IT was another healthy day for Malaysian athletes as they won eight gold at the Palembang Asean University Games but catching Thailand and Indonesia remains a tall order for them with only three days left.
STEVE Smith again proved the elusive wicket for India as the new captain fashioned an Australian fightback on day two of the Second Test yesterday.
NAFIIZWAN Adnan edged closer to his first PSA Tour title of the year after reaching the Royal Lake Club Open final in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
CAIRO: ENGLAND’S Laura Massaro, who is expected to meet Malaysia’s Nicol David in the final, stayed on course to become the first player to win three world titles in a year when she overcame old rival Annie Au of Hong Kong 12-10, 12-10, 11-2 to reach the World Squash Championship quarter-finals in
THE National Sports Council (NSC) will be headed by new director general Ahmad Shapawi Ismail effective today.
LONDON: Rejuvenated Manchester City can pile the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea for the first time this season if they beat struggling visitors Crystal Palace tomorrow.
TWO injured BA of Malaysia (BAM) shuttlers, Sonia Cheah Su Ya and Goh Liu Ying are fighting hard to recover for a return to competitive action in February.
MALAYSIA were warned about the abilities of midfielder Chanathip Songkrasin. But despite the efforts to stop the “Lionel Messi” of Thailand, Chanathip was just too good in the 2-0 win over the visitors in the AFF Cup final, first leg in Bangkok on Wednesday.
“I am a friend of Dollah Salleh but I don’t fear him, his team and the Malaysian supporters. He probably fears me more.”
BERLIN: Ailing German giants Borussia Dortmund remain in the Bundesliga’s relegation places after twice throwing away the lead in a 2-2 draw with second-placed Wolfsburg on Wednesday.
PARIS: French champions Paris Saint Germain ended a run of two defeats with a come-from-behind 3-1 win over second tier AC Ajaccio to reach the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.
ON a roll with seven UCI Asia Tour stage wins in two months, capped by their triple stage victories and two classification jersey wins in the Jelajah Malaysia, the Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) have found themselves hit by a dampener due to the floods in Terengganu.
MAINZ are hoping to find runaway leaders Bayern Munich distracted by the winter break on Friday with Pep Guardiola’s side hunting more Bundesliga records in their final match of 2014.
JAWAIRIAH Noordin created history by delivering Malaysia’s first ever gold medal in the women’s singles tennis event at the Asean University Games (AUG) yesterday.
ROME Milan - Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri’s appeal against his one-match ban has been accepted and he will be on the bench for the game against Cagliari on Thursday.
DOUALA: The death of Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse (pic) in Algeria in August was caused by a brutal post-match beating, not an object thrown by angry fans as initially claimed, a new autopsy has found.
MARRAKECH: Fifa ethics investigator Michael Garcia resigned yesterday in protest at the way his report into allegations of corruption in awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar was handled by the soccer governing body’s ethics judge.
CENTURION: Captain Hashim Amla and his senior lieutenant AB de Villiers both hit centuries as South Africa took command after early setbacks on the first day of the First Test against the West Indies at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.
ABU DHABI: Kane Williamson hit a brilliant 123 as New Zealand staved off Pakistan’s spirited challenge to eke out a series-levelling seven-run victory in the fourth one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
BUKIT JALIL: Sports Commissioner Ahmad Shapawi Ismail has been appointed director-general of the National Sports Council (NSC) effective tomorrow.
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