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Dry spell until September

By KOI KYE LEE AND DENNIS WONG - Wednesday, 30 July 2014.

PUTRAJAYA: THE Natural Resources and Environ ment Ministry said the current hot and dry spell since May following the south-west monsoon, is expected to last un til September.

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Confidence running high

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:09

THE honour of winning Malaysia’s 50th gold went to Nicol David but the star performer for the country at the Commonwealth Games has always been badminton.

Bowlers are hungry for more, says team manager

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

THEIR target has been made but the national squad remain confident of getting a gold after two silver-medal efforts at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowl Centre.

Pandelela takes a backseat

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

MALAYSIA should be represented on the podium at the conclusion of today's women's 10m platform synchro but it may not necessarily be Pandelela Rinong.

Najib congratulates gold medal winners

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has congratulated Malaysia’s squash queen and the badminton mixed team on clinching the second and third gold medals for the country at the Commonwealth Games.

Rodgers: Pace will be key

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

NEW YORK: IT had been a humdrum press conference, the like of which are common during pre-season, when suddenly a topic arose to make Brendan Rodgers bristle.

Diaby: I thought about quitting

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has revealed he considered retiring over his latest injury hell.

Caveman style does it for Matthew

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

ARMS aloft and drenched in sweat, England's Nick Matthew said he had to resort to “caveman” squash to retain his Commonwealth Games gold in a five-set thriller on Monday.

Singapore reprise 2010 win over England

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

SINGAPORE have won gold in the Commonwealth Games table tennis men’s team final against England in replica circumstances to their 2010 victory in New Delhi.

‘PocketRocketman’ has sights on Incheon

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

AZIZULHASNI Awang checked out of the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village yesterday but his destination was Germany, not home to celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri with his loved ones.

Fellaini moves closer to Napoli switch

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

MANCHESTER: Marouane Fellaini is being offered the chance by Italian club Napoli to end his Manchester United nightmare.

Shaw is out of shape, says United manager

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:08

NEW YORK: Louis van Gaal believes Luke Shaw has returned from the World Cup unfit for Barclays Premier League football.

Marie lands Cameroon’s first gold since 2002

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

MARIE Fegue won the women’s 69kg weightlifting category on Monday to hand Cameroon their first Commonwealth Games gold medal since 2002.

Nigerian gold medallist Chika fails drugs test

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

NIGERIA teenager Chika Amalaha, at 16 the youngest female weightlifter to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal, has failed a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said yesterday.

‘Devils a broken team’

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

NEW YORK: LOUIS van Gaal has claimed he has inherited a ‘broken team’ at Manchester United.

Zaha gets a nod for United, Rafael sent home

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

WASHINGTON: Wilfried Zaha will start as striker in the second half of Manchester United’s friendly today against Inter Milan while back Rafael da Silva has returned to England with a groin injury.

Chelsea may bounce Cech

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: CHELSEA could be forced to sell Petr Cech in order to fall in line with homegrown quotas for the Premier League and Champions League.

New manager meant I was out, says Ferdinand

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

LONDON: A change of manager at Manchester United from Ryan Giggs to Louis van Gaal led to the club telling Rio Ferdinand they did not want him anymore, the 35-year-old defender said on Monday.

Bayern go Green

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

NEW JERSEY: JULIAN Green has been touted as the new face of US football but it is one few Americans recognise.

TENNIS: Business as usual

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

WASHINGTON: FIFTH-RANKED Tomas Berdych, hoping to crack the top four in men’s tennis for years, says Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their stranglehold at the top despite Stanislas Wawrinka’s shock Australian Open title.

Berg plotting Celtic downfall

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 08:06

PARIS: Former Rangers defender Henning Berg is aiming to claim the scalp of Celtic when his Legia Warsaw side take on the Scottish champions in the first leg of the Champions League third qualifying round today.