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.


Nadal, Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:08

PARIS: Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic were placed on a French Open quarter-final collision course in Friday’s draw.

Ex-Malaysia’s coach Le Roy aims to take Congo to Olympics

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 15:10

JOHANNESBURG: Highly successful Africa Cup of Nations coach Claude le Roy adjusts his sights towards the 2016 Rio Olympic Games football qualifiers.

Ibe and Flanagan extend Liverpool contracts

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:39

LONDON: Winger Jordon Ibe and defender Jon Flanagan have signed new contracts at Liverpool, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

Hazard expected to miss Chelsea's crowning glory

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 09:01

LONDON: Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is expected to miss the champions’ final Premier League game of the season against Sunderland after undergoing emergency dental surgery, the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) said on Thursday.

Advocaat cries as Sunderland retains Premier League status with 0-0 against Arsenal

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 12:53

LONDON: Sunderland produced a gutsy rearguard action to preserve their Premier League status with a tense 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Matri’s goal hands Juventus Italian Cup

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:58

ROME: An extra-time winner by Alessandro Matri kept Juventus on track for the treble as the Serie A champions ended a 20-year wait for an Italian Cup final victory with a 2-1 win over Lazio on Wednesday.

Jazeman Jaafar returns to Monaco aiming for triumph

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 23:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian driver Jazeman Jaafar aims to maintain his successful track record of racing on street circuits in Monaco for round two of the Formula Renault 3.5 series this weekend.

Mourinho outraged by Fabregas red card

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 08:56

WEST BROMWICH, (United Kingdom): Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expressed his frustration after Cesc Fabregas was sent off in bizarre fashion as the champions were defeated 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion.

“Ultras Malaya” ask fans to shred tickets for EPL 'circus'

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 14:25

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian supporters group have ramped up their protest against the arrival of English Premier League clubs Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur for lucrative friendlies, urging fans to rip up tickets for the matches.

Five facts from Barcelona’s title-winning season

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:31

MADRID: Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi’s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.

Roma come from behind to beat Udinese

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:24

MILAN: Roma remain on course to secure automatic qualification for next season’s Champions League group stage after coming from behind to beat Udinese 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Kaka inspires Orlando to 4-0 thrashing of LA Galaxy

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 09:36

ORLANDO: Defending champions LA Galaxy suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Major League Soccer newcomers Orlando City on Sunday, with an inspired Kaka creating a goal and scoring a penalty.

Messi hands Barca 23rd Liga title

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 08:08

BARCELONA: Just when some wondered if Lionel Messi was losing his passion for the game, the Argentine bounced back showing exuberance and his full footballing repertoire in spearheading Barcelona’s charge to La Liga triumph.

Blackett own goal hands Arsenal a valuable draw at Man Utd

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 08:00

MANCHESTER: Tyler Blackett’s late own goal compromised Manchester United’s hopes of automatic Champions League qualification as Arsenal drew 1-1 at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday.

Football: Manchester City into Champions League group stage

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 22:38

LONDON: Manchester City assured themselves of direct entry into next season’s Champions League with a 4-2 win away to Swansea in Sunday’s early Premier League match.