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Advantage Thailand

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, 18 December 2014.

It was a sad tale of two halves for Malaysia in the final, first leg of the AFF Cup at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok yesterday.

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Revised FA Cup third-round draw

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:42

LONDON: Following is the revised draw for the FA Cup third round.

V Shem-Wee Kiong and Nicol bag Olympians award

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:18

SHUTTLERS Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (men’s doubles) and Nicol David were crowned Olympians of the Year in the men’s and women’s categories at the Olympic Council of Malaysia-Coca-Cola awards yesterday.

Nicol marches into last eight

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:18

CAIRO: Nicol David’s bid to regain her World Championship crown took another step forward on Tuesday as she became the first player to reach the quarter-finals.

Victory at a cost

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:17

PREMIER League leaders Chelsea beat second-tier Derby County 3-1 to reach the League Cup semi-finals on Tuesday, but at the cost of injuries to Kurt Zouma and Didier Drogba.

Nafiizwan a step from final

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:17

NAFIIZWAN Adnan kept his hopes of a first PSA Tour title of 2014 alive yesterday as one Malaysian is guaranteed to reach the Royal Lake Club Open final in Kuala Lumpur.

Harrif takes charge

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:17

HARRIF Saleh bagged his second stage win in two weeks, leading Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) to their third one-two finish in the Jelajah Malaysia, after winning a bunch sprint in Stage Five in Kuala Klawang yesterday.

Centurion Robben

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:17

ARJEN Robben’s 100th goal for German champions Bayern Munich sent them on their way to a 2-0 win over Freiburg and extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga table on Tuesday.

Golden harvest in Palembang

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:17

MALAYSIAN athletes bagged another six gold medals, their biggest haul in a day since the competition started, with archery, athletics, table tennis and diving delivering at the Palembang Asean University Games (AUG) yesterday.

The task of filling Chong Wei’s shoes

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:16

CHONG Wei Feng is confident that he will recover in time for the Malaysia Masters GP Gold on Jan 13-18 after picking up an injury in the Axiata Cup earlier this month.

Pedro treble as Barcelona stroll

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:16

MADRID: Pedro gave Barcelona coach Luis Enrique a reminder of his talents on Tuesday with a hat-trick in the Spanish giants’ 8-1 second leg thrashing of third tier Huesca to secure a 12-1 aggregate win in their last 32 Copa del Rey tie.

US will bid for 2024 Games

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:16

THE United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday it will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, but the candidate city won’t be selected until early next year.

Old Lady looking for Cagliari high

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:16

MILAN: Champions Juventus hope to end a rollercoaster week on a high with a win away at Cagliari today, while Napoli bid to return to winning ways at home to bottom of the table Parma.

Relief for Russia, Qatar

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:16

RUSSIA and Qatar appear to be the big winners on the day American prosecutor Michael Garcia lost his appeal against Fifa.

Gold Cup seeds named

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

MIAMI: Holders the United States, Costa Rica and Mexico were installed on Tuesday as the top seeded teams for the three first-round groups of the 2015 Gold Cup.

Dazzling Vijay

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

INDIAN opener Murali Vijay put Australia to the sword in their Brisbane fortress with a brilliant 144 to help drive the tourists to 311 for four at the close of play on the opening day of the Second Test yesterday.

Real crush Cruz to enter final

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

MARRAKECH: European champions Real Madrid crushed Cruz Azul 4-0 to cruise into the Club World Cup final on Tuesday, totally outclassing their Mexican rivals.

It seems the season never ends

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

THE idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the calendar.

NZ mulls alcohol sponsorship ban

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

WELLINGTON: A New Zealand government review yesterday recommended French-style measures banning alcohol sponsorship of sport in a bid to curb the South Pacific nation’s binge drinking culture.

Ferrari part company with duo

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

ROME: Ferrari have parted company with chief designer Nikolas Tombazis and engineering director Pat Fry, two of the men responsible for designing this year’s car as the team endured their first season without a win since 1993.

Pacquiao prods Mayweather again

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:15

LOS ANGELES: Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao wants to give faithful fight fans a Christmas present — the promise of a blockbuster world title face-off with Floyd Mayweather.