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Darul Ta’zim on track

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

SUPER League champions Darul Ta’zim are on the right course towards qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Cup following an impressive win over Penang in a Group C match yesterday.

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England’s Lampard quits international duty

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:28

LONDON: England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps.

Zenit cruise into Champions League group stage

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:22

PARIS: Zenit St Petersburg eased into the Champions League group stage for the fourth season running on Tuesday with a 3-0 win at home to Belgians Standard Liege securing a 4-0 triumph on aggregate.

Bayern agree deal with Roma for Benatia

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:14

BERLIN: German champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday announced an agreement with Serie A side Roma for a deal to take Moroccan international defender Mehdi Benatia to the Allianz Arena.

Gyan inspires Al Ain into Asian Champions league last four

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:08

DOHA: Ghanaian star Asamoah Gyan scored as former champions Al Ain of the UAE stormed into the last four of the Asian Champions League with an emphatic 3-1 win over Saudi giants Al Ittihad in Mecca in their quarter-final second leg match on Tuesday.

Everton signs striker Samuel Eto’o on 2-year deal

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:01

LIVERPOOL: Everton strengthened its attacking options by signing Samuel Eto’o on a two-year deal on Tuesday after the striker was released by Premier League rival Chelsea.

Federer into US Open second round

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 09:38

NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer advanced to the second round of the US Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory over Australian Marinko Matosevic.

Easy for Chong Wei

By REPORTS By Ajitpal Singh - Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:12

LEE Chong Wei declared that his thigh injury is now a thing of the past after the World No 1 cruised past South Korea’s Lee Dong Keun in the first round of the World Championships in Copenhagen on Monday.

‘We Gunner nick it’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:12

JACK Wilshere is confident Arsenal’s dramatic late fightback at Everton will provide the perfect springboard to see off Besiktas in today’s crucial Champions League showdown.

Nicol celebrates birthday with victory

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:12

NICOL David celebrated turning 31 yesterday with a straight-forward win over national teammate Delia Arnold in a positive start to her Hong Kong Open title defence.

Ramdin and Bravo bully Bangladesh

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:12

BASSETERRE (SAINT KITTS): Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo both scored centuries in a record-breaking third wicket partnership as West Indies crushed Bangladesh in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on Monday to wrap-up a 3-0 one-day series win.

Celtic fail to take Champions League chance

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:08

PARIS: A late goal by Brazilian forward Tavares gave Maribor a 1-0 win in Glasgow last night as the Slovenians progressed to the Champions League group stage and dumped Celtic out.

Zulfahmi under pressure

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

THIS is definitely not how Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin wants to save his Moto3 career.

Tigers to keep on growling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

YOUNG Tigers D coach S. Balachandran has vowed to maintain his team’s attacking play in the return leg of their Asia Champions Trophy Under-16 final against PVF Vietnam at Frenz Stadium in Janda Baik, Pahang, on Sunday.

Kedah confident of getting past Sarawak

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

KEDAH begin their campaign in the second round of the Malaysia Cup group stage today with an aim to qualify for the quarter-finals for the first time in four seasons.

Hui Ern-Hui Lin pass first test

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

THE Ng sisters, Hui Lin and Hui Ern earned a boost on their return to the national team by reaching the women’s doubles second round at the World Championships in Copenhagen yesterday.

UEFA to train refs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

FAM president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah feels that the standard of refereeing in the Super League needs to be improved.

Jovetic joy for Pellegrini

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini heralded Stevan Jovetic’s perseverance after the Montenegrin striker scored twice in the Premier League champions’ 3-1 win at home to Liverpool.

Liverpool new boy Balotelli glad to be back

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:07

MANCHESTER: Mario Balotelli said he was glad to be back in the Premier League after the controversial Italy striker completed his £16 million (RM84 million) move to Liverpool on Monday.

‘Several candidates for top MHC post’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:06

MALAYSIAN Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said he has decided to let someone else take over his post but added that the decision is not “carved in stone”.

Devils to pay the price

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:06

MANCHESTER United have agreed a British record transfer fee of £59.7 million (RM313 million) to sign Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid according to British media reports on Monday.