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Malaysian selection ties the Reds 1-1

By AJITPAL SINGH AND DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, 24 July 2015.

NATIONAL coach Dollah Salleh stood tall and proud on the touchline after his Malaysia Selection side held Liverpool 1-1 in a friendly at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.

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Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 19:51

TOKYO: The architects behind a scrapped plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium blamed the bidding process and rocketing building costs for the spiraling price tag, striking back at claims that it was because of the design.

Cavani banned for two matches over Jara incident

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 17:38

MONTEVIDEO: Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani has been suspended for two matches over his flare-up with Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara at the Copa America, the South American Football Confederation announced.

RugbyU: Rugby study probes concussion impact on brain

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 17:21

WELLINGTON: A major study of rugby union players points to a potential link between frequent concussion and brain function, the project’s lead researcher said Tuesday.

Shaun Wright-Phillips joins brother at Red Bulls

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:55

NEW YORK: Queens Park Rangers winger Shaun Wright-Phillips is to be reunited with his brother Bradley after signing for Major League Soccer outfit the New York Red Bulls, the club announced on Monday.

Stoke sign former Barcelona winger Afellay

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:47

LONDON: Stoke City have signed former Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay on a free transfer, the Premier League club confirmed on Monday.

Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:40

MONTREAL: Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba joined Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact on Monday, the Ivory Coast striker signing with the Canadian club after a rights transfer from the Chicago Fire.

Several roads closed for KL City Grand Prix from Aug 7 to 9

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 15:57

KUALA LUMPUR: Several sections of roads in the city will be closed for traffic during the inaugural KL City Grand Prix race from Aug 7 to 9, from 6am to 6pm.

BAM not in a hurry to appoint new mixed doubles coach: Frost

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 15:50

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is not in a hurry to find a replacement for national mixed doubles coach Tan Kim Her who announced his resignation yesterday.

Villa scores twice as New York City FC win on Pirlo’s debut

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 11:03

NEW YORK: David Villa scored twice to help ensure new team-mate Andrea Pirlo launched his Major League Soccer career in style with New York City FC’s 5-3 victory over Orlando.

Man City’s Jovetic set for Inter switch

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:48

ROME: Montenegrin international striker Stevan Jovetic’s injury-plagued spell at English side Manchester City is set to come to an end as he is to join Serie A outfit Inter Milan, the buying club announced on its’ Twitter account on Sunday.

Mexico defeats Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup final

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:23

PHILADELPHIA: Andres Guardado became the first player to score in three Gold Cup finals and Mexico also capitalised on two defensive blunders Sunday to defeat Jamaica 3-1 and hoist a record seventh trophy.

Goalie Romero completes move to Manchester United

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 09:55

LONDON: Manchester United on Sunday confirmed the signing of Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a three-year deal.

Walcott seals Emirates Cup success for Arsenal

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 09:35

LONDON: Arsenal stepped up their impressive preparations for the new season by winning the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010 as Theo Walcott’s strike clinched a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg on Sunday.

Impressive Villarreal wins 2-0 over Lyon

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 09:30

LONDON: Villarreal piled on the pain for Lyon with a 2-0 victory that kept alive the Spanish club’s hopes of winning the Emirates Cup on Sunday.

Is Angel set to leave Red Devils after tour no-show

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 15:40

SANTA CLARA: The future of unsettled Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria was thrown into doubt here Saturday after it emerged the Argentine international had failed to join up with the club’s US tour as scheduled.

Spain vs Italy, England vs Scotland in 2018 World cup fixtures

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 15:07

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia: Relief for Germany. Apprehension for Spain, Italy, France, and the Netherlands. And England resuming international football’s oldest rivalry with Scotland.

Panama beats USA on penalties for third in Gold Cup

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 14:37

PHILADELPHIA: Reserve goalkeeper Luis Mejia denied the last three US shooters and suspension-weakened Panama edged the United States 3-2 on penalties Saturday to claim third place in the Gold Cup.

Courtois shines as Chelsea beats PSG on penalties

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 10:14

CHARLOTTE: Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made the difference Sunday, making two shoot-out saves and firing home the winner as the Blues downed Paris Saint Germain on penalties in an International Champions Cup friendly.

Rugby U: Australia beats Argentina 34-9, to face All Blacks in final

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 09:44

MENDOZA: Australia set up a Rugby Championship title decider with New Zealand next month after two late tries completed a 34-9 triumph over Argentina in Mendoza Saturday.

Kelantan draws 2-2 against Sime Darby

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 09:30

KOTA BARU: Kelantan failed to take home advantage after settling for a draw against bottom club Sime Darby FC in the only fixture for the Super League last night at the Sultan Muhammad IV Stadium here.

Man United wins 3-1 against Barcelona

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 09:02

SANTA CLARA, California: Wayne Rooney raised both arms in delight after his early goal and Manchester United had many more moments to celebrate in an impressive victory over Champions League winner Barcelona.

Gunners fire six past Lyon

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 08:52

LONDON: Arsenal made a stylish start to their Emirates Cup campaign as four goals in nine minutes inspired a scintillating 6-0 rout of Lyon on Saturday.

Preliminary draw for 2018 World Cup in Russia

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 01:59

ST PETERSBURG: European qualifying competition draw for 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Two national shuttlers advance to final of Russian Open

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 18:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Two national shuttlers have advanced to the final of the 2015 Russian Open Gold GP Badminton Championship.

Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 13:01

JAKARTA: Five players from Italian club AS Roma will miss Saturday’s friendly match in Jakarta after they were refused entry to Indonesia and forced to fly home.

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:43

STAMFORD: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

Rugby column: Ellis Park Test could see another epic

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 09:30

It’s one of rugby’s great rivalries and playing this Rugby Championship match at Ellis Park makes it all the more exciting.

Dollah praises young players for “great show” vs Liverpool

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 09:07

KUALA LUMPUR: National football head coach, Dollah Salled praised his young charges for putting up a sizzling performance against English Premier League (EPL) side, Liverpool FC in an international friendly match at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, here, tonight.

I am always number one: Usain Bolt

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 08:44

LONDON: Usain Bolt insists he is still king of the sprinters after returning from injury with back-to-back 100m times of 9.87sec at the London Diamond League meeting.

Ronaldo dazzles as Real Madrid rip Man City apart

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 21:23

MELBOURNE: Cristiano Ronaldo was at his dazzling best as Real Madrid proved a different class to Manchester City winning 4-1 before a record crowd in the International Champions Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.