COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Surprise bronze for Pandelela

By Vijesh Rai - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 21:31

GLASGOW: MALAYSIA'S decision to stick with World Cup silver medallists Leong Mun Yee-Cheong Jun Hoong failed to pay off as the duo finished fourth while Pandelela Rinong-Nur Dhabitah Sabri came from behind to win the Commonwealth Games bronze at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh today.

Tevez’s father kidnapped, released after ransom paid

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:15

BUENOS AIRES: The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Buenos Aires on Tuesday before being released following the payment of a ransom, according to local media.

Confidence running high

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:09

THE honour of winning Malaysia’s 50th gold went to Nicol David but the star performer for the country at the Commonwealth Games has always been badminton.

Bowlers are hungry for more, says team manager

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

THEIR target has been made but the national squad remain confident of getting a gold after two silver-medal efforts at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowl Centre.

Pandelela takes a backseat

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

MALAYSIA should be represented on the podium at the conclusion of today's women's 10m platform synchro but it may not necessarily be Pandelela Rinong.

Najib congratulates gold medal winners

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has congratulated Malaysia’s squash queen and the badminton mixed team on clinching the second and third gold medals for the country at the Commonwealth Games.

Rodgers: Pace will be key

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

NEW YORK: IT had been a humdrum press conference, the like of which are common during pre-season, when suddenly a topic arose to make Brendan Rodgers bristle.

Diaby: I thought about quitting

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has revealed he considered retiring over his latest injury hell.

Caveman style does it for Matthew

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

ARMS aloft and drenched in sweat, England's Nick Matthew said he had to resort to “caveman” squash to retain his Commonwealth Games gold in a five-set thriller on Monday.

Singapore reprise 2010 win over England

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

SINGAPORE have won gold in the Commonwealth Games table tennis men’s team final against England in replica circumstances to their 2010 victory in New Delhi.

‘PocketRocketman’ has sights on Incheon

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

AZIZULHASNI Awang checked out of the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village yesterday but his destination was Germany, not home to celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri with his loved ones.

Fellaini moves closer to Napoli switch

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

MANCHESTER: Marouane Fellaini is being offered the chance by Italian club Napoli to end his Manchester United nightmare.

Shaw is out of shape, says United manager

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

NEW YORK: Louis van Gaal believes Luke Shaw has returned from the World Cup unfit for Barclays Premier League football.

Marie lands Cameroon’s first gold since 2002

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

MARIE Fegue won the women’s 69kg weightlifting category on Monday to hand Cameroon their first Commonwealth Games gold medal since 2002.

Nigerian gold medallist Chika fails drugs test

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

NIGERIA teenager Chika Amalaha, at 16 the youngest female weightlifter to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal, has failed a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said yesterday.

‘Devils a broken team’

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

NEW YORK: LOUIS van Gaal has claimed he has inherited a ‘broken team’ at Manchester United.

Zaha gets a nod for United, Rafael sent home

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

WASHINGTON: Wilfried Zaha will start as striker in the second half of Manchester United’s friendly today against Inter Milan while back Rafael da Silva has returned to England with a groin injury.

Chelsea may bounce Cech

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: CHELSEA could be forced to sell Petr Cech in order to fall in line with homegrown quotas for the Premier League and Champions League.

New manager meant I was out, says Ferdinand

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

LONDON: A change of manager at Manchester United from Ryan Giggs to Louis van Gaal led to the club telling Rio Ferdinand they did not want him anymore, the 35-year-old defender said on Monday.

Bayern go Green

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

NEW JERSEY: JULIAN Green has been touted as the new face of US football but it is one few Americans recognise.