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Malaysian selection ties the Reds 1-1

By AJITPAL SINGH AND DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, 24 July 2015.

NATIONAL coach Dollah Salleh stood tall and proud on the touchline after his Malaysia Selection side held Liverpool 1-1 in a friendly at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.

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Preliminary draw for 2018 World Cup in Russia

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 01:59

ST PETERSBURG: European qualifying competition draw for 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Two national shuttlers advance to final of Russian Open

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 18:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Two national shuttlers have advanced to the final of the 2015 Russian Open Gold GP Badminton Championship.

Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 13:01

JAKARTA: Five players from Italian club AS Roma will miss Saturday’s friendly match in Jakarta after they were refused entry to Indonesia and forced to fly home.

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:43

STAMFORD: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

Rugby column: Ellis Park Test could see another epic

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 09:30

It’s one of rugby’s great rivalries and playing this Rugby Championship match at Ellis Park makes it all the more exciting.

Dollah praises young players for “great show” vs Liverpool

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 09:07

KUALA LUMPUR: National football head coach, Dollah Salled praised his young charges for putting up a sizzling performance against English Premier League (EPL) side, Liverpool FC in an international friendly match at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, here, tonight.

I am always number one: Usain Bolt

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 08:44

LONDON: Usain Bolt insists he is still king of the sprinters after returning from injury with back-to-back 100m times of 9.87sec at the London Diamond League meeting.

Ronaldo dazzles as Real Madrid rip Man City apart

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 21:23

MELBOURNE: Cristiano Ronaldo was at his dazzling best as Real Madrid proved a different class to Manchester City winning 4-1 before a record crowd in the International Champions Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

Liverpool hammer Felda 7-0 in warm up

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 20:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Liverpool warmed up for their exhibition against a Malaysian Selection tomorrow with a 7-0 rout of Felda United in a practice match today.

Ramos is 100pc staying at Real: Benitez

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 15:01

MELBOURNE: Manager Rafael Benitez said Thursday he is “100 percent” confident skipper Sergio Ramos will stay at Real Madrid amid fevered speculation linking him with Manchester United.

Red Bulls’ ‘B’ team stuns Chelsea 4-2

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:41

HARRISON, New Jersey: A New York Red Bulls team made up of mostly developmental third-division players scored four second-half goals and stunned Chelsea 4-2 on Wednesday night in the English Premier League champion’s first game on its US preseason exhibition tour.

Benteke signs for Liverpool

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 08:51

LONDON: Liverpool signed Belgian international striker Christian Benteke from Premier League rivals Aston Villa, the Merseyside club announced Wednesday.

Reggae Boyz stuns USA 2-1 to reach Gold Cup final

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 08:42

ATLANTA: Jamaica’s “Reggae Boyz” stunned defending champion United States 2-1 Wednesday in a Gold Cup semi-final, becoming the first Caribbean squad to reach the final by shocking the heavily favoured hosts.

UEFA charges Beitar, Charleroi for fans’ racist incidents

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 23:14

NYON, (Switzerland): UEFA says it has charged Beitar Jerusalem and Charleroi over racist incidents involving fans at a Europa League qualifying match.

Van Gaal fury over ‘very bad’ United

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 16:00

SAN JOSÉ, (United States): Louis van Gaal criticized new signing Bastian Schweinsteiger and his Manchester United team mates after the Premier League giants eased to a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes.

Rugby column: Another contentious TMO ruling

By Aziz Hassan - Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 08:40

THE losing team didn’t raise a hue and cry but online comments show that many were doubtful if television match official Ben Skeen of New Zealand got it right in the match between the Wallabies and the Springboks last Saturday in Brisbane.

Building 2020 main stadium in Tokyo to start in early 2016

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 22:16

TOKYO: Construction of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin in January or February.

Newcastle sign Serbia striker Mitrovic

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 20:42

LONDON: Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has joined Newcastle on a five-year contract the English Premier League club announced Tuesday.

Chong Wei will make an impact at World Championship: Frost

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 19:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Former world number one, Datuk Lee Chong Wei will rebound at the World Championship in Jakarta, scheduled from Aug 11-16, despite his recent quarterfinal defeat to Chen Long at the Taiwan Open, according to Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Technical Director, Morten Frost Hansen

Savic signs for Atletico from Fiorentina

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 09:22

PARIS: Montenigrin international defender Stefan Savic signed for Spanish side Atletico Madrid from Serie A outfit Fiorentina on Monday, the buying club announced.

Humbling time for Liverpool in Australia: Rodgers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 09:12

ADELAIDE: Manager Brendan Rodgers says it has been a humbling experience for Liverpool to play before packed grounds on their pre-season tour and wants the team to make a quick return to Australia.

Blatter news conference at FIFA interrupted by British comedian

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 22:45

ZURICH: Sepp Blatter’s news conference at FIFA was disrupted and delayed Monday by a British comedian’s stunt.

Jules Bianchi’s funeral to take place in Nice

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 21:34

NICE: Jules Bianchi’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Nice on Tuesday.

FIFA presidential election on Feb 26

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 20:29

ZURICH: FIFA will hold a presidential election on Feb. 26, giving Sepp Blatter seven more months in power before leaving the scandal-tainted governing body.

Milner scores again as Liverpool beat Adelaide United 2-0

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 20:15

ADELAIDE: James Milner scored again as Liverpool downed Adelaide United 2-0 on Monday to win both their pre-season games in Australia before the new English Premier League season.

Platini to decide in two weeks on FIFA run

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 19:55

ZURICH: UEFA chief Michel Platini will decide in the next two weeks whether to run in an election to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, a source close to the UEFA leadership said Monday.

Ronaldinho signs for Fluminense

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 16:45

RIO DE JANEIRO: Veteran star Ronaldinho joined Rio side Fluminense on Sunday, the fourth Brazilian club of his widely-travelled career.

Blatter must leave now: Prince Ali

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 15:23

ZURICH: Prince Ali bin al-Hussein wants Sepp Blatter to leave now as FIFA president, and let a leader from outside the sport oversee the next election and reforms of soccer’s scandal-scarred governing body.

Golf: Daddy’s girl Chella Choi captures first LPGA title

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 08:27

SYLVANIA, United States: Chella Choi parred the first playoff hole to defeat fellow South Korean Jang Ha-Na Sunday for her first US LPGA Tour title at the Marathon Classic and likely send her father into retirement.