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Unique double

By AJITPAL SINGH - Friday, 24 October 2014.

NOT many people have won the prestigious Malaysia Cup both as a player and a coach.

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Suarez will make Clasico debut, Enrique confirms

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 22:45

MADRID: Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his long-awaited debut for the club in Saturday’s first El Clasico of the season away to Real Madrid.

Murray battles past Anderson into Valencia semis

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 22:33

VALENCIA, Spain: British number one Andy Murray rallied from a set down to reach the semi-finals of the Valencia Open on Friday with a 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 6-4 win over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson.

Wenger tells Arsenal to tighten defence

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 22:30

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said only a vastly improved defensive effort will propel the Gunners back towards the summit of English football.

Sharapova knocked out of WTA Finals

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 16:42

SINGAPORE: Russia’s Maria Sharapova let slip three match points as she crashed out of the WTA Finals in Singapore and lost her chance to become the year-end world number one on Friday.

Najib hopes more M’sians will excel in motor sports

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:50

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today he hoped Malaysian motor sports athletes would achieve more success on the world stage.

Liverpool given a Real-ity check

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:21

REAL Madrid handed Liverpool a 3-0 Champions League reality check on Wednesday as Arsenal struck twice at the death in a 2-1 win at Anderlecht to mark manager Arsene Wenger’s 65th birthday in style.

All eyes on Pandelela

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:21

THE stage is set for Pandelela Rinong to brush aside speculation of her injury when the diver competes in the Malaysian leg of the World Grand Prix at National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil today.

No problem, says Nibali

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:21

IN THE past month three Astana doping cases have come to light, with Kazakh brothers Maxim and Valentin Iglinskiy testing positive for the banned blood booster EPO and trainee Ilya Davidenok, another Kazakh, returning an adverse analytical finding for anabolic steroids.

Caterham crisis deepens

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:21

CATERHAM Formula One employees found their factory closed yesterday but a legal administrator overseeing the property held out hope that the struggling team might still survive.

Juventus, Roma seek redemption

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:17

MILAN: Juventus host Palermo on Sunday looking to build on their slim advantage over Roma as both Serie A giants limp back to domestic duty following respective beatings in Europe earlier this week.

Wanderers unfazed by Saudi giants

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:17

SYDNEY: From day one, their maiden Asian Champions League campaign has been a leap into the unknown for the Western Sydney Wanderers, so they feel little trepidation about taking on Saudi heavyweights Al Hilal in the first leg of the final tomorrow.

‘Felda need to tighten up’

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:16

CONCEDING six goals in two matches is not the kind of form any team would like to take to the fiery cauldron of Larkin Stadium with a place in the Malaysia Cup final at stake.

Pardew struggles to face fans as Newcastle faltered

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:16

LONDON: Embattled Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew says he struggled to look their army of fans in the eye during their terrible start to the Premier League season.

A victim of circumstances

By Fabian Peter - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

LEE Chong Wei, who is alleged to have failed a doping test at the World Championships in Copenhagen in August, is likely a victim of circumstances.

Delia pulls off huge upset at Macau Open

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

DELIA Arnold stunned World No 13 Madeline Perry yesterday to set up a quarter-final showdown with Nicol David at the Macau Open.

A Rossi-Lorenzo battle

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is looking to take a major step towards securing second place in the world championship over teammate Jorge Lorenzo at the Malaysian MotoGP this weekend.

Balotelli’s stint gets worse

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

LONDON: Mario Balotelli’s misfiring career at Anfield took another turn for the worst against Real Madrid on Wednesday with a halftime shirt-swap that did not impress manager Brendan Rodgers.

No more excuses for him

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

ZULFAHMI Khairuddin has been handed a lifeline after he was revealed yesterday as the main rider for the newly-formed Sepang International Circuit (SIC) Racing Team in Moto3 next year.

Dragons have to win

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

MALAYSIA Dragons coach Ariel Vanguardia warned his players not to let slip a great opportunity to secure the top seeding in the Asian Basketball League playoffs today.

Atletico thump Malmo

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:15

MADRID: Atletico Madrid must not let down their guard after Wednesday’s thumping Champions League win at home to Malmo, coach Diego Simeone said.