(Football) Defensive mishap helps Monaco rescues draw against CSKA

By AP - Wednesday, 19 October 2016.

MOSCOW: Igor Akinfeev may just have been the unluckiest man in the Champions League on Tuesday.


Champions at last: Malacca Utd clinch Premier League title in front of home fans

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 23:57

MALACCA: The six-week wait finally ended tonight for Malacca United (MU) when the team was officially crowned the 100PLUS Premier League champions at its home turf in Hang Jebat Stadium, Krubong.

(Football) Bournemouth keeps Spurs from EPL summit

By AFP - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 22:06

BOURNEMOUTH: Tottenham Hotspur had to settle for a third successive draw in a hard-fought but goalless encounter with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

(Football) China gets World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi as new manager

By Reuters - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 19:52

BEIJING: World Cup-winning manager Marcello Lippi has been named as coach of China’s national team, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) said on its website on Saturday.

(Polo) Selangor set the pace at Malaysian Open Polo Tournament 2016

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 19:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s preparations for the Sea Games next year, as far as polo is concerned, is at full tilt, as the second round of the round robin and equestrian competitions (dressage and showjumping) took place today at the Malaysian Open Polo (MOP) Tournament 2016.

(Rugby) NZ beats Australia 37-10 for record 18th straight test win

By AP - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 19:04

AUCKLAND: New Zealand overwhelmed Australia 37-10 Saturday in the third Bledisloe Cup rugby test to post a world record 18th-straight test win.

(Football) Fun-loving wolf named as World Cup mascot

By Reuters - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 18:58

MOSCOW: Zabivaka the wolf followed in the footsteps of Naranjito the orange, Footix the football-playing rooster and Fuleco the armadillo by being named as the official mascot of the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

(Rugby) Wallabies in the way again of world record win for All Blacks

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 18:36

THE intent is always to win and Saturday’s dead rubber Bledisloe Cup match between the trans-Tasman rivals at fortress Eden Park is no different.

(Cycling) Arvin eases to overall Jelajah Malaysia win

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 17:57

KUALA TERENGGANU: South Korean Park Sung Baek took a hard earned stage win as Pishgaman Giant Team's Arvin Moazami Godarzi secured the overall title without drama on the fifth and final day of Jelajah Malaysia today.

(Diving) Msia's Wendy Ng bags gold at Diving World Grand Prix

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 17:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Wendy Ng created history by becoming only the third Malaysian to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Diving World Grand Prix.

(Golf) India's Lahiri shoots to the fore at the CIMB Classic

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Anirban Lahiri wielded a hot putter to surge four strokes clear after the third round of the CIMB Classic on Saturday to close in on his first US PGA Tour title at TPC Kuala Lumpur.

(Badminton) Chong Wei sent packing from Denmark Open

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:31

KUALA LUMPUR: World No 1 Lee Chong Wei failed to make the men's singles semi-finals of the Denmark Open in Odense yesterday.

(Football) Arsenal can last pace in title race, says Wenger

By AFP - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 09:23

LONDON: Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are finally equipped to last the pace in the Premier League title race.

(Football) Guardiola won't change despite Barca mauling

By AFP - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 09:19

MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would rather quit than change his footballing philosophy.

(Football) Mourinho braces for Chelsea return

By AFP - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 09:16

LONDON: Less than 12 months since his second spell as Chelsea manager ended amid on-pitch turmoil and bitter off-pitch recrimination, Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge with Manchester United on Sunday.

(Hockey) Malaysia trounces China 5-1 in Asian Champions Trophy

By Jugjet Singh - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 22:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia beat China 5-1 to take another step towards the semi-finals of the Asian Champions Trophy at the Kuantan Stadium today.

(Rugby) Little stands between the All Blacks and a new world record

By Aziz Hassan - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 19:40

KUALA LUMPUR: The intent is always to win and Saturday’s dead rubber Bledisloe Cup match between the trans-Tasman rivals at fortress Eden Park will be no different.

2017 Budget: Khairy grateful for RM1.2b allocation for sports development programmes

By Fabian Peter - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 19:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin thanked Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for entrusting his ministry with RM1.2 billion for sports development programmes next year, following the announcement of the 2017 Budget today.

Loh Zhiayi dives in for a bronze at the World Diving GP

By AJITPAL SINGH - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 18:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Loh Zhiayi’s low score was enough to earn her a bronze medal in the Kuching leg of the World Diving Grand Prix today.

(Wushu) Malaysia outdoes itself at the World Taijiquan Championships

By AJITPAL SINGH - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 17:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia achieved their best ever performance in the World Taijiquan Championships with a haul of eight gold, four silver and three bronze in the event, which concluded on Thursday in Warsaw.

(Football) Safee Sali roped back in to national team ahead of AFF Cup

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Safee Sali earned a recall to the national team after an absence of almost a year for the final phase of preparation for the AFF Cup in Yangon next month.

(Golf) Justin Thomas clears path to retaining CIMB Classic title

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 16:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Justin Thomas is well on his way to retaining the US$7 million (RM29 million) CIMB Classic title after opening a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage on Friday at the TPC Kuala Lumpur.

(RugbyU) How 1960s pioneers shaped record-seeking All Blacks

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 16:00

AUCKLAND: If you want to know why the All Blacks seek greatness you need to look at their history, according to coach Steve Hansen who pays homage to the pace-setting team of the 1965-1969 era.

(Football) Sport integral to Haiti recovery, says GOALS chief

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 15:00

LONDON: Hurricane Matthew left over 500 people dead and a trail of destruction in Haiti, but Jolinda Hackett of the award-winning GOALS programme told AFP that morale can be rebuilt through the power of sport.

(Cycling) NSC-Mycron's Zawawi leads in penultimate stage of Jelajah Malaysia

By Fadhli Ishak - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 14:22

GONG BADAK: Muhammad Zawawi Azman of NSC-Mycron clinched an unexpected victory in the fourth stage of Jelajah Malaysia from Machang to here today.

(Football) London duo look to compound Man City's pain

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:00

LONDON: North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will both have the chance to pile the pressure on Pep Guardiola by leapfrogging his Manchester City side at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday.

(NBA) LeBron chases Jordan legacy after title for Cleveland

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 09:56

WASHINGTON: LeBron James, who achieved a life dream by bringing home Cleveland’s first sports title in 52 years, now draws motivation from wanting to eclipse Michael Jordan as the greatest player in NBA history.

(Motorcycling) Crutchlow fastest as rain lashes practice

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 09:30

PHILLIP ISLAND: British Honda rider Cal Crutchlow was fastest in opening Australian MotoGP practice in treacherous wet conditions at Phillip Island on Friday.

(Football) Stumbling Bayern hunt rare win over Gladbach

By AFP - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 08:54

BERLIN: Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich bid to claim a rare win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as the Bundesliga leaders look to get back to winning ways in Germany’s top flight.

Denmark Open: Easy for Chong Wei, hard luck for women's doubles

By Fabian Peter - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 00:38

KUALA LUMPUR: World No 1 Lee Chong Wei checked into the quarter-finals of the Denmark Open yesterday following a 21-10, 22-20 win over India's H.S. Prannoy.

(Badminton) Sedang BC notches 1st round win over Puchong United BC in JCC 2016

By Fabian Mark Peter - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 23:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Zii Jia’s inclusion in Serdang BC bore fruit as he led them to a Junior Champions Challenge (JCC) 2016 Round 1 win over Puchong United BC earlier today at the Sports Arena, Bukit Serdang.