Onto golf news, 

Singapore's Mardan Mamat finished in joint 2nd place at the US$500,000 dollar King's Cup in Thailand yesterday. 

Despite being the overnight leader, Mardan lost the chance to win the title by just 2 strokes. 

His 3-under 69 total yesterday was no match for 24 year old Arnold Vongvanij, who carded a 64.

In German football action, 

Werder Bremen striker Marko Arnautovich scored a hat-trick to lead his team to a 4-1 victory at Hoffenheim. 

With the win, Bremen are 8th on the table with 21 points and the loss was the 4th successive for Hoffenheim coach, Markus Babbel.

In regional football news, 

Our Singapore Lions returned home yesterday after their 10-day trip in Kuala Lumpur. 

2 nights ago, the national team beat Laos to qualify for the semi-finals of the Suzuki Cup. 

And come this Saturday, our Lions will tackle the Philippines in the 1st leg clash in Manila. 

That's followed by the return leg at the Jalan Besar Stadium 4 days later.