ADELAIDE: England captain Alastair Cook has called on his players to search their souls for hidden resolve and dig themselves out of the deepest of Ashes holes, but mining reserves of character may not be enough to counter Mitchell Johnson on Perth's WACA pitch.
LONDON: England are heading for a 5-0 Ashes series drubbing in Australia unless they can recover mentally from two crushing defeats, former captain Michael Vaughan said on Monday.
BIAS judging in this Sea Games will haunt Ho Mun Hua for a long time but the two-time world champion wants to forget about it and shift his focus to next year's Incheon Asian Games.
WUSHU may have achieved winning the nation's 1,000th Sea Games gold medal on Monday but the national exponents will get no special treatment on their way home to Kuala Lumpur.
THE Olympic sports of boxing, equestrian, rowing, volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling face the axe after only 30 sports were confirmed for the next Sea Games in Singapore.
CHEF-DE-MISSION Datuk Amiruddin Embi was not in the mood to explain the reason he did not attend Phoon Eyin's gold medal feat -- Malaysia's 1,000th Sea Games gold -- in Naypyitaw on Monday.
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IT has been six years since he last competed at the Sea Games but that has not stopped equestrian rider Edric Lee from eyeing a medal harvest in Myanmar.
MALAYSIA are now guaranteed at least four bronze medals from boxing at the Sea Games after Muhamad Fuad Mohd Redzuan and Azman Mansor advanced to the last four in their respective weight classes yesterday.
AHMAD Shahril Zailudin remains on track to defend his Sea Games Class D gold medal after breezing into the semi-finals at the Zeyar Thiri Indoor Stadium yesterday.