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Chelsea's coach Jose Mourinho reacts during his team's Champions League semi-final first leg soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Vicente Celderon Stadium in Madrid, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
Chelsea's goalkeeper Petr Cech (L) collides with Atletico Madrid's Raul Garcia during his team's Champions League semi-final first leg soccer match at Vicente Celderon Stadium in Madrid, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Singaporean fixer arrested in Helsinki

23 April 2014

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal, convicted in 2011 for fixing football matches, has been arrested in Helsinki, according to Finland's National Bureau of Investigation.

Sacked Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd opportunity

23 April 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes thanked his predecessor Alex Ferguson on Wednesday for having given him the opportunity to lead the Premier League club.

World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil cell network

23 April 2014

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy. Brazil had trounced the Spanish world champions. Yet 73,000 football fans could scarcely send a text message to celebrate.

Players to blame for United woes - Kanchelskis

23 April 2014

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Andrey Kanchelskis watches events at Old Trafford from afar these days but weighed into the debate over Manchester United's woes this week, saying several high-profile players are not good enough to wear the red shirt.

Manchester United's Paul Scholes runs during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Scholes returns to help Man United interim manager Giggs

23 April 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes returned to the club's training ground on Wednesday to help caretaker manager Ryan Giggs prepare for this weekend's Premier League match at home to Norwich City.

Barcelona transfer ban lifted pending appeal

23 April 2014

BERNE (Reuters) - Barcelona's ban from transfer market activity, due to last until the end of next season, has been temporarily lifted after the Spanish club appealed the decision, soccer's governing body FIFA said on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa (R) is closed down by Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta during their Champion's League semi-final first leg soccer match at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho

Atletico need Costa inspiration at Stamford Bridge

23 April 2014

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid failed to breach Chelsea's wall of resistance at the Calderon and they will now hope for more from their leading marksman Diego Costa in the decisive return leg of their Champions League semi-final tie in London.

Chelsea's coach Jose Mourinho (R) reacts during their Champions League semi-final first leg soccer match against Atletico Madrid at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Atletico need Costa inspiration at Stamford Bridge

23 April 2014

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid failed to breach Chelsea's wall of resistance at the Calderon and they will now hope for more from their leading marksman Diego Costa in the decisive return leg of their Champions League semi-final tie in London.

Vietnam club make last 16 despite match-fixing admission

23 April 2014

(Reuters) - Vissai Ninh Binh, who quit the Vietnam top flight over a match-fixing scandal in the AFC Cup, took advantage of a slow moving investigation into the matter to book a place in last 16 of the tournament as Group G winners on Tuesday.

Struggling Nuremberg sack coach Verbeek

23 April 2014

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bundesliga strugglers Nuremberg sacked coach Gertjan Verbeek on Wednesday, hoping a late change at the top will help the former champions stave off relegation with just three games remaining in the season.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Super League: Pahang 4 Sime Darby 1, Selangor 1 Lions XII 0, Terengganu 0 Perak 2, Armed Forces 4 PKNS 1.

Premier League: JDT II 2 UiTM FC 2.

FA Cup semi-finals (first leg May 5/6, second leg May 20/21):
JDT v Pahang; Kelantan v Felda United.

AFC Cup: South China 4 Kelantan 0.

EPL Results & Standings

Manchester City 3 West Brom 1
Everton 2 Manchester Utd 0
Hull 0 Arsenal 3
Norwich 2 Liverpool 3
Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2
Tottenham 3 Fulham 1
Aston Villa 0 Southampton 0
Cardiff 1 Stoke 1 
Newcastle 1 Swansea 2 
West Ham 0 Crystal Palace 1 


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Liverpool
35 52 80
Chelsea
35 41 75
Man City
34 56 74
Arsenal
35 21 70
Everton
35 23 69
Tottenham
35 2 63
Man Utd
34 16 57
Southampton
35 5 49
Newcastle
35 -15 46
Stoke
35 -10 44
Crystal Palace
35 -13 43
West Ham
35 -10 37
Swansea
35 -4 36
Hull
34 -9 36
Aston Villa
34 -14 35
West Brom
34 -13 33
Norwich
35 -28 32
Cardiff
35 -34 30
Fulham
35 -42 30
Sunderland
34 -24 29
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

Saturday, April 26:
Southampton v Everton – 7.45pm
Fulham v Hull – 10pm
Stoke v Tottenham – 10pm
Swansea v Aston Villa – 10pm
West Brom v West Ham – 10pm

Sunday, April 27:
Manchester United v Norwich – 12.30am**
Sunderland v Cardiff – 7pm
Liverpool v Chelsea – 9.05pm
Crystal Palace v Manchester City – 11.10pm

Tuesday, April 29:
Arsenal v Newcastle – 3am**

Saturday, May 3:
West Ham v Tottenham – 7.45pm
Aston Villa v Hull – 10pm
Manchester Unted v Sunderland – 10pm
Newcastle v Cardiff – 10pm
Stoke v Fulham – 10pm
Swansea v Southampton – 10pm

Sunday, May 4:
Everton v Manchester City – 12.30am**
Arsenal v West Brom – 8.30pm
Chelsea v Norwich – 11pm

Tuesday, May 6:
Crystal Palace v Liverpool – 3am**

Wednesday, May 7:
Manchester United v Hull – 2.45am**

Thursday, May 8:
Sunderland v West Brom – 2.45am**
Manchester City v Aston Villa – 2.45am**

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

UEFA Champions League

Semi-finals first leg: Atletico Madrid 0 Chelsea 0, Real Madrid v Bayern Munich.

Upcoming UCL Fixtures

Semi-finals first leg

Thursday, April 24:
Real Madrid v Bayern Munich - 2.45am**

Semi-finals second leg

Wednesday, April 30:
Bayern Munich v Real Madrid - 2.45am**

Thursday, May 1:
Chelsea v Atletico Madrid - 2.45am**

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

Other Football Results

AFC Champions League

Group C: Al Ain (UAE) 1 Al Ittihad (Ksa) 1, Tractorsazi Tabriz (Irn) 0 Lekhwiya (Qat) 1.
Group D: Al Sadd (Qat) 2 Al Ahli (UAE) 1, Al Hilal (Ksa) 1 Foolad Sepahan (Irn) 0.
Group G: Guangzhou Evergrande (Chn) 2 Yokohama Marinos (Jpn) 1, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (Kor) 0 Melbourne Victory (Aus) 0.
Group H: Western Sydney Wanderers (Aus) 5 Guizhou Renhe (Chn) 0, Kawasaki Frontale (Jpn) 3 Ulsan Hyundai (Kor) 1.

English Championship: Leicester 1 Bolton 0, Reading 2 Middlesbrough 0.
Leading standings: Leicester 96, Burnley 89, Derby 81, QPR 76, Wigan 70.

Basketball

NBA Championship

First round playoff game (all series best-of-seven)

Eastern Conference: Indiana 101 Atlanta 85 (series tied 1-1), Toronto 100 Brooklyn 95 (series tied 1-1), Washington 101 Chicago 99 (OT) (Washington lead series 2-0)

Western Conference: Memphis 111 Oklahoma City 105 (OT) (series tied 1-1), L.A. Clippers 138 Golden State 98 (series tied 1-1).

Tennis

Barcelona Open

Second round: Dominic Thiem (Aut) bt Marcel Granollers (Spa) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; Inigo Cervantes (Spa) bt Dmitry Tursunov (Rus) 5-7, 6-0, 6-3; Tommy Robredo (Spa) bt Marinko Matosevic (Aus) 6-3, 6-4; Kei Nishikori (Jpn) bt Roberto Bautista (Spa) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3; Ernests Gulbis (Lat) bt Daniel Gimeno (Spa) 7-5, 7-6 (7-1); Philipp Kohlschreiber (Ger) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Fra) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2; Andrey Golubev (Kaz) bt Benot Paire (Fra) 6-4, 5-1 retired.

WTA Stuttgart Grand Prix

First round: Roberta Vinci (Ita) bt Annika Beck (Ger) 6-3, 6-2; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Rus) bt Diana Marcinkevica (Lat) 6-3, 6-2; Maria Sharapova (Rus) bt Lucie Safarova (Cze) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-2); Carla Surez (Spa) bt Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) 6-0, 6-4; Sara Errani (Ita) bt Klara Zakopalova (Cze) 6-3, 6-4; Jelena Jankovic (Srb) bt Mona Barthel (Ger) 2-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-3; Alisa Kleybanova (Rus) bt Ajla Tomljanovic (Cro) 6-2, 6-4; Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt Gioia Barbieri (Ita) 6-2, 6-3; Kaia Kanepi (Est) bt Johanna Konta (Bri) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; Carla Suarez (Spa) bt Ekaterina Makarova (Rus) 6-0, 6-4; Sara Errani (Ita) bt Klara Zakopalova (Cze) 6-3, 6-4; Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt Gioia Barbieri (Ita) 6-2, 6-3.

Golf

LADA Langkawi Championship

Leading third round scores: 201: Grant Jackson (Eng) 64-68-69, Chan Shih-chang (Tpe) 64-67-70; 202: Poosit Supupramai (Tha) 66-64-72; 203: Masaru Takahashi (Jpn) 68-67-68, Senroku Isa (Jpn) 69-64-70; 204: Pasamet Pogamnerd (Tha) 67-68-69, Blair Wilson (Aus) 68-66-70; 205: Koh Deng Shan (Sin) 67-68-70; 206: Tseng Hong-sheng (Tpe) 72-65-69, Peter Richardson (Eng) 69-68-69, Tirawat Kaewsiribandit (Tha) 68-69-69; 207: Philip Matsson (Tha) 72-68-67, Suppakorn Uthaipat (Tha) 69-69-69, Rizal Amin (Mas) 68-72-67, Rattanon Wannasrichan (Tha) 68-69-70, Mitsuhiko Hashizume (Jpn) 68-69-70; 208: B. K. Sobhani (US) 71-68 69, Konosuke Nakazato (Jpn) 69-69-70, Jordan Sherratt (Aus) 69-72-67.

Badminton

Asian Badminton Championship

First round

Men’s singles: Wei Nan (Hkg) bt Boonsak Ponsana (Tha) 19-21, 21-12, 21-10; Lee Dong-keun (Kor) bt Liew Daren (Mas) 24-22, 21-13; Lin Dan (Chn) bt K. Srikanth (Ind) 21-7, 21-14; Pham Cao Cuong (Vie) bt Chou Tien-chen (Tpe) 21-18, 21-14; Liu Kai (Chn) bt Kento Momota (Jpn) 22-20, 21-18; Derek Wong (Sin) bt Guo Kai (Chn) 21-19, 14-21, 22-20; Wang Tzu-wei (Tpe) bt Hu Yun (Hkg) 20-22, 21-16, 21-14; R.M.V. Gurusaidutt (Ind) bt Phetpradab Khosit (Tha) 22-20, 23-21; P. Kashyap (Ind) bt Goh Soon Huat (Mas) 21-14, 21-17; Hsu Jen-hao (Tpe) bt Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Tha) 22-24, 21-17, 21-17; Huang Chao (Sin) bt Chan Yan Kit (Hkg) 21-18, 15-21, 24-22; Hwang Jong-soo (Kor) bt Nguyen Tien Minh (Vie) 21-13, 21-19; Xue Song (Chn) bt Wan Chia-hsin (Tpe) 21-8, 21-11; Park Sung-min (Kor) bt Wong Wing Ki (Hkg) 21-19, 12-21, 21-13; Sho Sasaki (Jpn) bt Chong Yee Han (Mas) 21-11, 21-12; Son Wan-ho (Kor) bt Suppanyu Avihingsanon (Tha) 21-19, 21-13.

Men’s doubles: Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg (Mas) bt Manu Attri-B. Sumeeth Reddy (Ind) 16-21, 21-13, 22-20; Shi Longfei-Chen Zhuofu (Chn) bt Lo Lok Kei-Chan Tsz Kit (Hkg) 21-19, 21-17; Patiphat Chalardchaleam-Wannawat Ampunsuwan (Tha) bt Law Cheuk Him-Ho Wai Lun (Hkg) 21-9, 21-15; Kang Ji-wook-Choi Sol-kyu (Kor) bt Phillip Joper Escueta-Ronel Estanislao (Phi) 21-10, 21-12; Jun Bong-chan-Kim Dae-sun (Kor) bt Lu Chia-pin-Chen Hung-ling (Tpe) 21-13, 17-21, 21-17; Lee Chun Hei-Chan Yun Lung (Hkg) bt Gabriel Peter Magnaye-Paul Jefferson Vivas (Phi) 21-12, 19-21, 21-12; Teo Ee Yi-Chooi Kah Ming (Mas) bt Liang Jui-wei-Liao Kuan-hao (Tpe) 19-21, 21-17, 22-20; Zhang Wen-Wang Yilv (Chn) bt Akshay Dewalkar-Pranaav Jerry Chopra (Ind) 21-18, 21-19.

Other Malaysians in action

Women’s singles: Pai Hsiao-ma (Tpe) bt Yang Li Lian 21-18, 15-21, 21-19; Lim Yin Fun bt Le Thu Huyen (Vie) 24-22, 21-23, 21-18; Tee Jing Yi bt Yip Pui Yin (Hkg) 22-20, 21-14; Eriko Hirose (Jpn) bt Lim Chiew Sien 23-21, 21-12.

Women’s doubles: Amelia Alicia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho bt Chan Hung Yung-Yuen Sing Ying (Hkg) 21-10, 21-18; Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei bt Chiang Kai-hsin-Tsai Pei-ling (Tpe) 21-12, 21-11.

Mixed doubles: Zhang Wen-Huan Xia (Chn) bt Ong Jian Guo-Lim Yin Loo 21-18, 13-21, 21-15; Wang Yilv-Ou Dongni (Chn) bt Mohd Lufti Zaim-Soong Fie Cho 21-19, 21-15; Yoo Yeon-seong-Eom Hye-won (Kor) bt Tan Aik Quan-Lai Pei Jing 21-15, 21-19.

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Sports Calendar

April

April 15-20: China Masters GP Gold – badminton
Jiangshu, China

April 19-May 5: World Snooker Championship
Sheffield, England

April 20: Chinese Grand Prix
Shanghai, China

April 21-26: Irish Open – squash
Dublin, Ireland

April 21-27: Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, Germany

April 22 & 23: UEFA Champions League semi-finals (first leg)
Various locations

April 24: UEFA Europa League semi-finals
TBA

April 25-27: Heineken Cup semi-finals – rugby
Various locations

April 25-27: Commonwealth Games Invitational Competition – gymnastics
TBA

April 25-27: MAG and WAG Commonwealth Games Invitational Competition – gymnastics
Perth, Australia

April 25- May 4: Champions Challenge Hockey I
Kuantan

April 27: Argentina Grand Prix – MotoGP
Buenos Aires, Argentina

April 29 & 30: UEFA Champions League semi-finals (second leg)
TBA

May

May 1: UEFA Europa League semis – football

May 3: Yemen vs Malaysia – football
Yemen

May 4: Spanish Grand Prix – MotoGP
Jerez, Spain

May 6 & 7: AFC Champions League round of 16 (first leg) – football
Various locations

May 9: Diamond League – athletics
Doha, Qatar

May 10-18: British Open (PSA and WSA) – squash
Hull, England

May 11: Spanish Grand Prix – Formula One
Barcelona, Spain

May 13-14: AFC Champions League round of 16 (second leg) – football
Various locations

May 14: UEFA Europa League final – football
Juventus Stadium, Italy

May 17: English FA Cup final – football
London, England

May 17: Diamond League – athletics
Shanghai, China

May 17 & 18: World Championships – diving
London, England

May 18: France Grand Prix – MotoGP
Le Mans, France

May 18-25: Thomas and Uber Cup Finals – badminton
New Delhi, India

May 21-June 1: Asian Cycling Championships
Kazakhstan

May 22-25: US PGA Championship – golf
Louisville, Kentucky

May 23: Rugby Union: Challenge Cup final
Cardiff, Wales

May 24: UEFA Champions League final – football
Lisbon, Portugal

May 24: Rugby Union: Heineken Cup final
Cardiff, Wales

May 24-June 4: Sukma (Malaysia Games)
Perlis, Malaysia

May 25: Monaco Grand Prix – Formula One
Monte Carlo

May 25- June 7: Rolland Garros – tennis
Paris, France

May 31-June 15: World Cup (men and women) – hockey
The Hague, Holland

June

May 24-June 4: Sukma (Malaysia Games)
Perlis

June 1: Italy Grand Prix (MotoGP)
Mugello, Italy

June 3-8: Thailand Open GP Gold – badminton
Bangkok, Thailand

June 5: Diamond League – athletics
Rome, Italy

June 7: Diamond League – athletics
Eugene, US

June 7: Rugby Union: New Zealand v England, South Africa v Wales, United States v Scotland, Argentina v Ireland
Various locations

June 8: Canadian Grand Prix – Formula One
Montreal, Canada

June 9-14: Ageon Championships (ATP and WTA) – tennis
London, England

June 10-15: Japan Open (Superseries) – badminton
Tokyo, Japan

June 11: Diamond League – athletics
Oslo, Norway

June 11-15: Asian Team Championship - squash
Hong Kong

June 12-July 13: FIFA World Cup Finals – football
Brazil

June 12-15: US Open – golf
Pinehurst, US

June 14: Rugby Union: New Zealand v England, South Africa v Wales, Canada v Scotland, Argentina v Ireland
Various locations

June 14: Diamond League – athletics
New York, US

June 15: Catalonia GP – MotoGP
Barcelona, Spain

June 17-22: Indonesia Open (Premier Superseries) – badminton
Jakarta, Indonesia

June 21: Rugby Union: New Zealand v England, Argentina v Scotland
Various locations

June 22: Austrian Grand Prix – Formula One
Spielberg, Austria

June 23-July 5: Wimbledon (ATP and WTA) – tennis
Wimbledon, England

June 24-29: Australian Open (Superseries) – badminton
Sydney, Australia

June 25: End of the Malaysia Super League 2013-2014 season

June 28: Netherlands Grand Prix – MotoGP
Assen, Holland

June 29: Malaysia FA Cup Final – football
Kuala Lumpur

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