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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 4

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 7

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 11

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 14

April 3, 2018 3:25 PM Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, admitted to hospital for hip surgery

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public life last August although he said he would still attend some events. — Reuters picLONDON, April 3 — Britain’s Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital and will have surgery on his hip tomorrow, Buckingham Palace said. “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh 18

April 1, 2018 1:51 AM Is Sutan Puasa the founder of Kuala Lumpur?

KUALA LUMPUR: Is a Mandailing merchant, Sutan Puasa, the founder of Kuala Lumpur? The statement made by Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim in several intellectual discourse last year that "the founder of Kuala Lumpur was Sutan Puasa, from Mandailing", had raised questions among the public since Malaysian history has stated that Yap Ah Loy, the third 7

March 29, 2018 5:31 AM This boy is on fire: Vietnam drag queens electrify Hanoi

HANOI: Makeup artist by day, cross-dresser by night, Betty is among a vanguard of Vietnamese drag queens shaking up Hanoi's nightlife — and social norms — in a city where such performances remain little known. In a lime green barely-there mesh dress and towering silver heels, the 22-year-old hopes to bring drag into the mainstream with regular performances 6

March 17, 2018 5:04 AM Ridley Scott in talks to direct ‘Queen & Country’ movie

Ridley Scott is producing a new TV series called ‘The Terror,’ coming March 26 to AMC. — AFP picLONDON, March 17 — British filmmaker Ridley Scott is reportedly in talks with Fox to direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the Queen & Country graphic novel. The cult Alien director could be set to dabble in the world of espionage. According to The Wrap, Ridley 12

March 11, 2018 3:22 AM Trump morphs campaign slogan for 2020 run: 'Keep America Great!'

MOON TOWNSHIP, United States: It's barely 2018, but US President Donald Trump is gearing up for a 2020 re-election campaign, with a familiar sounding new slogan: "Keep America Great!" Addressing a rally in a Pittsburgh suburb, Trump endorsed a Republican candidate in a closely-watched upcoming special congressional election, before turning to his own political 9

March 2, 2018 10:10 AM Prince Harry and Meghan bring in public for wedding

LONDON: Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle have invited 2,640 members of the public into the grounds of Windsor Castle for their wedding in May, Kensington Palace said Friday. The prince and the US actress "want their wedding day to be shaped so as to allow members of the public to feel part of the celebrations too", a spokesman said. The group 16