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ATP fines Kyrgios for ‘insulting remark’ toward Wawrinka

Friday, 14 August 2015.

MONTREAL: The ATP fined Nick Kyrgios US$10,000 on Thursday for his “insulting comment” toward French Open champion Stan Wawrinka during a match at the Rogers Cup.

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Mexico striker Jimenez leaves Atletico for Benfica

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 10:04

LISBON: Mexican international forward Raul Jimenez has left Atletico Madrid to sign a five-year deal with Benfica, the Portuguese champions announced on Thursday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Pochettino wants fresh faces in team

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 09:10

LONDON: Mauricio Pochettino admits he still has work to do as the Tottenham manager reshapes his squad ahead of Stoke’s visit to White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Chong Wei one step closer to world title

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 22:19

JAKARTA: Lee Chong Wei took a step closer to achieving his dream of winning the men's singles world title when he reached the quarter-finals at Istora Senayan Indoor Stadium today.

Syed Mohd Agil hopes to make an impact at KL Open

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 21:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Young National tennis ace Syed Mohd Agil Syed Naquib hopes to put up a competitive performance in the 2015 Kuala Lumpur Open Tennis Championships from Aug 27 to 31.

Zulfadli journey in World Championship ends

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:52

Jakarta: Men’s singles shuttler Zulfadli Zulkiffli admits it is a struggle to make an impact as an independent player but the 22-year-old does not plan to join the BA of Malaysia (BAM) to get his career going.

City clash a chance to show Chelsea is serious about title defence: Zouma

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 16:26

LONDON: Sunday’s clash against Manchester City is an ideal opportunity for Chelsea to signal the seriousness of their Premier League title defence, defender Kurt Zouma has said.

Man U face goalie dilemma ahead of Villa clash

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 15:15

LONDON: A question mark continues to sit at the top of Manchester United’s team-sheet as Louis van Gaal’s side prepare for their second Premier League fixture at Aston Villa on Friday.

Costa Rica coach Wanchope resigns after brawl (with video)

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 09:32

SAN JOSE: Costa Rica coach Paulo Wanchope resigned on Wednesday after being involved in a brawl with a security guard at the end of an Olympic qualifying match against Panama.

Super League: Finish line in sight for Darul Ta'zim, Pahang

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 23:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Darul Ta'zim and Pahang remain locked in battle for the Super League title after both claimed important victories on Wednesday with just three more matches to go.

Badminton World Championships: Lee Yong Dae wants to end luckless run

By Ajitpal Singh Dhaliwal - Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 17:59

LEE Yong Dae wants to end his luckless run in the World Championships in the ongoing edition in Jakarta.

FAM announce two Malaysia Cup schedules

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 17:10

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Cup, the country’s oldest football competition, will kick off on Sept 11 with the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) coming up with two schedules to accommodate the AFC Cup.

Shaqiri joins Stoke in club-record £12m deal

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 15:20

LONDON: Swiss attacking midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has joined Stoke City from Inter Milan for a club-record fee of £12 million (US$18.7 million), the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

Courtois to miss Man City game after losing red card appeal

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 15:00

LONDON: Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will miss the champions’ visit to Manchester City on Sunday after an appeal against a red card for the Belgian international was rejected by the Football Association.

Joey Barton confirms West Ham deal off

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:42

LONDON: Midfielder Joey Barton has confirmed he will not join West Ham after the club pulled out of talks over a potential deal following protests from their fans.

Pedro Barca’s hero in nine-goal Super Cup classic

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 08:35

TBILISI: Barcelona added the UEFA Super Cup to their treble win of trophies last season despite blowing a 4-1 lead with a stunning 5-4 win over Sevilla thanks to Pedro Rodriguez’s extra time winner.

Olympic Council of Malaysia elections set on Aug 22

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 21:06

THE Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) elections on Aug 22 is set to be a gripping affair.

Chong Wei wins first round of men’s singles

By AJITPAL SINGH - Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 17:01

LEE Chong Wei showed no sign of his toe injury as the unseeded Malaysian brushed aside Lithuania’s Kestutis Navickas 21-9, 21-13 in the first round of men’s singles at the World Championships at Istora Senayan Indoor Stadium in Jakarta today.

City stroll on Sterling debut thanks to Toure’s double

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 13:14

WEST BROMWICH: Raheem Sterling’s Manchester City debut was overshadowed by the old guard as Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany made the decisive contributions in an impressive 3-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

Top Five Bundesliga new-signings

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 09:37

BERLIN: The 2015/16 Bundesliga season starts on Friday when defending champions Bayern Munich host Hamburg. Here is a look at the German League’s top five off-season transfers:

Tee Jing Yi to face Carolina Marin in second round

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, August 10, 2015 - 21:16

EXPECT a tight battle when Tee Jing Yi takes on reigning champion Carolina Marin of Spain in the second round of women's singles at the Badminton World Championships in Jakarta tomorrow.

Phelps nabs another world leading time in 200m medley

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 10:44

SAN ANTONIO: Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual medley triumph at the US swimming championships.

Indianapolis Motorcycle Grand Prix: Tricky weather tricks Malaysian riders

By Fadhli Ishak - Monday, August 10, 2015 - 09:50

INDIANAPOLIS: Tricky weather conditions during the Indianapolis Motorcycle Grand Prix in the United States early today saw Zulfahmi Khairuddin failing to capitalise on starting from third on the grid in Moto3.

Barca begin six-trophy chase without Neymar

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 09:13

TBILISI: Barcelona open their campaign with the chance to build on an impressive trophy haul from last season when they face Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup in Tbilisi on Tuesday.

Nishikori downs Isner to take Washington title

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 09:06

WASHINGTON: Japan’s Kei Nishikori took a big step on his road back to the US Open final on Sunday by rallying to defeat John Isner and win the Washington Open title.

McClaren keen to build on Newcastle start

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 08:32

NEWCASTLE, (United Kingdom): Steve McClaren’s first examination as Newcastle United’s head coach ended in a 2-2 draw at home to Southampton.

Rodgers praises Liverpool for burying Stoke ‘embarrassment’

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 08:26

STOKE-ON-TRENT, (United Kingdom): Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes the determination shown by his players in the 1-0 victory over Stoke City will serve them well for the rest of the season.

Arsenal stunned by 2-0 loss to West Ham after Cech errors

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 23:24

LONDON: Arsenal began its new Premier League season with a shock 2-0 defeat by West Ham after a nightmare debut for new goalkeeper Petr Cech at Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Maybank defeated by Sapura

By Jugjet Singh Randhawa - Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 23:00

MAYBANK suffered their third Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) Premier Division defeat when they were edged 2-1 by Sapura on Sunday.

Kelantan wins National Rugby Sevens Championships

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 20:35

KELANTAN emerged as runaway winners of the National Rugby Sevens Championships in both the senior and under-19 events at the Universiti Utara Malaysia campus in Sintok, Kedah today.

Pandalela wants teammates to qualify for the next Olympics

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 19:54

PANDELELA Rinong wants her teammates to join her by qualifying for next year's Olympics through the Asian Diving Cup in Kuala Lumpur on Sept 4-6.