FA Cup: LionsXII beat Kelantan 3-1


KUALA LUMPUR: Substitute Sahil Suhaimi's second half brace earned LionsXII their first ever FA Cup title when the Singapore side defeated two-time champions Kelantan 3-1 at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.


Second footballer death in Argentina in 10 days

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 11:56

BUENOS AIRES: Atletico Parana defender Cristian Gomez died on his way to hospital after collapsing on the pitch during a match on Sunday, the second such death to hit Argentine soccer in 10 days.

West Ham part company with Allardyce

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 10:43

LONDON: West Ham United parted company with manager Sam Allardyce after the club’s final Premier League match of the season, a 2-0 defeat against Newcastle United on Sunday, the club said in a statement.

Hull go down, Newcastle survives, Liverpool thrashed

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 09:18

LONDON: Hull City were relegated and Newcastle United survived the drop on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday while West Ham United announced that manager Sam Allardyce’s contract was not being renewed at Upton Park.

Rosberg wins Monaco GP after crash hampers Hamilton

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 23:00

MONACO: Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix for the third straight year after a late crash involving teenager Max Verstappen undid Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a fourth win of the season.

Angry Federer blasts French Open after security scare

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 22:21

PARIS: Roger Federer blasted French Open organisers Sunday after a fan breached security to grab a ‘selfie’ on court with the Swiss great.

Msian contingent targets 56pct medals from Sea Games events

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 22:08

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian contingent to the Singapore SEA Games hopes to win medals from 56 per cent of the 35 events participated by the athletes.

Pahang forced to return to KL due to import players’ visa problems

By T.N. Alagesh - Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 14:09

KUANTAN: Pahang football team were forced to return to Kuala Lumpur this morning after its foreign players were denied entry into Indonesia due to visa problems.

Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 13:32

LAS VEGAS: Daniel Cormier beat Anthony “Rumble” Johnson with a rear naked choke in the third round, dominating on the ground to win the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on Saturday night.

Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 13:03

HOUSTON: NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals.

Atletico, Valencia secure Champions League spots

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 10:24

MADRID: Atletico Madrid secured a berth in the Champions League group stage for next season and Deportivo La Coruna narrowly escaped relegation when they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at champions Barcelona on the final day in La Liga on Saturday.

Juve parade silverware, Napoli in Champions League limbo

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 10:13

TURIN: League and Cup winners Juventus paraded their double haul of trophies in Turin on their way to a 3-1 win over Napoli Saturday which left Rafael Benitez’s men walking a Champions League qualifying tightrope.

There will never be another Xavi: Luis Enrique

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 10:07

BARCELONA: There will never be another player like Xavi and Barcelona will have to adapt accordingly now he is leaving, coach Luis Enrique said after the midfielder’s final La Liga game for the club on Saturday.

Monaco secure Champions League return

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 09:42

PARIS: Monaco, locked in a three-way tussle with Saint-Etienne and Marseille, booked the third and final French ticket to next season’s Champions League thanks to a season-closing 1-0 win over Lorient on Saturday.

Keeping home-grown stars the key for Lyon

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 09:25

PARIS: After several years of decline, the future looks bright for Lyon with an exciting young team, a return to the Champions League and the prospect of a move into a new stadium next season.

Karanka awed by Middlesbrough’s promotion showdown

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 09:09

LONDON: Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka finds it almost impossible to believe he will be taking part in the world’s most lucrative match when his side face Norwich for a place in the Premier League on Monday.