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Moment of truth

By REPORTS By Ajitpal Singh - Sunday, 23 November 2014.

MALAYSIA enter the AFF Cup with the hope of regaining the title and despite arriving in Singapore with an ill-prepared side, national coach Dollah Salleh is still confident his players will make their presence felt in the tournament.

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Chappuis determined to help Thailand win title

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

SWISS-BORN Charyl Chappuis wants to continue his dream run with Thailand by helping his country win their fourth AFF Cup title.

Dollah banking on experience

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

DOLLAH Salleh hopes experience will prevail when Malaysia take on three-time winners Thailand in an AFF Cup Group B match at Jalan Besar Stadium today.

Kiatisuk warning for Dollah

By REPORTS By Ajitpal Singh - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:00

THAILAND coach Kiatisuk Senamuang and his Malaysian counterpart Dollah Salleh were fierce rivals in their playing days.

Messi breaks record, Suarez breaks duck

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 07:48

PARIS: Argentina wizard Lionel Messi broke the Champions League scoring record while Luis Suarez broke his Barcelona duck in the Champions League on Tuesday.

“Bouncer” knocks out Australia’s Hughes

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 12:16

SYDNEY: Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes was stretchered off after being hit on the head by a vicious bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match today, with reports saying he collapsed face-first.

Argentina set to face holders Uruguay, Brazil vs Colombia in 2015 Copa

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 09:09

SANTIAGO: Lionel Messi’s Argentina will face holders Uruguay while Brazil will meet Colombia in the group phase at the 2015 Copa America in Chile following Monday’s draw.

Pele back in hospital for medical evaluation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 09:03

SAO PAULO: Brazilian soccer great Pele has been hospitalised for a “medical evaluation.”

Fake Claudio Caniggia causes storm in Brazil vs Argentina masters match

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:34

SAO PAULO: A consumer rights official has vowed to question the organisers of a masters football match after Argentina brought a lookalike rather than the advertised Claudio Caniggia to take part in a veterans game, Brazilian media reported on Monday.

Button’s fate unclear after difficult season

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

ABU DHABI: Former champion Jenson Button’s future in Formula One remains uncertain, and his fifth-place finish at Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could yet prove the final race of a distinguished career.

Sun Yang failed May drugs test

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

BEIJING: China’s controversial Olympic swimming star Sun Yang failed a doping test in May and was subsequently banned for three months, the official Xinhua news agency reported yesterday.

Emotional farewell for Alonso

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

ABU DHABI: Fernando Alonso conceded that the emotional strain of his final race for Ferrari took its toll on him before he even started Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in which he finished ninth.

Hamstrung Clarke named for India test

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

AUSTRALIA have named Michael Clarke (pic) in a 12-man squad for the first test against India starting in Brisbane next week, but the hamstrung captain must prove his fitness in a tour match starting on Friday.

From grin to grim

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

SEBASTIAN Vettel’s move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport’s most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era.

Unstoppable Grizzlies rout Clippers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

MEMPHIS: Marc Gasol scored 30 points and had 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 107-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

Double delightfor Lydia

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

NAPLES: New Zealand teen Lydia Ko (pic) parred the fourth playoff hole to beat Carlota Ciganda and win the LPGA Tour Championship, completing a US$1.5 million (RM4.95 million) haul on Sunday that included a season points crown.

Federer legend grows

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

IT’S taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis – well almost.

More Messi history up for grabs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

NICOSIA: Fresh from becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga, Lionel Messi will have his sights on more history as he looks to repeat that feat in the Champions League when Barcelona visit APOEL Nicosia today.

Last chance to keep hopes alive

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

THERE will be plenty of tension in the air in North London tomorrow when out-of-sorts Arsenal face Borussia Dortmund seeking to qualify from the Champions League group stage for the 15th successive season.

Back at the summit

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

ANDRE-PIERRE Gignac steered home an 85th minute header to help under-fire Marseille to a 3-1 victory over Bordeaux and keep Marcelo Bielsa’s side top of Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Mercedes team chief expects Rosberg to bounce back

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:08

ABU DHABI: MercedesAMG-Petronas team chief Toto Wolff forecast that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger next year from his desert duel defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s title showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.