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No semi-finals for Malaysian team

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, 14 May 2015.

THE efforts were heroic but there was no repeat for Malaysia who lost 3-1 to South Korea in the quarter-final of the Sudirman Cup in Dongguan, China.

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Comments: Rugby world body decides on player eligibility

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 09:00

WITH the 8th rugby World Cup to kick off in England in just about five months from now, World Rugby, the sport’s world governing body, appears to have made an about turn regarding a player’s eligibility to play for a national side.

Nicol David, Delia Arnold in British Open semis

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 08:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David moved a step closer to a sixth British Open title after defeating England's Sarah-Jane Perry in the quarter-finals in Hull, England on Friday.

Gerrard’s five greatest games

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 10:07

LIVERPOOL: Steven Gerrard will play at Anfield for the final time in a Liverpool shirt on Saturday as he prepares to leave his hometown club to join LA Galaxy. Here we look at five of the Liverpool legend’s finest displays:

Gerrard bids farewell to Anfield

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 09:27

LONDON: Almost seventeen years after making his debut there, Steven Gerrard will play at Anfield for the final time on Saturday when Liverpool entertain Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Holders Sevilla, unheralded Dnipro, into Europa League final

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 08:37

PARIS: Holders Sevilla, who crushed Fiorentina, face unheralded Ukrainians Dnipro in the Europa League final in Warsaw on May 27.

United chief ‘pleased’ by Van Gaal’s first season

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 20:26

LONDON: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has won plaudits for his first season in charge from the Premier League giants’ chief executive, Ed Woodward.

Bale boos sum up a lost season for Real Madrid

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 17:27

MADRID: At the end of a difficult second season Gareth Bale had ample opportunity to prove himself Real Madrid’s Champions League hero just as he had 12 month ago in winning a 10th European Cup in Lisbon.

Ferrari ‘paid USD38m more than Mercedes’ in 2014

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 15:33

LONDON: Ferrari received $38 million more in Formula One payments than runaway title-winners Mercedes last year, despite finishing just fourth in the constructors’ championship, a report said.

Morata sends Juventus into final at Madrid’s expense

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 09:47

MADRID: Juventus will face Barcelona in the Champions League final after Alvaro Morata came back to haunt former club and holders Real Madrid with the precious away goal in a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

Morata sends Juventus into final at Madrid’s expense

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 09:24

MADRID: Juventus will face Barcelona in the Champions League final after Alvaro Morata came back to haunt former club and holders Real Madrid with the precious away goal in a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.

Sudirman Cup: Malaysia set for repeat match against South Korea

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 19:06

MALAYSIA are set for a repeat match against South Korea in the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup tomorrow in Dongguan, China.

George Koshy, the new MHC deputy president

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 16:48

GEORGE Koshy was voted as the new Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) deputy president at their Annual General Meeting today.

Nicol advances to British Open 2nd round

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian squash queen Datuk Nicol David cruised past her first hurdle in the 2015 British Open by defeating Tesni Evan from Wales 11-2, 11-4, 7-11, 11-9 at the University of Hull in England, Tuesday.

Low-key return as injured Pacquiao says retirement ‘near’

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 13:57

MANILA: Manny Pacquiao made a low-key return to the Philippines on Wednesday after losing his mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather and said retirement was drawing closer as he recovers from shoulder surgery.

Barca survives Bayern fightback to reach final

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 08:28

MUNICH: Neymar struck twice as Barcelona reached the Champions League final by beating Bayern Munich 5-3 on aggregate in their semi-final despite losing Tuesday’s second-leg 3-2 at the Allianz Arena.

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