The San Antonio Spurs signed point guard Tony Parker to a multi-year contract extension on Friday.
AUSTRALIA’S Marc Leishman fired a six-under par 64 on Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational with defending champion Tiger Woods four shots back.
CZECH top seed Tomas Berdych was ousted from the ATP and WTA Washington Open on Thursday, falling 6-2, 6-4 to Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in a third-round match.
MANCHESTER United’s squad have been warned. Slack off in training and new manager Louis van Gaal will be watching you.
BOTSWANA’S Nijel Amos trumped world record holder David Rudisha in thrilling style over 800m at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
PARIS: Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty as Hull City emerged form their first foray into Europe in their 110-year history with a goalless draw at Slovakian side Trencin.
ALEX Dowsett said the disappointment of not being selected for the Tour de France spurred him on to claim Commonwealth gold in the individual time trial.
CLAUDIO Pizarro scored the only goal as Bayern Munich beat Chivas Guadalajara 1-0 on Thursday in a friendly match at Red Bull arena to launch the Bundesliga champions’ US tour.
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook (pic) urged his side to show the same “relentless” approach that characterised their 266-run win over India in the third Test at Southampton when the series continues at Old Trafford next week.
IRVINE (California): Michael Phelps will take on his most grueling programme since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s US national championships.
PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak extended his heartfelt congratulations to diver Ooi Tze Liang, 20, who clinched the fourth gold medal for Malaysia at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
LIEW Daren did little to silence his critics as he crashed out of the Commonwealth Games men’s singles at the Emirates Arena yesterday.
DESCRIBING himself as the diver who nobody really worries about, Ooi Tze Liang made sure Malaysia will take notice of him from now on after surprising the nation with the Commonwealth Games men’s 3m springboard gold on Thursday.
THE verdict on whether the Commonwealth Games are a success will only be reached tomorrow but the National Sports Council has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the back-up athletes in Glasgow.
ENGLAND will face reigning champions Australia in the semi-finals of the men’s hockey today at the Commonwealth Games after a routine 3-1 win over Canada on Thursday.
THE target is clear for Mohd Firdaus Mohd Zonis and if he achieves it, he will become Malaysia’s first junior world champion in 10 days.
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GLASGOW: Malaysia's search for a player in the mould of Lee Chong Wei will have to continue after shuttlers Chong Wei Feng and Liew Daren failed to step up in the absence of the World No 1 in the Commonwealth Games on Friday.
LIVERPOOL will take their summer spending past £100 million (RM540 million) after chief executive Ian Ayre flew to Spain to complete the signings of Alberto Moreno and Javi Manquillo.
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