(Football) Brazil 1970 skipper Carlos Alberto dies at 72

By AFP - Wednesday, 26 October 2016.

Rio de Janeiro: Carlos Alberto Torres, captain of the great Brazil team that won the 1970 World Cup, died on Tuesday of a heart attack in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 72, Brazil’s Sportv, for whom he worked, announced.


(Badminton) Injury forces Chong Wei to pull out of French Open

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 22:54

KUALA LUMPUR: World No 1 Datuk Lee Chong Wei has been forced to pull out of the French Open on Wednesday after failing to recover from a hamstring muscle injury.

(Motorsports) Khairul aims to impress in home race

By Fadhli Ishak - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 22:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Moto3 rookie Khairul Idham Pawi admitted that he has struggled to replicate his winning form from earlier this season but he is determined not to let his fans down at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix this weekend.

(Hockey) India beat Malaysia 2-1 to go top in Asian Champions Trophy

By Jugjet Singh - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 22:48

INDIA beat Malaysia 2-1 to claim the top spot in the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan today.

(Football) Malaysia Cup final tickets gone in 30 minutes

By Bernama - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 16:56

SHAH ALAM: All 30,000 tickets for the Malaysia Cup final between Kedah and Selangor this Sunday were snapped up in just 30 minutes by football fans.

(Football) Southgate backs 'hugely influential' England captain Rooney

By Reuters - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 16:52

CAPTAIN Wayne Rooney remains a “hugely influential” presence in the England dressing room despite losing his starting spot at his club Manchester United and the national side, interim manager Gareth Southgate has said.

Cyclists fume after organisers cancel Melaka Int'l Century Ride at the last-minute

By Kelly Koh - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:47

MALACCA: The last-minute cancellation of a highly-anticipated sporting event organised by a private company here and supported by the state government, has left thousands of cycling enthusiasts fuming.

(Football) Sturridge brace helps Liverpool down Spurs, Arsenal through

By Reuters - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 08:55

LONDON: Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool into the League Cup quarter-finals and gave his manager a reminder of his talents with two clinical goals in a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday.

(Football) Kelantan bag seventh U-21 President's Cup title

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 23:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Kelantan won a record seventh Under-21 President's Cup football title after beating Kuala Terengganu T-Team 2-0 in Kuala Terengganu on Tuesday to complete a 3-1 aggregate triumph.

Kedah has a strong chance of winning Malaysia Cup this year, says Bashah

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 22:12

ALOR STAR: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah is confident that the state football team will be able to bring home the Malaysia Cup trophy this year.

(Golf) Caddie-less Lydia Ko is cool as a cucumber ahead of Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 18:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Far from hitting the panic button, New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko will take her time in finding a new caddie as prepares to tee off at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia on Thursday.

Khairy must fight fair and square for spot in Sea Games polo team

By T.N. Alagesh - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 16:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin won’t have an easy ride entering the 2017 Sea Games polo team.

Petronas adopts 'wait and see' approach on SIC's F1 decision

By Fadhli Ishak - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 16:20

PETALING JAYA: Petronas will review its sponsorship of the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix if the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) decides to pull the plug on the event due to dwindling ticket sales in recent years.

Sports Commissioner to advise MNCF against banning Zamri

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Sports Commissioner Datuk Zaiton Othman will advise the Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) against a three-month ban on cyclist Zamri Saleh which she described as unfair.

Unceremonious exit for Mat Zan

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:59

THE celebratory confetti has yet to settle, but Malacca United’s celebrations have been cut short by a soured relationship with coach Mat Zan Mat Aris that officially ended yesterday.

Premier League club in probe over fake HSBC letters: report

By AFP - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 08:58

LONDON: Premier League club Watford are under investigation for allegedly submitting forged HSBC bank letters to support Gino Pozzo taking control of the club, British media reported on Monday.

Government will continue to support motorsports, says Najib

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the government will continue to encourage and support motorsports at national level.

(Football) Marseille holds PSG in dull 'Classique'

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:26

PARIS: There was nothing “Classique” about it as Paris Saint-Germain and bitter rivals Marseille conjured up an uninspiring 0-0 draw in relentless rain in the French capital on Sunday.

(Football) Morata winner sends Real top, Atletico beaten

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:21

MADRID: Real Madrid took advantage of Atletico Madrid’s first defeat of the season at Sevilla to move to the top of La Liga as Alvaro Morata struck a late winner to secure a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

(Motorcycling) Rossi eyes Malaysia in fight for second

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 09:15

PHILLIP ISLAND: Valentino Rossi is already focused on the “toughest race of the season” in Malaysia this weekend after edging ahead of Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo in the fight for second behind newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez.

(Football) Mourinho, Conte keep mum over touchline spat

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 09:00

LONDON: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte refused to divulge the content of a terse touchline exchange between them after the London club’s 4-0 win.

(Football) Mourinho blasts Man Utd after losing 4-0 to Chelsea

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 01:47

London: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused his players of making “incredible mistakes” after they lost 4-0 to Chelsea on his return to his former club on Sunday.

BJSS kids dethrone Selangor to win Youth Cup

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 23:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS) denied Selangor a second consecutive Under-19 Youth Cup football title with a 2-1 win in the second leg of the final to complete a 3-1 aggregate success at the Paroi Stadium tonight.

(Hockey) Malaysia checks into the semi-finals

By Jugjet Singh - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 22:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia became the first team to check into the semi-finals of the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan when they beat Japan 7-2 today.

(Squash) Ezzri, Kah Yan crowned national junior circuit champs

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 21:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Ezzri Nazri and Ooi Kah Yan won the boys’ and girls’ Under-19 event at the CIMB Foundation National Junior Grand Finals squash championships in Bukit Jalil today.

(Football) DRB-Hicom to quit Premier League?

By AJITPAL SINGH - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 21:25

KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom FC may withdraw from next season’s Premier League.

(Bowling) Double victory for Malaysia, Muaz and Siti rules the Indonesia International Open

By AJITPAL SINGH - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:06

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a double the joy for Malaysia at the 14th Indonesia International Open in Jakarta today.

(Motorcycling) Adam Norrodin stoked over Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix performance

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Rookie Adam Norrodin notched his second points finish in consecutive weeks at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix today, as both Khairul Idham Pawi and Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah crashed out.

(Football) Late Messi penalty gives Barcelona 3-2 win over Valencia

By Reuters - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 10:26

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi squeezed home a stoppage-time penalty to grab a thrilling 3-2 win for champions Barcelona in a controversial La Liga match at Valencia on Saturday.

(Football) Liverpool beats West Brom but miss top spot

By AFP - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 08:43

LIVERPOOL: Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho scored a pair of crackers to give Liverpool a 2-1 win over West Brom on Saturday but Gareth McAuley denied them a place at the top of the Premier League.

(Football) Last-gasp Reid gives West Ham victory over Sunderland

By AFP - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 01:40

LONDON: Winston Reid’s 94th-minute goal enabled West Ham to grasp a last-gasp 1-0 win over Premier League basement club Sunderland at the London Stadium on Saturday.