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Commonwealth Games: Durban poised to make history

Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

JOHANNESBURG: Lone candidates Durban expect to be confirmed Wednesday in Auckland as historic hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Nicol David deposed as World No 1

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 17:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David was today deposed as the world's top-ranked woman's squash player by Egyptian Raneem El Weleily after 109 consecutive months.

Hernandez seals Leverkusen switch

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:21

LONDON: Bayer Leverkusen signed Mexico striker Javier Hernandez from Manchester United for a reported fee of £7.3 million (US$11 million) on Monday.

WBA sign Man Utd keeper Lindegaard

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:15

LONDON: West Bromwich Albion have signed Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club confirmed on Monday.

Monaco’s Martial set for big-money United move

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:12

PARIS: Monaco forward Anthony Martial has been given permission by France coach Didier Deschamps “to travel to England to sign a contract with Manchester United“, the French Football Federation announced on Monday.

Hernanes to Juve on three-year deal

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:06

MILAN: Inter Milan midfielder Hernanes has agreed terms with Juventus on a three-year deal that will see the Brazilian earn 2.7m euros a season, reports said on Monday.

Journeyman Matri packs bags for Lazio

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:05

MILAN: Lazio on Monday confirmed the signing of well-travelled former Italian international striker Alessandro Matri, who will join the Serie A club from rivals AC Milan on a loan deal until the end of the season.

Malaysia beat UAE to keep ACC Under-19 title hopes alive

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 15:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia survived another batting collapse to beat the United Arab Emirates by five wickets for a third win in the ACC Under-19 Premier League cricket tournament at Club Aman today.

Inter capture Melo, Ljajic in late deals

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 08:41

MILAN: Inter Milan have bolstered their new-look midfield by capturing Brazilian veteran Felipe Melo and Bosnian Adem Ljajic from Galatasaray and Roma respectively, the Serie A club announced Monday.

De Gea move to Madrid “delayed” by paperwork

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 08:25

MADRID: Spanish international goalkeeper David de Gea’s proposed move to Real Madrid was halted on Monday night as the documentation needed to formalise the transfer from Manchester United wasn’t completed in time according to reports.

Manchester United's Januzaj joins Dortmund on loan

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 00:24

BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund have signed Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj on loan for a season, the German club said on Monday.

Cricket: Nepal beat Malaysia by eight-wickets

By DEVINDER SINGH - Monday, August 31, 2015 - 13:30

KLANG: Nepal routed Malaysia by eight wickets to hand the hosts their first defeat in three matches of the ACC Under-19 Premier League cricket tournament at the Bayuemas Oval today.

Ayew and Gomis cut Man United down to size

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:21

SWANSEA: Second-half goals from Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis earned Swansea City a stirring 2-1 victory over Manchester United on Sunday as Garry Monk’s side went fourth in the Premier League.

Dortmund reclaim top spot from Bayern with Hertha win

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:55

BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga from Bayern Munich on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Hertha Berlin – their eighth straight win under new coach Thomas Tuchel.

Man City announces De Bruyne signing

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:44

LONDON: Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract.

Cavani steals Di Maria’s thunder as PSG win

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 09:58

PARIS: Angel di Maria made his debut as a second half substitute as champions Paris Saint-Germain maintained their perfect start to the season with a 3-0 win at Monaco on Sunday.

Dzeko strikes as Roma hand Juve second loss

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 09:43

MILAN: Italian champions Juventus have lost their first two league games of the season for the first time after they were outplayed and had a man sent off in a 2-1 defeat at AS Roma on Sunday.

Zulfahmi finishes in the points at British Motorcycle Grand Prix

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 23:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite starting from 29th on the grid, Zulfahmi Khairuddin did well to finish in the points at the British Motorcycle Grand Prix today.

Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:25

LONDON: Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday.

Imran Daniel brings Merdeka joy

By AJITPAL SINGH - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:07

Imran Daniel Abdul Hazli brought Merdeka Day joy with a stunning victory in the Base 11 and under Stars of Tomorrow tennis tournament in Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany today.

Double victory for Takahashi

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 21:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan's Yuki Takahashi capped a perfect weekend as he notched a double victory at the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) SuperSports 600cc series in Thailand after emerging victorious in race two today.

Singapore regain cricket's Saudara Cup from Malaysia

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 18:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore regained cricket's Saudara Cup with a five-wicket win over Malaysia in Skudai, Johor today, their first win in the series in eight years.

Palace stun Chelsea as slick City set club record

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 00:40

LONDON: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho suffered only his second Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge as Crystal Palace clinched a shock 2-1 win over the spluttering champions on Saturday.

Hammers end 52-year wait for Anfield triumph

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 00:37

LIVERPOOL: West Ham handed Liverpool their first defeat of the new Premier League season with a 3-0 win on Saturday that ended the east London club’s 52-year wait for success at Anfield.

British Motorcycle Grand Prix: Malaysian riders managed to be at the 12th spot

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 23:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian riders were far from their best in qualifying at the British Motorcycle Grand Prix today.

Malacca lift FAM League trophy

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 23:29

Nurshamil Abdul Ghani’s stoppage time header earned Malacca a 3-2 win over Perlis in the FAM League final at Hang Jebat Stadium today.

Malaysia extend winless run after draw with Bangladesh

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 23:03

SHAH ALAM: The national football team's winless run in 2015 extended to five matches after a dour 0-0 draw with Bangladesh in a friendly international at the Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday.

Marquez claims pole for British MotoGP

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 22:47

LONDON: Defending world champion Marc Marquez rode his Honda to pole position for Sunday’s British MotoGP at Silverstone on Saturday as he continues his quest to catch championship leaders Jorge Lorenzo of Spain and Italian Valentino Rossi.

FIM Asia Road Racing Championship: Japan's Yuki Takahashi wins race one

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 19:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan's Yuki Takahashi clinched his third win of the season in the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship SuperSports 600cc series after emerging victorious in race one in Thailand today.

Virandeep steers Malaysia to second win in ACC tournament

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 16:17

KLANG: Malaysia trounced Kuwait by eight wickets to register a second straight win in the ACC Under-19 Premier League cricket tournament at the Bayuemas Oval today.

Serena, Djokovic, Nadal start Monday at US Open

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 16:11

NEW YORK: World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic will launch their bids for the US Open title on Monday’s first day of competition, tournament organizers announced Friday.