VIRGINIA WATER (England): Golf's governing bodies approved a new rule yesterday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, going against two major golf organisations that argued long putters are not hurting the game.
LOW Wee Wern crashed out of the British Open at the first hurdle for the second year running as the women's competition got underway at the KC Stadium in Hull yesterday.
STRONG WILLPOWER: Wins Under-18 800m gold despite ankle and back troubles
DOUBLE Malaysia Games winner Elena Goh Ling Yin put so much effort into winning the Malaysian Schools Athletics Championships Under-18 5,000m walk gold that she collapsed as soon as she crossed the finish line in Kuantan yesterday.
LAST Saturday, Malaysian football fans joked that the new Youth and Sports Minister had already started working his magic.
NATIONAL Sports Council (NSC) director general Datuk Seri Zolkples Embong is hoping the first-time inclusion of woodball in this year's Malaysia Games will be the start of more to come for the fledgling sport in the country.
NICE (France): Former World No 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and fifth-seeded Italian Andreas Seppi lost in the first round of the Nice Open on Monday.
KELLY Tan lived up to her top billing with a classy four-under 67 to take the first round lead at the 30th Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open yesterday.
MOBILE (Alabama): American Jennifer Johnson had eight birdies in a seven-under 65 on Sunday to seize a one-stroke victory over Pornanong Phatlum and Jessica Korda in the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
AT only 13 years of age, Grace Wong Xiu Mei is already a veteran of four Malaysian Schools Athletics Championships hence her win in the girls' Open hammer throw gold medal in Kuantan yesterday wasn't a total surprise.