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CYCLING: Tour ‘boss’ Nibali wins

Saturday, 26 July 2014.

AS his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he’s the “boss” of the Tour de France. Just don’t compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling’s greatest race, Lance Armstrong.

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BADMINTON: Lin Dan’s absence clears Chong Wei’s path

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:44

THE World Championships in Copenhagen next month may be Lee Chong Wei’s title to lose, but coach Tey Seu Bock is wary of threats from other top ranked players.

Brownlees at the double

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:44

ENGLAND’S Alistair Brownlee retained family bragging rights after trumping younger brother Jonathan to win triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Wiggins bids farewell, looks to Rio

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

BRADLEY Wiggins has set his sights on claiming gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016 after losing out to Australia in the final of the men’s team pursuit at the Commonwealth Games.

Aussies rule the day

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

AUSTRALIA’S swimmers buried their 2012 Olympics flop by claiming two world records on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games which brought only misery for superstars Bradley Wiggins and Mo Farah.

Girls succumb to nerves

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

IT was a case of silver lost for Malaysia even as the rhythmic gymnasts fulfilled their promise of a medal in the Commonwealth Games team event on Thursday.

Lai Kwan cracks national record

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

CHUA Lai Kwan set a new national record en route to qualifying for the women's 50m freestyle final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games yesterday.

FORMULA ONE: Mercedes on top

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:05

LEWIS Hamilton continued to top the times ahead of his Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg in yesterday’s second free practice session for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Marussia hires Rossi as reserve

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

BUDAPEST: The Russian-licensed Marussia Formula One team appointed American driver Alexander Rossi on Thursday as their official reserve for the rest of the season.

Azraai ends his days with T-Team

By ZAINUDDIN MUHAMMAD - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

T-TEAM coach Azraai Khor Abdullah (pic) has quit T-Team.

Renicks sisters strike gold

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

KIMBERLEY Renicks won hosts Scotland’s first gold medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Thursday when she claimed the women’s under-48kg judo title with victory over India’s Sushila Likmabam.

Hoy stopped in his tracks

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

BRITISH cycling great Chris Hoy was blocked from entering the Glasgow velodrome bearing his name because a Commonwealth Games security worker had no idea who he was.

European champ fails dope test

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

WELSH 400m hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation, UK Anti-Doping said on Friday.

Wake up call for team managers after Azizul’s bold stunt

By Vijesh Rai - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

AZIZULHASNI Awang is not the first and neither will he be the last athlete to seize an opportunity to make a statement, political or otherwise, on an international stage.

Azizulhasni not up to mark

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

AZIZULHASNI Awang, perhaps affected by the furore surrounding his support for Gaza, failed to advance to the men's sprint semi-finals at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome yesterday.

Zulhelmi lifts Malaysia’s pride

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

A BACK injury put paid to Mohd Faizal Baharom’s hopes of adding a medal to the Commonwealth Games gold he won in 2006.

Nasir the lone survivor

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

THERE was no medal cheer for Malaysia on the opening day of shooting as only one national athlete made the day's finals.

HOCKEY: Going for gold in Asian Games

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 01:00

WHILE there is no target for the ongoing Commonwealth Games, the national men’s hockey team will strive to win gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Sept 19 to Oct 4.

Jodie wins first gold

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 22:15

ENGLAND’S Jodie Stimpson won the women’s triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games yesterday, the first medal of the multi-sport event.

Olympiakos down AC Milan 3-0 in friendly

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:01

TORONTO, Canada: Greek champions Olympiakos defeated Italy’s AC Milan 3-0 this morning in a friendly football match that launched the International Champions Cup.

Lin excited to join Lakers

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:12

LOS ANGELES: Jeremy Lin said today he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.