Hodak not worried

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, 31 October 2014.

THERE aren’t many teams which can claim to have an upper hand on Darul Ta’zim but Pahang can boast of not having lost to the Super League champions in the last five meetings between the two Malaysia Cup finalists.


King James rediscovers touch to lead Cavs over Bulls

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 13:27

CHICAGO: LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par performance in his Cleveland homecoming the night before to score 36 points as the Cavaliers defeated Chicago 114-108 in overtime on Friday.

QPR’s Ferdinand accuses FA action as double standards

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 12:04

LONDON: Rio Ferdinand risked putting himself on a fresh collision course with the Football Association on Friday after apparently endorsing a tweet which accused the governing body of double standards in giving him a three-match ban.

Schalke up to seventh as Di Matteo wins again

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 11:52

BERLIN: Schalke 04 moved up to seventh in the Bundesliga as new coach Roberto di Matteo picked up his third win in four games with Friday’s 1-0 victory over Augsburg.

Giants fans brave the rain to honour World Series heroes

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 11:47

SAN FRANCISCO: The San Francisco Giants on Friday brought home their third World Series trophy in five years to elated fans that lined a two-mile parade route along the city’s Market Street.

Unpaid Capello hints at leaving Russia post

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:20

MOSCOW: Fabio Capello has suggested he is close to leaving the Russian national football team after going unpaid for almost five months.

Arsenal face fight to catch leaders says Wenger

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:12

LONDON: Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars they can’t afford to lose any more ground in the Premier League title race if they want to overhaul leaders Chelsea.

Manchester supremacy on line in derby clash

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:06

LONDON: Manchester football supremacy will be at stake at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (9.25pm, Malaysian time) when Premier League rivals Manchester City and Manchester United face off in a potentially momentous derby showdown.

Russian coach refuses to sign black players due to Ebola fear

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 09:16

MOSCOW: The coach of Russian Premier League team FC Rostov says he will not sign black players and expressed fears that Ebola could spread to the club.

Cut costs, urges Sauber boss

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:06

SAUBER principal Monisha Kaltenborn has urged Formula One’s decision makers to act in the sport’s best interests and tackle a looming crisis after two teams went into administration in the space of a week.

Dortmund seek Bayern bounce back

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:06

BERLIN: Germany international Kevin Grosskreutz insists Borussia Dortmund can bounce back from their Bundesliga nightmare — starting with today’s clash at league leaders Bayern Munich.

Roma confident after Juventus loss

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

MILAN: Napoli host Roma today in a clash whose title repercussions could be eclipsed by the painful memories for the family of the last victim of Italian football-related violence.

Barca bank on Suarez

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

LUIS Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo today.

America counting on All Blacks magic to boost game

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

NOT many are expecting a surprise at the end of 80 minutes but the match at Chicago’s Soldier Field between the US Eagles and the All Blacks has to be the main attraction in this opening weekend of November internationals for many reasons.

Hot Inbee goes three in front

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

TAIPEI: Park Inbee shot a 10-under 62 yesterday to open a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No 1 ranking on Monday.

Colsaerts hitting long and straight

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

SHANGHAI: Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is among the longest hitters in golf. When he’s hitting it straight, it can be a dangerous combination.

Rodgers: Liverpool ready to hit peak form

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

NEWCASTLE: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his players are finally starting to gel on the pitch ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle at St James’s Park today.

Murray keeps on rolling

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:05

ANDY Murray’s recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the Paris Masters quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.

Gnanalingam, Tan among investors in new MLS club

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:04

LOS ANGELES: Major League Soccer’s new Los Angeles club will enter the league in 2017 with the backing of an international fleet of high-profile owners.

Easy prey

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:04

SCARRED by a run of three games without victory, misfiring Premier League champions Manchester City will attempt to reassert their authority when they host derby rivals Manchester United this weekend.

Evenly matched

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:04

DARUL Ta’zim stand on the cusp of making club history while Pahang aim to cement their status as a power in Malaysian football when the two sides meet in the Malaysia Cup final at the National Stadium today.