(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.


(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.

(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.