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Seeking the truth in Norway?

By FADHLI ISHAK AND FABIAN PETER - Thursday, 23 October 2014.

LEE Chong Wei, who is alleged to have failed a doping test, is expected to fly to Norway to be present when his B sample is tested.

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Nicol eyes Macau return

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:21

NICOL David will have to shrug off jet-lag as well as playing in unfamiliar territory when she makes a return to the Macau Open for the first time in 13 years today.

Hodak out to make amends

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:16

DARUL Ta’zim coach Bojan Hodak will have revenge on his mind when his team host Felda United in the Malaysia Cup semi-final return leg at Larkin Stadium on Saturday.

Deepavali takes a back seat for Pahang duo

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:16

FOR the second year running, Pahang midfielders R. Gopinathan and R. Surendran had to put their Deepavali celebrations on hold, and train with their teammates yesterday for the Malaysia Cup return-leg against Kedah in Kuantan tomorrow.

FAS proposes more stadiums for AFF Cup

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

THE FA of Singapore (FAS) will propose the 4,100-capacity Bishan Stadium, Choa Chu Kang Stadium and Jalan Besar Stadium to the Asean Football Federation (AFF) as alternatives to the National Stadium for next month’s AFF Cup matches.

Zulfahmi wants repeat of Sepang magic

By Fadhli Ishak - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

MOHD Zulfahmi Khairuddin (pic) has made it clear that his hunger to succeed remains as strong as ever despite a poor showing in Moto3 this year.

Russell to be roped in

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

ELEVEN-TIME English Billiards champion Mike Russell is close to signing a one-year contract to coach the national team ahead of several priority tournaments next year, including the Singapore Sea Games.

Goals galore

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

BAYERN Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.

Singapore hurdle in League campaign

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

MALAYSIA will need to hit the ground running against Causeway rivals Singapore today to set the tone for the rest of the World Cricket League Division Three campaign.

Fung feels good for CIMB Classic

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

NICHOLAS Fung aims to rise to the occasion in his second appearance at the cash-rich CIMB Classic on Oct 30 to Nov 2, after earning a coveted place in the tournament by virtue of being the highest-ranked Malaysian on the Official World Golf Ranking.

Hayden won’t slow down

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

NICKY Hayden will continue rebuilding his form at the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix this weekend after what has been an injury-ridden year for the MotoGP star.

Sarita suspended for refusing medal

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:15

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Sarita Devi was provisionally suspended by the sport’s world governing body yesterday after refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games in a protest against judging.

Belgian strikers to battle in Europa League

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:14

PARIS: A battle of Belgian strikers will enliven Everton’s Europa League clash at Lille today, while Tottenham Hotspur need a boost against high-flying Greeks Asteras Tripolis and Celtic welcome pointless Romanians Astra Giurgiu.

Jose not worried

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:14

JOSE Mourinho insisted he was not worried by the prospect of running short of forward options ahead of Sunday’s visit to Manchester United in the English Premier League after confirming Loic Remy and Diego Costa will both miss Chelsea’s trip to Old Trafford.

Goal hungry Messi targets El Clasico

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:14

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi took a step closer to the Champions League scoring record against Ajax on Tuesday and now turns his target to the El Clasico with Real Madrid on Saturday and the all-time La Liga goals tally.

Racism row mars Norwich-Leeds clash

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:14

LONDON: The English Football Association was waiting to receive Mark Clattenburg’s match report late yesterday after the referee stopped Tuesday’s Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United following an alleged racism row.

Swiss in surge for No 1 ranking

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:14

LIFE couldn’t be better — or more surprising — for Roger Federer as the 33-year-old takes aim at multiple major goals starting with a sixth title at his home Swiss Indoors.

Hamburger lack bite

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08

BERLIN: Hamburger SV drew 1-1 with Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday but were left to rue missed chances as they remained in the relegation zone.

‘Wrecked’ Inter coach too tired to face media

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08

MILAN: Beleaguered Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri was so drained after his team snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to Napoli that he declined to face the media.

Valencia fall to first defeat

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08

Valencia’s unbeaten start to the season came crashing to an end as they were beaten 3-0 away at struggling Deportivo la Coruna as Sevilla moved into second on Sunday.

No more putting hiccups

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08

NINE years after Mikko Ilonen was at his wits end with the dreaded putting yips, the Finn has finally cracked golf’s big time by winning the Volvo World Match Play Championship.