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  • Disney eyes new app aimed at millennials

    May 2, 2018 4:22 AM 19

    NEW YORK: Disney announced Tuesday it was launching a free video app with original content aimed at millennials, who are targeted by advertisers. The app -- called "Oh My Disney" -- will be a variation of the site of the same name, which publishes editorial content and short videos on the world of Disney, Mickey and Marvel superheroes. This is a new stage

  • JDT-Selangor match postponed to tomorrow

    May 1, 2018 12:19 PM 18

    JOHOR BARU: The match between Johor Darul Ta'zim and Selangor scheduled at 9pm tonight has been cancelled after the pitch at Tan Sri Dato Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, Larkin was found not suitable for the match tonight. The Malaysian Football League (MFL) in a statement on its Facebook site today said this followed non-stop rain in Johor Baru from last night

  • Klopp blow as Buvac takes leave of absence

    April 30, 2018 11:40 PM 17

    LONDON: Jurgen Klopp has suffered a blow ahead of Liverpool's Champions League semi-final second leg against Roma after his key assistant Zeljko Buvac stepped aside for personal reasons. With Liverpool due to face Roma in the Italian capital on Wednesday, the club confirmed on Monday that Buvas will be away from the team until the end of the season

  • Noraseela confident athletics squad could end medal drought in Jakarta

    April 30, 2018 9:31 AM 20

    KUALA LUMPUR: After failing to end the 16-year medal drought at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia early this month, the national athletics squad must now work hard to end the 12-year medal drought at the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games in August. Malaysia last tasted podium success at the regional Games in 2006 Doha edition, when women's

  • Raptors reserves deliver in clinching win over Wizards

    April 28, 2018 9:36 AM 22

    WASHINGTON: The Toronto Raptors punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Friday with a 102-92 victory over the Washington Wizards. With 24 points from Kyle Lowry and a big contribution from their reserves, the Raptors notched the first road win of their Eastern Conference first-round series to eliminate the Wizards four games to two. DeMar

  • Leverkusen seal deal for Brazilian starlet Paulinho

    April 28, 2018 4:11 AM 24

    BERLIN: Bayer Leverkusen have secured the signature of Paulinho, the latest Brazilian teenager to be tipped for a big future, the German club announced on Friday. The 17-year-old winger, whose full name is Paulo Henrique Sampaio Filho, will move from Rio de Janeiro side Vasco da Gama on the day of his 18th birthday in July on a five-year deal. German

  • Real set to do without Isco, Carvajal for Bayern return

    April 28, 2018 4:05 AM 23

    MADRID: Real Madrid are set to be without both Isco and Dani Carvajal for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich next Tuesday, coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed on Friday. "It is always annoying to lose two players but there is nothing we can do, that is how it is," said Zidane at a press conference ahead of his side's

  • Hakimi plans Asian Games preparation in Europe

    April 24, 2018 12:33 PM 23

    KUALA LUMPUR: After failing to make an impact in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, triple jumper Muhammad Hakimi Ismail is now putting his focus on the Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang in August. The 27-year-old athlete acknowledged he has to work hard to record jumps near 17m if he wants to be one of the main contenders in the championships

  • Argentine Biglia's World Cup in doubt after back injury

    April 24, 2018 1:24 AM 23

    MILAN: AC Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia could miss the World Cup this summer with Argentina after suffering a severe back injury during the Italian club's defeat to Benevento at the weekend. The 32-year-old was forced off the pitch after 72 minutes in Milan's shock defeat to 10-man Benevento and the club confirmed Biglia has fractured two vertebrae in his back. "AC Milan

  • Australia beat Netherlands to return to World Group

    April 22, 2018 10:23 AM 24

    WOLLONGONG, Australia: Daria Gavrilova put Australia back into the World Group of the Fed Cup with victory over Quirine Lemoine of the Netherlands in Wollongong on Sunday. The 24th-ranked Gavrilova, who replaced Saturday's losing team-mate Samantha Stosur, beat the 295th-ranked Lemoine 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth singles to give Australia an unassailable