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July 10, 2018 6:59 AM Soccer-Iceland skipper Gunnarsson signs one-year deal at Cardiff

Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson has signed a new one-year contract with Cardiff City. The 29-year old, who led Iceland in their debut World Cup campaign last month, was hindered by a long-term ankle injury last season as Cardiff finished second in the second-tier Championship to earn promotion to the Premier League. "It was tough work to get back, ready 13

July 1, 2018 7:22 AM Korea's Ryu charges into lead at Women's PGA Championship

KILDEER, United States: South Korea's Ryu So-yeon used a hot putter and a lucky bounce on No. 7 to seize a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Women's PGA Championship on Saturday. The two-time major champion, who celebrated her 28th birthday on Friday, started the day tied with Brooke Henderson for the top spot but gained five strokes 10

June 30, 2018 7:00 AM Tiger equals best comeback score, leaps into National hunt

POTOMAC, United States: Tiger Woods roared into contention for his first victory since 2013, matching the best round of his injury comeback with a five-under par 65 Friday at the US PGA Quicken Loans National. With a spectacular chip-in and four putts beyond 15 feet among his seven birdies, the 14-time major winner stood on five-under 135 after 36 holes 9

June 29, 2018 7:43 AM AirAsia signs up as Official Airline Partner for Asean WESG

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia has come on board as the Official Airline Partner for the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) in Asean countries. The WESG is an international esports championship organised by Alisports, the sports branch of Alibaba Group. According to AirAsia in a statement today, the sponsorship deal with Agri Mind Sdn Bhd, which 4

June 29, 2018 7:30 AM Local players look forward to Sarawak golf championship

KUCHING: Malaysia's professional golfer Ben Leong is looking forward to next week's Sarawak Championship at the Damai Golf and Country Club Course near here from July 4 to 7. "It is a nice golf course in great shape and beautiful scenery and I am sure golfers will enjoy playing there," said Ben at a press conference here today. Ben is ranked 40 in the Asian 6

June 29, 2018 5:07 AM More than 30 international golfers in Kuching for Asian Tour Championship (Video)

KUCHING: More than 30 Asian Tour champions from 20 different countries are expected to vie in the inaugural RM1.21 million Sarawak Championship next week. Gaganjeet Bhullar of India, who holds eight Asian Tour titles, will feature in the event alongside 2017 Rookie of the Year Micah Lauren Shin of the United States, Xiao Bowen of China and Thailand's 20

June 17, 2018 12:21 AM 3 Asean countries eye World Cup 2034

KUANTAN: Three Asean countries, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam may put in a bid to host World Cup 2034. FIFA Executive Committee member Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said, should any of the countries be successful, Malaysia might have the opportunity to co-host, if the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the government were agreeable 6

June 14, 2018 2:06 PM All eyes tracking Tiger as 118th US Open tees off

SOUTHAMPTON, United States: Tiger Woods's latest bid to end his 10-year major championship drought begins Thursday at a US Open stacked with talent and packed with compelling story lines. By the time Woods was to tee off at Shinnecock Hills at 1:47 pm (1747 GMT) — alongside world number one Dustin Johnson and second ranked Justin Thomas — the powerhouse 12

June 14, 2018 9:39 AM Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

LONDON: Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery's first in English football's top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed 9

June 12, 2018 10:25 AM 'Fiasco': How Saudi players had a rough time in Spain

MADRID: Nine Saudi players loaned to Spanish clubs to improve their level before the World Cup left without hardly playing in what ended up as a "fiasco". "Adapting is difficult," said David Cobeno, sporting director at Madrid-based second division side Rayo Vallecano, which signed 24-year-old Saudi midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem. "Everything outside 6