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By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, 20 August 2014.

ajitpalsingh@nst.com.my

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FORMULA ONE: Battle of wits

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:00

LONDON: Former world champion Lewis Hamilton has likened his tussle for this season’s Formula One title with Mercedes colleague Nico Rosberg to a game of poker.

Real Madrid eye six trophies in a season

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:44

By Tim Hanlon

SQUASH: Nicol safely through

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:10

NICOL David was in cruise control mode but the opening day of the CIMB Malaysian Open witnessed a stunning victory for Delia Arnold in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

Malaysia enter last four

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

A SOLID defence took the national Under-21 team to the semi-finals of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy in Bandar Sri Begawan where they will face Myanmar today.

HOCKEY: Terengganu book Division Two final berth

By Jugjet Singh - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

TERENGGANU claimed their spot in the final of Division Two of the Razak Cup when they beat Kedah 3-1 in Kuantan yesterday.

CYCLING: MNCF rather not send a team at all

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

DESPITE their surprise exclusion from next month’s Asian Games, the Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) has decided not to send the track endurance squad under Category B.

SQUASH: Breaking a mental barrier

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

FOR so long, Delia Arnold struggled to break through a psychological barrier when playing against the world’s top players but that is no longer the case.

Jing Yi in race against time

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

TEE Jing Yi is fired up to bring cheer for Malaysia in the World Championships but she may have to forgo her dreams due to a left calf injury.

SHOOTING: Biting the bullet

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

PISTOL shooter Choo Wen Yan is so passionate about the sport that all he cares about is training and competitions. So much so that he hasn’t even had time to get his upper tooth repaired.

Costa off the mark

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

BURNLEY: DIEGO Costa began to pay back his hefty transfer fee with a debut goal for Chelsea as they recovered from the shock of going behind to seal an emphatic 3-1 win over Burnley on Monday.

SWIMMING: ASUM cracks whip on underachievers

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:03

THE Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (ASUM) has taken a tough stand on underperforming swimmers.

SEPAK TAKRAW: Battle lines drawn for president’s post

By Fadhli Ishak - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:03

TERENGGANU’S Mohd Shapian Ali has confirmed he will challenge incumbent Datuk Ahmad Ismail for the president’s post at the Sepak Takraw Association of Malaysia (STAM) Annual General Meeting cum elections.

GOLF: A swing at CIMB Classic

By Fadhli Ishak - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:03

IT is crunch time for local golfers hoping to land a spot at the CIMB Classic when they compete in the SapuraKencana National Qualifier at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (KLGCC) on Aug 25-27.

Mourinho relishing goalkeeping battle

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:03

BURNLEY: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho confirmed that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will continue to play but expects long-standing number one Petr Cech to stay and fight for his place.

Champs bemoan cost of success

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:03

MADRID: JUST three months after remarkably breaking Barcelona and Real Madrid’s grip on the Primera Liga title, Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has denied any repeat of their miracle championship triumph is possible.

Top six Primera Liga signings of the transfer window

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:02

MADRID: Despite Spain’s failure to shine at the World Cup in Brazil, Primera Liga has again lured a host of world stars to Spanish shores in recent months with Real Madrid and Barcelona predictably leading the way.

Kick-off on a high

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:02

BERLIN: The new Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend with German football riding the crest of a wave following the national team’s triumph at the World Cup in Brazil last month.

Key Bundesliga transfers for 2014/15

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:02

Robert Lewandowski

Hamburg scrape into second round

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:01

BERLIN: Hamburg are through to the second round of the German Cup, although they required penalties to progress against Energie Cottbus on Monday.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Celtic look to seize second chance

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:01

PARIS: Scottish champions Celtic will look to use their reprieve from Champions League oblivion and gain a positive result away at Slovenian titleholders Maribor in the first leg of their playoff today.