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Moment of truth

By REPORTS By Ajitpal Singh - Sunday, 23 November 2014.

MALAYSIA enter the AFF Cup with the hope of regaining the title and despite arriving in Singapore with an ill-prepared side, national coach Dollah Salleh is still confident his players will make their presence felt in the tournament.

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Clyne denies Villa victory

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Nathaniel Clyne’s late equaliser earned high-flying Southampton a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa on Monday, denying Paul Lambert a much-needed victory in his 100th match in charge of the Premier League strugglers.

Kiwi coach backs boys to shine

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:08

FORMER All Black Jeff Matheson is optimistic the national Under-19 squad will have a good outing at the Asian Under-19 Division Two competition in Manila on Dec 10-13.

Yen Mei up for the challenge

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:08

HO Yen Mei (pic) is all geared up for her first senior mixed team event as the Axiata Cup gets underway in Jakarta tomorrow.

Looking to shed ‘Neverkusen’ tag

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:08

BERLIN: For a club used to falling at the final hurdle, Bayer Leverkusen occupy a dominant position in Champions League Group C before taking on Monaco in their penultimate game in the section today.

Fit-again Safee raring for action

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:08

SAFEE Sali is ready to roar again when the 2010 AFF Cup top scorer renews his partnership with Norshahrul Idlan Talaha in Malaysia’s attack in a crucial Group B match against Thailand at Jalan Besar Stadium.

MNCF must explain missing prizemoney

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

THERE remains a tantalising question as to how far the sports ministry is willing to bend over backwards for the Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF), with yet another bailout package now on the cards to save Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL).

Thailand are beatable

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

FORMER captain Safiq Rahim and striker Norshahrul Idlan Talaha regard Thailand as the strongest team in the AFF Cup but believe their team can produce the unexpected and beat the three-time champions in a Group B match at Jalan Besar Stadium today.

Chappuis determined to help Thailand win title

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

SWISS-BORN Charyl Chappuis wants to continue his dream run with Thailand by helping his country win their fourth AFF Cup title.

Dollah banking on experience

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:07

DOLLAH Salleh hopes experience will prevail when Malaysia take on three-time winners Thailand in an AFF Cup Group B match at Jalan Besar Stadium today.

Kiatisuk warning for Dollah

By REPORTS By Ajitpal Singh - Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 08:00

THAILAND coach Kiatisuk Senamuang and his Malaysian counterpart Dollah Salleh were fierce rivals in their playing days.

Messi breaks record, Suarez breaks duck

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 07:48

PARIS: Argentina wizard Lionel Messi broke the Champions League scoring record while Luis Suarez broke his Barcelona duck in the Champions League on Tuesday.

“Bouncer” knocks out Australia’s Hughes

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 12:16

SYDNEY: Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes was stretchered off after being hit on the head by a vicious bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match today, with reports saying he collapsed face-first.

Argentina set to face holders Uruguay, Brazil vs Colombia in 2015 Copa

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 09:09

SANTIAGO: Lionel Messi’s Argentina will face holders Uruguay while Brazil will meet Colombia in the group phase at the 2015 Copa America in Chile following Monday’s draw.

Pele back in hospital for medical evaluation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 09:03

SAO PAULO: Brazilian soccer great Pele has been hospitalised for a “medical evaluation.”

Fake Claudio Caniggia causes storm in Brazil vs Argentina masters match

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:34

SAO PAULO: A consumer rights official has vowed to question the organisers of a masters football match after Argentina brought a lookalike rather than the advertised Claudio Caniggia to take part in a veterans game, Brazilian media reported on Monday.

Button’s fate unclear after difficult season

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

ABU DHABI: Former champion Jenson Button’s future in Formula One remains uncertain, and his fifth-place finish at Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could yet prove the final race of a distinguished career.

Sun Yang failed May drugs test

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

BEIJING: China’s controversial Olympic swimming star Sun Yang failed a doping test in May and was subsequently banned for three months, the official Xinhua news agency reported yesterday.

Emotional farewell for Alonso

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

ABU DHABI: Fernando Alonso conceded that the emotional strain of his final race for Ferrari took its toll on him before he even started Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in which he finished ninth.

Hamstrung Clarke named for India test

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

AUSTRALIA have named Michael Clarke (pic) in a 12-man squad for the first test against India starting in Brisbane next week, but the hamstrung captain must prove his fitness in a tour match starting on Friday.

From grin to grim

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 08:09

SEBASTIAN Vettel’s move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport’s most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era.