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January 10, 2018 10:34 AM Queen, Tina Turner among 2018 Grammy lifetime honourees

Tina Turner is among the musicians who will be honoured in a Grammy award ceremony set for summer 2018, with details to be announced in the coming weeks. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Jan 10 — The Recording Academy has revealed its list of 2018 lifetime achievement honourees, with plans to honor a hallowed group of entertainers that includes US “Queen of Rock and Roll” Tina Turner 10

January 10, 2018 3:54 AM Nicol David continues winning streak at Saudi Masters

Datuk Nicol David defeated Joshna Chinappan of India 6-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 in the second round of the 2018 Saudi Women's Masters. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 ― National squash queen Datuk Nicol David continues her winning streak after making it to the quarter finals of the 2018 Saudi Women's Masters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Nicol, who is seeded 6

December 29, 2017 2:53 PM Tony Fernandes redesignated as Executive Director, Co-Group CEO of AirAsia X

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes will hold the post of Executive Director and Co-Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Bhd, effective Jan 1, 2018. — File picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 — AirAsia X Bhd’s Non-Executive Director Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has been redesignated as Executive Director and Co-Group Chief Executive Officer of the airline 12

December 17, 2017 3:30 PM Remains of exiled Italian king return to Italy

MILAN: The remains of Victor Emmanuel III, who reigned as Italy's king through two world wars and died in exile in 1947, were flown back from Egypt on Sunday for reburial at a family mausoleum near Turin. The remains of his wife, Queen Elena, also returned to Italy on Friday for reburial with those of the king at the Sanctuary of Vicoforte, near the Piedmont 6

December 16, 2017 1:48 AM Nicol exits World Squash Championships after quarterfinal defeat to El Weleily

Datuk Nicol David lost 1-3 in a 41-minute match to Raneem El Weleily of Egypt in the World Squash Championships 2017. — Picture by Jordan Mansfield KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 — Eight times world champion, Datuk Nicol David lost to Raneem El Weleily of Egypt in the quarterfinals of the World Squash Championships 2017 in Manchester, England. According to the tournament’s 8

December 11, 2017 3:45 AM Palace releases new portrait of Britain's Prince Philip

LONDON: Buckingham Palace released on Monday a new portrait of Prince Philip, painted by Australian-born artist Ralph Heimans in the year that Queen Elizabeth's husband announced his retirement from active public life. The portrait, which shows the prince standing in the grand corridor at Windsor Castle, has been painted for display at the Museum of National 7

December 8, 2017 11:13 AM Jun Hoong to focus on staying injury-free

KUALA LUMPUR: National diving queen, Cheong Jun Hoong has pledged to do her best at the Commonwealth and Asian Games in 2018 while hoping to stay free of injuries during the period. The 27-year-old diver from Perak who has been saddled with back injuries for some time said she would try to continue competing after becoming the first Malaysian to win a world 12

December 6, 2017 4:34 PM Miss Philippines crowned Miss Tourism International 2017/2018

PETALING JAYA: Philippines beauty queen Jannie Loudette Alipo-on was crowned Miss Tourism International 2017/2018 beating 46 other contestants at the pageant finals held at a hotel here tonight. Beaming with joy, the 25 year old received the crown from last year's winner Ariel Pearse of New Zealand. Jannie walked away with a scholarship worth RM60,000 from Limkokwing 8

December 4, 2017 11:43 PM Discovery raises stake in Oprah Winfrey Network

Oprah Winfrey in Beverly Hills, California on February 22, 2015. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Dec 5 — Discovery Communications Inc said yesterday it had raised its stake in its joint venture with TV mogul Oprah Winfrey to more than 70 per cent. Discovery paid US$70 million (RM284.77 million) to acquire an additional 24.5 per cent stake in the Oprah Winfrey 10

December 3, 2017 11:38 PM Alpine Skiing: Weirather wins Lake Louise super-G as Vonn fails to finish

LAKE LOUISE, Canada: Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather won the women's World Cup super-G at Lake Louise on Sunday (Dec 3) as US speed queen Lindsey Vonn failed to finish. Weirather, winner of the World Cup super-G crown last season, bagged her eighth World Cup victory with a time of 1min 18.52sec. She finished 11 hundredths of a second in front of Switzerland's 6