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Cricket: Sangakkara signs off with 18 in last Test knock

Sunday, 23 August 2015.

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara was dismissed for 18 in his final international innings, ending a remarkable 15-year career during the second Test against India in Colombo on Sunday.

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Cyclist Shariz Effendi settles for 8th place in Junior Track World Championship

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 19:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Shariz Effendi Shahrin settled for a respectable eighth in the sprint event at the Junior Track World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan today.

Drogba makes MLS debut in Montreal's home loss

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 17:13

MONTREAL: Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba made a tame Major League Soccer debut for Montreal Impact in their 1-0 home loss to Philadelphia Union on Saturday.

JDT retain title, qualify for AFC Cup

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 17:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions, Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) succeeded in retaining the Super League Cup despite recording a shock 1-2 loss to Felda United in their last league match at Selayang Stadium, near here last night.

Ten-man Bayern sneak late win

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 16:33

BERLIN: A 90th-minute Robert Lewandowski goal saw ten-man league leaders Bayern Munich earn a dramatic 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Saturday despite conceding the joint fastest goal in Bundesliga history.

Chelsea sign Brazilian teenager Kenedy

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 16:21

LONDON: Chelsea announced on Saturday that they have completed the signing of Brazilian teenage striker Kenedy from Fluminense.

Sultan of Pahang receives Asean Goodwill award

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 15:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah was honoured with the Asean Goodwill Award during the 2015 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Awards Night 2015 held at Novotel Yangon Max Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar Saturday night.

Monaco, Lyon lose ground on PSG

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 14:56

PARIS: Monaco and Lyon lost ground on leaders Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 action on Saturday with the Principality side held 1-1 at Toulouse while Lyon fell 2-1 at home to Rennes.

Lazio off to winning start as Roma stutter

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 14:49

TURIN: Goals by Lucas Biglia and Ricardo Kishna secured a 2-1 win over Bologna and gave Lazio top spot in Serie A on Saturday’s opening day.

Griezmann hands Atletico win over Las Palmas

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 14:41

MADRID: Atletico Madrid kicked off their La Liga campaign with a 1-0 win over newly promoted Las Palmas, but failed to live up to pre-season expectations in a nervy display.

Liverpool out to make statement at Arsenal

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 09:03

London: Emboldened by back-to-back victories, Liverpool visit longstanding rivals Arsenal on Monday looking to score points in the early-season battle for position in the Premier League.

Second for National Rugby Under-20 rugby team

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 19:59

KUALA LUMPUR: The National team finished a commendable second overall in the Asian Rugby Under-20 Sevens Series after finishing runners-up at the final leg in Hong Kong today.

Formula One: Hamilton on top in final practice

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 18:42

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium: Lewis Hamilton made the most of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg’s difficulties by bouncing back to top the times in Saturday morning’s final free practice session for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.

Quarterfinals for Shariz in sprint event

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 15:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Shariz Effendi Shahrin kept the Malaysian flag flying in the men's sprint as he booked a spot in the quarterfinals of the event at the Junior Track World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan today.

Tunku Imran retains his post as President of OCM

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 15:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'afar today retained his Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president post, following the elections.

MLS: Gerrard tells Lampard - ‘It’s war’

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:20

LOS ANGELES: Steven Gerrard warned Frank Lampard to be ready for “war” as the two former Liverpool and Chelsea midfield adversaries prepared to lock horns once more for their Major League Soccer sides here Sunday.

Top seeds Djokovic, Federer reach Cincinnati semis

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:06

CINCINNATI: World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters Friday.

Rugby column: Wallabies dump former captain

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 09:55

He had a recent run of good form but to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, this was still not good enough for him to include scrumhalf Nic White in the World Squad named in Sydney Friday.

Cricket: Aussie ‘Invincible’ Morris dies at 93 (with video)

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 09:24

SYDNEY: Former Australian opener Arthur Morris, a member of Don Bradman’s 1948 ‘Invincibles’ team, has died aged 93, Cricket Australia said Saturday.

Kedah crush DRB-Hicom to lift Premier League title

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 08:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Sandro Da Silva Mendonca's hat-trick powered Kedah to the Premier League title and a return to the Super League with a 5-1 win over DRB-Hicom at the National Stadium on Friday.

Cycling: Fadhil fails to win a medal in 1km time trial

By Fadhli Ishak - Friday, August 21, 2015 - 22:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Muhammad Fadhil Mohd Zonis fell short of replicating his brother's feat in the 1km time trial event at the Junior Track World Championship in Kazakhstan today.

Man United, Adidas acclaim record kit launch

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 19:42

MANCHESTER, (United Kingdom): The launch of Manchester United’s new Adidas home kit was the biggest in both the club’s and the German sportswear manufacturer’s history, the two companies announced on Friday.

Cycling: Azizulhasni, Fatehah did it again!

By Fabian Peter - Friday, August 21, 2015 - 18:46

Azizulhasni Awang, was just too good as he clinched the men's sprint title in the second round of the South East Asian Grand Prix.

Football: Arsenal clash provides early test of Liverpool’s progress

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 09:08

LONDON: Liverpool midfielder James Milner claims Monday’s clash with Arsenal is the perfect opportunity to test his side’s improvement since last season.

Cycling: Khairil Nizam relegated, takes sixth place

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 23:00

ASTANA: For a second year in a row the keirin provided heart-wrenching despair for Malaysia when Khairil Nizam Rasol lost his bronze medal after being relegated in the final at the World Juniors Track Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.

LeBron visits Manila to mentor Filipino street ball talents

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 22:30

MANILA: LeBron James hopes his story can inspire young Filipinos to rise from adversity through basketball.

Junior cyclist Khairil Nizam makes history for Malaysia in keirin

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 21:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairil Nizam Rasol became the first ever Malaysian to qualify for the World Junior Track Championships keirin final after finishing second in his semifinal heat in Astana, Kazakhstan today.

I can’t save athletics from doping on my own: Bolt

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 17:24

BEIJING: Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt has been saddened by the focus on doping in the run-up to the world championships but said it was up to all clean athletes, not just him, to save the sport.

Perak MB orders total revamp in state’s football team due to poor performance

By M.Hamzah Jamaludin - Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 15:06

IPOH: Perak Football Association patron Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has ordered a total revamp in the management of the state’s team and its players after their poor performance in the ongoing Super League.

Pahang slip up in Super League title race as Darul Ta'zim take control

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 23:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Pahang surrendered the Super League title initiative to defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim after being held 2-2 by Felda United in Kuantan on Wednesday.

Malaysia’s junior team sprint trio set new Asian, national record

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 23:13

Arnaz M. Khairul