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  • Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau named in US Ryder Cup team

    September 5, 2018 7:21 AM 31

    PHILADELPHIA: Tiger Woods was named to the United States' Ryder Cup team on Tuesday as captain Jim Furyk also added veteran Phil Mickelson and in-form Bryson DeChambeau to his line-up. Former world number one Woods had already been assured of a trip to Paris for the September 28-30 showdown with Europe after being named as one of Furyk's non-playing

  • Henderson signs new contract with Liverpool

    September 4, 2018 9:56 AM 13

    LONDON: Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League leaders on Monday. Henderson has emerged as a key figure under Reds boss Jurgen Klopp and the new deal is a reward for the England midfielder's fine form. The 28-year-old has made 283 appearances for Liverpool, scoring 24 goals, since arriving from Sunderland

  • Josiah is not a traitor: Syed Saddiq

    September 3, 2018 2:16 PM 16

    PUTRAJAYA: Former national track cyclist, Josiah Ng is not a traitor as condemned by netizens through the social media, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said. "To me, whoever calls him (Josiah) a traitor, must mirror himself first ... Why didn't they recognise his contributions to Malaysia?" he said when asked to comment on the matter

  • Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics

    September 1, 2018 9:02 AM 8

    JAKARTA: Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, President Joko Widodo said Saturday following its successful staging of the 18th Asian Games. Widodo said the Asian Games, hosted in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, have proved the country has the ability to host the world's most prestigious multi-sports event

  • Pahang targets 32 gold medals at Sukma

    September 1, 2018 4:13 AM 6

    KUANTAN: Pahang targets 32 gold, 27 silver and 54 bronze medals in the 19th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak from Sept 11 to 22. State Human Resource, Youth, Sports and Non-Governmental Organisations Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Johari Hussain said the target was expected to place Pahang in the top five contingents in the overall medal tally

  • Nadal survives Khachanov epic to reach US Open last 16

    September 1, 2018 4:07 AM 5

    NEW YORK: World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal came back from a set and break down to defeat big-hitting Karen Khachanov 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) and reach the US Open fourth round on Friday. The top seeded Spaniard triumphed after an epic 4 hour 23 minute struggle on Arthur Ashe Stadium in a match where the 22-year-old Khachanov

  • Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold

    August 29, 2018 10:18 AM 8

    JAKARTA, Aug 29, 2018 (AFP) - A South Korean archer refused to celebrate bagging a gold medal at the Asian Games after his second-placed compatriot missed a final chance to win an exemption for military service. Kim Woo-jin, 26, brushed off a strong challenge from Lee Woo-seok in the men's individual recurve on Tuesday, where top spot would have exempted

  • Alexander Zverev breezes at US Open as Polansky's luck runs out

    August 29, 2018 1:36 AM 8

    NEW YORK: On a day when extreme heat took a toll at the US Open, fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev was positively brisk in reaching the second round with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Peter Polansky. Zverev, 21, needed just 96 minutes to dispatch Polansky, a Canadian who had the odd distinction of becoming the first player to make the main draw of all four Grand

  • Asian Games: Newly paired Mun Yee–Nur Dhabitah contribute bronze

    August 28, 2018 2:41 PM 11

    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

  • Pandelela's injury major blow for Malaysian diving squad

    August 27, 2018 2:39 PM 13

    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