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  • Fulham confirm Meulensteen exit

    February 19, 2014 2:15 AM 23

    Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen walks off the pitch after losing their English FA Cup football match against Sheffield United at Craven Cottage in London February 4, 2014. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 19 — Premier League strugglers Fulham bowed to the inevitable on yesterday by confirming the departure of former manager Rene Meulensteen. The west London

  • Golf - Dizzying run puts Dubuisson among game's elite

    February 18, 2014 10:01 PM 128

    A year ago, Frenchman Victor Dubuisson was one of several talented young players toiling away on the European Tour with almost no experience in golf's biggest events and still seeking his first victory on the circuit. Within the past four months, however, Dubuisson has spectacularly broken free of those shackles, his maiden win at the inaugural Turkish

  • France's M6 open to partner for Bordeaux soccer team

    February 18, 2014 7:14 PM 14

    PARIS (Reuters) - French TV broadcaster M6 is open to finding a partner to help it develop the Girondins de Bordeaux soccer team because the burden of a new super-tax on high earners has boosted costs, said Chief Executive Nicolas de Tavernost. Tavenost had earlier said that M6 could sell the team altogether if France moved ahead with the 75 percent

  • PKNS FC (5)3-3(6) Kelantan: The Red Warriors through after a cracker in Selayang

    February 18, 2014 3:15 PM 32

    Kelantan was given a fright but did just enough to hold PKNS FC to a 3-3 draw and secure their passage to the FA Cup semi-finals. After the entertaining first leg, both sides did their level best to produce the same entertainment value in a fascinating match at Selayang Stadium. Both coaches made changes to their side that started in the first leg in Kota Bahru

  • Kedah - JDT Preview: Southern Tigers aim to finish the job in Alor Star

    February 18, 2014 3:05 PM 22

    JDT will be heading over to Alor Star with a healthy 3-1 lead from the first leg, and they will be looking to complete the job away from from home Many would remember the clash that took place between both sides in Alor Star last year, which turned out to be a battle of epic proportions. A Dani Guiza-inspired Johor were made to work their socks off, before

  • CSKA Moscow Hit With Stadium Ban for Fans' 'Racist' Behavior

    February 18, 2014 12:18 PM 14

    MOSCOW, February 18 (R-Sport) – CSKA Moscow must play their next European match behind closed doors as punishment for their fans displaying racist signs at a Champions League game, UEFA said Tuesday. According to a website statement, CSKA supporters “displayed a range of racist and far-right symbols” during December’s 2-1 defeat at FC Viktoria Plzen

  • Japanese Nordic combined jumper, Tako, injured

    February 18, 2014 10:31 AM 9

    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Taihei Kato of Japan was taken off the ski jump landing area by stretcher on Tuesday after crashing during the Nordic combined large hill competition. In steady rain, Kato landed awkwardly, lost his left ski and then fell hard on to his left elbow. He was conscious and appeared to be in pain as he was helped away by medical

  • Sochi activist launches hunger strike to protest jail term

    February 17, 2014 7:24 PM 9

    Moscow (AFP) - A leading Russian activist who was jailed after criticising the environmental impact of the Olympic Games in Sochi has gone on hunger strike, his organisation said Monday. Yevgeny Vitishko was sentenced to three years in a penal colony last week for damaging a fence, a verdict widely condemned by rights groups as an attempt to silence

  • BAM’s director of coaching should have organisational skills, says Khairy

    February 17, 2014 12:01 PM 17

    Khairy Jamaluddin and Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai sharing a laugh during the launch of MCA Kajang operations centre at Taman Berjaya in Kajang, on February 16, 2014. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) director of coaching candidate should have organisational skills besides coaching ability, said Youth

  • Serie A - Seedorf: Milan DNA inside me

    February 17, 2014 2:37 AM 21

    Clarence Seedorf prepares for his Champions League debut against Atletico Madrid by confessing “the DNA of Milan is inside me.” The Dutchman is famously the only player to have won this tournament with three different clubs – Ajax, Real Madrid and twice Milan – so hopes to bring some of that unique experience to his first coaching job. “I’m very proud