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Top of the class

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:16

FARIZAL Norizan and Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz became Malaysia’s first Asian Games gold medallists since 2006 when they won the men’s 420 class in Incheon yesterday.

Gunners told to start firing

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:16

ARSENE Wenger has challenged Arsenal to kick-start their spluttering campaign with a crucial victory in today’s Champions League clash against Turkish giants Galatasaray.

Khairy comes to Tai’s defence

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:11

SPORTS Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has defended wushu exponent Tai Cheau Xuen over her positive dope test that saw her being stripped of her Asian Games gold medal yesterday.

Keglers boost medal tally

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:11

SIN Li Jane won her second medal of the Incheon Asian Games as Malaysia’s silver medal count in bowling increased to four with the men’s team of five also finishing second yesterday.

Thanks, coach

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:11

AHMAD Amsyar Azman is grateful to coach Yang Zhuliang for selecting him for the men’s synchronised 3m springboard as he won his first Asian Games medal yesterday.

Blockbuster encounter

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

HOSTS South Korea overpowered Thailand 2-0 yesterday to set up a titanic Asian Games football final against North Korea.

Cheau Xuen stripped of gold

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

FOR the first time in the history of the Asian Games, Malaysia had a gold medal shamefully withdrawn.

Coach believes his charge is innocent

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

NATIONAL wushu head coach Yoong Thoong Foong has stood behind his charge, Tai Cheau Xuen who tested positive for the banned stimulant sibutramine at the Incheon Asian Games.

Ignorant athletes face risks

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

OLYMPIC Council of Asia (OCA) medical committee and anti-doping commission chairman Tan Sri Dr M. Jegathesan said athletes caught for doping are increasingly ignorant of what drug items are prohibited.

Doping scandals still haunt Malaysia

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

In the competitive world of sports, where the rewards are lucrative and victory is considered the only success, some athletes resort to performance enhancing drugs for glory.

Association should also share the blame

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

TAI Cheau Xuen made a mistake which could have easily been avoided had she been more “careful”, and it is the national wushu team’s responsibility to ensure she wasn’t left to her own devices when consuming supplements.

Party time for China

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

China’s athletes delivered a hat-trick of Asian Games golds on the eve of the country’s national day yesterday, with Xie Wenjun leading the way in the men’s 110m hurdles.

Stoke heap pressure on Pardew

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

LONDON: An early Peter Crouch goal gave Stoke City a 1-0 home win against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday to pile more pressure onto beleaguered Toon boss Alan Pardew.

Penalty shoot-out misery for Malaysia

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:10

Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Tengku Abdul Jalil missed twice in the penalty shoot-out as Malaysia’s Asian Games hockey dream was shattered by Pakistan in the semi-finals at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium yesterday.

Scuffles, protest over decisions

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

SCUFFLES broke out and Mongolia lodged an official protest as controversial decisions in favour of home boxers caused chaotic scenes at the Asian Games in South Korea yesterday.

Tomita pays fine for camera theft

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

TOP Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita (pic) was given the green light yesterday to leave South Korea after paying a US$950 (RM3,119) fine for stealing a journalist’s camera during the Asian Games.

Scary Devils perk up Van Persie

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

ROBIN van Persie believes Manchester United’s expensively-assembled forward line have it in them to frighten their opponents.

Atletico out to prove they have teeth in attack

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

MADRID: Atletico Madrid’s Champions League game at home to Juventus today will be a chance for the Spanish champions to prove they have the firepower to challenge in Europe again this season.

Japan protest over banner of ‘assassin’

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

JAPAN has protested to Asian Games organisers in South Korea after the image of a Korean hero who assassinated a senior Japanese official a century ago was shown in a stadium, officials said yesterday.

Al Sharbatly on cloud nine

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 08:09

IT was a rare triumphant day for Saudi Arabia and Singapore, who each collected gold on another day when the Chinese sporting machine continued to rumble on.