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30 Jan 2015 : MELBOURNE - Top seed Serena Williams' coach has dismissed the American's decade-long, 15-0 winning streak against Maria Sharapova as irrelevant ahead of the arch-rivals' blockbuster Australian Open final on Saturday.
30 Jan 2015 : Civil servants no longer will be able to use Facebook and the Line messaging service at work after the Department of Provincial Administration banned use of social networks on government computers and devices.
04 Dec 2014 : LONDON - Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie on Thursday branded England's recent performances "not satisfactory", but said they will improve in time for next year's World Cup on home soil.
04 Dec 2014 : ACCRA - New Ghana coach Avram Grant on Thursday warned fans of the burden of expectation after his side were handed a tough draw at next year's Africa Cup of Nations.
04 Dec 2014 : OSAKA — Japanese agricultural machinery manufacturer Yanmar Co said Thursday it has entered the Vietnamese market, opening an office that day in Ho Chi Minh City by its joint venture company to beef up marketing, sales and service.
04 Dec 2014 : LAUSANNE — Violinist Vanessa Mae has appealed a four-year ban from ski competitions to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being found guilty of manipulating results in order to qualify for the Olympics.
04 Dec 2014 : Twenty years ago, a small grey box of electronic tricks made its debut in Japan, heralding the birth of the global gaming phenomenon that changed the entertainment landscape, launching titles that now outstrip sales from Hollywood's biggest franchises.
04 Dec 2014 : MANILA - Torture of suspected criminals by police in the Philippines has thrived under the administration of President Benigno Aquino, human rights monitor Amnesty International said Thursday.
04 Dec 2014 : Malaysia said Thursday it was on course to upgrading its rail service with higher-speed trains that will eventually link its capital to the important border town of Padang Besar.
04 Dec 2014 : JAKARTA - Australia's Kalem Richardson fired an eight-under-par 63 to lead by one shot over Padraig Harrington of Ireland after the first round of the Bank BRI Indonesia Open on Thursday.
04 Dec 2014 : COLOMBO - England captain Alastair Cook was on Thursday suspended for one match and fined 20 percent of his undisclosed match fees for his team's slow over-rate in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka.
04 Dec 2014 : Police in Kenya said Thursday they were holding 77 Chinese nationals accused of running a cyber crime network and mysterious "command centre" from upmarket houses in the capital Nairobi.