Sports

Khairul Idham bags Best Rider at SIC-MAM 2016 Awards

By Bernama - Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: National rider, Khairul Idham Pawi kick-started 2017 by winning the Best Rider of the Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd (SIC) and the Motorsport Association of Malaysia (MAM) 2016 Awards tonight.

Latest

(Badminton) M. Thinaah wins her first major title at National Championships

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 00:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Good things come to those who wait, and this was proven by shuttler M. Thinaah who on Saturday clinched the National Championships crown in Ulu Kinta, Perak.

(Football) Faiz Subri ends year-long goal drought but Penang go down to Kedah

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 23:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Fifa Puskas Award winner Faiz Subri ended his year-long goal drought but could not prevent Penang from going down 3-1 to Super League leaders Kedah in Alor Star on Saturday.

(Cycling) LTDL organiser assures riders, spectators' safety amid bomb scare in Perak

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 22:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL) event organisers guaranteed the safety of the participants, teams and the general public despite news of a bomb threat during the fourth stage race from Seri Manjung, Perak to Tanah Rata on Saturday.

(Cricket) Australia beats India by 333 runs with 2 days to spare

By AP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:40

PUNE: Australia won the first cricket test by 333 runs on Saturday with two days to spare in an embarrassing end to India's 20-match unbeaten streak at home.

(Rugby) SSTMI demolish rivals as they stroll into MCKK Premier quarter-finals

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:04

KUALA KANGSAR: Defending champions Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) were in a class of their own as they marched into the quarter-finals of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier on Saturday without even conceding a single point.

(Football) Sarawak strike back with 3-2 win over PKNS in Shah Alam

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 19:59

SHAH ALAM: Sarawak moved to mid-table safety when they beat PKNS 3-2 for their second consecutive away win in the Super League at the Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday.

Ex-state cyclists lend a hand to 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 18:59

MALACCA: With the hope that their peers in other states will look into the fate of 'mosquito bike' riders, six former Malacca cyclists today kicked off the first technical session of the 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme in Bukit Serindit.

(Cycling) Eritrean Mekseb Debesay lays claim to stage 4 of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 16:27

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Eritrean Mekseb Debesay of Dimension Data triumphed at stage four of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from Seri Manjung to Cameron Highlands, Pahang (174.4km), with a time of 4:37.49s.

(Football) Man United gets Rostov, Roma vs Lyon in Europa League last 16

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:59

NYON: Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face faraway Russian outfit Rostov, who unlike Jose Mourinho were delighted with the Europa League last-16 tie.

(Football) Negri Sembilan wins to stay top of Premier League

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Negri Sembilan continued their unbeaten run in the Premier League after beating Kuantan FA 3-1 at the Darul Makmur Stadium last night.

(Football) Gabbiadini can engineer Saints shock at Wembley

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:19

LONDON: Manolo Gabbiadini has all the tools to be Southampton’s League Cup final hero against Manchester United after completing a remarkable journey from a garage in Italy to Sunday’s Wembley showpiece.

(Football) League Cup glory key to Mourinho's United revolution

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 08:35

LONDON: Jose Mourinho has challenged Manchester United’s stars to prove his revolution is on track by winning the first major silverware of his reign in Sunday’s League Cup final against Southampton.

(6 Nations Rugby) The Scots would like to go marching on

By Aziz Hassan - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 22:49

THEY were not among the favourites in the run-up to the competition but as of now, the boys from Scotland are the only ones who can prevent England from taking the Triple Crown and Grand Slam titles.

(Rugby) MCKK Premier 7s see host get off to flying start

By Fabian Peter - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:41

KUALA KANGSAR: Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) got off to a flying start in the seventh edition of the MCKK Premier 7s today, with a 29-5 win over SMKA Sheikh Haji Othman Abdul Wahab (SHOAW).

(Cycling) Jakub Mareczko triumphs at 3rd stage of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:33

ITALIAN Jakub Mareczko of Team Wilier Triestina won the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi’s (LTDL) third stage sprint from Serdang to Pantai Remis, Perak with a time of 2:48.56s on Friday.

Leicester's Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 18:24

LONDON: The sacking of Claudio Ranieri just nine months after guiding Leicester City to a sensational Premier League triumph brought a torrent of condemnation on the team's Thai owners on Friday.

Wang, Liu win ice dancing gold medal at Asian Winter Games

By AP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:46

SAPPORO: Wang Shiyue and Liu Xinyu held their lead from the short dance to win the gold medal in ice dancing at the Asian Winter Games on Friday.

(Football) Conte hopes Jones talk will benefit Chelsea

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:05

LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will hope to take inspiration from England rugby union coach Eddie Jones when his Premier League leaders face Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

(Badminton) M'sian women's doubles no.1 breeze through National Championships semi-finals

By Fabian Peter - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:04

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been six years since Vivian Hoo Kah Mun-Woon Khe Wei won a national title, and the Malaysian no 1 are hoping to recapture that glory after reaching the semi-finals of the National Championships in Ulu Kinta, Perak on Thursday.

(Football) Premier League champions Leicester sack Ranieri

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:02

LONDON: Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Leicester City just months after leading the club to a remarkable Premier League title triumph, the Midlands side announced Thursday.

(Football) Subahan Kamal voted new FA Selangor president

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 18:19

SHAH ALAM: Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal has been elected the new FA of Selangor (FAS) president.

(Cycling) Travis McCabe conquers 2nd stage of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 17:06

KUALA TERENGGANU: American Travis McCabe today triumphed in the second stage of the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL), from Jerteh to Gerik (208.1km), with a time of 5:04.41 seconds.

(Rugby) SSTMI trains sights on fourth MCKK Premier 7s Rugby Championship title

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Tengku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) are hungry for success and have set their sights on a fourth Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier 7s Rugby Championship title.

(MMA) UFC muscles into Asia with events slated for Singapore, China

By NST Sports - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:14

SINGAPORE: The world's biggest mixed martial arts organisation, the Las Vegas-based UFC, Thursday announced its long-awaited return to Asia with a Singapore show and an "ambition" to debut in mainland China.

NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:03

BEIJING: NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for “urgent” reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

(Boxing) Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 13:10

MANILA: Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

(Football) Mkhitaryan secures United progress despite injury

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:12

SAINT-ÉTIENNE: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored but was then forced off with a hamstring injury as Manchester United cruised into the Europa League last 16 with a 1-0 win at St Etienne on Wednesday.

Budapest drops out of Olympics 2024 bid; Paris, LA remain

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 08:49

PARIS: Budapest on Wednesday became the latest city to drop out of the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games, after a petition garnered enough signatures to force a referendum on their bid.

(Football) Leaders Real stunned by Valencia in latest twist in title race

By Reuters - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 08:43

MADRID: Real Madrid suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at struggling Valencia on Wednesday as they missed the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of La Liga after losing for only the second time in the league this season.

(Football) Vardy gives Leicester hope in 2-1 defeat to Sevilla

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 08:34

SEVILLE: Jamie Vardy’s first Champions League goal gave Leicester City a lifeline in their last 16 tie despite going down 2-1 to Sevilla in Wednesday’s first leg.