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.


All square

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

GAEL Monfils rose to the occasion as he upset Roger Federer 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 to help France level the Davis Cup final with Switzerland 1-1 on Friday.

Agassi sees Nishikori joining grand slam club

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

TOKYO: Former tennis great Andre Agassi yesterday backed Japanese superstar Kei Nishikori to become a grand slam winner, hailing him as one of the greatest shot-makers ever.

Smith puts Aussies in running for top spot

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

SYDNEY: Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in today’s fifth ODI in Sydney.

Spargo shocks field

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

MELBOURNE: South Australian journeyman Paul Spargo (pic) will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Masters after shooting a one-under 71 yesterday, with double defending champion Adam Scott lurking four strokes behind.

Klopp reveals Premier League interest

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

LONDON: Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed he is keen on managing in the Premier League if he ever leaves Germany.

Stenson sizzles

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

HENRIK Stenson continued his amazing dominance at the Earth course of Jumeirah Golf Estates as his 11th consecutive round in the 60s gave him a two-shot lead halfway through the DP World Tour Championship on Friday.

PSG reach the summit

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

CHAMPIONS Paris Saint-Germain went top for the first time this season with a 3-2 win at mid-table Metz on Friday night, as star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his first start in two months.

Carlota, Julieta share lead

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:05

NAPLES (United States): Carlota Ciganda, who made a move up the leaderboard in the middle of her round, jumped into a share of the lead after 36 holes of the windy LPGA Tour Championship.

Ferrari and Red Bull seek engine changes

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:04

FERRARI and Red Bull are demanding major changes to Formula One engine rules next year after Mercedes’ domination of this season’s world championship.

Rosberg snatches pole

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:04

NICO Rosberg beat title favourite Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix yesterday as the dominant Mercedes teammates locked out the front row in qualifying.

Saints to maintain attacking philosophy

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:04

SOUTHAMPTON: Second-placed Southampton will adopt a St Mary’s mindset when they travel to Aston Villa tomorrow, and will take the game to the hosts as they look to continue their impressive start to the Premier League season.

My fault!

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:04

Mauricio Pochettino insists blame for Tottenham’s poor season should lie with him — but the Argentine is adamant he has no regrets about letting Michael Dawson leave the club.

Van Gaal undecided on buying Falcao

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

LONDON: Louis van Gaal has delayed his decision on whether to buy Radamel Falcao because of the latest injury to the Manchester United striker.

Focused on overall development

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

AN A$5.2 million (RM15.1 million) grant for a university-driven sports science research programme in 2013 was the biggest federal government grant in the history of Australian sport, dwarfed by the significantly higher annual grants for various sports from the Malaysian government.

Honeymoon period is over for Brendan

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

Should Brendan Rodgers be allowed to keep his job if Liverpool fail to finish in the top-four — or even in the top-six — of the English Premier League this season?

Liverpool unfazed by Selhurst Park return

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

Brendan Rodgers claims Liverpool won’t be affected by the painful memories of their disastrous meltdown against Crystal Palace when they return to Selhurst Park today.

Formula E electrifies fans

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants Malaysia to continue holding the FIA Formula E race to popularise motor sports locally as well as promote the country on the international arena.

Safiq wants title for son

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

SAFIQ Rahim is desperate for a AFF Cup winners' medal as he wants to dedicate it to his two-month old son Zafiq Zayyan.

Mahali fearful of opener

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

POOR starts in the previous two AFF Cup editions do not provide confidence for the national team ahead of today’s opening Group B match against Myanmar at Singapore's Jalan Besar Stadium.

Aiman eyes elite spot

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 08:03

MUHD Nur Aiman Khairuddin is hoping to be promoted to the national elite squad after defending the men’s open title at the 26th Kuala Lumpur International Bowling Championship yesterday.