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Sunday Chat: MCKK Premier 7s - Networking at its best

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, 26 February 2017.

THE MCKK Premier 7s Rugby Championship is into its seventh edition as organisers Malay College Old Boys Association (MCOBA) continue in their bid to help develop the sport. Timesport gets a clearer picture from MCOBA president Tunku Datuk Ahmad Burhanuddin Tunku Datuk Seri Adnan.

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(Cycling) Le Tour de Langkawi: Italian Enrico Barbin snatches sixth stage win

By FARAH AZHARIE - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 16:31

MUAR: Italian Enrico Barbin triumphed in the sixth stage of the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) with a time of 4:09.16s, from Senawang to Muar (176.3km).

Faiz Subri receives honorary medal from Sultan Kedah

By Bernama - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:04

ALOR SETAR: The 2016 FIFA Puskas award winner Mohd Faiz Subri today received the Ahli Cemerlang Semangat Jerai Kedah (A.S.K) honorary medal from Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.

(Football) Kane growing into a Tottenham legend - Pochettino

By AFP - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 09:32

LONDON: Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane is on course to becoming a Tottenham Hotspur great after the striker scored the 100th club goal of his career.

Kane scores hat trick as Tottenham thrashes Stoke 4-0

By AP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 23:57

LONDON: Harry Kane scored a hat trick as Tottenham thrashed Stoke 4-0 Sunday to deliver a record-equaling eighth straight Premier League victory at home.

(Rugby) SSTMI effortlessly claim fourth N. J. Ryan trophy

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 19:22

KUALA KANGSAR: Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) successfully defended their Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier 7s title on Sunday after defeating Hong Kong Sports School (HKSS) 38-10 for the second year in a row.

(Cycling) Gibbons continues to dominate, secures first stage win at LTDL

By FARAH AZHARIE - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: South African Ryan Gibbons continued to dominate and claimed his first stage win at the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL).

(Boxing) Pacquiao to fight Britain's Khan in April

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:52

MANILA: Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports.

(Football) Sevilla beat rivals Betis to go joint top

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 09:23

SEVILLE: A second-half comeback saw Sevilla take the spoils once more in the Seville derby with a 2-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday to move joint top of La Liga.

(Football) Bayern's Lewandowski scores a hat-trick in 8-0 win over Hamburg

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 09:12

BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski netted a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich handed Hamburg an 8-0 thrashing at the Allianz Arena on Saturday in Carlo Ancelotti’s 1000th match as a coach.

(Football) Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

By AFP - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 08:24

LONDON: Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

(Badminton) M. Thinaah wins her first major title at National Championships

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 00:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Good things come to those who wait, and this was proven by shuttler M. Thinaah who on Saturday clinched the National Championships crown in Ulu Kinta, Perak.

(Football) Faiz Subri ends year-long goal drought but Penang go down to Kedah

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 23:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Fifa Puskas Award winner Faiz Subri ended his year-long goal drought but could not prevent Penang from going down 3-1 to Super League leaders Kedah in Alor Star on Saturday.

(Cycling) LTDL organiser assures riders, spectators' safety amid bomb scare in Perak

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 22:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL) event organisers guaranteed the safety of the participants, teams and the general public despite news of a bomb threat during the fourth stage race from Seri Manjung, Perak to Tanah Rata on Saturday.

(Cricket) Australia beats India by 333 runs with 2 days to spare

By AP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:40

PUNE: Australia won the first cricket test by 333 runs on Saturday with two days to spare in an embarrassing end to India's 20-match unbeaten streak at home.

(Rugby) SSTMI demolish rivals as they stroll into MCKK Premier quarter-finals

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 20:04

KUALA KANGSAR: Defending champions Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) were in a class of their own as they marched into the quarter-finals of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier on Saturday without even conceding a single point.

(Football) Sarawak strike back with 3-2 win over PKNS in Shah Alam

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 19:59

SHAH ALAM: Sarawak moved to mid-table safety when they beat PKNS 3-2 for their second consecutive away win in the Super League at the Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday.

Ex-state cyclists lend a hand to 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 18:59

MALACCA: With the hope that their peers in other states will look into the fate of 'mosquito bike' riders, six former Malacca cyclists today kicked off the first technical session of the 'Podium Kids Malacca' programme in Bukit Serindit.

(Cycling) Eritrean Mekseb Debesay lays claim to stage 4 of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 16:27

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Eritrean Mekseb Debesay of Dimension Data triumphed at stage four of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from Seri Manjung to Cameron Highlands, Pahang (174.4km), with a time of 4:37.49s.

(Football) Man United gets Rostov, Roma vs Lyon in Europa League last 16

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:59

NYON: Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face faraway Russian outfit Rostov, who unlike Jose Mourinho were delighted with the Europa League last-16 tie.

(Football) Negri Sembilan wins to stay top of Premier League

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Negri Sembilan continued their unbeaten run in the Premier League after beating Kuantan FA 3-1 at the Darul Makmur Stadium last night.

(Football) Gabbiadini can engineer Saints shock at Wembley

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 09:19

LONDON: Manolo Gabbiadini has all the tools to be Southampton’s League Cup final hero against Manchester United after completing a remarkable journey from a garage in Italy to Sunday’s Wembley showpiece.

(Football) League Cup glory key to Mourinho's United revolution

By AFP - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 08:35

LONDON: Jose Mourinho has challenged Manchester United’s stars to prove his revolution is on track by winning the first major silverware of his reign in Sunday’s League Cup final against Southampton.

(6 Nations Rugby) The Scots would like to go marching on

By Aziz Hassan - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 22:49

THEY were not among the favourites in the run-up to the competition but as of now, the boys from Scotland are the only ones who can prevent England from taking the Triple Crown and Grand Slam titles.

(Rugby) MCKK Premier 7s see host get off to flying start

By Fabian Peter - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:41

KUALA KANGSAR: Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) got off to a flying start in the seventh edition of the MCKK Premier 7s today, with a 29-5 win over SMKA Sheikh Haji Othman Abdul Wahab (SHOAW).

(Cycling) Jakub Mareczko triumphs at 3rd stage of Le Tour de Langkawi

By FARAH AZHARIE - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:33

ITALIAN Jakub Mareczko of Team Wilier Triestina won the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi’s (LTDL) third stage sprint from Serdang to Pantai Remis, Perak with a time of 2:48.56s on Friday.

Leicester's Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 18:24

LONDON: The sacking of Claudio Ranieri just nine months after guiding Leicester City to a sensational Premier League triumph brought a torrent of condemnation on the team's Thai owners on Friday.

Wang, Liu win ice dancing gold medal at Asian Winter Games

By AP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:46

SAPPORO: Wang Shiyue and Liu Xinyu held their lead from the short dance to win the gold medal in ice dancing at the Asian Winter Games on Friday.

(Football) Conte hopes Jones talk will benefit Chelsea

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:05

LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will hope to take inspiration from England rugby union coach Eddie Jones when his Premier League leaders face Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

(Badminton) M'sian women's doubles no.1 breeze through National Championships semi-finals

By Fabian Peter - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:04

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been six years since Vivian Hoo Kah Mun-Woon Khe Wei won a national title, and the Malaysian no 1 are hoping to recapture that glory after reaching the semi-finals of the National Championships in Ulu Kinta, Perak on Thursday.

(Football) Premier League champions Leicester sack Ranieri

By AFP - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:02

LONDON: Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Leicester City just months after leading the club to a remarkable Premier League title triumph, the Midlands side announced Thursday.