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September 2, 2018 10:02 AM Asian Games medals a morale booster: Nicol

SEPANG: The gold and bronze medals won at her last appearance in the Asian Games will be Datuk Nicol Ann David's morale booster to pursue success in the new season of the PSA Tour championships. "It always gives nice vibes to win after sometime ... it is also good to win a gold medal in the Asian Games. "Feeling fresh after the Asian Games, I think I will start 6

August 28, 2018 2:41 PM Asian Games: Newly paired Mun Yee–Nur Dhabitah contribute bronze

JAKARTA: After only two days of training together, national divers Leong Mun Yee and Nur Dhabitah Sabri pulled off an amazing performance to bag the bronze medal in the women's 10m synchronised platform event at the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games tonight. Mun Yee, who won her third Asian Games medal in the event, said she did not expect Nur Dhabitah and herself 17

August 27, 2018 2:39 PM Pandelela's injury major blow for Malaysian diving squad

JAKARTA: The Malaysian diving squad suffered a major blow after Pandelela Rinong was forced to withdraw from the women's 10m platform synchronised event in tomorrow's opening of the diving competition at the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang. Malaysian acting diving squad head coach Zhang Yukun told reporters that the diving queen sustained a serious 13

August 26, 2018 11:33 AM Nicol contributes Malaysia's second gold at 2018 Asiad

JAKARTA: National squash queen Datuk Nicol David secured a second gold medal for the Malaysian contingent in the 2018 Asian Games by winning the individual event, here today. The top seed edged national junior player, S. Sivansangari in the five-set thriller winning in 11-13, 11-9, 5-11, 11-6 and 11-8 in the final match at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports 15

July 9, 2018 5:53 AM Britain's Prince Louis to be christened in private ceremony

LONDON: Britain's Prince Louis, the baby son of Prince William and his wife Kate, is due to be christened at a private ceremony at St James's Palace in London on Monday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance. Welby, who will baptise 12

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 14

June 23, 2018 5:38 AM Murray to give hip another workout at Eastbourne

LONDON: Former world number one Andy Murray is to take his decision over whether or not to play at Wimbledon to the wire after accepting a wild card to play at the Eastbourne ATP event next week. The 31-year-old Scot — a two-time Wimbledon champion — will hope to get enough encouragement at Eastbourne after losing his first competitive match in 11 months 17

June 18, 2018 1:59 AM Proud Serb Djokovic would happily miss World Cup final for Wimbledon glory

LONDON: Novak Djokovic (pix) insists he would happily miss a first appearance for Serbia in the World Cup final if it means he is back in the Wimbledon title match. Djokovic is an avid fan of the Serbian national team, who kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Russia on Sunday. Celebrating wildly after his friend Aleksandar 23

May 8, 2018 12:32 PM Caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister opens Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre

KUCHING: The Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre here was officially opened today by caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The centre served as one of two centrepieces of the 2016 Malaysia Games (Sukma) and was renamed the Pandelela Rinong Aquatic Centre in honour of Malaysia's diving queen who won silver and bronze medals 6

April 27, 2018 2:04 PM Royal baby Louis is 11th British prince

LONDON: Prince William and his wife Kate's new baby son, named Friday as Prince Louis, is the 11th living British royal with the title prince. Seven are descended from Queen Elizabeth II and three are her first cousins. The other is her husband Prince Philip who, having renounced his titles as a Greek and Danish prince in order to marry, was created 43