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Mental strength the key

By AJITPAL SINGH - Tuesday, 2 September 2014.

LEE Chong Wei has the skill and fitness but the World No 1 lacks the mental strength to win priority tournaments.

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JDT eyeing international footballer Fernando Torres

By Halim Said - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 18:17

JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta'azim (JDT) is eyeing to have international football star Fernando Torres as the team's latest addition for the 2016 season.

Arsenal signs Danny Welbeck

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:11

LONDON: Arsenal confirmed they had signed England forward Danny Welbeck from Premier League rivals Manchester United as the transfer window closed on Monday.

Stricter entry regulations

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:10

SARAWAK will have stricter entry regulations to the State Stadium in Kuching following the violence that erupted after the Malaysia Cup match against Perak.

Stay hot, Felda

By AJITPAL SINGH - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:10

FELDA United coach Irfan Bakti expects his side to deliver an inspiring performance in their final Malaysia Cup Group A match against LionsXII at Selayang Stadium today.

Back to their best

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

BRENDAN Rodgers warned Liverpool’s title rivals that his team are back in the groove after they marked Mario Balotelli’s debut with a scintillating 3-0 win at Tottenham.

MNCF confident

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

A DEFIANT Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) council yesterday provided a reserved but confident response that was unanimous in its bid to avoid suspension under the Sports Development Act (1997).

Hafiza gets ticket to World MotoGP

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

MALAYSIA’S rising Moto3 rider Muhammad Hafiza Rofa will be offered an opportunity to earn a wildcard ticket to the 17th round of the World MotoGP, the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang on Oct 24-26.

Sazali is Mr Asia

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

SAZALI Samad received a boost ahead of the World Championships in November by winning his ninth Mr Asia title at the Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Championships in Macau on Sunday.

Manic Monday

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

MANCHESTER United swooped from nowhere yesterday to make striker Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the last day of Europe’s record-breaking summer transfer window.

MWF settles for just two

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

THE Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MWF) will be sending only two men lifters to the Incheon Asian Games on Sept 19-Oct 4 despite initially planning to field two women.

A Real debacle

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:09

REAL Madrid captain Iker Casillas slammed his side’s performance after they let a two-goal lead slip to lose 4-2 at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Asian hockey a challenge too great for Tengku Abdullah?

By Jugjet Singh - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

TENGKU Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah’s opening address as the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) president was frank, and as close to the truth as one can get.

Tired Gladbach settle for draw

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

BERLIN: Freiburg missed a penalty but picked up their first point of the new Bundesliga season following a 0-0 draw with Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.

Thumping PSG win

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

CHAMPIONS Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 per cent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia.

Caroline shocks Maria

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

BAKING heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the US Open on Sunday but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets.

De Guzman grabs late winner for Napoli

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

MILAN: Erratic Napoli won 2-1 at Genoa thanks to a stoppage-time goal by debutant Jonathan de Guzman while Inter Milan defender Nemanja Vidic began his Serie A career by giving away a penalty and getting sent off in a 0-0 draw at Torino on Sunday.

McIlroy hot on Henley’s heels

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

AMERICAN Russell Henley fired a six-under 65 to take a one-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship, but four-time major winner Rory McIlroy appeared poised to strike.

Negredo joins Valencia from Man City

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:08

VALENCIA: Valencia signed striker Alvaro Negredo from English champion Manchester City moments before the close of the transfer market on Monday.

Assaidi returns to Stoke on loan

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 08:01

LONDON: Morocco winger Oussama Assaidi has rejoined Stoke City on a season-long loan from Liverpool, the Britannia Stadium club announced on Monday.

Hull break bank for Uruguay striker Hernandez

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 07:58

LONDON: Premier League club Hull City announced on Monday that they have signed Uruguay international striker Abel Hernandez from Italian side Palermo for “a club-record fee.”