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21 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Copenhagen has never been a happy hunting ground for Malaysians. It hosted the World Badminton Championships previously in 1983, 1991 and 1999 and Malaysians returned home empty-handed on all three occasions.

Malaysia drawn with China at Asian Games

21 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia are set to cross swords with top seeds China in the semi-finals of the men’s team event at the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea from Sept 19-Oct 4.

Indonesia's Simon Santoso plays a shot against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in their men's singles finals match at the Singapore Open badminton tournament April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Dengue fever forces Indonesian to withdraw from worlds

20 August 2014

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's miserable luck with injuries has continued with Simon Santoso the latest shuttler forced to withdraw from next week's world championships in Denmark after contracting dengue fever.

Disappointed Liu Ying hopes to be back in January

16 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Mixed doubles specialist Goh Liu Ying’s heart is aching thinking about missing her fifth consecutive World Championships.

Peng Soon will pair up with Hui Lin for Asiad

16 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: National woman doubles shuttler Ng Hui Lin has been entrusted with a new role – to act as Chan Peng Soon’s temporary partner in the mixed doubles starting at the Asian Games.

Coach Pang believes doubles players can put on good show

15 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The men’s doubles shuttlers gearing up for the World Championships in Copenhagen from Aug 25-31 are rather out of focus with all the changes going on in the national team.

When Tago’s away, Chen Long will play

15 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Japanese Kenichi Tago’s withdrawal has made the path easier for second seed Chen Long of China at the World Championships in Copenhagen from Aug 25-31.

Chong Wei’s no geek in pink

15 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Chong Wei’s fans are likely to be tickled pink at the World Championships in Copenhagen from Aug 23-31.

V Shem-Khim Wah to split after World Championships

14 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: It is confirmed. The men’s doubles partnership of Malaysian Open champions Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah will be split after the World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Aug 25-31.

BAM have to stop relying on BJSS for players

14 August 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Thomas Cupper Datuk Tan Yee Khan has urged the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to stop depending on the Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS) as their main supply of talent.

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  1. Mascherano backs Messi after World Cup disappointment
  2. June Wei still in the hunt for a medal despite loss
  3. Hamilton hopes to play his cards right
  4. Malaysia retain Asian Schools title
  5. Sporting sell Rojo to Man Utd, Nani goes the other way
  6. Rashid warns of Chen Long threat
  7. Malaysia stun England 2-1 to make boys' World Junior Team semis
  8. Another week, another pole for Marquez at Brno
  9. Nu venue for Malaysian Open squash meet
  10. Hockey: Malaysian girls finish seventh after shootout win

Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Malaysia Cup

Group B: Kedah 2 Terengganu 3, Perak 2 Sarawak 0.
Group D: Selangor 0 Police 2, T-Team 2 Sime Darby FC 1.

EPL Results & Standings

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3
Newcastle 0 Man City 2
Liverpool 2 Southampton 1
Man Utd 1 Swansea 2
Leicester 2 Everton 2
QPR 0 Hull 1
Stoke 0 Aston Villa 1
West Brom 2 Sunderland 2
West Ham 0 Tottenham 1
Arsenal 2 Crystal Palace 1


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Chelsea
1 2 3
Man City
1 2 3
Arsenal
1 1 3
Liverpool
1 1 3
Swansea
1 1 3
Aston Villa
1 1 3
Hull
1 1 3
Tottenham
1 1 3
Everton
1 0 1
Leicester City 1 0 1
Sunderland
1 0 1
West Brom
1 0 1
Crystal Palace
1 -1 0
Man Utd
1 -1 0
Southampton
1 -1 0
QPR
1 -1 0
Stoke
1 -1 0
West Ham
1 -1 0
Burnley
1 -2 0
Newcastle
1 -2 0


Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

Saturday, Aug 23
Aston Villa v Newcastle 7.45pm
Chelsea v Leicester 10pm
Crystal Palace v West Ham 10pm
Southampton v West Brom 10pm
Swansea v Burnley 10pm

Sunday, Aug 24
Everton v Arsenal 12.30am**
Hull v Stoke 8.30pm
Tottenham v QPR 8.30pm
Sunderland v Man United 11pm

Tuesday, Aug 26
Man City v Liverpool 3am**

Saturday, Aug 30
Burnley v Man Utd - 7.45pm
Man City v Stoke - 10pm
Newcastle v Crystal Palace - 10pm
QPR v Sunderland - 10pm
Swansea v West Brom - 10pm
West Ham v Southampton - 10pm

Sunday, Aug 31
Everton v Chelsea - 12.30am**
Aston Villa v Hull - 8.30pm
Tottenham v Liverpool - 8.30pm
Leicester v Arsenal - 11pm

Saturday, Sept 13
Arsenal v Man City - 7.45pm
Chelsea v Swansea - 10pm
Crystal Palace v Burnley - 10pm
Southampton v Newcastle - 10pm
Stoke v Leicester - 10pm
Sunderland v Tottenham - 10pm
West Brom v Everton - 10pm

Sunday, Sept 14
Liverpool v Aston Villa - 12.30am**
Man Utd v QPR - 11pm

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

Other Football Results

Asian Champions League quarter-finals first leg: Al Hilal (Ksa) 1 Al Sadd (Qat) 0, Al Ain (UAE) 2 Al Ittihad (Ksa) 0.

English League One: Bristol City 0 Leyton Orient 0, Chesterfield 0 Milton Keynes Dons 1, Coventry 2 Barnsley 2, Crawley Town 1 Bradford 3, Crewe 2 Rochdale 5, Doncaster 1 Preston 1, Gillingham 2 Swindon 2, Notts County 2 Colchester 1, Oldham 1 Port Vale 1, Peterborough 1 Sheff Utd 2, Scunthorpe 0 Fleetwood Town 2, Walsall 1 Yeovil 2.
Leading standings: Fleetwood Town 9, Bradford 7, Bristol City 7, Milton Keynes Dons 6, Peterborough 6.

English League Two: Burton Albion 1 Exeter 0, Cheltenham 0 Carlisle 0, Hartlepool 0 Dag & Red 2, Luton 1 Bury 1, Mansfield 1 Newport County 0, Morecambe 1 Oxford Utd 0, Plymouth 1 Stevenage 1, Portsmouth 2 Northampton 0, Shrewsbury 4 Accrington Stanley 0, Southend 0 AFC Wimbledon 1, Wycombe 0 Tranmere 2, York 2 Cambridge Utd 2.
Leading standings: Morecambe 9, Burton Albion 9, Shrewsbury 7, Portsmouth 7, AFC Wimbledon 7.

Golf

Wyndham Championship

Leading final round scores (US unless stated): 263: Camilo Villegas (Col) 63-69-68-63; 264: Bill Haas 68-66-66-64, Freddie Jacobson (Swe) 68-64-66-66; 265: Heath Slocum 65-65-68-67; 266: Brandt Snedeker 68-65-66-67, Webb Simpson 64-69-66-67, Nick Watney 67-64-65-70; 267: William McGirt 64-68-71-64, Jhonattan Vegas (Ven) 67-65-69-66, Kevin Kisner 69-64-67-67, Brad Fritsch (Can) 69-63-65-70; 268: Scott Piercy 70-64-69-65, Scott Langley 65-65-69-69; 269: Bae Sang-moon (Kor) 69-68-66-66, Martin Laird (Sco) 65-66-69-69, Bo Van Pelt 67-65-68-69, Andres Romero (Arg) 70-66-64-69; 270: Carl Pettersson (Swe) 67-65-71-67, David Toms 67-69-67-67, Paul Casey (Eng) 65-69-68-68, DA Points 67-65-70-68, Robert Streb 69-66-67-68, Roberto Castro 71-66-65-68; 271: Luke Guthrie 69-69-68-65, Patrick Reed 71-67-67-66, Francesco Molinari (Ita) 69-67-68-67, Andrew Loupe 65-68-70-68, Tim Clark (Rsa) 67-67-69-68, Andrew Svoboda 67-64-70-70, Will Wilcox 67-67-67-70, Ricky Barnes 66-69-66-70.

LPGA Championship

Leading final rounds scores (US unless stated): 277: Park In-bee (Kor) 72-66-69-70, Brittany Lincicome 67-68-71-71. (In-bee won on first playoff hole); 280: Lydia Ko (Nzl) 70-69-71-70; 282: Azahara Munoz (Spa) 71-70-71-70, Anna Nordqvist (Swe) 69-73-69-71; 283: Stacy Lewis 71-73-71-68, Julieta Granada (Par) 75-65-72-71, Feng Shanshan (Chn) 68-72-71-72, Lee Mi-Rim (Kor) 69-71-69-74, Suzann Pettersen (Nor) 71-69-67-76; 284: Jane Park 70-69-72-73, Meena Lee (Kor) 66-73-71-74; 285: Ryu So-yeon (Kor) 73-71-72-69, Jenny Shin (Kor) 75-71-69-70, Carlota Ciganda (Spa) 73-73-67-72, Gerina Piller 72-69-69-75; 286: Mo Martin 72-70-72-72, Lisa McCloskey (Col) 67-75-72-72, Caroline Masson (Ger) 72-73-68-73, Cristie Kerr 68-74-71-73, Lexi Thompson 66-72-74-74; 287: Chella Choi (Kor) 70-74-72-71, Sydnee Michaels 74-69-73-71, Sandra Gal (Ger) 71-73-71-72; 288: Laura Davies (Eng) 71-72-75-70, Karrie Webb (Aus) 73-71-71-73, Laura Diaz 73-70-72-73, Danielle Kang 70-73-72-73, Choi Na-yeon (Kor) 74-68-73-73.

Danish Open

Leading final round scores (Britain and Ireland unless stated): 275: Marc Warren 71-70-66-68; 277: Bradley Dredge 66-68-73-70; 280: Phillip Archer 70-70-71-69; 281: Thomas Bjorn (Den) 66-73-73-69, Eddie Pepperell 73-68-71-69, Oliver Fisher 75-65-72-69; 282: Lasse Jensen (Den) 72-69-74-67, Thorbjorn Olesen (Den) 69-70-72-71; 283: Mikael Lundberg (Swe) 72-69-71-71, Gareth Maybin 75-67-68-73, Stuart Manley 73-69-69-72, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia (Ind) 70-71-71-71, Rikard Karlberg (Swe) 73-70-71-69, Simon Wakefield 71-67-72-73; 284: Richard Bland 71-74-68-71, Soren Kjeldsen (Den) 71-73-70-70, Craig Lee 73-72-69-70, Roope Kakko (Fin) 70-71-73-70, David Drysdale 71-68-76-69, David Lipsky (US) 72-71-73-68, Tom Lewis 72-70-72-70; 285: Shiv Kapur (Ind) 73-68-74-70, Andrew McArthur 72-72-72-69, Paul Waring 75-66-72-72, Daniel Im (US) 72-68-76-69, Simon Dyson 77-69-70-69, Andreas Harto (Den) 70-72-75-68.

PGM I&P Group Closed

Leading second round scores (Malaysia unless stated): 136: Hans Jamil 70-66;137: Sukree Othman 69-68; 138: Abel Tam 72-66, Shaaban Hussin 70-68, Lam Yu Shuen 68-70; 139: Iylia Jamil 70-69, Shaifubari Muda 74-65; 140: Akhmal Tarmizee 70-70, Ben Leong 70-70; 141: Lim Eng Seng 71-70, Rahizam Ramli 69-72, M. Sasidaran 71-70.

Tennis

Winston-Salem Open
Third Round: John Isner (US) Mikhail Kukushkin (Kaz) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3); Sam Querrey (US) bt Kevin Anderson (Rsa) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) bt Donald Young (US) 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 7-6; Lukas Rosol (Cze) Czech Republic Pablo Andujar (Spa) Spain 1-6, 6-2, 6-2; Lu Yen-Hsun (Tpe) Taiwan bt Marcel Granollers (Spa) 6-1, 6-2; Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Fra) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4; Andreas Seppi (Ita) bt Nicolas Mahut (Fr) 6-4, 7-6 (9-7); David Goffin (Bel) bt Jarkko Nieminen (Fin) bt 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.


WTA Connecticut Open
Second round: Samantha Stosur (Aus) bt Eugenie Bouchard (Can) 6-2, 6-2; Camila Giorgi (Ita) bt Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 6-4, 6-2; Garbine Muguruza (Spa) bt Peng Shuai (Chn) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3; Kirsten Flipkens (Bel) bt Andrea Petkovic (Ger) 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-6); Alison Riske (US) bt Flavia Pennetta (Ita) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3); Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Cze) bt Caroline Garcia (Fra) 7-5, 6-2; Magdalena Rybarikova (Svk) bt Simona Halep (Rom) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; Petra Kvitova (Cze) a Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) 6-2, 6-1.

Motorsport

Czech Grand Prix

Final positions

MotoGP: 1. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) Honda 42:47.800, 2. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) Yamaha 0.410 seconds behind, 3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) Yamaha 5.259, 4. Marc Marquez (Spa) Honda 10.454, 5. Andrea Iannone (Ita) Ducati 17.639, 6. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) Ducati 17.834, 7. Stefan Bradl (Ger) LCR Honda 23.819, 8. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) Forward Yamaha 29.621, 9. Bradley Smith (Bri) Yamaha 30.364, 10. Alvaro Bautista (Spa) Honda 37.639.
Leading overall standings: 1. Marc Marquez (Spa) 263pts, 2. Dani Pedrosa (Spa) 186, 3. Valentino Rossi (Ita) 173, 4. Jorge Lorenzo (Spa) 137, 5. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita) 118, 6. Aleix Espargaro (Spa) 85, 7. Pol Espargaro (Spa) 78, 8. Andrea Iannone (Ita) 73, 10. Stefan Bradl (Ger) and Bradley Smith (Bri) 65.

Moto2: 1. Esteve Rabat (Spa) Kalex 41:05.058, 2. Mika Kallio (Fin) Kalex 3.274 seconds behind, 3. Sandro Cortese (Ger) Kalex 6.227, 4. Thomas Luthi (Swi) Suter 8.083, 5. Dominique Aegerter (Swi) Suter 8.145, 6. Maverick Vinales (Spa) Kalex 9.392, 7. Julian Simon (Spa) Kalex 10.669, 8. Franco Morbidelli (Ita) Kalex 14.561, 9. Johann Zarco (Fra) Caterham Suter 15.242, 10. Marcel Schrotter (Ger) Tech 3 17.170.
Leading overall standings: 1. Esteve Rabat (Spa) 208pts, 2. Mika Kallio (Fin) 196, 3. Maverick Vinales (Spa) 150, 4. Dominique Aegerter (Swi) 123, 5. Simone Corsi (Ita) 100, 6. Thomas Luthi (Swi) 81, 7. Anthony West (Aus) 65.

Moto3: 1. Alexis Masbou (Fra) Honda 40:59.759, 2. Enea Bastianini (Ita) KTM 0.157 seconds behind, 3. Danny Kent (Bri) Husqvarna 0.187, 4. Alex Marquez (Spa) Honda 0.200, 5. Jack Miller (Aus) KTM 0.217, 6. Brad Binder (Rsa) Mahindra 0.310, 7. Miguel Oliveira (Por) Mahindra 0.470, 8. Efren Vazquez (Spa) Honda 0.549, 9. Alex Rins (Spa) Honda 0.910, 10. Isaac Vinales (Spa) KTM 1.009.
Leading overall standings: 1. Jack Miller (Aus) 169pts, 2. Alex Marquez (Spa) 146, 3. Efren Vazquez (Spa) 145, 4. Romano Fenati (Ita) 135, 5. Alex Rins (Spa) 125, 6. Alexis Masbou (Fra) 117, 7. Isaac Vinales (Spa) 96.

Squash

CIMB Malaysian Open

Men
First round:Borja Golan (Spa) bt Mohamed Abouelghar (Egy) 5-11, 11-7, 11-4, 15-13; Olli Tuominen (Fin) bt Ivan Yuen (Mas) 11-7, 13-11, 10-12, 7-11, 11-3; Max Lee (Hkg) bt Rex Hedrick (Aus) 11-9, 11-7, 11-9; Karim Abdel Gawad (Egy) bt Leo Au (Hkg) 13-11, 11-5, 10-12, 13-11; Tarek Momen (Egy) bt Lucas Serme 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-6; Mohd Nafizwan Adnan (Mas) bt Mohd Azlan Iskandar (Mas) 8-11, 12-10, 11-5, rtd; Mahesh Mangaokar (Ind) bt Ong Beng Hee (Mas) 8-11, 11-7, 10-12, 12-10, 10-12; Mohamed El Shorbagy (Egy) bt Abdullah Al Muzayan (Kuw) 11-4, 11-3, 11-4.

Women
Second round: Nour El Tayeb (Egy) bt Laura Massaro (Eng) 11-7, 11-4, 6-11, 11,4; Madeline Perry (Irl) bt Rachael Grinham (Aus) 10-12, 11-5, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9; Habiba Mohamed (Egy) bt Jenny Duncalf (Eng) 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7; Amanda Sobhy (Usa) bt Delia Arnold (Mas) 14-12, 11-9, 11-3; Sarah-Jane Perry (Eng) bt Low Wee Wern (Mas) 11-3, 13-11, 9-11, 11-9; Raneem El Weleily (Egy) bt Joey Chan (Hkg) 11-2, 11-9, 11-8; Nicol David (Mas) by Joshna Chinappa (Ind) 11-4, 11-3, 11-8; Annie Au (Hkg) bt Omneya Abdel Kawy (Egy) 11-8, 11-7, 11-5.

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Sports Calendar

August


Aug 9-17
Cincinnati Open – tennis
US

Aug 10-15
Men’s & Women’s World Junior Individual – squash
Windhoek, Namibia

Aug 12
UEFA Super Cup – football
Cardiff, England

Aug 12-17
European Championships – athletics
Zurich

Aug 13-24
European Championships – aquatics
Berlin, Germany

Aug 16
English Premier League season starts – football
England

Aug 16-21
Men’s World Junior Team Championship – squash
Windhoek, Namibia

Aug 16-28
Youth Olympic Games
Nanjing, China

Aug 17
MotoGP - Czech Republic GP,Brno

Aug 21
Diamond League – athletics
Stockholm, Sweden

Aug 24
Diamond League – athletics
Birmingham, England

Aug 24
Belgium Grand Prix – Formula One
Spa

Aug 25-31
World Championships – badminton
Copenhagen, Denmark

Aug 25- Sept 7
US Open – tennis
New York

Aug 27-28
Swimming World Cup
Doha, Qatar

Aug 28
Diamond League – athletics
Zurich, Switzerland

Aug 31
MotoGP – British GP, Silverstone

September

Aug 25- Sept 7
US Open – tennis
New York

Aug 23-Sept 14
Tour of Spain (Vuelta Espana) - cycling

Sept 1-7
World University Squash Championships – squash
Chennai, India

Sept 2-7
Vietnam Open – badminton
Ho Chi Minh City

Sept 5
Diamond League – athletics
Brussels, Belgium

Sept 7
Italian Grand Prix – Formula One
Monza

Sept 8-21 World Championships – sailing Santander, Spain

Sept 9-14
Indonesia Open – badminton
TBC

Sept 12
Davis Cup semi-finals – tennis
Various locations

Sept 14
San Marino GP – MotoGP
Misano

Sept 19-Oct 4
Asian Games
Incheon, South Korea

Sept 20-28
World Road Championships – cycling
Spain

Sept 21
Aragon GP – MotoGP
Aragon, Spain

Sept 21
Singapore Grand Prix – Formula One
Singapore

Sept 26-28
Ryder Cup – golf
Gleneagles

Sept 28
Brazil GP – MotoGP
Brasilia

Sept 30-Oct 6
Carol Weymuller Open – squash
New York

October

Sept 27 - Oct 5
WTA China Open - tennis
Beijing

Oct 2-5
Reignwood LPGA Classic - golf
Beijing, China

Oct 3-12
World Artistic Championships - gymnastics
Nanning, China

Oct 5
Japanese Grand Prix - Formula One
Suzuka

Oct 5-12
Shanghai Rolex Masters - tennis
Shanghai

Oct 6-12
WTA Generali Ladies Linz - tennis
Austria

Oct 9-18
US Open - squash
Philadelphia

Oct 9-12
Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia - golf
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 11
Rugby League: Super League Grand Final - Rugby
Manchester, England

Oct 12
Standard Chartered KL Marathon
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 12
Russian Grand Prix- Formula One
Sochi

Oct 7-12
Dutch Open - Badminton
Almere

Oct 12
Japan GP - MotoGP
Motegi

Oct 13-19
WTA Kremlin Cup - tennis
Moscow, Russia

Oct 14-19
Denmark Open (Superseries Premier) - Badminton
Odense

Oct 16-19
LPGA HanaBank Championship
Incheon, South Korea

Oct 19
Australian GP - MotoGP
Phillip Island

Oct 20-26
BNP Paribas WTA Finals - tennis
Singapore

Oct 21-26
France Open (Superseries) - Badminton
Paris

Oct 26
Malaysian GP - MotoGP
Sepang

Oct 27 - Nov 2
WTA Yinzhou Bank Open - tennis
Ningbo, China

Oct 27 - Nov 2
BNP Paribas Masters - tennis
Paris

Oct 28
National Basketball Association season starts - basketball
USA

Oct 28 - Nov 2
Bitburger SaarLorLux Open - badminton
Saarbrucken, Germany

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