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(MMA) ONE Championship eyeing Vietnam, Japan, South Korea in 2017

By NST Sport - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: ONE Championship announced their 2017 calendar today but are expecting to make additions to the list as they look to enter new territory in the coming year.

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(Golf) BDB Masters Championships return with almost RM1 million in prizes

By NST ONLINE - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 14:31

ALOR STAR: The Bina Darulaman Bhd (BDB) Masters Golf Championship is back with prizes amounting to RM900,000 – including a bungalow worth RM800,000 which awaits the first contestant to shoot a hole-in-one.

(Football) Real eye record back where it began for Zidane

By AFP - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:33

MADRID: Real Madrid can set a club record by extending their unbeaten run to 35 games when Deportivo la Coruna visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

(Swimming) Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record to win world short course gold

By AFP - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:19

MONTREAL: Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships on Thursday with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly.

(Football) FIFA chief says 'zero tolerance' for sex abuse

By AFP - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 08:55

SINGAPORE: FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Thursday vowed “zero tolerance” for child sex abuse in football following an escalating scandal involving coaches and former players in England.

(Football) Villarreal clinches place in Europa League knockout phase

By AFP - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 08:47

PARIS: A brilliant late goal by Manuel Trigueros gave Villarreal a nervy 2-1 win over Steaua Bucharest on Thursday that took the Spanish club into the last 32 of the Europa League.

(Football) Mkhitaryan breaks duck as United go through

By AFP - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 08:38

PARIS: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal to set up a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine on Thursday and take Jose Mourinho’s side into the last 32 of the Europa League.

(Football) Vietnam apologises over mob attack on Indonesia football team bus

By AFP - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 17:10

HANOI: Vietnamese football authorities apologised on Thursday after fans hurled stones at the Indonesian team bus shortly after their Suzuki Cup semi-final tie in Hanoi, breaking a window and injuring two of the visiting team's staff.

(Football) Higuain, Rugani strike as Juve secure top spot

By AFP - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 08:46

TURIN: Gonzalo Higuain hit a slick, second-half goal and Daniele Rugani added a late second as dominant Juventus laboured to a 2-0 Champions League win over Dinamo Zagreb that secured top spot in Group H on Wednesday.

(Football) Dortmund hold Real as Porto, Sevilla make last 16

By AFP - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 08:42

PARIS: Borussia Dortmund set a new Champions League scoring record in a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid on Wednesday while FC Porto and Sevilla claimed the two remaining last-16 spots.

(Futsal) Axis Puchong takes Felcra Chairman's Cup with steady nerves

By NST Sports - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 00:41

PUTRAJAYA: The recently concluded Felcra Chaiman's Cup witnessed Axis Puchong Fuerza and Play Play Only emerging as overall winners in the futsal and netball competitions at the Mokhtar Dahari Futsal Courts.

(Bowling) Former national bowler Bo Long wins first international title

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 22:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Johorean Kang Bo Long blazed the lanes when he clinched the 17th Milo International All Stars Masters title today at the Sunway Mega Lanes.

MP & Silva extends global partnership with Badminton Asia

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Leading international sports media rights company, MP & Silva renewed their partnership with Badminton Asia, also known as the Badminton Asia Confederation, on Wednesday in Singapore.

TMJ gives Faiz Subri early reward

By Bernama - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 09:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The patron of the Professional Footballers Association of Malaysia (PFAM) Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has presented a RM15,000 reward to wonder goal scorer Mohd Faiz Subri.

Football: Perez hat-trick propels Gunners to first place

By AFP - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 08:59

BASEL: Lucas Perez made the most of a rare start by scoring a hat-trick in Tuesday’s 4-1 rout of Basel that sent Arsenal through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners.

(Bowling) Singapore's Tracy See defends title at Milo Int'l Jr All Stars Bowling Championships

By Fabian Peter - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 21:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore’s Tracy See successfully defended her Milo International Junior All Stars Bowling Championships title at the Sunway Mega Lanes on Tuesday.

(NBA) LeBron stops the rot as Cavs hold off Raptors

By AFP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:04

LOS ANGELES: LeBron James scored 34 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their three-game losing streak with a battling 116-112 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

(Football) Brazil firm reveals World Cup stadium cartel

By AFP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:24

BRASÍLIA: Brazilian authorities said Monday a construction firm had admitted that a “cartel” of firms fixed bidding for contracts to do work on stadiums for the 2014 football World Cup.

(Football) Old boy Stam set for United return in FA Cup

By AFP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:59

LONDON: Former Manchester United hardman defender Jaap Stam will return to Old Trafford in January after the second tier side he manages Reading were drawn to meet the holders in the third round of the FA Cup on Monday.

(Football) Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana title

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:37

RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian football team wiped out by a plane crash in Colombia last week have been awarded the Copa Sudamerica title, South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL said on Monday.

(Football) Aguero's four-match ban confirmed

By AFP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:21

LONDON: Sergio Aguero’s four-match suspension has been confirmed by the Football Association following his dismissal in Manchester City’s loss to Chelsea.

(Football) Flawless Atletico hunt perfect six at Bayern

By AFP - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 22:08

BERLIN: Atletico Madrid can make club history at Bayern Munich on Tuesday as the Spaniards look for a record sixth group stage win with both teams through to the last 16.

Griezmann takes on Messi, Ronaldo for FIFA player award

By AP - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:12

ZURICH: Antoine Griezmann is the new challenger to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for FIFA’s annual player award.

(Football) Roma retains derby bragging rights with Lazio win

By AFP - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:36

MILAN: Second-half goals from Kevin Strootman and Radja Nainggolan kept the local bragging rights with Roma for the fourth year running thanks to a controversial 2-0 derby win at Lazio on Sunday.

(Football) United victims of double standards, says Mourinho

By AFP - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:05

LIVERPOOL: Jose Mourinho claimed he is being judged unfairly by critics after Manchester United conceded a late Leighton Baines penalty in a damaging 1-1 draw at Everton.

(Football) Liverpool beaten at Bournemouth after twice losing two-goal lead

By Reuters - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 00:34

Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake grabbed a stoppage-time winner in a dramatic 4-3 victory over Liverpool, who twice surrendered a two-goal lead on Sunday.

(Football) West Brom set pieces beat Watford

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 02:23

WEST BROMWICH: Coach Tony Pulis ended a bad week on a high note as West Brom beat Watford 3-1 to move above Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.

(Football) Ramos rescues Real in El Clasico stalemate

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 02:22

BARCELONA: Sergio Ramos’s stoppage-time equaliser maintained Real Madrid’s six-point lead at the top of La Liga as the European champions salvaged a 1-1 draw at Barcelona in Saturday’s El Clasico.

(Football) Sunderland off the bottom as Leicester crash again

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 02:19

SUNDERLAND: Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Premier League as Leicester City’s disastrous title defence suffered another blow with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

(Football) Kane double gets five-star Spurs back on track

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 02:12

LONDON: Tottenham claimed only their second win in 11 matches as Harry Kane celebrated signing a new long-term contract with two goals in a 5-0 rout of struggling Swansea on Saturday.

(Football) Benteke double ends Palace misery

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 02:08

LONDON: A double from Belgian international striker Christian Benteke inspired Crystal Palace to a 3-0 win over Southampton and saved manager Alan Pardew’s job in ending a six match Premier League losing streak on Saturday.