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Mighty Selangor fall

By AJITPAL SINGH AND ZAINUDDIN - Thursday, 21 August 2014.

TEN-MAN Selangor succumbed to their first defeat to Police in 13 meetings, losing 2-0 to the Premier League champions in a Malaysia Cup Group D match at Shah Alam Stadium yesterday.

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Samaras signs for West Brom

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 09:10

LONDON: Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal, the English Premier League side announced Friday.

Balotelli will not disrupt Anfield dressing room, says Rodgers

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 09:06

LONDON: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted no player would be allowed to disturb the “fantastic environment” at Anfield as the Reds appeared to close in on signing controversial striker Mario Balotelli.

Bayern enjoy winning start

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:39

BERLIN: Reigning German champions Bayern Munich got the new Bundesliga season off to a perfect start with a dramatic 2-1 win over VfL Wolfsburg on Friday.

Mikhnevich ban hands Armstrong bronze

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:03

TORONTO: Canadian Dylan Armstrong will be awarded the shotput bronze from the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a result of a lifetime doping ban handed to Andrei Mikhnevich of Belarus, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.

Dream run ends

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:03

OLYMPIC champion and world record holder Renaud Lavillenie suffered a surprise defeat at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting on Thursday, just five days after the Frenchman wrapped up a third consecutive European title.

Bastia striker suspended four weeks

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

PARIS: Bastia striker Brandao was suspended for four weeks by the French football league on Thursday for his post-match headbutt on Paris St Germain’s Thiago Motta last weekend, pending a decision on what the Brazilian’s ultimate punishment could be.

McEvoy delivers a stunner

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

AUSTRALIA’S Cameron McEvoy upset a star-studded field to win the 100m freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships yesterday as Michael Phelps claimed his first international gold medal since coming out of retirement.

Barca eye flying start

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

BARCELONA will be looking to put a disastrous end to last season behind them when they open their new Primera Liga campaign at home to Elche tomorrow.

Lewis fastest in second practice

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

SPA (Belgium): Lewis Hamilton topped the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in yesterday’s twice red-flagged second free practice session ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.

Uncompromising mates

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

CHAMPIONSHIP leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton appeared at odds again, if not poles apart, on Thursday before renewing their Formula One title battle in Belgium.

Pakistan aiming to avenge Test whitewash

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

HAMBANTOTA: PAKISTAN and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day series today hoping to gauge each other’s firepower and bench strength ahead of the World Cup just six months away.

All Blacks, Pumas set to roar

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

THEY came off second best a week ago but come today the All Blacks and the Pumas are determined to do much better at home against the same opponents.

Mad Mario no more

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

LIVERPOOL will lay down the law to Mario Balotelli over what they expect from him as he closes in on a £16 million (RM84 million) move to Anfield.

Djokovic could face Murray in q-finals

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were put on a quarter-final collision course for the US Open on Thursday while Roger Federer’s hopes of an 18th Grand Slam title were buoyed by a kinder draw.

Van Pelt ahead of crowded pack

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

BO Van Pelt chipped in for eagle at the par-five 17th hole for a 65 that pushed him past a crowd of eight players and into the first-round lead at The Barclays on a Thursday when Rory McIlroy played poorly.

Balotelli a maverick Rodgers will find tough to tame

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:02

ON June 24 in Natal, Luis Suarez contributed the single most memorable act of this year’s World Cup when he bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Chelsea aim to pull away

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:01

JOSE Mourinho’s Chelsea side will attempt to apply early pressure on their main Premier League rivals when they face a newly-promoted side for the second time inside a week with the visit of Leicester City to Stamford Bridge today.

Cazorla wants to party like 2012

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:01

LONDON: Santi Cazorla wants to return to his scoring consistency of two seasons ago and strengthen Arsenal’s challenge for honours this season.

QPR sign Vargas on loan

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:01

LONDON: Promoted Queens Park Rangers have bolstered their attack with the signing of Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on a season-long loan from Napoli, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

Cardiff call for resignation of LMA chief executive

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:01

LONDON: The League Managers Association (LMA) has apologised for the wording of a statement issued in response to discriminatory text messages sent by former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay.