Living up to the hype

Monday, 28 July 2014.

THE scene, the date and, most significantly, the words remain crystal clear.


Faultless Furyk goes three clear

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:28

MONTREAL: Jim Furyk closed in on a third Canadian Open crown on Saturday, firing a five-under 65 for a three-shot, third-round lead in the US PGA Tour event.

Target not beyond Felda

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:28

FELDA United coach Irfan Bakti believes the semi-final target set by the club’s management for next month’s Malaysia Cup is achievable.

FORMULA ONE: Raikkonen blames Ferrari for qualifying gaffe

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:27

KIMI Raikkonen told Ferrari to get their act together after a qualifying gaffe by his Italian team left the Finn languishing down the starting grid at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Silver lining

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:25

SINGAPORE were a bridge too far but the Malaysian women’s table tennis team still walked tall at the Scotstoun Arena yesterday with their Commonwealth Games silver medal.

Rooney grabs a brace

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:22

WAYNE Rooney scored twice and Juan Mata added another goal to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 friendly victory over AS Roma on Saturday.

Sangakkara shines

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:07

KUMAR Sangakkara and skipper Angelo Mathews struck brisk half-centuries to help Sri Lanka set up a thrilling finale to the series-deciding second Test against South Africa yesterday.

GOLF: Koreans oust Americans

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:07

PARK In-Bee and Ryu So-Yeon each birdied a sudden-death playoff hole on Saturday to lift South Korea over the United States at the LPGA International Crown, eliminating the top-seeded Americans from the match-play event.

BOXING: Duo return for Asian Games

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:06

SEA Games silver medallist G. Ramkumar and Armed Forces’ Rudy Petrus are likely to make a return to the national squad for the Incheon Asian Games on Sept 19-Oct 4.

Night of gold and green

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:06

AUSTRALIA grabbed eight swimming medals, including three gold, in a record-breaking session in the Commonwealth Games pool on Saturday.

Annette shocks big names for victory

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:06

ANNETTE Edmondson and Scott Sunderland won gold for Australia at the Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday but England were left subdued after four of their Olympic gold medallists failed to get on the podium.

Shelley outpaces the Africans

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

AUSTRALIAN Australian Michael Shelley and Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel took gold in the men’s and women’s marathons as the Commonwealth Games took to the streets of Glasgow yesterday.

Zoe on cloud nine

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

ENGLISH weightlifter Zoe Smith defended her title in the women’s 58kg in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Coach Lockman eyes full time position

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

WEIGHTLIFTING coach Lockman hopes he has done enough to convince the National Sports Council to offer him a full time job with the national team.

Malaysia made to sweat

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

EMBARRASSMENT was avoided thanks to scratch mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing as Malaysia struggled past Singapore to keep their hopes of defending the mixed team gold alive at the Emirates Arena yesterday.

Toffees step up pursuit of Lukaku

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

LONDON: Roberto Martinez has assured Everton fans that Romelu Lukaku will be signing for the Merseyside club this summer.

Zaha faces battle to prove his worth to Van Gaal

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

DENVER: Wilfried Zaha would appear to face a fight to convince new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal of his worth already after playing not a minute of the club’s opening two tour matches in America.

Azraai preaches caution for future deals

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

UPSET with the perplexing episode at T-Team, coach Azraai Khor has pledged never to pen his signature in a haste in the future.

Hafifi’s power lift

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:05

MOHD Hafifi Mansor’s mother was very much on his mind at the Clyde Auditorium on Saturday.

BADMINTON: No advantage for scratch pairs

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 08:04

NATIONAL shuttler Lim Khim Wah believes that Malaysia’s men’s doubles are not strong enough for the World Championships in Copenhagen on Aug 25-31.

Reds’ historic purchase

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 12:29

LIVERPOOL are on the brink of concluding a £20 million (RM108 million) deal to make Dejan Lovren (pic) the most expensive defender in their history.