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Heartbreak for national juniors

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, 15 September 2014.

MALAYSIA’S Under-17 World Cup dream ended on a bitter note with S. Balachandran’s side losing 2-1 to Australia in the quarter-finals of the AFC Under-16 Championship at Muangthong Stadium in Bangkok yesterday.

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Rampant Rossi wins at home

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:16

ITALIAN great Valentino Rossi led a Yamaha one-two to claim his maiden win of the season at the San Marino Moto GP and launch his bid for a 10th world title on Sunday.

‘This is not a vacation’

By Fadhli Ishak - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:16

SEPAK Takraw Association of Malaysia (STAM) president Datuk Ahmad Ismail has conceded that winning a gold is out of reach but has made it clear he will not tolerate any “vacation” attitude from the team at the Incheon Asian Games.

Kim Swee still has faith in boys

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:11

NATIONAL youth coach Ong Kim Swee is keeping faith in his players despite a humbling 3-0 defeat by South Korea in their opening Group A match at the Asian Games yesterday.

Cast complete for q-finals

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:11

THE quarter-finals cast for the Ministry of Education U17 League was completed this week as the leaders maintained their positions while the stragglers made a mad dash to the finish line of the group stage.

Dollah still winless after Indonesia setback

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:11

MALAYSIA failed to translate their first half dominance into goals as Dollah Salleh’s side lost 2-0 to Indonesia at Gelora Delta Sidoarjo Stadium in Surabaya yesterday.

Sailors happy with Wangsan winds

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:11

THE national sailors declared themselves happy with the Asian Games sailing venue after taking to the water at the Wangsan Sailing Marina in Incheon yesterday.

Guangzhou is hard act to follow

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

NATIONAL coach Yang Zhuliang believes his divers are ready for the Incheon Asian Games but stressed it will be near-impossible to match the nine-medal feat achieved four years ago in Guangzhou.

Policeman’s daughter aims to shock

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

NEW DELHI: A 16-year-old policeman’s daughter from northern India hopes to continue shocking the sport of shooting as she targets an Asian Games medal and then takes aim at the Olympics.

Japan lady cricketers blaze trail

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

TOKYO: Blood-thirsty samurai warriors once threatened to kill the game of cricket in Japan before a ball had been bowled in anger.

Better to have secret voting

By KELLY KOH AND FADHLI ISHAK - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

THE sports ministry will propose to the Sports Commissioner’s Office to amend the Sepak Takraw Association of Malaysia (STAM)’s constitution on its voting system.

Malaysia take three titles

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

MALAYSIA’S two-year wait for a gold medal at the Maybank Malaysia International Under-19 Championships ended with our players winning three of the five titles at stake in Kota Kinabalu yesterday.

Pochettino calls for Spurs to show killer instinct

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

SUNDERLAND: Mauricio Pochettino conceded Tottenham need to discover a killer instinct after they were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw despite a dominant display against Sunderland on Saturday.

Saufi ends barren run

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

SAUFI Mat Senan took his first victory of the year when he won the 36km criterium in the Perlis Open in Kangar yesterday.

Defeat casts doubts over Reds’ title credentials

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa on Saturday was more than an early season setback — it raised the question of whether they have the strength in depth to cope with the dual challenge ahead of them this term.

Late eagle lifts McIlroy

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

RORY McIlroy spectacularly eagled the par-five 15th to join Billy Horschel in a tie for the lead in the Tour Championship on Saturday and set up a thrilling conclusion to the 2013-14 PGA Tour season.

Hyo Joo gains one shot lead

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

EVIAN (France): South Korea’s Kim Hyo Joo (pic) will take a slender one shot lead into the last round of the Evian Championship after a day of slip-ups and mishaps at the final major of the season.

Record wage to lure Ronaldo?

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo will demand a ground-breaking £500,000 (RM2.6 million)-a-week to join either Chelsea or Manchester United next summer.

Pellegrini livid

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:10

MANUEL Pellegrini accused referee Mark Clattenburg of costing his Manchester City side victory following a 2-2 draw away to Arsenal on Saturday.

Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:09

SYDNEY: Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a US hospital yesterday after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw.

Kagawa’s happy return to Dortmund

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:09

BERLIN: Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery scored in his first game this season as the champions moved joint top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Shinji Kagawa also enjoyed a goalscoring return as Borussia Dortmund saw off Freiburg.