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Darul Ta’zim on track

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

SUPER League champions Darul Ta’zim are on the right course towards qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Cup following an impressive win over Penang in a Group C match yesterday.

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Bayern set to sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:52

MUNICH: Bayern Munich hopes to complete the transfer of Real Madrid defender Xabi Alonso in the next day or two, club officials said Thursday.

Van Persie expects van Gaal to revive Man United

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:31

BURNLEY: Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal as they prepare to face Burnley on Saturday.

Murray into US Open third round

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:22

NEW YORK: Andy Murray, the 2012 champion, reached the US Open third round on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over German qualifier Matthias Bachinger.

Stewart to return after killing driver

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:19

ATLANTA: Tony Stewart, who has missed three US stock car races since killing a fellow driver in a dirt-track race three weeks ago, will return this weekend, his team announced Thursday.

Chong Wei advances to quaterfinals

By Fabian Peter - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:33

COPENHAGEN: WORLD No 1 Lee Chong Wei is through to the quarter-final of the World Championships in Copenhagen, following an easy win over Ireland's Scott Evans in the third round earlier today.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins best player in Europe award

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:28

MONACO: Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after scoring a record 17 goals in the Champions League.

Real draw Liverpool, Barca get PSG in Champions League

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:20

MONACO: Champions Real Madrid will play five-time former winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in Monaco on Thursday.

De Villiers saves South Africa

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:08

HARARE: A magnificent unbeaten century from a cramping AB de Villiers carried South Africa to a seven-wicket victory over Australia in the second game of a one-day triangular series on Wednesday.

Cook turns on Swann

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:08

WITH friends like Graeme Swann, England captain Alastair Cook may feel he has no need of any enemies.

Wanderers survive ‘storm’, shock champs

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

SYDNEY: Western Sydney Wanderers weathered an “orchestrated” disruption campaign including car crashes and laser beams before upsetting Chinese holders Guangzhou Evergrande in the AFC Champions League, reports said yesterday.

Keeping up with little sister

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

VENUS Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the US Open.

Alonso quits Spain

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

SPAIN’S Xabi Alonso has called time on his international career, having won the World Cup, two European championships and 114 caps.

Torres closes in on Milan loan

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

LONDON: Fernando Torres is ready to accept a loan move from Chelsea to AC Milan but midfielder Marco van Ginkel has opted to stay at Stamford Bridge.

Wawrinka loses cool, wins match

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

SECOND round action at the US Open began with a shock and ended with some late-night drama as men’s third seed Stanislas Wawrinka barked at fans before shouting for joy at his 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) win over Thomaz Bellucci on Wednesday.

Minnows rule the day

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:07

A FINE curling effort by journeyman Adam McGurk heaped the pressure on English Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp as fourth tier Burton beat them 1-0 in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday.

Sanchez steps up for Giroud

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:06

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger backed Alexis Sanchez (pic) to prove an able deputy for the injured Olivier Giroud after the Chilean forward fired his new club into the Champions League.

Arrivederci, Napoli

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:06

ATHLETIC Bilbao took advantage of shambolic defending to beat Napoli 3-1 on Wednesday and reach the Champions League group stage for the first time in 16 years, leaving the Italians counting the cost of their premature exit.

Nicol through

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:06

NICOL David overcame a slight hiccup to advance to the Hong Kong Open quarter-finals yesterday but it was the end of the road for national teammate Low Wee Wern.

Warriors test for Dragons

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:06

MALAYSIA Dragons will attempt to consolidate second place in the Asean Basketball League when they face Indonesia Warriors in Jakarta today in the first of two meetings this weekend.

Sultan of Selangor Cup on TV3

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 08:06

FANS of the Sultan of Selangor’s Cup 2014 can watch the match live on TV3 on Sept 27.