Sports

Messi’s final goodbye

The final farewell. The final World Cup, goodbye. Argentina is in the Qatar finals. And on Sunday it will attempt to win the World Cup, a full 36 years after Diego Maradona and company won the title in Mexico. Leading the...

Falcons hog the Doha limelight

Birds of a feather flock together is a common phrase the world over. And Qatar is definitely no exception even in the desert. Qatar has become a focal point for football since winning the right to host the World Cup....

Malaysian King in Doha for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The football-loving King of Malaysia Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is in Doha to attend part of the final-ending FIFA World Cup Qatar matches. The King and his accompanying delegation were received upon arrival at Hamad International Airport by...

Another Qatar World Cup journalist kicks the bucket

Mirror UK reports that another journalist covering the World Cup in his homeland died suddenly over the weekend, according to the news in the Middle East. This comes as an editorial surprise as Qatar’s Khalid al-Misslam was a photojournalist working...

Ilhan Fandi to join Belgian club KMSK Deinze after AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup

Singapore footballer Ilhan Fandi, the third son of former Singapore football legend Fandi Ahmad will join his new club from January next year after the AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup, as a press conference held on 13 Dec revealed.  Ilhan, who...

Painful blow for England’s Harry Kane

Harry Kane is in a mind-blowing mood. The England skipper looked broken, already haunted. His lips moved, and there were words, completely monotone, but it was as if he was not there, it was not him. You just cannot describe it...

‘Messi looks at chicken rice shop but orders prata’ — Netizen on Messi’s World Cup golden pass strategy

Countless football fans have come together to share appreciation over a meme showcasing Messi's iconic pass in Argentina's game against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup. Despite the tension of the game, there was one particular...

Golf: Park Ji-young wins inaugural Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open

South Korea’s Park Ji-young was declared the winner of the inaugural Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open held at Tanah Merah Country Club's Tampines Course over the weekend after the third and final round was cancelled due to heavy...

Will England coach Gareth Southgate throw in the towel?

What's going to happen to England coach Gareth Southgate? Whether you like it or not, if you don’t deliver on the world’s biggest football stage, you’re likely to get the big boot. Like so many times before, but really, in...

Messi to miss Croatia match?

World super-star striker Lionel Messi faces the risk of missing Wednesday’s semifinal against Croatia if FIFA throws the book at him. The match is expected to be played on Wednesday at 3:00 am (Singapore time) and FIFA gave no timetable...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Singapore Badminton Open: Eyes on Loh Kean Yew as injured Viktor Axelsen withdraws

SINGAPORE — Although injured world number one player Viktor Axelsen will be making an appearance in the upcoming KFF...
- Advertisement -

Maid initially wants to break contract and go back, but agrees to stay when her employer says she can go back on holiday

SINGAPORE: A foreign domestic helper who initially wanted to break her contract jumped all too quickly at the chance when her employer agreed to...

Red Dot United: Elderly couple shares their struggles with HDB housing loan

SINGAPORE — The issue of HDB prices has always been a hot topic, and it was no surprise when opposition party Red Dot United...

Girlfriend insists her boyfriend buy her $2K Gucci bag; she also wouldn’t mind a “normal” proposal ring costing less than $1K

SINGAPORE: A girlfriend who wanted a Gucci bag costing more than $2,000 asked her boyfriend to buy it for her, even if it meant...

Stories you might’ve missed, May 29

Chinese airline apologises after ground staff in Singapore calls passenger a “dog”   SINGAPORE: China Southern Airlines has issued an apology after one of its ground...

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg