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February 14, 2018 12:10 AM Kenyan athletes Rudisha, Kiprop opt out of Commonwealth Games

NAIROBI: Kenya's 800 metres Olympic champion and world record holder David Rudisha and two-time Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop will not seek selection for this year's Commonwealth Games, team officials said Tuesday. A total of 170 athletes have been invited for the one-day Kenyan trials in Nairobi on Saturday, during which the first three runners 39

February 10, 2018 6:25 AM Lighting Olympic flame 'surreal', says skate queen Kim

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: South Korea's figure skating queen Kim Yuna said Saturday that the experience of lighting the Pyeongchang Olympic cauldron was 'emotional' and admitted she had been scared of dropping the torch. Kim, who captured gold at the Vancouver Games in 2010 and controversially took silver in Sochi four years later, performed a brief 12

February 9, 2018 12:05 PM Malaysia beats Hong Kong 3-0 to earn semi-finals spot at Badminton Asia Team Championships

Datuk Lee Chong Wei overcame Hong Kong's Angus Ng Ka Long 21-15, 22-20. — Reuters picALOR SETAR, Feb 9 — Malaysia earned the semi-finals spot after disposing off Hong Kong in the quarter-final round of the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC). In the quarter-finals held at the Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium Suka Menanti today, world number two, Datuk 23

February 9, 2018 3:55 AM Purple outfits and gifts to exes: Prince items go under the hammer

Prince died April 21, 2016, age 57, from an overdose of pain medication. — Reuters picBOSTON, Feb 9 — Items previously belonging to the Minneapolis-born artist, who died April 21, 2016, age 57, are set to go under the hammer in the USA. A first sale will be held February 8-15 at RR Auction house in Boston, with a further sale by Julien’s Auction held May 18 at New York’s 76

February 9, 2018 3:12 AM Uno dazzles as Japan leads in team programme in Pyeongchang

Shoma Uno of Japan competes the men's short programme of team competition in Gangneung, South Korea February 9, 2018. ― Reuters picGANGNEUNG (South Korea), Feb 9 ― Shoma Uno dazzled with a series of clean quad jumps and fluid step sequences as Japan took the lead in the men's short programme of team competition in the opening event of the figure skating 34

February 8, 2018 12:14 PM Chong Wei maintains second spot in latest BWF world rankings

Lee Chong Wei retains second position for the 10th straight month in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Rankings. — AFP file picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — National badminton ace, Datuk Lee Chong Wei has retained the second position for the 10th straight month in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Rankings released today. According 39

February 3, 2018 12:09 AM From sewing machine to silver screen: Meet the amateurs who acted with Day-Lewis

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis attends a news conference before the first screening of the movie ‘Phantom Thread’ in Athens February 1, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 3 — Living thousands of miles from Hollywood and lacking any acting experience, Susan Clark and Joan Brown seemed unlikely candidates to land roles opposite Daniel Day-Lewis. But, experts with a needle 59

January 31, 2018 8:33 AM Thousands mark Thaipusam in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Thousands lined the path to the Waterfall Hilltop Hindu Temple and the Nattukotai Chettiar Temple here to mark the annual Thaipusam festival which has become a major religious and tourism event in Penang. A huge crowd gathered around the route between the waterfalls and the two major Hindu temples in George Town. Devotees began marching 19

January 30, 2018 2:10 PM Najib hopes Thaipusam continues to symbolise Negaraku spirit

Devotees make offerings to the Lord Murugan in the Silver Chariot in George Town , January 30, 2018. ― Picture by Sayuti Zainudin KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak hopes the Thaipusam celebration will continue to be a symbol of the spirit of Negaraku as well as a source of inspiration for all Malaysians to continue living in peace, unity 9

January 26, 2018 9:25 AM Road closures to allow for Thaipusam chariot procession

Workers prepare the temple for the upcoming Thaipusam celebrations at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur January 10, 2018. ― Picture by Azneal IshakKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — The police will close several major roads in the city in stages on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday to allow the procession of the silver chariot in conjunction with the Thaipusam festival which 17