GLASGOW: K. Dharmaraj has left his fate as national singles coach in the Malaysian Hockey Confederation's (MHC) hands after the national team ended their Commonwealth Games group stage campaign with a 6-1 defeat to New Zealand today.
SEOUL: South Korea have narrowed the search for a new national team soccer coach to three foreign candidates, the head of the Korea Football Association’s technical committee said today.
WITH the Asian Games looming and the national hockey squad showing no signs of being capable of winning gold in Incheon, South Korea, the National Sports Council (NSC) may ask the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) to take drastic action.
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THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) is in panic mode and rightly so. Losing to Trinidad & Tobago is a shocker but were it a case of one of those days, it would be acceptable.
USAIN Bolt’s training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole took advantage of the Olympic champion's absence to coolly grab 100 metres gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday but Veronica Campbell Brown failed to seal a Jamaican double.
STEVEN Kari won gold for Papua New Guinea in the men’s 94 kilogrammes weightlifting event following a controversial finale at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday.
THESE Commonwealth Games have been the first to see boxers fighting without protective headgear— and it certainly showed as blood poured down competitors’ faces.
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ENGLAND closed their Commonwealth Games swimming meet with 10 gold medals after inflicting Australia’s first Commonwealth relay defeat in eight years in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.
DOLLAH Salleh will officially start his coaching duties when the national trainees report for centralised training in Kelana Jaya tomorrow to prepare for the international friendly against Tajikistan in Dushanbe on Aug 6.
FOR doubles shuttler Hoon Thien How, performance on court regardless of who he partners is what matters most.
NEW JERSEY: STEVEN Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool’s title hopes and England being knocked out the World Cup in the group stages have contributed to what has been “probably the worst three months of my life”.
NEW YORK: Yaya Toure has opened up on a turbulent summer in which he threatened to quit Manchester City for failing to celebrate his 31st birthday and then attacked the club for not giving him compassionate leave to visit his cancer-stricken brother.
WASHINGTON: MANCHESTER United remained undefeated under new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal after defeating Inter Milan 5-3 on penalty kicks on Tuesday following a goal-less draw.
AKRON (OHIO): THE claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind.
WASHINGTON: Nemanja Vidic has revealed that he was inundated with offers when he decided to leave Manchester United, adding that he also declined the option to remain in England.
CAPE TOWN: South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup.
SOUTHAMPTON: ALASTAIR Cook hit an unbeaten 70 as England declared for a second time in the ThirdTest and left India four sessions to bat out for a draw at the Rose Bowl yesterday.
WASHINGTON: John Isner, coming off a victory last week in Atlanta, is counting on a solid showing at this week’s Washington Open to keep his momentum strong heading into the US Open.
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