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Eight is not enough

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, 25 December 2014.

DESPITE winning a historic eighth World Championship title on Saturday, Nicol David's thirst for competition has not diminished as she aims to win more international tournaments next year.

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Not a test for Australia

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:17

STEVE Smith put Australia in command of the Third Test with a memorable innings to leave India with a massive task to stay alive in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series in Melbourne yesterday.

King courts Malaysia

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:08

ENGLAND-BORN left-back Ben King could soon follow the path trodden by Brendan Gan in taking out Malaysian citizenship after impressing in trials with Super League champions Darul Ta’zim.

Southampton climb

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Southampton went back into the Premier League’s top four with a 3-1 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Friday.

Terry’s all gold for Blues

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Former England captain John Terry is performing as well in central defence as he was a decade ago, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho: Table doesn’t lie

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:08

JOSE Mourinho believes his Chelsea side have improved sufficiently in 2014 to justify their position as Premier League leaders.

Eain Yow after Beng Hee’s record

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:07

National junior Ng Eain Yow has a chance to match Ong Beng Hee’s feat by winning a third British Junior Open title when the competition begins in Sheffield on Friday.

Zulfahmi on a mission

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:07

MOHD Zulfahmi Khairuddin is preparing for the best season of his life, fired up by the fear that failure could mean the end of his career in the Moto3 World Championship.

Rodgers inspired by battling Reds

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:07

BURNLEY: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his side proved they have the guts to rescue their spluttering season after grinding out a 1-0 win over Burnley.

More gloom than cheer

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:07

BADMINTON, like most sports in Malaysia, had its share of ups and downs with Lee Chong Wei testing positive for a banned substance rocking the fraternity.

It’s the points that matter

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:06

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has downplayed the significance of his side standing on the brink of a club-record 10-game winning run ahead of today’s game against Burnley.

Karate shines bright

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:06

WITH the exception of karate, it was a slow year for Malaysian martial arts with poor performances and a doping issue dogging national exponents.

Time for Tottenham to show their mettle

By JASON DASEY - Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:05

THE festive period could make or break Tottenham Hotpsur’s season. And no match is more important than today’s home game against Manchester United.

Van Gaal bemoans hectic schedule

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:05

MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal has bemoaned the lack of time at his disposal as he attempts to nurse an injury-plagued squad through his first Christmas in English football.

Giroud poser for Gunners

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:05

ARSENE Wenger admits losing Oliver Giroud once again is a body blow to Arsenal’s Champions League push.

Hughes leaves lasting impression

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:04

PHILLIP Hughes’ tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

Bournemouth stay ahead

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:04

LONDON: Bournemouth remain on course for the Premier League after the surprise Championship leaders cruised to a 2-0 win over Fulham on Friday.

Coaches in the limelight

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:04

IT’S time for the coaches to make their move, with two of the more successful ones in international rugby in the news.

All Blacks still the team to beat

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:04

STEVE Hansen’s All Blacks again set the standard for the rest of the rugby world but performances by the chasing pack in 2014 demonstrated next year’s rugby World Cup in England could be the most open yet.

Winning start for Daren

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 07:50

LIEW Daren, who intends to end the year with a title, got off to a winning start at the National GP Finals in Kuala Terengganu yesterday.

Smith on stellar run

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 08:14

YOUNG captain Steven Smith compiled a watchful half-century to guide Australia to 259 for five at stumps and leave the third test against India delicately poised after an attritional opening day in Melbourne yesterday.