Wei Feng, Daren cruise

Thursday, 31 July 2014.

Vijesh Rai in Glasgow


Commonwealth Games: Gold for Tze Liang, Pandelela slips to silver

By Vijesh Rai - Friday, August 1, 2014 - 07:18

GLASGOW: It was a case of one gold won and another lost as Ooi Tze Liang surprised while the experienced Pandelela Rinong let her title slip away on her final dive at Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool on Thursday.

Commonwealth Games: Dharmaraj leaves it to MHC

By Vijesh Rai - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 22:44

GLASGOW: K. Dharmaraj has left his fate as national hockey coach in the Malaysian Hockey Confederation's (MHC) hands after the national team ended their Commonwealth Games group stage campaign with a 6-1 defeat to New Zealand today.

South Korea short-lists three foreign coaches

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:53

SEOUL: South Korea have narrowed the search for a new national team soccer coach to three foreign candidates, the head of the Korea Football Association’s technical committee said today.

Simply unacceptable

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:03

WITH the Asian Games looming and the national hockey squad showing no signs of being capable of winning gold in Incheon, South Korea, the National Sports Council (NSC) may ask the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) to take drastic action.

Questions loom over seven-gold target

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:03

Vijesh Rai in Glasgow

MHC presses panic button

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:03

THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) is in panic mode and rightly so. Losing to Trinidad & Tobago is a shocker but were it a case of one of those days, it would be acceptable.

Hail Bailey-Cole

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:03

USAIN Bolt’s training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole took advantage of the Olympic champion's absence to coolly grab 100 metres gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday but Veronica Campbell Brown failed to seal a Jamaican double.

Kari lifts controversial gold

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

STEVEN Kari won gold for Papua New Guinea in the men’s 94 kilogrammes weightlifting event following a controversial finale at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday.

Blood bath in the ring without headgear

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

THESE Commonwealth Games have been the first to see boxers fighting without protective headgear— and it certainly showed as blood poured down competitors’ faces.

Malaysia Cup worries

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02


Final flourish by England

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

ENGLAND closed their Commonwealth Games swimming meet with 10 gold medals after inflicting Australia’s first Commonwealth relay defeat in eight years in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.

Dollah faces tough AFF Cup challenge

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

DOLLAH Salleh will officially start his coaching duties when the national trainees report for centralised training in Kelana Jaya tomorrow to prepare for the international friendly against Tajikistan in Dushanbe on Aug 6.

Thien How: I’ll let my racquet do the talking

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

FOR doubles shuttler Hoon Thien How, performance on court regardless of who he partners is what matters most.

Skipper’s agonising time

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:02

NEW JERSEY: STEVEN Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool’s title hopes and England being knocked out the World Cup in the group stages have contributed to what has been “probably the worst three months of my life”.

Toure: I never wanted to leave City

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:01

NEW YORK: Yaya Toure has opened up on a turbulent summer in which he threatened to quit Manchester City for failing to celebrate his 31st birthday and then attacked the club for not giving him compassionate leave to visit his cancer-stricken brother.

Look at us!

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:01

WASHINGTON: MANCHESTER United remained undefeated under new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal after defeating Inter Milan 5-3 on penalty kicks on Tuesday following a goal-less draw.

GOLF: Back to the greens

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:01

AKRON (OHIO): THE claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind.

Vidic rejected offers to stay in England

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:01

WASHINGTON: Nemanja Vidic has revealed that he was inundated with offers when he decided to leave Manchester United, adding that he also declined the option to remain in England.

Kallis quits ODI months before World Cup

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:01

CAPE TOWN: South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup.

Daunting target

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:00

SOUTHAMPTON: ALASTAIR Cook hit an unbeaten 70 as England declared for a second time in the ThirdTest and left India four sessions to bat out for a draw at the Rose Bowl yesterday.