Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (L) challenges Sunderland's Conor Wickham during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after defeating Barcelona in their King's Cup final soccer match at Mestalla stadium in Valencia April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Bale hails perfect night after King's Cup winner

17 April 2014

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Gareth Bale hailed a "perfect night" after his stunning winner for Real Madrid against Barcelona in Wednesday's King's Cup final, his first trophy since moving to Spain for a record fee in the close season.

Barca facing first trophyless season in six years

17 April 2014

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Barcelona's painful reverse to arch rivals Real Madrid in Wednesday's King's Cup final brings to an end a hellish week and leaves them facing their first season without major silverware in six years.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates his goal during their King's Cup final soccer match against Barcelona's at Mestalla stadium in Valencia April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Bale stunner claims Cup win for Real over Barca

17 April 2014

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light of the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win a riveting King's Cup final on Wednesday.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo eyes a ball during a training session in Dortmund April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

Ronaldo recovering well, still unsure on Bayern game

17 April 2014

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Real Madrid's top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo is recovering well from knee and thigh injuries but is still not sure whether he will be fit for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to Bayern Munich.

Everton's manager Roberto Martinez reacts ahead of their English Premier League soccer match against Arsenal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, northern England, April 6, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Everton can still finish fourth, says 'hurt' Martinez

17 April 2014

(Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident his side can finish fourth in the Premier League despite suffering a "hurtful" 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Wednesday.

Junior Fernandes (R) of Chile's Universidad de Chile fights for the ball with Rolando Schiavi of Argentina's Boca Juniors during their Copa Libertadores semi-final soccer match at Santiago, June 21, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chile's Fernandes breaks leg, likely to miss World Cup

17 April 2014

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile forward Junior Fernandes suffered a broken leg playing for Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday and looks almost certain to miss the World Cup.

Benfica oust Porto as tensions flare in chaotic semi

17 April 2014

(Reuters) - Ten players were booked, two sent off, both coaches were dismissed and fans ran on to the pitch as Benfica, playing for more than one hour with 10 men, beat arch-rivals Porto 3-1 to reach the Portuguese Cup final on Wednesday.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini (R) reacts after his player Sergio Aguero (L) was fouled during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

City must win last five games, says Pellegrini

17 April 2014

(Reuters) - Manchester City must win their last five Premier League matches if they are to be crowned champions, manager Manuel Pellegrini said after the damaging 2-2 home draw against bottom side Sunderland on Wednesday.

Robben inspires Bayern to Cup final against Dortmund

17 April 2014

MUNICH (Reuters) - Dutch winger Arjen Robben was the inspiration as Bayern Munich crushed second division Kaiserslautern 5-1 on Wednesday to set up a mouth-watering German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund.

Villa owner Lerner backs Lambert over 'unexpected issues'

17 April 2014

(Reuters) - Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner praised manager Paul Lambert on Wednesday for the way he has handled the "unexpected issues" which led to the suspensions of assistant manager Ian Culverhouse and head of football operations Gary Karsa.

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Results and Fixtures

Malaysian Football

Super League: Lions XII 4 Pahang 1, Sime Darby FC 4 Kelantan 0, PKNS FC 2 Terengganu 2, Perak 0 JDT 1, Sarawak 3 Armed Forces 2.

Premier League: Police 1 JDT II 0, UiTM FC 2 SPA Putrajaya 1, DRB-Hicom FC 1 Negri Sembilan 3, Kedah 6 Perlis 1, Penang 3 Sabah 1, Felda United 2 PBAPP FC 1.

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

AFC Cup: Arema FC 1 Selangor 0.

EPL Results & Standings

Manchester City 2 Sunderland 2
Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3

English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
34 51 77
34 42 75
Man City
33 54 71
34 18 67
34 21 66
34 0 60
Man Utd
33 18 57
34 5 48
34 -14 46
34 -10 43
Crystal Palace
34 -14 40
West Ham
34 -9 37
33 -6 36
Aston Villa
33 -14 34
34 -5 33
West Brom
33 -11 33
34 -27 32
34 -40 30
34 -34 29
33 -25 26
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

Saturday, April 19:
Tottenham v Fulham – 7.45pm
Aston Villa v Southampton – 10pm
Cardiff v Stoke – 10pm
Newcastle v Swansea – 10pm
West Ham v Crystal Palace – 10pm

Sunday, April 20:
Chelsea v Sunderland – 12.30am**
Norwich v Liverpool – 7pm
Hull v Arsenal – 9.05pm
Everton v Man Utd – 11.10pm

Tuesday, April 22:
Man City v West Brom – 3am**

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

Quarter-finals second leg: Atletico Madrid 1 Barcelona 0 (agg 2-1), Bayern Munich 3 Manchester United 1 (agg 4-2), Chelsea 2 Paris St Germain 0 (agg 3-3, Chelsea win on away goals), Borussia Dortmund 2 Real Madrid 0 (agg 2-3).

Quarter-finals first leg: Real Madrid 3 Borussia Dortmund 0, Paris St Germain 3 Chelsea 1, Manchester United 1 Bayern Munich 1, Barcelona 1 Atletico Madrid 1.

Upcoming UCL Fixtures

Semi-finals first leg

Wednesday, April 23:
Atletico Madrid v Chelsea - 2.45am**

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

German Cup semi-final: Bayern Munich 5 Kaiserslautern 1.

Spanish King's Cup final: Real Madrid 2 Barcelona 1.


World Junior Championships

(Malaysia unless stated)
Boys’ singles:
Anthony Ginting (Ina) bt Kanta Tsuneyama (Jpn) 21-15, 21-10; Zhao Jun Peng (Chn) bt Cheam June Wei 18-21, 21-12, 21-17; Shi Yuqi (Chn) bt R. Satehishtharan 21-12, 21-7; Lin Guipu (Chn) bt Jonatan Christie (Ina) 21-17, 21-18.
Boys’ doubles: Puavaranukroh Dechapol-Ketlen Kittinupong (Tha) bt Arjun M.R-Chirag Shetty (Ind) 21-19, 21-14; Masahide Nakata-Katsuki Tamate (Jpn) bt Alexander Bond-Joel Eipe (Den) 18-21, 21-8, 21-16; Muhammad Rian Adrianto-Clinton Hendrik Kudasama (Ina) bt Yonny Cheung-Yueng Shing Choi (Hkg) 21-15, 21-17; Kim Jae-hwan-Kim Jung-ho (Kor) bt Huang Kaixiang-Zheng Siwei (Chn) 15-21, 21-17, 21-18.
Girls’ singles: Akane Yamaguchi (Jpn) bt Liang Xiaoyu (Sin) 21-11, 16-21, 21-17; Aya Ohori (Jpn) bt Natsuki Nidara (Jpn) 20-22, 21-18, 21-10; Qin Jingjing (Chn) bt Chochuwong Porpawee (Tha) 21-15, 10-21, 21-18; He Bingjiao (Chn) bt Busanan Ongbumrungpan (Tha) 21-11, 21-14.
Girls’ doubles: Jiang Binbin-Tang Pingyang (Chn) bt Park Keun-hye-Yoon Min-ah (Kor) 17-21, 21-11, 21-11; Chen Qingchen-Jia Yifan (Chn) bt Kilasu Ostermeyer-Natcha Saengchote (Tha) 21-19, 21-18; Du Yue-Li Yin Hui (Chn) bt Akane Araki-Chiharu Shida (Jpn) 21-18, 21-11, Apriani Rahayu-Rosyita Eka Putri Sari (Ina) bt Pacharapun Chochuwong-Chanisa Teachavorasinskun (Tha) 19-21, 21-14, 21-13.
Mixed doubles: Muhammad Rian Andrianto-Rosyita Eka Putri Sari (Ina) bt He Jiting-Du Yue (Chn) 21-14, 21-16; Huang Kaixiang-Chen Qingchen (Chn) bt Yonny Cheung-Ng Tsz Yau (Hkg) 21-15, 21-10; Yuta Watanabe-Arisa Higashino (Jpn) bt Tan Jinn Hwa-Goh Yea Ching 21-7, 28-30, 21-14, Park Kyung-hoon-Park Keun-hye (Kor) bt Puavaranukroh Dechapol-Puttita Supajirakul (Tha) 21-19, 21-18.


El Gouna International Open

Second round: Gregory Gaultier (Fra) bt Stephen Coppinger (Rsa) 11-6, 11-4, 11-5; Daryl Selby (Eng) bt Nicolas Mueller (Sui) 11-9, 11-9, 11-5; Peter Barker (Eng) bt Marwan El Shorbagy (Egy) 11-9, 11-8, 11-9; Mohamed El Shorbagy (Egy) bt Mazen Hesham (Egy) 11-4, 11-4, 11-8; Omar Mosaad (Egy) bt Borja Golan (Spa) 8-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-9; Amr Shabana (Egy) bt Tarek Momen (Egy) 11-3, 11-8, 11-7; Karim Darwish (Egy) bt Laurens Jan Anjema (Ned) 7-11, 11-9, 6-11, 14-12, 11-4; Ramy Ashour (Egy) bt Simon Rosner (Ger) 15-13, 11-8, 11-6.


WTA BMW Malaysian Open

First round: Dominika Cibulkova (Svk) bt Pemra Ozgen (Tur) 6-1, 6-3.
Second round: Zarina Dyas (Kaz) bt Giulia Gatto-Monticone (Ita) 6-1, 6-4; Magda Linette (Pol) bt Lyudmyla Kichenok (Ukr) 6-1, 6-2; Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (Aut) bt Danka Kovanic (Mon) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.
First round: Eleni Daniilidou-Magda Linette (Gre-Pol) bt Alyssa Boey-Yang Zi (Mas-Chn) 6-0, 6-0; Lyudmyla Kichenok-Olga Savchuk (Ukr) bt Karolina Pliskova-Kristyna Pliskova (Cze) 6-4, 4-6, 10-8; Jarmila Gajdosova-Hsieh Su-wei (Aus-Tpe) bt Chuang Chia-jung-Rika Fujiwara (Tpe-Jpn) 6-3, 6-4; Chan Chin-wei-Xu Yifan (Tpe-Chn) bt Erika Sema-Yurika Sema (Jpn) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8; Hsieh Shu-ying-Arina Rodionova (Tpe-Aus) bt Eri Hozumi-Miki Miyamura (Jpn) 6-7 (0-7), 6-2, 10-3.

Monte Carlo Open

Men's Singles
Second Round
Novak Djokovic (Srb) bt Albert Montanes (Spa) 6-1, 6-0; Tomas Berdych (Cze) bt Dmitry Tursunov (Rus) 7-5, 6-4; David Ferrer (Spa) bt Jeremy Chardy (Fra) 6-3, 6-0; Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fra) bt Philipp Kohlschreiber (Ger) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4.
First Round
Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) bt Marcel Granollers (Spa) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2; Andreas Seppi (Ita) bt Mikhail Youzhny (Rus) 6-3, 7-6 (4); Gael Monfils (Fra) bt Kevin Anderson (Rsa) 6-4, 7-6 (4); Nicolas Almagro (Spa) bt Paul-Henri Mathieu (Fra) 6-3, 6-2; Michael Llodra (Fra) bt Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) 6-4, 6-2; Teymuraz Gabashvili (Rus) bt Gilles Simon (Fra) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spa) bt Benjamin Balleret (Mon) 7-5, 6-2; Pablo Carreno Busta (Spa) bt Ivan Dodig (Cro) 6-3, 6-3; Marin Cilic (Cro) bt Marinko Matosevic (Aus) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2; Lu Yen-Hsun (Tpe) bt Federico Delbonis (Arg) 7-6 (5), 6-1; Julien Benneteau (Fra) bt Jurgen Melzer (Aut) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.


NBA Championship

New York 109 Brooklyn 98, L.A. Clippers 117 Denver 105.


Friendly: Malaysia 6 China 1


Sports Calendar


April 7-18: World Junior Championships – badminton
Alor Setar

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

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

April 25-27: Commonwealth Games Invitational Competition – gymnastics

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

April 25- May 4: Champions Challenge Hockey I

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

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


May 1: UEFA Europa League semis – football

May 3: Yemen vs Malaysia – football

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

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


May 24-June 4: Sukma (Malaysia Games)

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

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