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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Fantastic trio take home bronze

By Vijesh Rai - Friday, 25 July 2014.

GLASGOW: National rhythmic gymnasts Amy Kwan Dict Weng, Wong Poh San and Fatin Zakirah Jalany Zain kept their promise of winning a medal when they clinched the Commonwealth Games team bronze in Glasgow early this morning.

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HOCKEY: Going for gold in Asian Games

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 01:00

WHILE there is no target for the ongoing Commonwealth Games, the national men’s hockey team will strive to win gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Sept 19 to Oct 4.

Jodie wins first gold

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 22:15

ENGLAND’S Jodie Stimpson won the women’s triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games yesterday, the first medal of the multi-sport event.

Olympiakos down AC Milan 3-0 in friendly

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:01

TORONTO, Canada: Greek champions Olympiakos defeated Italy’s AC Milan 3-0 this morning in a friendly football match that launched the International Champions Cup.

Lin excited to join Lakers

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:12

LOS ANGELES: Jeremy Lin said today he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.

Cyclist Azizulhasni to apologise

By Vijesh Rai - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:07

GLASGOW: Cyclist Azizulhasni Awang will apologise to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for expressing support for Gaza during the men's sprint first round at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome yesterday.

Nur Ayuni gives a shot of morale

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:06

MORALE in the Malaysian shooting camp is high now that Nur Ayuni Farahana Abdul Halim can compete in the Commonwealth Games.

Beng Hee goes home early

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:05

ONG Beng Hee’s hopes of a sustained Commonwealth Games run ended in the first round when the Malaysian fell to a shock 11-7, 11-2, 9-11, 11-5 defeat to Zambia's Kelvin Ndhlovu at the Scotstoun Campus yesterday.

No Mo‘re’ Farah

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:04

THE Commonwealth Games were dealt a huge blow yesterday when England’s double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah announced he was withdrawing due to fitness concerns.

Bolt confident of breaking his records

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:04

KINGSTON Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Sally skips glamour event

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:04

OLYMPIC champion Sally Pearson said on Wednesday she would likely focus solely on her favoured 100m hurdles and pass on the 100m and a possible attempt at a double gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Slim hope

By Fabian Peter - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

The 21-year-old, who snapped her right Achilles tendon during training a year ago, had already gone under the knife four times.

Hamilton crashes into female official

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

CANADA’S Nic Hamilton is out of the track cycling at the Commonwealth Games after crashing into a woman official during a training session on Wednesday.

ICC not keen on Games

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

MUMBAI: Cricket’s absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games in Australia after the International Cricket Council (ICC) turned down an invitation from the governing body of the multi-sport event.

Kelantan to honour MAS

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

THE Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) will display the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) logo on the team's jersey for the coming season to show its support for the national carrier following the MH17 tragedy.

Pahang getting used to winning

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

AS winning becomes a habit for Pahang, they now crave for more success.

Red hot Devils

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:03

PASADENA: LOUIS van Gaal’s reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.

Wilshere could be Arsenal anchorman

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:02

LONDON: Jack Wilshere is set to be handed the chance to play as Arsenal’s new midfield anchor next season.

RUGBY: National team could lose stars Marc, Dinesvaran

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:02

THE national rugby sevens team could be without their two biggest stars at the Incheon Asian Games on Sept 19-Oct 4 where they hope for an unprecedented top-three finish.

Crying over Borini’s shoulder

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:02

BOSTON: A 90TH-MINUTE own goal Wednesday cost Liverpool a 1-0 loss to AS Roma but an early spill left striker Fabio Borini with a much more worrisome right shoulder injury.

TENNIS: Mahela ton gives Lankans edge

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 08:02

COLOMBO: Former captain Mahela Jayawardene (pic) hit a classy unbeaten century to help Sri Lanka close on 305 for five on the first day of the second test against South Africa on Thursday.