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Hodak not worried

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, 31 October 2014.

THERE aren’t many teams which can claim to have an upper hand on Darul Ta’zim but Pahang can boast of not having lost to the Super League champions in the last five meetings between the two Malaysia Cup finalists.

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Golf: Danielle Kang gets another hole-in-one

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 11:58

TAIPEI: Another week. Another ace. Another car.

Dortmund determined to bounce back at Bayern

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:33

BERLIN: Germany international Kevin Grosskreutz insists Borussia Dortmund can bounce back from their Bundesliga nightmare – starting with Saturday’s clash at league leaders Bayern Munich.

Barca target Clasico bounceback on Suarez’s home debut

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:15

MADRID: Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

PSG bid to crank up pressure on stuttering Marseille

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:40

PARIS: As their meeting with bitter rivals Marseille approaches, Paris Saint-Germain will look to further increase the pressure on the Ligue 1 leaders with a win at struggling Lorient on Saturday.

Napoli host Roma in high-risk Serie A clash

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:37

MILAN: Napoli host Roma Saturday in a clash whose title repercussions could be eclipsed by the painful memories for the family of the last victim of Italian football-related violence.

High-flying Saints set sights on silverware

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:33

KINGSTON UPON HULL: Southampton midfielder Steve Davis says his high-flying side are starting to dream of winning major silverware following their League Cup success against Stoke this week.

Arsenal eye title bounce against Burnley

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:30

LONDON: Arsenal will attempt to step up their Premier League title challenge by recording back-to-back league wins for the first time this season when Burnley visit the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Liverpool ready to hit peak form, says Rodgers

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:22

NEWCASTLE: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his players are finally starting to gel on the pitch ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle at St James’s Park on Saturday.

United scent City blood in Manchester derby

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:08

LONDON: Scarred by a run of three games without victory, misfiring Premier League champions Manchester City will attempt to reassert their authority when they host derby rivals Manchester United this weekend.

Swansea win appeal against Fernandez red card

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:35

LONDON: Swansea defender Federico Fernandez had his ban for a red card against Liverpool rescinded on Thursday after a successful appeal by the Premier League club.

Bulls blast Knicks as Rose makes return

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:17

THE Chicago Bulls welcomed former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose back from injury on Wednesday with a convincing 104-80 win over the New York Knicks.

Inbee shares lead after birdie blitz

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

TAIPEI: Top-ranked Park Inbee (pic) birdied five of the last seven holes yesterday for an eight-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.

Levy ahead in wet Shanghai

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

SHANGHAI: Frenchman Alexander Levy continued his love affair with China’s golf courses by kicking off the European Tour’s Final Series with a seven-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the BMW Masters.

Tomita suspended

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

TOKYO: The Japan Swimming Federation has suspended Naoya Tomita until March 31, 2016 after the swimmer was allegedly caught stealing a camera at the Asian Games.

Caroline nervous about marathon debut

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

NEW YORK: Former World No 1 Caroline Wozniacki knows just what to expect when she steps on a tennis court, but tackling the New York City Marathon is another matter.

Murray on brink of World Finals

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

ANDY Murray turned in a clinical performance on Wednesday as he joined Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic in the third round of the Paris Masters.

Genoa snap Juve’s unbeaten league run

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

MILAN: Genoa handed Serie A leaders and titleholders Juventus a dramatic first league defeat of the season when Luca Antonini scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give them a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Real easy against Cornella

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

RAPHAEL Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup crown with a 4-1 victory against third-tier part-timers Cornella on Wednesday.

A thrilling fight to the finish

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

WORLD championship leader Lewis Hamilton will bid to divert attention from Formula One’s looming financial crisis by seeking his fifth consecutive race win at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.

Holders Bayern through to last 16

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 08:16

BERLIN: Holders Bayern Munich eased into the last 16 of the German Cup on Wednesday with a 3-1 second-round win away to Hamburg.