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

Singapore confident of Suzuki title, matchfixing worry lurks — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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… — 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 — 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 — 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.

Zombie Crawl - Story — Zombies took over downtown Wichita Falls on Saturday night during the annual Zombie Crawl and 5K fun run. One group in particular - dancers from Dance, Etc. - crawled out of the crowd and broke out into dance.

The Morning Skate, Oct. 22: Take a swig of Coke, that was a Debacle in Big D — Before we get to the break down of that ugly loss for the Canucks in Big D, a moment of levity: I wasn't allowed to drink Coca Cola until I was, I don't know, 12. My mum figured I didn't need it. In hindsight, it's fair to say she was right.

World number one Williams walloped by Halep — Credit: Reuters/Edgar Su 1 of 4. Simona Halep of Romania celebrates her win over Serena Williams of the U.S. during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 22, 2014.
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Nov 20, 2014

Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering

Nov 20, 2014

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

Nov 19, 2014

Alleged Singapore match-fixing 'mastermind' Dan Tan fails to overturn detention order

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

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