• Fans revel in title chance

    Liverpool’s high-flying run in the Premier League has sent fans across the world, including those in Indonesia, into euphoria with optimism high that Brendan Rodgers’ men are going to land the league title for the first time in 24 years.

  • Tirta dominates Nolte at grandmaster tournament

    Tirta Chandra Purnama clinched his second win at the Japfa Grandmaster Tournament 2014 with a convincing performance against Rolando Nolte of the Philippines on Tuesday.

  • Football: United break with tradition in Moyes sacking

    By sacking David Moyes as manager after less than a season in charge, Manchester United contravened the principles explicitly laid out by his illustrious predecessor Alex Ferguson.

  • Moyes lacked the gravitas to be Man United manager

    When Manchester United overlooked Jose Mourinho and chose David Moyes to be the successor to Alex Ferguson, the club gambled on a manager without a winning mentality, experience of European football, and with no trophies on his resume.

  • Man United counts cost of flawed transition

    Even while accustomed to success, Manchester United realized just how reliant its unprecedented dominance was on the managerial mastery of Alex Ferguson.


  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor

    Patrick Downes, of Medford, Mass. (right), who lost a leg in last year's bombings, smiles as he rolls through the scream tunnel at Wellesley College during the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday in Wellesley, Massachusetts. (AP/Mary Schwalm)

  • Japfa festival introduces soccer-like scoring system

    Some 500 chess players, including five foreign grandmasters, began competing in the ninth edition of the Japfa Chess Festival with a soccer-like scoring system being introduced for the first time.

  • Malaga beats Villarreal, moves mid-table in Spain

    Malaga eased to a dominant 2-0 win at home over Villarreal on Monday to take a big step toward ensuring both its place in Spain's topflight next season and coach Bernd Schuster's job.

  • Man City beats West Brom 3-1, boosts title hopes

    Manchester City stayed alive in the English Premier League title race by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 thanks to first-half goals by three Argentines on Monday.

  • Reports say Moyes' term nearing end at Man United

    David Moyes' troubled tenure as Manchester United manager could be coming to an end after less than a year in charge.