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Is PKNS FC the best bet for Selangor now?

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, 18 January 2017.

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor State Development Corporation Football Club (PKNS FC) believes that they may be next in line as Selangor’s main football team.

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(Badminton) Kian Meng-Pei Jing bag first title this year

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 16:26

SIBU: World No 9 Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing got off to a flying start this year when they bagged the Malaysia Masters GP Gold crown here on Sunday.

Sunday Chat: MTBC to fine-tune programmes to ensure keglers continue to deliver

By AJITPAL SINGH - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 15:34

DATUK Dr P.S Nathan always stands out in a crowded room; his lanky frame, white shirt, white bell-bottoms, sparkling white shoes and all. The bowling icon, who has been at the helm of the sport since 1974, speaks Timesport on the progress of the national bowlers and also the plans for the future.

(Football) Ramos saves Madrid as fans target Ronaldo

By AFP - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 09:51

MADRID: Sergio Ramos struck twice to get Real Madrid back to winning ways as the home fans targeted Cristiano Ronaldo in a 2-1 victory over Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

(Football) Rooney breaks United record, City denied by Spurs fightback

By AFP - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 09:42

LONDON: Wayne Rooney became Manchester United’s all-time leading scorer as his last-ditch wonder goal rescued a 1-1 draw at Stoke, while Pep Guardiola’s problems mounted as Tottenham came from two down to force a 2-2 draw at Manchester City on Saturday.

(Football) Chapecoense draws in first match since plane crash

By AFP - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 09:25

CHAPECÓ: Chapecoense, the up and coming Brazilian football club decimated by a plane crash, proudly strode back on the field Saturday in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy.

(Football) Sigurdsson strike stuns Liverpool

By AFP - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 23:50

LIVERPOOL: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s decisive goal boosted Swansea’s hopes of Premier League survival as they inflicted Liverpool’s first home defeat for almost a year with a 3-2 triumph at Anfield on Saturday.

(Football) Selangor down Penang 2-0 for perfect start in Super League

By AJITPAL SINGH AND DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 23:45

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor put their off-field problems behind them to claim a 2-0 win over Penang in their opening Super League match in Selayang on Saturday.

(Badminton) Sze Fei-Izzuddin stun Indonesian pair with first-ever final at M'sian Masters

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 23:24

SIBU: Despite a jittery start, Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Rumsani did not disappoint when they checked into their first ever GP Gold finals at the Malaysia Masters on Saturday.

(Badminton) Kian Meng-Pei Jing set up all M'sian mixed doubles final against Soon Huat-Lai Jemie

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:05

SIBU: Badminton fans here in Sarawak got what they wanted when Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing won their semi-final match on Saturday to set up an all Malaysian mixed doubles final at the Malaysia Masters GP Gold on Sunday.

(Football) Lewandowski's late strike seals Bayern's win

By AFP - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 09:51

BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski’s 91st-minute strike snatched victory for Bayern Munich in their 2-1 comeback win at Freiburg in sub-zero temperatures on Friday as the Bundesliga resumed after the winter break.

(Football) Spurs bigger than Man City, says Pochettino

By AFP - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 09:40

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has declared his club have a more storied history and more supporters than Saturday’s Premier League opponents Manchester City.

(Football) Maybe I'm not good enough for City, says Guardiola

By AFP - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 09:28

LONDON: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Friday that he fears he may not match up to the players in his expensively-assembled squad which is struggling to maintain a Premier League title push.

(Football) Kedah outgun JDT in penalty shootout to lift Sultan Ahmad Shah Charity Cup

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 00:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah lifted the Sultan Ahmad Shah Charity Cup with a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Johor Darul Ta'zim at the Larkin Stadium in Johor Baru tonight.

(Badminton) Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin bask in the spotlight as they reach Msia Masters semis

By Fabian Peter - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 22:02

SIBU: Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Rumsani produced another superb performance to reach their maiden GP Gold semi-finals at the Malaysia Masters today.

(Rugby) Teams not likely to experiment in 6 Nations

By Aziz Hassan - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 21:56

AFTER a clear dominance by Ireland and then England the previous three seasons, this year’s 6 Nations championship could turn out to be one of the most competitive.

Football: Payet car damaged, sent to 'Coventry' by team-mates

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:20

LONDON: French international Dimitri Payet’s refusal to play for West Ham has led to his car being vandalised according to English tabloid ‘The Daily Mail’ on Friday.

(Football) Wenger pinpoints India as next big transfer powerhouse

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 18:31

London: China’s Super League clubs may have been grabbing the headlines in the huge transfer fees they have been paying for players but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes India could become a serious player.

(Tennis) Murray eases into Open fourth round

By Reuters - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:37

MELBOURNE: Andy Murray eased into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over American Sam Querrey on Friday.

(Football) Origi wants Reds to keep pressure on Chelsea

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:10

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool striker Divock Origi has challenged his team-mates to keep the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea when they host relegation-threatened Swansea on Saturday.

(Football) Zidane seeks quick solution to Madrid collapse

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:51

MADRID: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists he is responsible for the European champions’ back-to-back defeats as they look to return to winning ways when Malaga visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

(Motor sport) Spectator killed in Monte Carlo Rally crash

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:13

GAP: The opening special of the Monte Carlo Rally was cancelled Thursday after a spectator was fatally injured in an accident involving New Zealander Hayden Paddon's Hyundai i20.

(Football) Mane scores as Senegal reach quarter-finals

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 09:38

FRANCEVILLE: Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored as Senegal defeated Zimbabwe 2-0 in Franceville Thursday to become the first qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.

(Football) Barca end Sociedad hoodoo, Atletico cruise

By AFP - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 08:21

MADRID: Barcelona ended a decade-long drought without winning away to Real Sociedad on Thursday as Neymar’s first-half penalty handed the Spanish champions a 1-0 Copa del Rey quarter-final, first leg lead.

(Tennis) Djokovic suffers huge shock, Serena serene

By AFP - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 22:31

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic suffered arguably the biggest defeat of his career when he crashed out of the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Uzbek Denis Istomin on Thursday, extending his mystifying slump in form.

(Football) Brazilian De Paula blazes into KL Premier League

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 20:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Guilherme De Paula, a Malaysia Cup winner with Selangor in 2015, is back in the country – and this time, he is looking to help Kuala Lumpur recapture their former glories.

(Badminton) Beatriz, Jin Wei, out of Malaysia Masters, Ying Ying makes it through

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 19:23

(Badminton) Beatriz, Jin Wei, out of Malaysia Masters, Ying Ying makes it through

(Tennis) $15 shirt man Evans hoping for new kit deal

By AFP - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 13:39

MELBOURNE: Britain’s Dan Evans said he was hoping to find a new kit sponsor after he reached the Australian Open third round wearing a Aus$20 ($15) shirt he bought in a Melbourne shop.

(Football) Defeated Real Madrid surprise Zidane

By AFP - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 08:41

MADRID: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted he was surprised by his side’s slow start as they slumped to a second defeat in four days, 2-1 at home to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday.

Benjamin Mora assumes new role as JDT coach

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 23:30

JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) has announced the appointment of former JDT II coach Benjamin Mora to take up the spot left vacant by Mario Gomez, who officially parted ways with the award-winning football club,today.

Jin Wei scrapes through first round of Malaysia Masters

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 21:53

SIBU: DESPITE not being in her best condition, the nation’s No. 1 Goh Jin Wei still pushed on to reach the second round of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold on today.