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Heartbreak once again

By Fabian Peter - Monday, 1 September 2014.

LEE Chong Wei’s hopes of gifting Malaysia its first world title did not materialise in Copenhagen yesterday.

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Man United agree Falcao loan deal

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 17:41

LONDON: Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, according to widespread British media reports on Monday.

“Not a single ticket was sold to Perak fans”, says PAFA

By Sylvia Loo - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 14:41

IPOH: The Perak Football Association (Pafa) has vehemently denied that the violence at Sarawak Stadium on Saturday was started by its fans.

Chong Wei’s passion is outstanding despite defeat: Khairy

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite failing to win the world title after being defeated by Chinese player, Chen Long at the BWF Badminton World Championships, national shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s service to the country has no comparison.

Horrible Madrid have to learn, Casillas fumes

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 12:24

MADRID: Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas slammed his side’s performance after they let a two-goal lead slip to lose 4-2 at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Wozniacki sends Sharapova packing at US Open

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:54

NEW YORK: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova joined the exodus of US Open women’s top seeds on Sunday, succumbing in three sets to former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.

Villa edge Hull to continue strong start

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 10:57

BIRMINGHAM: Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann scored as Aston Villa extended their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at home to Hull City on Sunday.

Chelsea seal deal for France striker Remy

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 10:53

LONDON: France international striker Loic Remy has joined Chelsea from Queens Park Rangers on a four-year contract, the two Premier League clubs announced on Sunday.

Japanese star Kagawa returns to Dortmund

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 10:48

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Sanchez on target as Leicester hold Arsenal

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 10:34

LEICESTER: Leonardo Ulloa cancelled out Alexis Sanchez’s first Premier League goal as promoted Leicester City held Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

Reds are back to their best, says Rodgers

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:09

LONDON: Brendan Rodgers warned Liverpool’s title rivals that his team are back in the groove after they marked Mario Balotelli’s debut with a scintillating 3-0 win at Tottenham.

Sociedad comeback stuns Madrid, Barca win at Villarreal

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:02

MADRID: Real Sociedad produced a stunning fightback from 2-0 down to beat European champions Real Madrid 4-2 on Sunday.

Napoli, Milan off to great start as Vidic sent off in debut

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:45

MILAN: Erratic Napoli won 2-1 at Genoa thanks to a stoppage-time goal by debutant Jonathan de Guzman while Inter Milan defender Nemanja Vidic began his Serie A career by giving away a penalty and getting sent off in a 0-0 draw at Torino on Sunday.

Federer into US Open last-16

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:35

NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer reached the US Open fourth round today with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win over Marcel Granollers of Spain.

PSG crush St Etienne as leaders Bordeaux draw

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:18

PARIS: Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia.

Nicol’s Merdeka cheer

By DEVINDER SINGH - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:11

NICOL David delivered a Merdeka cheer for Malaysians by winning a record ninth straight Hong Kong Open title after beating Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb in the final yesterday.

Mourinho fuming despite big win

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:10

TELEVISION viewers around the world were treated to a dazzling exhibition of attacking football when Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in an extraordinary game on Saturday but visiting manager Jose Mourinho was hardly purring with joy.

United nowhere near Van Gaal’s demands

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:10

BURNLEY: Louis Van Gaal admitted Manchester United are playing well below the standards he demands after his spluttering side were held to a 0-0 draw by Burnley on Saturday.

Young Tigers prevail

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:09

YOUNG Tigers D’s wish to do the nation proud on Merdeka Day came true when they won the Asia Champions Trophy Under-16 title yesterday.

Withdrawals at AHF congress

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:09

THE 30 countries of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) showed its brotherhood spirit at its congress in Kuala Lumpur yesterday when all the posts were won unopposed.

Dragons notch big win

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:09

MALAYSIA Dragons scored their biggest win of the Asean Basketball League this season with a 97-63 rout of Indonesia Warriors and preserve their unbeaten home record at the Maba Stadium yesterday.