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Last gasp comeback

Sunday, 19 October 2014.

MALAKAI Fekitoa’s converted try in the dying seconds denied Australia as the All Blacks snatched a breathtaking 29-28 victory in the Bledisloe Cup yesterday.

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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.

Monk in trouble over Moses’ ‘dive’

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Swansea City manager Garry Monk risks punishment from the FA after accusing referee Michael Oliver and Stoke City winger Victor Moses of cheating in his team’s 2-1 Premier League defeat at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday.

Late surge lifts Martin to first win

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

LAS VEGAS: Ben Martin fended off a strong challenge from fellow American Kevin Streelman to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by two strokes in Las Vegas on Sunday.

‘Scared’ Nadal braced for Basel bow

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

BASEL: Rafael Nadal admitted on Sunday he’s feeling “scared” over his first appearance in a decade at the Swiss Indoors tournament with the shadow of unavoidable appendix surgery hovering over the great Spaniard.

Next stop Sepang

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

VALENTINO Rossi holds the edge over his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo in the battle for second place in the world championship as the MotoGP season heads to Sepang this weekend.

Shahidan, Karim in the fray

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

DATUK Seri Shahidan Kassim and his former deputy, Karim Ibrahim, secured eight nominations between them for the Malaysian Athletics Federation’s (MAF) top post when the nominees were unveiled yesterday.

Sunderland offer refund after Saints thrashing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone is going to ask his teammates to have a whip round to reimburse fans who made the long trip to Southampton for the 8-0 thrashing in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sterling answers critics on the pitch

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

Brendan Rodgers saluted Raheem Sterling’s courageous display as the Liverpool star ignored a week of criticism to lead his side to an unforgettable 3-2 win at QPR.

Clash of past and present glory

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: Two of Europe’s greatest clubs with 15 European Cup successes between them renew their rivalry at Anfield tomorrow with Liverpool looking to preserve their unlikely 100 per cent record against Real Madrid in Europe’s elite competition.

Schalke need Di Matteo touch against Sporting

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

BERLIN: Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon today for their first win in the competition this season.

Chelsea wary of Maribor threat

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

CHELSEA may be five points clear at the top of the Premier League and unbeaten in top-flight domestic action this season but they are determined not to be caught off guard when they face Maribor in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge today.

Roma take aim at Bayern wall

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

ROME: If anyone can breach Bayern Munich’s apparently impregnable defence, then it is AS Roma and their talismanic forward Francesco Totti.

Sound of silence no cheer to Pellegrini

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:07

MOSCOW: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said playing in an empty stadium won’t help his side when they travel to Russia for their potentially decisive Champions League match against CSKA Moscow today.

Avoid El Classico obsession

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:06

BARCELONA need to avoid getting sucked into the Spanish obsession with El Clasico when they face Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League today.

Jun Hoong continues to dazzle

By Ajitpal - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:06

CHEONG Jun Hoong upset her more illustrious opponents to become only the second Malaysian to win an individual gold medal at the Diving World Series by clinching the women’s 3m springboard title in the Singapore leg on Sunday.

Pandelela ready to bounce back

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:06

PANDELELA Rinong wants to put recent disappointments behind her as the diver resumes her campaign in the season-ending three-day Malaysian leg of the World Grand Prix, which starts on Friday in Bukit Jalil.

Poor outing could be blessing in disguise

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:06

THE Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) was not a good outing as far as results are concerned, but it did point out the chinks which need to be ironed out before the Junior Asia Cup in 12 months’ time.