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SHOOTING: Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi wins Malaysia's fifth medal

By Vijesh Rai - Saturday, 26 July 2014.

GLASGOW: Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi won Malaysia's fifth medal of the Commonwealth Games when she clinched the 10m air rifle bronze at the Barry Buddon Range in Dundee today.

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GYMNASTICS: Silver and Bronze in hands

By Vijesh Rai - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 21:01

GLASGOW: Gold was unreachable but Wong Poh San still walked tall at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow today as she won the ribbon silver and hoop bronze to end her Commonwealth Games rhythmic gymnastics campaign.

BADMINTON: Lin Dan’s absence clears Chong Wei’s path

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:44

THE World Championships in Copenhagen next month may be Lee Chong Wei’s title to lose, but coach Tey Seu Bock is wary of threats from other top ranked players.

Brownlees at the double

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:44

ENGLAND’S Alistair Brownlee retained family bragging rights after trumping younger brother Jonathan to win triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Wiggins bids farewell, looks to Rio

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

BRADLEY Wiggins has set his sights on claiming gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016 after losing out to Australia in the final of the men’s team pursuit at the Commonwealth Games.

Aussies rule the day

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

AUSTRALIA’S swimmers buried their 2012 Olympics flop by claiming two world records on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games which brought only misery for superstars Bradley Wiggins and Mo Farah.

Girls succumb to nerves

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

IT was a case of silver lost for Malaysia even as the rhythmic gymnasts fulfilled their promise of a medal in the Commonwealth Games team event on Thursday.

Lai Kwan cracks national record

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 13:43

CHUA Lai Kwan set a new national record en route to qualifying for the women's 50m freestyle final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games yesterday.

CYCLING: Tour ‘boss’ Nibali wins

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:06

AS his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he’s the “boss” of the Tour de France. Just don’t compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling’s greatest race, Lance Armstrong.

GOLF: Taiwan stunner

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:06

YANI Tseng sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole on Thursday to give last-seed Taiwan a stunning sweep over top-seeded United States at the LPGA International Crown matches.

CRICKET: Defiant Amla fights back

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:05

COLOMBO: Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday.

Crusaders’ revenge mission against Sharks

By Aziz Hassan - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:05

AS in all other matches and sports, the four teams meeting in the semi-finals of this year’s Super Rugby have their own reasons in wanting to get to the next step and winning the title.

Back to square one

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:05

DESPITE being one of the few England players to return from the World Cup with his reputation enhanced, Raheem Sterling insists he still has to prove himself for Liverpool this season.

FORMULA ONE: Mercedes on top

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:05

LEWIS Hamilton continued to top the times ahead of his Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg in yesterday’s second free practice session for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Do it like the old times

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

BARCELONA are looking to recapture the kind of form they hit when former coach Pep Guardiola, the club's most successful manager, took over in 2008, midfielder Andres Iniesta said yesterday.

Marussia hires Rossi as reserve

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

BUDAPEST: The Russian-licensed Marussia Formula One team appointed American driver Alexander Rossi on Thursday as their official reserve for the rest of the season.

The Devils’ saviour

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Azraai ends his days with T-Team

By ZAINUDDIN MUHAMMAD - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:04

T-TEAM coach Azraai Khor Abdullah (pic) has quit T-Team.

Renicks sisters strike gold

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

KIMBERLEY Renicks won hosts Scotland’s first gold medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Thursday when she claimed the women’s under-48kg judo title with victory over India’s Sushila Likmabam.

Hoy stopped in his tracks

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

BRITISH cycling great Chris Hoy was blocked from entering the Glasgow velodrome bearing his name because a Commonwealth Games security worker had no idea who he was.

European champ fails dope test

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 08:03

WELSH 400m hurdler Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation, UK Anti-Doping said on Friday.