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  • Peng Soon-Liu Ying clinch bronze in mixed doubles

    April 14, 2018 2:34 PM 8

    G Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying (MAS) of Malaysia managed to contribute a bronze to Malaysia's badminton medal tally. — Reuters pic OLD COAST, April 14 — National mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying clinched the bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Peng Soon-Liu Ying edged Indian pair Satwik Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa with a 21-19, 21-19. Earlier

  • Nur Dhabitah, Kimberly take 11th, 10th places in 3m springboard

    April 14, 2018 12:41 PM 6

    GOLD COAST, April 14 — National women’s divers today failed miserably in the individual 3m springboard to claim last two places in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the final at Optus Aquatic Centre, Nur Dhabitah Sabri completed five jumps to collect 264.90 points to take the 11th position while junior diver Kimberly Bong was placed 10th with 270.10 points

  • Discipline key in Kedah’s 4-0 win over Selangor

    April 14, 2018 10:51 AM 7

    ALOR SETAR, April 14 — Kedah chief coach Mohd Nidzam Adzha Yusoff views the discipline of his players in playing according to instructions as the winning formula in their 4-0 defeat of Selangor in a Super League match at the Darul Aman Stadium here last night. The Red Eagles opened the score via Mohd Syazwan Zainon, followed by subsequent goals in the 45th and 65th minutes

  • Malaysia miss badminton doubles gold medal tradition

    April 14, 2018 9:58 AM 7

    Goh V Shem and Wee Kiong Tan were defeated in the semi-finals of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. — Reuters picGOLD COAST, April 14 — Hopes of increasing Malaysia’s gold medal collection were dashed when national men’s doubles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong were defeated in the semi-finals of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games silver medalists

  • Bayern Munich name Frankfurt's Niko Kovac as next coach

    April 14, 2018 1:06 AM 17

    BERLIN, Germany: German giants Bayern Munich on Friday named Eintracht Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac as their new coach, succeeding Jupp Heynckes at the end of the season. "Niko was a player at Bayern, he is very familiar with the people involved as well as the structure and the DNA of the club," said Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. "We are convinced

  • Rhythmic gymnast Amy Kwan delivers Malaysia’s fifth gold

    April 13, 2018 3:34 AM 5

    Amy Kwan poses with her gold medal after winning the individual ribbon event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast April 13, 2018. ― Reuters picGOLD COAST, April 13 — Rhythmic gymnast Amy Kwan Dict Weng put on a sterling display in the individual ribbon event to clinch Malaysia’s fifth gold medal in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games today

  • Sie Yan grabs silver in individual ball apparatus event

    April 13, 2018 3:07 AM 5

    National rhythmic gymnast Koi Sie Yan in action during the individual ball apparatus event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast April 12, 2018. ― Bernama picGOLD COAST, April 13 ― Rhythmic gymnast Koi Sie Yan grabbed the silver medal in the individual ball apparatus event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games here. In her performance at Coomera Indoor

  • Malaysia bags gold medal in women’s lawn bowls pair event

    April 13, 2018 3:00 AM 7

    National lawn bowler Siti Zalina Ahmad in action during the women’s pairs event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast April 12, 2018. ― Bernama picGOLD COAST, April 13 — Malaysia’s lawn bowls squad overcame South Africa 15-14 in the women’s pairs event to claim the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 today. In the tournament final held at Broadbeach

  • India’s Srikanth climbs to No.1 in badminton rakings

    April 12, 2018 3:44 PM 6

    Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikanth hitting a return during his singles match at the Yonex Indian Open 2018 at the Siri Fort sports complex in New Delhi on February 2, 2018. — AFP picNEW DELHI, April 12 — Kidambi Srikanth today became the first Indian to reach number one in the men’s world badminton rankings, surpassing Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen

  • Manager Wenger reminds Arsenal of Barca exit ahead of CSKA match

    April 12, 2018 6:55 AM 6

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during training at St Albans, Britain April 11, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, April 12 — Arsenal will go in with their strongest team and best-possible attitude when they face CSKA Moscow in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final later today, manager Arsene Wenger has said. The north London side hold a 4-1 advantage