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September 1, 2018 4:07 AM Nadal survives Khachanov epic to reach US Open last 16

NEW YORK: World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal came back from a set and break down to defeat big-hitting Karen Khachanov 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) and reach the US Open fourth round on Friday. The top seeded Spaniard triumphed after an epic 4 hour 23 minute struggle on Arthur Ashe Stadium in a match where the 22-year-old Khachanov 4

August 31, 2018 6:56 AM Hong Kong's Sarah Lee eases into sprint final

JAKARTA: Hong Kong's Sarah Lee Wai-sze eased into women's sprint final as she went in search of her second track cycling gold at the Asian Games on Friday. The defending champion, who set a tournament-record 10.583 seconds in Thursday's qualifying round, beat South Korea's Cho Sun-young in two straight races. The 31-year-old former Olympic keirin bronze 7

August 29, 2018 10:18 AM Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold

JAKARTA, Aug 29, 2018 (AFP) - A South Korean archer refused to celebrate bagging a gold medal at the Asian Games after his second-placed compatriot missed a final chance to win an exemption for military service. Kim Woo-jin, 26, brushed off a strong challenge from Lee Woo-seok in the men's individual recurve on Tuesday, where top spot would have exempted 7

August 28, 2018 2:16 PM Two M'sian golfers to compete in CIMB Classic

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Malaysian golfers will have the opportunity to compete against global stars from the PGA Tour during the 9th edition of the CIMB Classic from Oct 11-14 at TPC Kuala Lumpur. According to a statement from the organisers today, one slot has been allocated to the winner of the CIMB National Championship which is scheduled from Sept 25 -28 and the highest 9

August 27, 2018 2:35 PM Asiad: Rafiq claims historic bowling masters gold

PALEMBANG: National men's bowler, Rafiq Ismail has become the first Malaysian to clinch the men's bowling masters gold medal in the Asian Games when he was victorious in the masters stepladder final at Jakabaring Bowling Centre, here today. The 21-year-old kegler was patient and calm in the tense final to defeat defending champion Park Jong-woo of South 9

August 21, 2018 12:30 AM Asiad swimming: Welsom Sim sets new national record in 800m

JAKARTA: National swimmer Welsom Sim Wee Sheng (pix) set a New National Record (NR) in the final of the men's 800m freestyle at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games here today. The Sarawak-born swimmer clocked 8 minutes 12:46 seconds at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatics Centre, thus rewriting the old NR of 8:12:74s which he himself set at the Malaysian 10

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM China's Sun Yang roars to second Asian Games gold

JAKARTA: Chinese heavyweight Sun Yang battered his rivals to create history Monday as the swimming goliath scooped the first-ever Asian Games men's 800m freestyle gold with another monstrous performance. Greeted like a rock star with high-pitched squeals from a excitable section of female Chinese fans in Jakarta, the triple Olympic champion claimed a runaway 22

August 19, 2018 9:34 AM Poor start for wushu world champion Weng Son

JAKARTA: Going to the Asian Games as the 2017 world champion did not appear to add any clout to Wong Weng Son in the men's changquan event today. The gold medalist of the 2017 World Championship ended in the ninth position out of 17 participants after collecting 9.59 points in the event held at Dewan B, Jakarta International Expo. Another national representative 13

August 16, 2018 3:45 AM British Council celebrates success of 'FameLab'

KUALA LUMPUR: British Council, which provides a platform to discuss science communication, celebrated the success of FameLab in Malaysia. The event titled "FameLab:Celebrating Science, Communicating Impact", also celebrated the partnership with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). "Communicating science effectively is a complex 5

August 12, 2018 2:42 AM Koepka grabs PGA lead as Tiger joins crowded title hunt

ST. LOUIS: Two-time US Open champion Brooks Koepka seized a two-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship while Tiger Woods charged into contention for his first major title in 10 years. Fourth-ranked Koepka, who had stretched the lead as large as five shots, fired a four-under par 66 to stand on 12-under 198 after 54 holes at Bellerive 20