned Formula 2 champion Theo Pourchaire and IMSA GTD Pro title winner Ben Barnicoat will get to drive a Super Formula car for the first time at Suzuka this week.

Soccer-Fernandez double helps 10-man Chelsea to 3-2 win over Brighton

By Clare Lovell LONDON (Reuters) -First Chelsea Premier League goals from Enzo Fernandez and Levi Colwill earned the 10-man home side a 3-2 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at a rain-sodden Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Chelsea played the entire second half a player down after captain Conor Gallagher picked up two yellow cards, but World Cup-winning Argentine Fernandez kept them in front with a

Gulf Oil claims Autosport's new Brand Partnership of the Year award

Gulf Oil has won the inaugural Brand Partnership of the Year Award at the 36th Autosport Awards in London, for its Gulf Williams F1 Fan Livery activation campaign.

WEEKLY ROUND-UP: Sports happenings in Singapore (27 Nov-3 Dec)

SINGAPORE — Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (27 November to 3 December): Shanti Pereira earns $315,000 at MAP Awards Asian Games sprint champion Shanti Pereira was the big winner at the Major Games Award Programme (MAP) awards presentation and appreciation dinner at Timbre+ One North on Wednesday (...

Soccer-Burnley thrash 10-man Sheffield United for first home win

BURNLEY, England (Reuters) - Burnley produced a dazzling display to crush 10-man Sheffield United 5-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday and secure their first home points of the Premier League season. Burnley, who started the game bottom of the table and the only team in the top four divisions without a home point, moved them up two places to 18th as United dropped to 19th. The two teams were involved in

Golf-Niemann, Buhai upstage locals to win Australian Open titles

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) -Joaquin Niemann mastered the Sydney winds to become the first Chilean winner in 119 years of the Australian Open when he beat Japan's Rikuya Hoshino in a playoff to lift the Stonehaven Cup on Sunday. Niemann lipped out with a four-foot eagle putt on the first re-run of the 18th but made no mistake on the second playoff hole, draining a slightly longer eagle

Soccer-Man City held again in six-goal Spurs thriller, Liverpool move second

LONDON (Reuters) - A Sunday goal glut ended with champions Manchester City drawing a third successive Premier League game as they were held 3-3 at home by injury-hit Tottenham Hotspur to slip to third place in the table, three points behind leaders Arsenal. The five games produced 24 goals, the last of which was headed home by Spurs winger Dejan Kulusevski in the 90th-minute at the Etihad Stadium

Soccer-West Ham held to draw at home by Palace

LONDON (Reuters) -West Ham United scored early but were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday. The Hammers remained ninth in the standings, on 21 points, as they failed to take advantage of Brighton & Hove Albion's 3-2 defeat by Chelsea, while Palace moved up to 12th on 16 points. Palace came into the game on the back of two defeats, and will be happy to

Golf-Woods targets one event per month after competitive return

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods said on Sunday he expects to be able to play one event per month in 2024 after making his return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. The 15-time major winner finished 18th in the 20-player field at the tournament, which he hosts for the benefit of his charity. It was the former world number one's first event since withdrawing during the Masters

Three talking points from the Premier League

Arsenal opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League after Manchester City stumbled once more in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Tottenham on Sunday. Leaky Man City open door to challengers City have now won just three of their past eight Premier League games to give Arsenal and Liverpool hope their reign as English champions may finally come to an end.

Soccer-Jovic shines as Milan outclass Frosinone

MILAN (Reuters) -Striker Luka Jovic scored a goal and claimed an assist as AC Milan secured a comfortable 3-1 win over mid-table Frosinone at the San Siro on Saturday, a second straight victory to get them back on track in Serie A. Jovic and midfielder Christian Pulisic scored either side of halftime before Fikayo Tomori netted the third for Milan and Frosinone midfielder Marco Brescianini pulled

Zac Purton and Caspar Fownes to team up for first time since September 2021 in International Jockeys’ Championship

Hong Kong's six-time champion jockey and four-time champion trainer will combine with Kaholo Angel during Happy Valley's marquee meeting on Wednesday Zac Purton will ride a Caspar Fownes-trained runner for the first time since September 2021 in the final leg of Wednesday night's Longines International Jockeys' Championship (IJC) at Happy Valley. Th...

Joseph Loake wins Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year

GB3 frontrunner Joseph Loake has been crowned the winner of the 2023 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award.

Soccer-Former Brazil defender Filipe Luis gets tribute ahead of retirement

(Reuters) - Flamengo's Brazilian defender Filipe Luis received a tribute at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday after the 38-year-old announced his retirement after an illustrious 20-year playing career. The former Atletico Madrid left back said farewell to fans in a ceremony before Flamengo's 2-1 win over Cuiaba in Brazil's Serie A. He will play his last game at Sao Paulo on Wednesday. "The feeling

Full Card Revealed For ONE Friday Fights 44 on December 8

This week's Asia primetime lineup features 12 intriguing Muay Thai and MMA contests in Bangkok.

Frank 'surprised' by Brentford dominance in Luton win

Brentford struck three second-half goals and survived a late Luton fightback to secure a 3-1 win at the Gtech Community Stadium.

Soccer-Win blows belief into Everton in post-point deduction 're-start' - Dyche

(Reuters) - Playing after a 10-point deduction felt like a "re-start", but Everton's 1-0 Premier League win at Nottingham Forest blew belief into the club, manager Sean Dyche said on Saturday. It was Everton's first win since they were docked 10 points for breaching the league's profitability and sustainability rules for the season ending 2021-22. Everton filed an appeal against the deduction on

Soccer-Reaction to Euro 2024 draw

(Reuters) - Following is reaction to the 2024 European Championship draw, held at Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg on Saturday. JULIAN NAGELSMANN, GERMANY MANAGER "It's no group of death but a very strong group and we are looking forward to it." "Now we know who we have to play and have a very good opening match against Scotland with emotional crowds in a positive way both from the

HoYo's next-level marketing promotion, creating a new rose for Honkai: Star Rail character Argenti's release

__ has cooked up one of the most unique game promotions we've seen in a while.In a poston the official Honkai: Star Rail Weibo account, developer HoYoverse announced its collaboration with the Beijing Academy of Forestry and Landscape Architecture to create a new variant of rose flower called 'Argenti' to promote the game's upcoming new 5-star char...

Ka Ying Rising leaves David Hayes in festive mood with impressive debut win

Three-year-old backs up convincing trial victories with outstanding triumph on his maiden racetrack appearance Christmas came early for David Hayes on Sunday as Ka Ying Rising scorched to an impressive debut victory in the Class Four Hankow Handicap (1,200m) at Sha Tin. After triumphing in his five trials on Hong Kong soil, Hayes was itching to unl...

Airdrie boss Rhys McCabe: It took us 45 minutes to wake up against Thistle

The Diamonds gaffer wasn't happy with the first half, but was pleased with the response

Premier League sack race: First boss to be axed imminently but 4 rivals feeling the heat

The festive period is fast approaching and some Premier League clubs require a major upturn in fortunes heading into 2024 - and that often comes with a change of manager

Soccer-Watkins heads late equaliser as Aston Villa draw 2-2 with Bournemouth

BOURNEMOUTH, England (Reuters) -A late goal from Ollie Watkins grabbed a point for Aston Villa in a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth after a pulsating, end-to-end Premier League clash on Sunday. Bournemouth took the lead in the 10th minute when Antoine Semenyo netted his third goal of the season, and he could have had a second six minutes later, but Villa keeper Emi Martinez was able to turn away his shot

Arteta hails 'extraordinary' Arsenal who go four clear after Wolves win

Arsenal moved four points clear at the top of the Premier League table after another fast start earned them a 2-1 win over Wolves.

Jackie Stewart receives Autosport's Gold Medal

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Sir Jackie Stewart received the 2023 Autosport Gold Medal incorporating the Gregor Grant Award at the Autosport Awards in London.

Why Palou’s latest IndyCar contract flip infuriated McLaren

OPINION: IndyCar champion Alex Palou will be back in court next year but this time with McLaren, rather than his own team boss, suing him. Why is it always him?

6 transfer options for Newcastle as Nick Pope suffers devastating injury blowe

Nick Pope dislocated his shoulder during Newcastle's 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday, with the England Euro 2024 hopeful set to be out until April

FIA will wait until 2026 to act on F1’s outwash 'loopholes'

The FIA said it will wait until 2026 to close off the ‘loopholes’ that Formula 1 teams are exploiting to increase outwash, despite concerns they are hurting the racing.

The Highest-Paid UEFA Europa League Players: Mo Salah, Cody Gakpo And More

A club football competition with over 50 years of heritage, the UEFA Europa League crown is one of the grandest prizes in the European footballing landscape. The tournament sees top football stars setting the field alight with impeccable performances every season. Therefore, many fans of the sport have one question in their minds: who is the highest-paid footballer in the Europa League? Albeit regarded as a second-tier competition (the UEFA...

Hong Kong basketball star Yang takes on Jeremy Lin, calls Taiwan P League+ clash ‘dream come true’

Glen Yang makes first start for new Kaohsiung side and earns plaudits for his performance Yang ends with 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals in 92-81 defeat Hong Kong basketball star Glen Yang outscored Jeremy Lin in his Taiwanese P League+ debut, but could not stop Kaohsiung 17Live Steelers from losing 92-81 to the New Taipei K...

Scheffler wins World Challenge, Woods encouraged in return

World number one Scottie Scheffler fired a bogey-free 68 on Sunday for a three-shot win in the Hero World Challenge, where 15-time major champion Tiger Woods said he'd "come a long way" in his first tournament since April. After bogeys at eight and 11 he birdied 14 and 15 before a bogey at 16 that left him 18th in the 20-player field.

Bottas: All-new Sauber F1 car concept for 2024 “looks interesting”

Valtteri Bottas is optimistic about the prospects of the Sauber Formula 1 team for 2024 and says that the concept of what will be a completely new car “looks interesting.”

Soccer-Germany v Scotland in Euro 2024 opener, Italy drawn with Spain

HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) -Hosts Germany will face Scotland in the opening match of Euro 2024 in Munich following the draw on Saturday and defending Champions Italy will be in the same group as Spain. The Germans, three-times winners, will kick off the one-month tournament in Munich on June 14, with the final on July 14 at Berlin's Olympic stadium. Germany will also play Hungary, who came

Tanak set for busy refresher month to prepare for WRC 2024

Ott Tanak is expected to test Hyundai’s World Rally Championship challenger before the end of the year as part of a busy month of preparations following his move from M-Sport.

Soccer-Liverpool score two late goals in 4-3 thriller against Fulham

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) -Liverpool scored two late goals a minute apart including Trent Alexander-Arnold's winner in the 88th minute in their breathless 4-3 victory over Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday. Wataru Endo scored in the 87th minute, while a debut strike from Alexis Mac Allister and an own goal by Fulham goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Alexander-Arnold's spectacular free kick

Soccer-Diaz and Rodrygo on target as Real see off Granada

By Fernando Kallas MADRID (Reuters) -Real Madrid did enough to beat lowly Granada 2-0 in LaLiga on Saturday, a game that will not live long in the memory of an underwhelmed Santiago Bernabeu Stadium crowd on a chilly evening in the Spanish capital. The win takes Real to the top of the LaLiga standings on 38 points, ahead of Girona, who beat Valencia 2-1 earlier on Saturday, on goal difference.

Cameron takes Campbell’s place in Porsche's IMSA line-up

Porsche driver Dane Cameron will return to the IMSA SportsCar Championship after a two-year break in 2024 as part of a direct swap with Matt Campbell.

Alfa Romeo focused on WEC switch after ruling out staying in F1

Alfa Romeo says its focus is on a move to the World Endurance Championship, after ruling out having any more involvement in Formula 1 for now.

Soccer-Clinical Inter cruise past Napoli 3-0 to reclaim top spot

NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) -Inter Milan delivered a clinical performance as they made the most of their opportunities to secure a 3-0 victory at champions Napoli on Sunday, propelling them back to the Serie A summit. While Napoli posed a challenge throughout the match, Inter were lethal in front of goal with Hakan Calhanoglu, Nicolo Barella and Marcus Thuram all scoring at crucial moments when

Soccer-Ten-man PSG extend lead at top of table with win at Le Havre

LE HAVRE (Reuters) -Ten-man Paris St Germain claimed their seventh consecutive Ligue 1 win with a 2-0 victory at Le Havre on Sunday and stretched their lead at the top of the standings despite an early red card for their goalkeeper. PSG moved to 33 points, four points clear of Nice who fell to their first defeat in a 1-0 loss at Nantes on Saturday, while Le Havre remain ninth on 16 points.

VALORANT: Shopify Rebellion outlast Team Liquid 3-2 to become 2023 VCT Game Changers champions

After an action-packed weekend in São Paulo, Brazil, one team won it all at the 2023 VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Game Changers Championship. North America's Shopify Rebellion defeated Team Liquid Brazil, 3-2, in a close five-game series to become the 2023 VCT Game Changers champions on Monday (4 December). Both teams had different trajectories go...

Late Watkins header earns Villa point at Bournemouth

Ollie Watkins' 90th-minute header rescued a point for top-four hopefuls Aston Villa as they drew 2-2 with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Heckingbottom expected to be sacked | Wilder in talks to replace him

Paul Heckingbottom is expected to be sacked by Sheffield United on Monday with Chris Wilder in talks to replace him.

Transition to Acura GTP car “eye-opening” for Jordan Taylor

Jordan Taylor admits that his return to the top prototype category in the IMSA SportsCar Championship with Acura has been a sizeable transition after four years in the GT ranks.

Soccer-Arsenal go four clear, Newcastle down Man United

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) -Arsenal took the chance to open up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday and Newcastle beat Manchester United 1-0 to climb above them in the table. Everton enjoyed their first win since being docked 10 points as they beat Nottingham Forest 1-0, while Burnley earned home points for the

What Clement told Cantwell in honest Rangers sitdown as boss delivers killer 'tennis player' quip

Clement and Cantwell held an honest chat about the performance that led to the winger being hooked against Aris.

Mekies: Gardening leave avoided “intensity” of in-season F1 team switch

New AlphaTauri Formula 1 team principal Laurent Mekies says that his Ferrari gardening leave saved him from the “intensity” of taking up the role in the middle of the season.

Marcelino slams use of VAR as Villarreal robbed of Sevilla win

The Yellows should have taken home all three points

Bayern Munich extending Manuel Neuer and Sven Ulreich means nothing for Alexander Nübel

He’s as good as gone

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Zac Leow breaks world-record time as he celebrates daughter's birthday

SINGAPORE — Almost 10 years after taking part in his first marathon after overcoming paralysis, para-athlete Dr Zac Leow ran his second marathon race - and achieved his ambition of setting a Guinness world-record time at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) on Sunday (3 December). On the day of his daughter Mika's second birthday, the 3...