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A sombre homecoming

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

EXCEPT for a few BA of Malaysia (BAM) officials, Lee Chong Wei did not get a rousing welcome from fans when he arrived from Copenhagen at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport yesterday.

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Fringe players get chance to shine

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:13

IT was a night for fringe players to shine in the Malaysia Cup yesterday.

Torres for JDT?

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

JOHOR Darul Ta’zim (JDT) hope to sign Spanish star Fernando Torres for the 2016 M-League season.

Back four headache

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

KEDAH are short of quality defenders for today’s Malaysia Cup Group B match against Perak while Mehmet Durakovic’s days could be numbered if Selangor do not qualify for the quarter-finals from Group D.

World Cup final rematch

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

FIFTY days after winning the World Cup for the fourth time, the German national team assembled in Duesseldorf on Monday for today’s repeat of the final against Argentina.

Guessing game by STAM chief

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

THOUGH he was nominated as a candidate yesterday for the top post, Sepak Takraw Association of Malaysia (STAM) president Datuk Ahmad Ismail declined to confirm whether he would seek reelection.

Chances receding fast

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

WITH six rounds of the Moto3 World Championship remaining, Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin’s hopes of remaining in the series next season are fast fading.

Trio given wild card for Malaysian Open

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

NATIONAL No 1 Mohd Ashaari Zainal Abidin (pic), with Florida-based Assri Merzuki and Syed Agil Syed Naguib, are the country’s wild cards for the singles qualifying round in the ATP Malaysian Open at Putra Stadium on Sept 20-28.

England pick up the pieces in Norway friendly

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: After a dismal World Cup, England will enter an uncertain new era today when they tackle Norway in a low-key friendly game at Wembley Stadium.

Spain’s emerging generation has ample talent, says Ramos

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

MADRID: Spain will miss recently retired midfielders Xavi and Xabi Alonso but the coming generation of players has the quality and commitment to succeed, centre back Sergio Ramos said yesterday.

Top 10 Premier League transfers

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

ANGEL DI MARIA

United the big movers

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

Manchester United dominated Europe’s transfer activity as the transfer deadline window slammed shut on Monday, manager Louis van Gaal taking his summer spending spree to more than £150 million (RM789 million).

Top six La Liga signings

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:08

Luis Suarez

Five biggest transfers in Germany

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:07

Robert Lewandowski

Five top moves in Italy

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:07

Alvaro Morata

Irresistible lure

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:07

EVEN though Spain were ousted in the first round of the World Cup, the tournament’s brightest lights still flocked to La Liga as Real Madrid and Barcelona again flexed their financial muscles in a busy transfer window.

Top seeds ease into q-finals

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:07

SERENA Williams and Novak Djokovic kept their time in blazing conditions to a bare minimum on Monday as they breezed into the US Open quarter-finals but Eugenie Bouchard’s hopes of a maiden grand slam title melted away in the heat.

Beaming Kirk

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:06

CHRIS Kirk fired a bogey-free closing-round 66 to win the PGA Tour’s Deutsche Bank Championship by holding off hard-charging fellow American Billy Horschel on Monday.

JDT eyeing international footballer Fernando Torres

By Halim Said - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 18:17

JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta'azim (JDT) is eyeing to have international football star Fernando Torres as the team's latest addition for the 2016 season.

Arsenal signs Danny Welbeck

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:11

LONDON: Arsenal confirmed they had signed England forward Danny Welbeck from Premier League rivals Manchester United as the transfer window closed on Monday.

Stricter entry regulations

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:10

SARAWAK will have stricter entry regulations to the State Stadium in Kuching following the violence that erupted after the Malaysia Cup match against Perak.