Reuters sports correspondent, all my sporting thoughts and not those of my employer. Retweets are not necessarily my views.

Thais burst through to last four, Singapore hold off Myanmar

dailymail.co.uk — SINGAPORE, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Tournament favourites Thailand booked a spot in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup after edging Malaysia 3-2 following a lengthy weather delay on Wednesday, while co-hosts Singapore kick-started their campaign with a nervy 4-2 win over Myanmar.

Mike Klassen: Vision Vancouver’s election machine suffered malfunction

blogs.theprovince.com — If self-confidence is a quality you need to win elections, then NPA park commissioner John Coupar has it in spades. For years, the affable Coupar assured anyone who would listen that he and his political counterparts were on track to win in 2014. Most others were not so sure.

Singapore backtracks on plan to limit players over 30

dailymail.co.uk — SINGAPORE, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Organisers of Singapore's domestic soccer league have completed an embarrassing U-turn on plans to limit the number of players aged over 30 from competing for clubs in the S.League after several complaints of ageism.

Singapore confident of Suzuki title, matchfixing worry lurks

dailymail.co.uk — SINGAPORE, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Singapore's embattled coach Bernd Stange was adamant his side had all the ingredients to win another Suzuki Cup title as authorities ramped up efforts to keep the long standing threat of match-fixing at bay.

Singapore seek Suzuki Cup win at glitzy new home

dailymail.co.uk — SINGAPORE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Defending champions Singapore will make their long awaited bow at their glitzy new National Stadium on Sunday as they kick-off their bid for a record extending fifth Suzuki Cup title against tournament favourites Thailand.

Vivian Krause: A vote for Vision is a vote for U.S. oil interests

blogs.theprovince.com — Gregor Robertson opposes the expansion of a Kinder Morgan pipeline and makes this a central promise of his bid for re-election as Vancouver's mayor. Robertson says that more oil tankers are too risky. It's true that pipelines and tankers do pose environmental risks but there's more to this issue.

Jino Distasio: Homelessness remains a crisis across Canada

blogs.theprovince.com — Homelessness in Canada remains a national crisis despite the best efforts of social groups, housing advocates and all levels of government. In the 2014 State of Homelessness in Canada Report Card released a few days ago, the most startling number remains that on any given night 35,000 Canadians h...

The Morning Skate, Oct. 30: Learning to win from hoopsters, ugly penalties, ugly noses…

blogs.theprovince.com — Some days, you just gotta point it out. I know most of you are here for the hockey, but I'll launch with a quick soccer mention. Skip it, if you like. That was a tough loss for the Whitecaps. The laser pointer during the crucial penalty kick wasn't really an issue, but it's a bit of salt in the wound.

Laser pointer fired at Whitecaps goalie David Ousted during crucial penalty kick

blogs.theprovince.com — TSN sideline reporter Perry Solkowski was the first to note it - what was a brief green flash in behind David Ousted during the game winning penalty kick by Michel from Wednesday night's MLS playoff loss for the Whitecaps against FC Dallas. The video confirms it https://twitter.

Johnson gets boost from Cowboys, Garrett

timesrecordnews.com — Jeremy Johnson, a Wichita Falls father of three fighting the battle of his life, received a bit of a boost Saturday morning from a source that would have seemed unlikely a few months ago. Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, true to his word, sent Johnson and his family four tickets to Monday night's game against the division rival Washington Redskins.
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Nov 20, 2014

Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering reut.rs/1zHl0w5

Nov 20, 2014

RT @aishiterutokyo: A rare official mention of 1964 champions Israel, who have been largely erased from the AFC history books. pic.twitter.com/OxNYNfXrMC

Nov 19, 2014

Alleged Singapore match-fixing 'mastermind' Dan Tan fails to overturn detention order reut.rs/1vo6HOn

Nov 17, 2014

RT @fcdotasia: BREAKING | Bahrain has sacked coach Adnan Hamad after their poor Gulf Cup showing.

Nov 17, 2014

Hair today gone tomorrow....Turkish soccer club impose fines for players' beards reut.rs/11d50pL

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