Johor FA sacks JDT II goalkeeper over vulgarities charge

By BEN TAN - Thursday, 16 April 2015.

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Football Association (JFA) has dropped Johor Darul Ta'zim II (JDT II) goalkeeper Mohd Anis Faron Ahmad after he was charged in the Georgetown Magistrate's Court in Penang on Tuesday for hurling vulgarities at police.


Olympic sailing events may be moved from Rio’s polluted bay

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:04

RIO DE JANEIRO: The world governing body of sailing threatened Friday to move all of its events for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics out of the city’s Guanabara Bay if action isn’t taken quickly to clean the heavily polluted body of water that many sailors have described as an “open sewer.”

Young calls for rousing finish from United

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 08:28

LIVERPOOL: Ashley Young says Manchester United will aim to secure second spot in the Premier League with five “cup final” displays in their remaining fixtures.

Disastrous outing by M’sian divers at World Diving Series

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 08:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian divers failed to shine on the first day of the 2015 Fina Diving World Series in Kazan, Russia.

Wei Feng, Vivian Hoo/ Woon Khe Wei keep Malaysian flag flying

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a mere walk in the park for Malaysian women’s pair in the second round of the 2015 Asian Badminton Championships (ABC) in Wuhan, China.

Back? I was never away, says Barca's Iniesta

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 16:36

MADRID: Andres Iniesta will always be a hero to Barcelona and Spain fans but some had started to question whether the 30-year-old’s best days were behind him.

Imran to replace injured Sohail in Pakistan test squad

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 14:51

DHAKA: Fast bowler Imran Khan will replace Sohail Khan, who has not recovered sufficiently from his back injury, for the two-test series in Bangladesh, the Pakistan Cricket Board said.

Bayless picked as third man in ring for Mayweather-Pacquiao

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 10:22

LAS VEGAS: Floyd Mayweather Jr. got his license to fight Manny Pacquiao, along with a question about domestic abuse. Veteran referee Kenny Bayless got a spot in boxing’s richest fight ever.

Olympics: Backlash grows against anti-IOC rebel leader

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 09:47

SOCHI, Russia: Fallout from an explosive dispute between a sports baron and IOC president Thomas Bach grew Tuesday as more federations froze contacts with the rebellion leader.

Pacquiao teleconference call terminated early

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:50

LOS ANGELES: Manny Pacquiao’s teleconference call on Monday was abruptly halted just minutes after it began with promoter Bob Arum delivering an obscenity before telling organisers to shut it down.

Pakistan greats slam team over Bangladesh defeat

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 19:52

KARACHI: Pakistani greats today slammed the team’s first ever series loss to Bangladesh, with former captain Javed Miandad terming it the “lowest point” in his country’s cricketing history.

Young Indian batsman Ankit Keshri dies after colliding with teammate

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 19:46

KOLKATA: Indian cricket batsman Ankit Keshri died early today, three days after suffering a head injury in a freak accident on the field during a one-day match in the eastern city of Kolkata.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Mercedes can stay ahead of the pack: Hamilton

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 19:21

MANAMA: Lewis Hamilton is confident his Mercedes team have the potential and resources to fend off Ferrari’s resurgent form and stay on top in defence of their Formula One world titles this year.

Pep to be with Bayern next season

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 19:15

MUNICH: Pep Guardiola insists he will remain Bayern Munich’s coach next season amidst reports he is set to take over at Manchester City when his current contract expires in June 2016.

Gerrard misses out on perfect farewell in FA Cup final

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 09:56

LONDON: It was supposed to be the dream farewell for Steven Gerrard. With the FA Cup final falling on his 35th birthday, it was an opportunity for a perfect send-off.

Mourinho hails Chelsea's sparkling match-winner Hazard

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 08:55

LONDON: Eden Hazard underlined his claims to be voted Player of the Year with another match-winning display as Premier League leaders Chelsea stormed 10 points clear with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday.