Everton are finally playing in the manner that manager Ronald Koeman wants and the progress has been reflected in their climb to seventh in the Premier League table, according to left-back Leighton Baines.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) is demonstrating its prowess by grabbing five Jerseys at the start of the Le Tour de Filipinas.
PARIS: Manchester City avoided Europe’s heavyweights in the Champions League last-16 draw but Pep Guardiola’s side must instead beware an in-form Monaco, the leading scorers in Europe’s top divisions this season.
BARCELONA: Lionel Messi’s late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat to Paris St Germain.
LONDON: Harry Kane’s hat-trick turned Tottenham Hotspur’s potentially tricky FA Cup fifth-round tie at Championship side Fulham into a Sunday stroll by the River Thames as they won 3-0 at Craven Cottage.
KUALA LUMPUR: Respect the 39 Malaysian Football Association (FAM) representatives as they have more experience compared to those nominated for the presidency post, said Umno Information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sports Ministry on Sunday was forced to issue another statement on reports of alleged power abuse and corruption in the tender exercise for gymnastic equipment for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Sea Games.
SAPPORO: The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.
AZIZULHASNI Awang created history at the Rio Olympics last year by becoming the first Malaysian cyclist to win a medal, a keirin bronze. He speaks to Timesport about the latest developments in his cycling career and of his hopes and goals.
LONDON: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could continue in management for four more years and his preference is to stay at the north London club, the Frenchman was quoted as saying by British media on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Darul Ta’zim’s unbeaten run in the Super League ended today when Benjamin Mora’s side were edged 2-1 by Perak in Ipoh while Kedah remained at the top following a 1-0 win over Kelantan in Kota Baru.
KUALA LUMPUR: American golfer Brett Munson turned a three-shot deficit overnight into a two-stroke victory at the Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) Panasonic Malaysia Championship at Kelab Rahman Putra, Sungai Buloh on Sunday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia finished third in the Asia Rugby Women’s Sevens at the Lao National Stadium in Vientiane, Laos.
IPOH: Sports venues and facilities in Perak will be ready to receive over 8,000 athletes and officials when the state hosts the 20th Malaysia Games (Sukma) next year.
MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will never go back to Barcelona as their coach amid growing uncertainty about present incumbent Luis Enrique’s future.
TURIN: Juventus went 10 points clear at the top of Serie A on Friday with a 4-1 win over struggling Palermo in a perfectly-timed boost ahead of their Champions League trip to Porto next week.
THINGS have been happening in the world of rugby since a couple of weeks ago, mainly in anticipation of the 6 Nations competition and Super Rugby.
SELAYANG: Selangor claimed their first win since the opening weekend of the Super League season by beating 3-1 Felda United 3-0 at the Selayang Stadium on Friday.
PARIS: New Zealand rugby union legend Dan Carter apologised for a “massive error in judgement” after French police stopped him for drink-driving in Paris.
LONDON: Russian hooligans have warned of a “festival of violence” at next year’s World Cup, in a BBC documentary aired on Thursday in which the fans celebrate street fights at Euro 2016.
LONDON: The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday.
DOHA: FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday he intends to encourage co-hosting for the 2026 football World Cup that could divide the tournament up between as many as four countries.
LONDON: Former players were brutal in their criticism of manager Arsene Wenger following Arsenal’s latest Champions League humiliation.
Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday left them without an away win against any of their rivals in the top six and manager Mauricio Pochettino knows his most pressing task at the North London club is to build a winning mentality.
MELBOURNE: Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has posted a photo of himself on social media with cuts and bruises to his face and accused his brother of assault, a day after the triple Olympic champion was arrested for a disturbance at his family home.
LISBON: Benfica pulled off a classic smash and grab job as they beat Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in their Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday.
PARIS: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique admitted his side’s Champions League hopes are all but over for this season after they were outclassed 4-0 by a brilliant Paris Saint-Germain in their last 16 first leg on Tuesday.
NILAI: Young and aspiring footballers who dream of becoming the next Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale will now get the chance to train with professional coaches from the Real Madrid Foundation Clinics.
LONDON: Premier League champions Leicester’s shambolic defence of their title leaves them in real danger of relegation – they would not be the first to have seen a fairytale sporting success quickly decline into a nightmare.
MILAN: A late equaliser from Suso secured a share of the points as AC Milan relaunched their Europa League bid with a precious 1-1 draw at Lazio on Monday.
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