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Sunday Chat: MCKK Premier 7s - Networking at its best

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, 26 February 2017.

THE MCKK Premier 7s Rugby Championship is into its seventh edition as organisers Malay College Old Boys Association (MCOBA) continue in their bid to help develop the sport. Timesport gets a clearer picture from MCOBA president Tunku Datuk Ahmad Burhanuddin Tunku Datuk Seri Adnan.

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(Cycling) Italian Jakub Mareczko sprints to 7th stage victory at Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 19:23

REMBAU: Jakub Mareczko supplied Wilier Triestina with their second stage win of the season after he secured seventh stage victory at the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL), from Malacca to Rembau, Negri Sembilan (148.1km).

(Badminton) Equal attention for all under special project squad, says Hendrawan

By AJITPAL SINGH - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 18:30

KUALA LUMPUR: National singles coach Hendrawan has promised to give equal attention to all shuttlers under the special project squad.

(Badminton) Rising star Chi Wing aims to break into top 60

By AJITPAL SINGH - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:20

KUALA LUMPUR: With the confidence of winning back-to-back national titles, rising star Lim Chi Wing now hopes to make his presence felt in overseas tournaments.

(Gymnastics) Olga Korbut sells Munich medal collection

By AFP - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 14:07

LOS ANGELES: Legendary gymnast Olga Korbut has sold her collection of medals won at the 1972 Munich Olympic games among a sale of memorabilia at an auction in the United States, auctioneers said Monday.

(NBA) James leads Cavs over Bucks

By AFP - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 13:32

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James shrugged off his recent illness to post 24 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted the Milwaukee Bucks 102-95 on Monday.

(Football) Late Belotti brace stuns Fiorentina

By AFP - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12:29

MILAN: Italy striker Andrea Belotti made amends for missing a second-half penalty for Torino with a late brace that secured a share of the points in a 2-2 draw at Fiorentina in Serie A Monday.

(Football) Vardy hits two as Leicester stun Liverpool in first game after Ranieri's exit

By Reuters - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 10:19

Leicester City returned to form in stunning fashion on Monday as Jamie Vardy scored twice in a 3-1 Premier League defeat of Liverpool that lifted the champions out of the relegation zone.

M. Shah wins bronze at Track Cycling World Cup; Khairy tweets congratulations

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 09:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Rising track cycling star Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom bagged the bronze medal in the elite men's keirin event at the Track Cycling World Cup in Los Angeles, the United States.

(Football) Cup is not a side issue for Manchester City, says Fernandinho

By AFP - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 08:35

MANCHESTER: Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho insists the FA Cup remains a priority for his side despite their bid to advance in the Champions League.

(Cycling) Le Tour de Langkawi: Italian Enrico Barbin snatches sixth stage win

By FARAH AZHARIE - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 16:31

MUAR: Italian Enrico Barbin triumphed in the sixth stage of the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) with a time of 4:09.16s, from Senawang to Muar (176.3km).

Faiz Subri receives honorary medal from Sultan Kedah

By Bernama - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:04

ALOR SETAR: The 2016 FIFA Puskas award winner Mohd Faiz Subri today received the Ahli Cemerlang Semangat Jerai Kedah (A.S.K) honorary medal from Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.

(Football) Kane growing into a Tottenham legend - Pochettino

By AFP - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 09:32

LONDON: Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane is on course to becoming a Tottenham Hotspur great after the striker scored the 100th club goal of his career.

Kane scores hat trick as Tottenham thrashes Stoke 4-0

By AP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 23:57

LONDON: Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham thrashed Stoke 4-0 Sunday to deliver a record-equaling eighth straight Premier League victory at home.

(Rugby) SSTMI effortlessly claim fourth N. J. Ryan trophy

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 19:22

KUALA KANGSAR: Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) successfully defended their Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier 7s title on Sunday after defeating Hong Kong Sports School (HKSS) 38-10 for the second year in a row.

(Cycling) Gibbons continues to dominate, secures first stage win at LTDL

By FARAH AZHARIE - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: South African Ryan Gibbons continued to dominate and claimed his first stage win at the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL).

(Boxing) Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:52

MANILA: Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.

(Football) Sevilla beat rivals Betis to go joint top

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 09:23

SEVILLE: A second-half comeback saw Sevilla take the spoils once more in the Seville derby with a 2-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday to move joint top of La Liga.

(Football) Bayern's Lewandowski scores a hat-trick in 8-0 win over Hamburg

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 09:12

BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski netted a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich handed Hamburg an 8-0 thrashing at the Allianz Arena on Saturday in Carlo Ancelotti’s 1000th match as a coach.

(Football) Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 08:24

LONDON: Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

(Badminton) M. Thinaah wins her first major title at National Championships

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 00:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Good things come to those who wait, and this was proven by shuttler M. Thinaah who on Saturday clinched the National Championships crown in Ulu Kinta, Perak.

(Football) Faiz Subri ends year-long goal drought but Penang go down to Kedah

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 23:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Fifa Puskas Award winner Faiz Subri ended his year-long goal drought but could not prevent Penang from going down 3-1 to Super League leaders Kedah in Alor Star on Saturday.

(Cycling) LTDL organiser assures riders, spectators' safety amid bomb scare in Perak

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 22:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL) event organisers guaranteed the safety of the participants, teams and the general public despite news of a bomb threat during the fourth stage race from Seri Manjung, Perak to Tanah Rata on Saturday.

(Cricket) Australia beats India by 333 runs with 2 days to spare

By AP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:40

PUNE: Australia won the first cricket test by 333 runs on Saturday with two days to spare in an embarrassing end to India's 20-match unbeaten streak at home.

(Rugby) SSTMI demolish rivals as they stroll into MCKK Premier quarter-finals

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:04

KUALA KANGSAR: Defending champions Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) were in a class of their own as they marched into the quarter-finals of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier on Saturday without even conceding a single point.

(Football) Sarawak strike back with 3-2 win over PKNS in Shah Alam

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 19:59

SHAH ALAM: Sarawak moved to mid-table safety when they beat PKNS 3-2 for their second consecutive away win in the Super League at the Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday.

Ex-state cyclists lend a hand to 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 18:59

MALACCA: With the hope that their peers in other states will look into the fate of 'mosquito bike' riders, six former Malacca cyclists today kicked off the first technical session of the 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme in Bukit Serindit.

(Cycling) Eritrean Mekseb Debesay lays claim to stage 4 of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 16:27

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Eritrean Mekseb Debesay of Dimension Data triumphed at stage four of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from Seri Manjung to Cameron Highlands, Pahang (174.4km), with a time of 4:37.49s.

(Football) Man United gets Rostov, Roma vs Lyon in Europa League last 16

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:59

NYON: Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face faraway Russian outfit Rostov, who unlike Jose Mourinho were delighted with the Europa League last-16 tie.

(Football) Negri Sembilan wins to stay top of Premier League

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Negri Sembilan continued their unbeaten run in the Premier League after beating Kuantan FA 3-1 at the Darul Makmur Stadium last night.

(Football) Gabbiadini can engineer Saints shock at Wembley

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:19

LONDON: Manolo Gabbiadini has all the tools to be Southampton’s League Cup final hero against Manchester United after completing a remarkable journey from a garage in Italy to Sunday’s Wembley showpiece.