June 30, 2018 5:16 AM Nadal to play in Brisbane ahead of Australian Open
BRISBANE, Australia: World number one Rafael Nadal will launch his 2019 Australian campaign at the Brisbane International in January, organisers said on Saturday. The Spaniard first played the tournament last year and went on to reach the final of the Australian Open against Roger Federer. "I am really looking forward to starting another season in Brisbane 88
June 29, 2018 10:24 AM Murray drawn to face Paire in Wimbledon first round
LONDON: Andy Murray has been drawn to face France's Benoit Paire in the Wimbledon first round after the two-time champion entered the All England Club draw on Friday. Murray had left his participation in the grass-court Grand Slam to the last minute as the former world number one makes tentative progress in his return from hip surgery. The 31-year-old 82
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 23
June 27, 2018 3:21 AM 'Probably The Best Football Beer Game'
Carlsberg’s “Probably The Best” campaign has been making a hit with Carlsberg fans and consumers. From awesome and memorable exclusive experiences to fun-filled moments to cherish a lifetime, here’s another called Carlsberg’s “Probably The Best Football Beer Game” in view of the World Cup which has hardcore footie fans and leisure supporters of the game enthused 22
June 27, 2018 2:52 AM Third Sepang airport dashed by BN’s GE14 defeat?
PETALING JAYA: An Umno politician's grand plan to build a third airport in Sepang was dashed by the defeat of Barisan Nasional (BN) in the 14th General Election (GE14). The politician was described as a "close confidante" of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of the embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, by a news portal today 26
June 24, 2018 6:23 AM Civil servant among 28 suspects nabbed under 'Ops Pau'
KUALA TERENGGANU: A civil servant was among 28 people arrested in a special operation to eradicate vagrants and extortionists conducted by police teams from the Kuala Terengganu district police headquarters (IPD) yesterday. Kuala Terengganu District Police deputy chief, Supt Suffian Sulaiman said 'Ops Pau' was conducted in three locations, namely the Kuala 28
June 14, 2018 11:56 PM Star trio of Mickelson, McIlroy, Spieth fails to shine
SOUTHAMPTON: Phil Mickelson's hopes of easing his way into the US Open in search of a potentially career-defining win evaporated in the winds whipping across Shinnecock Hills on Thursday. Mickelson, a six-time US Open runner-up who needs only his national title to complete the career Grand Slam, hit 13 of 14 fairways but found only nine greens in regulation 93
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 97
June 10, 2018 12:58 AM Frenchman commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque
RIYADH: A Frenchman has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi and French officials said Saturday. "A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca" to the courtyard below, "resulting in his instant death", Saudi police told the official SPA news agency. A French 16
June 6, 2018 3:05 AM Funeral of Sultan Johor’s late mother begins
JOHOR BARU: The funeral of the late Enche' Besar Hajah Khalsom Abdulah, mother of the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, has began with the Grand Palace's gates opened to members of the public to pay their last respects. Enche' Besar Khalsom's remains were placed on display for about two hours. The casket will later be carried by members 17