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FAM unveils new logo for Harimau Malaysia

By Bernama - Friday, 16 September 2016.

SEREMBAN: The new logo for Harimau Malaysia was today unveiled during the Malaysia Day charity match between Harimau Malaysia Selection and Dugong All Stars at Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium, Paroi.

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(Cricket) England's Anderson, Wood ruled out of Bangladesh tour

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 16:35

LONDON: England bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood have been ruled out of next month’s tour of Bangladesh due to injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Thursday.

(Football) Arsenal's Wenger not ruling out England job

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:01

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to completely rule out accepting a potential offer to take charge of England at the end of the season.

(Football) Southgate vows England 'stability' as Allardyce admits 'judgement' error

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:56

LONDON: Gareth Southgate promised to bring some “stability” to the England set-up on Wednesday after Sam Allardyce admitted an “error of judgement” was behind his shock exit as the national side’s manager.

(Football) Debutant Rostov held 2-2 by PSV

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:51

ROSTOV-ON-DON: On their home Champions League group phase debut Russia’s Rostov were twice pegged back in an action-packed first-half as PSV Eindhoven grabbed a 2-2 draw on Wednesday.

(Football) Celtic holds Man City 3-3 in a thriller

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:41

GLASGOW: Manchester City failed to win for the first time under Pep Guardiola as Moussa Dembele-inspired Celtic claimed a 3-3 draw in a pulsating Champions League encounter on Wednesday.

(Football) Subs make impact in Besiktas vs Dynamo stalemate

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:31

ISTANBUL: Dynamo Kiev substitutes Nikita Korzun and teenage star Viktor Tsygankov made crucial impacts as the Ukrainians battled to a 1-1 Champions League draw at Besiktas on Wednesday.

(Football) Milik, Mertens star as Napoli outclass Benfica

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:20

MILAN: Arkaduisz Milik struck his third Champions League goal and Dries Mertens hit a brace as Napoli staked an early claim for a place in the last 16 with a 4-2 win against Benfica on Wednesday.

(Football) Walcott's brace helps rampant Arsenal beat Basel

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:08

LONDON: Arsenal showed why the Football Association can only dream of hiring Arsene Wenger to take charge of England as Theo Walcott’s double inspired a swaggering 2-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.

(Football) Messi-less Barca fight back to down Gladbach

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:02

MONCHENGLADBACH: Barcelona proved they can win away in Europe even without Lionel Messi as they posted a 2-1 comeback victory at Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday.

(Football) PSG's Cavani scores twice to help sink Ludogorets

By Reuters - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:55

SOFIA: Edinson Cavani scored twice in the second half to give Paris St Germain a 3-1 Champions League Group A win over resilient Ludogorets on Wednesday at the ground where they made their European football debut 34 years ago.

(Football) Atletico on the high after beating Bayern

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:48

MADRID: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone hailed his side’s display as one of the best in his hugely successful five-year reign in charge as Yannick Carrasco inflicted another 1-0 defeat for Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon.

(Golf) 'Hey Tiger, how about a sandwich?'

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:40

CHASKA: Tiger Woods has endured two tough runner-up finishes in majors at Hazeltine, but he could be reduced even further, to sandwich delivery man, at the Ryder Cup here this week.

Football: China set sights on hosting 2030 World Cup

By AFP - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:20

PANAJI: A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realise the “dream” of China’s fans by bringing the World Cup to the giant Asian nation in 2030 – or even sooner.

(Football) Bengaluru frustrates JDT with 1-1 draw in AFC Cup semis

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 00:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Bengaluru goalkeeper Amrinder Singh frustrated defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim as the Indian club held on for a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the AFC Cup semi-finals in Johor Baru on Wednesday.

(Bowling) Rafiq bags gold at Asian Championships in Hong Kong

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Rafiq Ismail captured his second title of the season when the bowler clinched the men’s masters gold medal at the Asian Championships in Hong Kong today.

(Formula One) Hamilton vows to give everything in title fightback

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Lewis Hamilton said he will give everything at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix as he looks to bounce back in the Formula One championship after losing his lead to a rampant Nico Rosberg.

(Hockey) Canada beats Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup finals

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:58

TORONTO: Brad Marchand and Steven Stamkos scored in the first period and Canada cruised to a 3-1 win over Team Europe in Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey finals on Tuesday night.

(Football) Third straight Real draw frustrates Zidane in Dortmund

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:29

DORTMUND: Zinedine Zidane admitted he was frustrated at Real Madrid’s third straight draw after Andre Schuerrle’s late equaliser ensured a 2-2 stalemate at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.

(Football) Allardyce exit leaves England a laughing stock yet again

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:25

LONDON: As Sam Allardyce beat a shame-faced retreat from Wembley after being forced out as England manager, his place as a punchline in the national team’s ever-expanding hall of shame was already etched in stone.

(Football) Barcelona have options for Gladbach even without Messi

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 14:13

BERLIN: Barcelona will travel to Borussia Moenchengladbach for their Champions League match on Wednesday without Lionel Messi but the Spaniards have enough options and firepower to plug the gap left by the Argentine, coach Luis Enrique said.

(Football) England manager Allardyce caught on tape mocking Roy Hodgson

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 14:08

LONDON: England manager Sam Allardyce has been secretly filmed giving advice on how to circumnavigate transfer rules and mocking his predecessor Roy Hodgson’s voice, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday.

Terengganu going all-out to become a sporting powerhouse

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 13:52

KUALA TERENGGANU: The success of the state’s athletes at regional and international events has boosted interest among youth here to attend the Terengganu Sports School in Gong Badak.

(Golf) Arnold Palmer — America's first commercial hero

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:08

MINNESOTA: The earthy, endearing and gifted Arnold Palmer left a brilliant legacy in golf but he transcended the links, launching an era of sports stars as high paid pitchmen and pioneering in sports media.

(Football) Frustrated Ronaldo looks to vent anger on Dortmund

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:54

DORTMUND: Disgruntled Cristiano Ronaldo could make more Champions League history on Tuesday as his Real Madrid side look to end their losing streak at Borussia Dortmund.

(Football) Tottenham looks for Moscow win despite injuries

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:49

MOSCOW: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said he hoped his side could overcome an avalanche of injuries to claim a first Champions League win this season against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday.

(Football) Leicester faces Champions League home bow vs Porto

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:40

LEICESTER: Four months on from their astonishing 5,000-1 Premier League triumph, the stardust returns to Leicester City’s King Power Stadium in Tuesday’s first ever Champions League home game against Porto.

(EPL) Hendrick breaks Burnley duck as Watford beaten

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:34

BURNLEY: Record-signing Jeff Hendrick scored his first goal for Burnley as they beat Watford 2-0 in the Premier League at Turf Moor on Monday.

(Football) Celtic braced for Manchester City raiders

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:21

LONDON: Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has a goalkeeping dilemma to resolve before Manchester City turn up for their Group C Champions League match in Glasgow on Wednesday.

(Football) Walcott revival gives Arsenal a Euro boost

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:31

LONDON: Out of favour with Arsenal and exiled by England, Theo Walcott reached a crossroads at the end of last season and his emphatic response looks to have saved a career in danger of imploding.

(Cricket) Spinners Ashwin, Jadeja help India win landmark 500th Test vs NZ

By AFP - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 19:10

KANPUR: Spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bowled India to a comprehensive 197-run victory over New Zealand Monday on the fifth and final day of their country’s landmark 500th Test.