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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 7

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 7

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 7

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 9

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 3

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 34

April 21, 2018 1:51 AM Farah faces tough examination in London Marathon

LONDON: British track legend Mo Farah (pix) had few peers in distance championship running but he may find a few better than him on the road in Sunday's London Marathon. The 35-year-old – who achieved the Olympic double winning the 5000m and 10000m gold twice – couldn't hope for a better send off in his second tilt at his home marathon than for Queen 14

April 8, 2018 11:53 AM Nicol’s gold medal campaign fizzles out

Nicol is hoping to get a medal in tomorrow's bronze deciding match. — Reuters picGOLD COAST, April 8 — National squash queen Datuk Nicol David has failed to secure a slot in the final after crashing out in the women’s squash singles semi-finals in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The third-seeded Malaysian was stunned 11-13, 5-11, 11-1, 5-11 by world number 10

April 6, 2018 3:51 PM Malaysia’s gold rush stalls on second day of Commonwealth Games

Farah Ann Abdul Hadi competes on the balance beam during the women’s team final and individual qualification in the artistic gymnastics event during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April 6, 2018. — AFP picBRISBANE, April 6 — The second day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia saw the national track cycling squad 15

April 5, 2018 4:14 AM Classical gems from MPO

The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) presents two Skride Performs Sibelius concerts, tomorrow and Saturday, at 8.30pm at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP), KLCC. The concerts showcase four works by four composers from four different countries. The first is Chen Shu-Si’s Phoenix which highlights the Chinese mythical phoenix as a symbol of happiness 41