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Khairul Idham bags Best Rider at SIC-MAM 2016 Awards

By Bernama - Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: National rider, Khairul Idham Pawi kick-started 2017 by winning the Best Rider of the Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd (SIC) and the Motorsport Association of Malaysia (MAM) 2016 Awards tonight.

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(Football) Ronaldo's Indonesian protege hit by injury

By AFP - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 14:30

JAKARTA: An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday.

K. T'ganu gears up for Le Tour de Langkawi flag-off tomorrow

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:13

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu is set to sizzle with top-notch cycling with the start of the 2017 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) here tomorrow.

(Football) Newcastle back to top of the Championship table

By AFP - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:02

LONDON: A Yoann Gouffran strike and an Henri Lansbury own goal propelled Newcastle back to the top of the Championship and a step closer to an immediate return to the Premier League in a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Monday.

(Football) Ton-up Walcott ends Sutton's FA Cup dream

By AFP - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 08:44

LONDON: Theo Walcott scored his 100th Arsenal goal as Arsene Wenger’s side ended non-league minnows Sutton United’s FA Cup fairytale with a 2-0 victory in the FA Cup on Monday.

(Football) Everton have adapted to Koeman's demands, says Baines

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:19

Everton are finally playing in the manner that manager Ronald Koeman wants and the progress has been reflected in their climb to seventh in the Premier League table, according to left-back Leighton Baines.

(Cycling) T'ganu Cycling Team sets pace at Le Tour de Filipinas

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:22

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) is demonstrating its prowess by grabbing five Jerseys at the start of the Le Tour de Filipinas.

(Football) City braced for Monaco, Leicester face 'fight'

By AFP - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 09:55

PARIS: Manchester City avoided Europe’s heavyweights in the Champions League last-16 draw but Pep Guardiola’s side must instead beware an in-form Monaco, the leading scorers in Europe’s top divisions this season.

(Football) Messi penalty rescues win for Barca

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 08:39

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi’s late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat to Paris St Germain.

(Football) Kane nets hat-trick as Tottenham stroll past Fulham

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 00:10

LONDON: Harry Kane’s hat-trick turned Tottenham Hotspur’s potentially tricky FA Cup fifth-round tie at Championship side Fulham into a Sunday stroll by the River Thames as they won 3-0 at Craven Cottage.

Current crop of reps more experienced than nominees for FAM top post, says Annuar

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 20:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Respect the 39 Malaysian Football Association (FAM) representatives as they have more experience compared to those nominated for the presidency post, said Umno Information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa today.

Sports Ministry once again refutes corruption claim in Sea Games tender

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 17:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sports Ministry on Sunday was forced to issue another statement on reports of alleged power abuse and corruption in the tender exercise for gymnastic equipment for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Sea Games.

Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

By AP - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 16:58

SAPPORO: The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.

Sunday Chat: All planned for 2020 Olympic gold

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:25

AZIZULHASNI Awang created history at the Rio Olympics last year by becoming the first Malaysian cyclist to win a medal, a keirin bronze. He speaks to Timesport about the latest developments in his cycling career and of his hopes and goals.

(Football) Wenger might stay on with Arsenal

By Reuters - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 09:18

LONDON: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could continue in management for four more years and his preference is to stay at the north London club, the Frenchman was quoted as saying by British media on Saturday.

(Football) JDT's 18-month unbeaten league streak ends with loss to Perak

By AJITPAL SINGH - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 00:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Darul Ta’zim’s unbeaten run in the Super League ended today when Benjamin Mora’s side were edged 2-1 by Perak in Ipoh while Kedah remained at the top following a 1-0 win over Kelantan in Kota Baru.

(Golf) Munson hits paydirt at Panasonic Malaysia Championship

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 22:33

KUALA LUMPUR: American golfer Brett Munson turned a three-shot deficit overnight into a two-stroke victory at the Professional Golf of Malaysia (PGM) Panasonic Malaysia Championship at Kelab Rahman Putra, Sungai Buloh on Sunday.

(Rugby) Malaysia finish third at Asia Rugby Women's Sevens

By FARAH AZHARIE - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 22:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia finished third in the Asia Rugby Women’s Sevens at the Lao National Stadium in Vientiane, Laos.

Perak ready for next year's Sukma, RM152m allocation approved

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 17:14

IPOH: Sports venues and facilities in Perak will be ready to receive over 8,000 athletes and officials when the state hosts the 20th Malaysia Games (Sukma) next year.

(Football) Guardiola rules out return to Barcelona

By AFP - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 09:09

MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will never go back to Barcelona as their coach amid growing uncertainty about present incumbent Luis Enrique’s future.

(Football) Dybala stars as Juventus go 10 points clear

By AFP - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 08:32

TURIN: Juventus went 10 points clear at the top of Serie A on Friday with a 4-1 win over struggling Palermo in a perfectly-timed boost ahead of their Champions League trip to Porto next week.

(Rugby) Exciting times ahead but a little sadness too

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 08:00

THINGS have been happening in the world of rugby since a couple of weeks ago, mainly in anticipation of the 6 Nations competition and Super Rugby.

(Football) Selangor's winning ways, downs Felda 3-1

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 23:14

SELAYANG: Selangor claimed their first win since the opening weekend of the Super League season by beating 3-1 Felda United 3-0 at the Selayang Stadium on Friday.

(RugbyU) All Black legend Carter sorry for drink-driving

By AFP - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 14:06

PARIS: New Zealand rugby union legend Dan Carter apologised for a “massive error in judgement” after French police stopped him for drink-driving in Paris.

(Football) Russian hooligans warn of 'festival of violence' at 2018 World Cup

By AFP - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 09:45

LONDON: Russian hooligans have warned of a “festival of violence” at next year’s World Cup, in a BBC documentary aired on Thursday in which the fans celebrate street fights at Euro 2016.

(Football) Hat-tricks for United's Ibrahimovic, Roma's Dzeko

By Reuters - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 08:26

LONDON: The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday.

FIFA says four countries may co-host 2026 World Cup

By Reuters - Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 20:09

DOHA: FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday he intends to encourage co-hosting for the 2026 football World Cup that could divide the tournament up between as many as four countries.

(Football) Arsenal nightmare is 'embarrassing' for Wenger

By AFP - Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 19:00

LONDON: Former players were brutal in their criticism of manager Arsene Wenger following Arsenal’s latest Champions League humiliation.

(Football) Pochettino hopes for time to build winning mentality

By Reuters - Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 14:05

Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday left them without an away win against any of their rivals in the top six and manager Mauricio Pochettino knows his most pressing task at the North London club is to build a winning mentality.

(Swimming) Hackett says 'angry' brother beat him

By Reuters - Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 08:50

MELBOURNE: Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has posted a photo of himself on social media with cuts and bruises to his face and accused his brother of assault, a day after the triple Olympic champion was arrested for a disturbance at his family home.

(Football) Benfica sneak win as Aubameyang fluffs Dortmund's lines

By AFP - Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 14:15

LISBON: Benfica pulled off a classic smash and grab job as they beat Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in their Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday.