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.


China’s Lin Dan wins men’s title at Asia Championships

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 21:24

BEIJING: China’s Lin Dan won the men’s singles at the Badminton Asia Championships in China on Sunday, defending his title won last year in South Korea and adding another crown to an illustrious career.

Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 13:04

NEW YORK: Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a unanimous points decision over American Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

West Brom dent Liverpool’s Champions League challenge

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 11:53

WEST BROMWICH: Liverpool’s remote chance of staying in the hunt for Champions League qualification suffered a setback after a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday dented their hopes of a top-four finish.

PSG hits six past Lille

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:06

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain quickly got back on track after their Champions League loss to Barcelona as Ezequiel Lavezzi netted a hat-trick in a resounding 6-1 win over Lille at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.

Watford promoted to the Premier League in dramatic style

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 10:00

LONDON: Watford clinched promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as their rivals slipped up in the final seconds on Saturday.

Austin pays penalty as QPR remain in bottom three

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 09:58

LONDON: Charlie Austin missed a first-half penalty as Queens Park Rangers remained on the cusp of relegation from the Premier League following a 0-0 draw at home to London rivals West Ham on Saturday.

Defeat ends Tranmere's 94-year stint in Football League

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 09:52

LONDON: Tranmere Rovers’ unbroken 94-year spell in the Football League came to an end on Saturday with a 3-2 defeat at Plymouth Argyle.

Leicester, Hull strike out for safety

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 09:04

LONDON: Burnley, Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland slipped closer to the relegation trapdoor in the Premier League on Saturday as Leicester City and Hull City recorded timely victories.

Hamburg climb off bottom to boost survival hopes

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 09:01

BERLIN: Hamburg boosted their hopes of avoiding an historic relegation from the Bundesliga with a dramatic 3-2 win over Augsburg to climb off the bottom of the table on Saturday.

Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 08:50

MADRID: Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.

Spurs holds Saints in check despite Pelle brace

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 08:45

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur remain a point above Southampton in the Premier League’s Europa League qualifying race after twice cancelling out goals by Graziano Pelle in a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

Police secures Super League’s top spot

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 01:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Police shot to the top of the Super League standings on Saturday after a 3-1 win over Terengganu in Shah Alam as previous leaders Selangor and Felda United both lost.

Schumacher Jnr best rookie, ninth on debut

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 20:57

BERLIN: Mick Schumacher Jnr lived up to the famous name on his Formula Four debut by claiming a trophy as the best rookie after finishing ninth despite starting 19th on Saturday.

Retailers making ‘big bucks’ ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 19:46

MANILA: Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find.

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.”