(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.


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.

(Football) MISC-MIFA in pole position, beating PKNP 1-0 in FAM Cup final 1st leg

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 23:38

SHAH ALAM: A late penalty by G. Thipenraj put the Malaysian Indians (MISC-MIFA) in pole position in the FAM Cup final after beating the Perak State Economic Development Corporation (PKNP) 1-0 in the first leg on Thursday.

Diving: Injury forces Jun Hoong out of World GP Kuching leg

By AJITPAL SINGH - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 23:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Cheong Jun Hoong is the fourth national elite diver ruled out of the Kuching leg of the World Grand Prix, which starts on Friday, due to a sore back.

Malaysia beats Pakistan 4-2 in ACT opener

By Jugjet Singh - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 22:59

MALAYSIA beat Asian Champions Trophy defending champions Pakistan 4-2 in the curtain raiser at the Kuantan Stadium Thursday.

(Football) No 'untouchables' for Mourinho at United

By AFP - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:06

LONDON: Jose Mourinho has insisted the likes of high-profile Manchester United signings Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are far from “untouchable” players.

Defending champion Thomas in three-way tie for the CIMB Classic lead

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 19:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Justin Thomas launched the defence of his CIMB Classic title with a sparkling nine-birdie onslaught at the TPC Kuala Lumpur to join a three-way tie for the lead after Thursday’s first round.

(Cycling) Harrif delivers at Pasir Puteh

By Fadhli Ishak - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:54

PASIR PUTEH: Harrif Saleh of the Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) lived up to expectations after winning the third stage of Jelajah Malaysia from Gua Musang to Pasir Puteh today.

(RugbyU) Emotions high at Munster, Toulon in crunch Sale test

By AFP - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:00

PARIS: A highly-emotional European Champions Cup match will be guaranteed at Munster on the weekend while French giants Toulon face a must-win away match at Sale to realistically keep their hopes alive.

(Football) Patchy PSG must do better, admits Emery

By AFP - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 08:58

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery acknowledged that his team are not yet up to the standard expected of serious Champions League contenders despite their 3-0 win over Basel on Wednesday.

(Baseball) Cleveland Indians win on Merritt to reach World Series

By Reuters - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 08:57

TORONTO: Just over a week ago Ryan Merritt was pitching in the Arizona Instructional League watching the Cleveland Indians work their way through the Major League Baseball postseason on television.

(Football) JDT dumped out of AFC Cup after 3-1 loss to Bengaluru

By DEVINDER SINGH - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 00:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim were dumped from the AFC Cup after Bengaluru won the semi-final, second leg 3-1 to advance to the final 4-2 on aggregate in Bangalore on Wednesday.

(Football) PKNP, MISC-MIFA ready to battle each other for FAM Cup crown

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 22:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Perak State Development Corporation FC (PKNP) are fired up to complete their debut season with the FAM Cup crown as they play MISC-MIFA in the two-leg final of the third-tier competition.

(Golf) Record-breaking scores expected at CIMB Classic

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 21:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champion Justin Thomas expects scores to be even lower this year when the seventh edition of the CIMB Classic is held at the renamed TPC Kuala Lumpur this week.

(Cycling) Pishgaman Giant team towers over competition in Jelajah Msia 2nd stage

By Fadhli Ishak - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 15:18

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Pishgaman Giant Team dominated the second stage of Jelajah Malaysia, taking all three spots on the podium after a grueling climb from Sungai Siput to here today.

(Football) Porto beats Brugge 2-1 with injury-time penalty

By AP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:41

BRUGES: FC Porto came from behind to beat Club Brugge 2-1 Tuesday with an injury-time penalty to become a challenger in Champions League Group G.

(Football) Dortmund edges past Sporting in thrilling match

By Reuters - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:29

LISBON: Two superb first-half goals by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Julian Weigl set Borussia Dortmund on the way to a 2-1 win at Sporting on Tuesday although they had to survive a second-half fightback in a pulsating Group F game.

(Football) Cuadrado strikes as 10-man Juve sink Lyon

By AFP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:29

LYON: Juan Cuadrado came off the bench to score a late winner as 10-man Juventus beat Lyon 1-0 in France in Champions League Group H on Tuesday.

(Olympics) S. Korea 'surprised' by 2020 Games relocation reports

By AFP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:10

SEOUL: South Korean sports officials voiced surprise on Wednesday at reports that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was considering moving some 2020 Tokyo Olympic events to the country.

(Football) Samir Nasri gives Sevilla 1-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb

By AP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:24

ZAGREB: Sevilla was rewarded for a display of attacking football with a well-deserved 1-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday that kept up its momentum in the Champions League.

(Football) Real hits five goals past Legia Warsaw

By Reuters - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:07

MADRID: Gareth Bale scored his first European goal in almost two years as holders Real Madrid moved into a commanding position in Champions League Group F after cruising to a 5-1 victory over Legia Warsaw on Tuesday.

(Football) 'Brilliant' Lloris helps Spurs draw at Leverkusen

By AFP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 09:52

LEVERKUSEN: Tottenham Hotspur’s coach Mauricio Pochettino hailed goalkeeper Hugo Lloris’ ‘brilliant’ display to rescue a Champions League away point in their goalless draw at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

(Football) Ranieri irked by Leicester's split personality

By AFP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:35

LEICESTER: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri urged his side to take their fine European form into the Premier League after they closed on a place in the Champions League last 16.

Tietjens is new Samoa 7s coach, McGrath is Canada's

By AP - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:00

Former long-serving New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens has taken charge of Samoa’s sevens side.

(Football) Kelantan holds Kuala Terengganu T-Team to draw in U-21 President's Cup

By DEVINDER SINGH - Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 00:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions Kelantan were held to a 1-1 draw by Kuala Terengganu T-Team in the first leg of the Under-21 President's Cup football final in Kota Baru on Tuesday.

(Cycling) Iranian Emami takes lead in opening stage of Jelajah Malaysia 2016

By Fadhli Ishak - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 16:34

IPOH: Iranian Rahim Emami took charge of the yellow jersey with a commanding performance in the opening stage of Jelajah Malaysia 2016 from Kuala Lumpur to here today.

(Cricket) Pakistan clinch day-night Test despite Bravo's hundred

By AFP - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:48

DUBAI: Despite a fighting hundred by Darren Bravo Pakistan pulled off a tension-packed 56-run victory against West Indies in the first day-night Test in Dubai on Monday.

(Football) Man City's Guardiola ready to face former side Barcelona

By AFP - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:44

BARCELONA: For one of the most decorated coaches of all-time, boasting a 75 percent career win percentage and 21 trophies, Pep Guardiola’s record of two wins from his last 11 away Champions League matches is an uncharacteristic stain.

(Football) US tycoon vows to restore Marseille glory

By AFP - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 08:49

MARSEILLE: US tycoon Frank McCourt on Monday officially completed his purchase of Marseille and vowed to invest 200 million euros (US$220m) to restore the fallen French Ligue 1 giants to their former glory.

(Football) Mourinho hails Man Utd for silencing Anfield

By AFP - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 08:31

LIVERPOOL: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised his team for subduing Anfield after they held in-form Liverpool to a dour 0-0 draw in the Premier League on Monday.