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February 21, 2018 4:23 AM Report: Chong Wei was approached by match-fixer

World number two Lee said he was approached by a match-fixer a few years ago, without giving further details. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — Datuk Lee Chong Wei has revealed he once rejected an offer by a match-fixer and said he was “ashamed” two fellow Malaysian badminton players were under investigation over alleged fixing, a report said today 6

February 19, 2018 11:09 AM Report: Khairy loses appeal over ‘main belakang’ claim against Anwar

In September last year, Anwar won his civil suit against Khairy for defaming him after the latter allegedly said the defamatory words at a ceramah in Lembah Pantai nine years ago. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today lost his appeal in a defamation suit by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who is suing 11

February 19, 2018 2:26 AM Watson’s wait ends with third Riviera triumph

Bubba Watson poses with the championship trophy following the final round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club. ― Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Feb 19 ― Bubba Watson fired a two-under-par 69 yesterday to win an emotional third Genesis Open title, ending a drought that stretched back to his 2016 triumph 10

February 17, 2018 2:42 AM Woods misses cut at Riviera

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the second green during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisides, California, February 16, 2018. — Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports /Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Feb 17 — Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Genesis Open yesterday, racking up eight bogeys in a five-over par 76 at Riviera 8

February 12, 2018 11:14 PM Abdul Manan a close friend and dedicated leader, Najib says

Datuk Seri Najib Razak says he is deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Paya Besar MP Datuk Seri Abdul Manan Ismail (pic). — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 ― The late Datuk Seri Abdul Manan Ismail was a leader who had contributed so much not only to Umno, but also to the people he represented, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said last night. The prime minister 5

February 12, 2018 3:34 PM Messi cried after Champions League exit to Chelsea, Sanchez claims

Lionel Messi was so distraught at Barcelona missing out on reaching the 2012 Champions League final that he was reduced to tears after his side's semi-final elimination to Chelsea, his former Barca team mate Alexis Sanchez has revealed. — Reuters picBARCELONA, Feb 12 — Lionel Messi was so distraught at Barcelona missing out on reaching the 2012 Champions 4

February 10, 2018 3:41 PM Fire Dept deploys helicopter to send food supply to flood victims in Sarawak

TATAU (Sarawak), Feb 10 — The Air Unit of the Fire and Rescue Department today deployed its Mi-171 helicopter to deliver 14 tonnes of food supplies to 4,354 residents affected by floods in the district. National Disaster Management Agency officer Farhan Sufyan Borhan said 10 personnel of the Air Unit led by Mohd Ruzaidi Ramlee were involved in the mission 5

February 10, 2018 10:10 AM Minister: First phase of Labuan Motorsports Circuit project launched

Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said the Labuan Motorsport Circuit project has finally taken off with the launch of its first phase today. — Bernama picLABUAN, Feb 10 — The long-awaited Labuan Motorsport Circuit project has finally taken off, with the launch of its first phase today. The RM7 million project mooted by the Labuan Umno Youth five years 3

February 9, 2018 7:41 AM Denied US flag with coin toss, Davis snubs opening ceremony

Shani Davis, who has won two Olympic golds and two silvers, became the first black athlete to claim an individual Winter Olympics gold medal in 2006. ― Reuters picPYEONGCHANG, Feb 9 ― American speed skater Shani Davis will not march at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony after losing out on a coin toss to carry his country's flag, a US spokesman 4

February 9, 2018 7:33 AM Medal glory to pariah: How Russian doping scandal unfolded

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: A late bid by 47 Russians to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was thrown out by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday, just hours before the opening ceremony. Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Moscow's anti-doping laboratory, goes public with details about an organised Russian doping campaign at the 2014 Sochi 5