FARIZAL Norizan and Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz became Malaysia’s first Asian Games gold medallists since 2006 when they won the men’s 420 class in Incheon yesterday.
ARSENE Wenger has challenged Arsenal to kick-start their spluttering campaign with a crucial victory in today’s Champions League clash against Turkish giants Galatasaray.
SPORTS Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has defended wushu exponent Tai Cheau Xuen over her positive dope test that saw her being stripped of her Asian Games gold medal yesterday.
SIN Li Jane won her second medal of the Incheon Asian Games as Malaysia’s silver medal count in bowling increased to four with the men’s team of five also finishing second yesterday.
AHMAD Amsyar Azman is grateful to coach Yang Zhuliang for selecting him for the men’s synchronised 3m springboard as he won his first Asian Games medal yesterday.
HOSTS South Korea overpowered Thailand 2-0 yesterday to set up a titanic Asian Games football final against North Korea.
FOR the first time in the history of the Asian Games, Malaysia had a gold medal shamefully withdrawn.
NATIONAL wushu head coach Yoong Thoong Foong has stood behind his charge, Tai Cheau Xuen who tested positive for the banned stimulant sibutramine at the Incheon Asian Games.
OLYMPIC Council of Asia (OCA) medical committee and anti-doping commission chairman Tan Sri Dr M. Jegathesan said athletes caught for doping are increasingly ignorant of what drug items are prohibited.
In the competitive world of sports, where the rewards are lucrative and victory is considered the only success, some athletes resort to performance enhancing drugs for glory.
TAI Cheau Xuen made a mistake which could have easily been avoided had she been more “careful”, and it is the national wushu team’s responsibility to ensure she wasn’t left to her own devices when consuming supplements.
China’s athletes delivered a hat-trick of Asian Games golds on the eve of the country’s national day yesterday, with Xie Wenjun leading the way in the men’s 110m hurdles.
LONDON: An early Peter Crouch goal gave Stoke City a 1-0 home win against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday to pile more pressure onto beleaguered Toon boss Alan Pardew.
Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Tengku Abdul Jalil missed twice in the penalty shoot-out as Malaysia’s Asian Games hockey dream was shattered by Pakistan in the semi-finals at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium yesterday.
SCUFFLES broke out and Mongolia lodged an official protest as controversial decisions in favour of home boxers caused chaotic scenes at the Asian Games in South Korea yesterday.
TOP Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita (pic) was given the green light yesterday to leave South Korea after paying a US$950 (RM3,119) fine for stealing a journalist’s camera during the Asian Games.
ROBIN van Persie believes Manchester United’s expensively-assembled forward line have it in them to frighten their opponents.
MADRID: Atletico Madrid’s Champions League game at home to Juventus today will be a chance for the Spanish champions to prove they have the firepower to challenge in Europe again this season.
JAPAN has protested to Asian Games organisers in South Korea after the image of a Korean hero who assassinated a senior Japanese official a century ago was shown in a stadium, officials said yesterday.
IT was a rare triumphant day for Saudi Arabia and Singapore, who each collected gold on another day when the Chinese sporting machine continued to rumble on.
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