Chelsea's Frank Lampard acknowledges crowd at end of his team's Champion's League semi-final first leg match against Atletico Madrid at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Moyes left all at sea by scale of United job, says former coach

25 April 2014

(Reuters) - David Moyes lost his job as Manchester United manager because he ignored advice and failed to appreciate the scale of the job, said Rene Meulensteen, a former coach at the Premier League club.

The interior of Arena Pantanal soccer stadium is pictured as it undergoes construction in Cuiaba April 23, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Lopes

World Cup stadium delays affect ticket availability - FIFA

25 April 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's failure to meet construction deadlines for World Cup stadiums means FIFA does not know how many tickets to make available for the tournament, which kicks off in less than two months, FIFA's marketing director Thierry Weil said on Thursday.

A man walk past near at the 1987 Lotus Honda used by late Brazilian three-time F1 World Champion Ayrton Senna at the 'Senna Experience' exhibition in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

Senna had so much to offer, says sister

25 April 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Benfica's Andre Gomes (L) fights for the ball with Juventus' Paul Pogba during their Europa League semi-final first leg soccer match at Luz stadium in Lisbon April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Benfica and Sevilla secure Europa League wins

25 April 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - A stunning late goal from Benfica's Lima left Juventus's hopes of reaching a home Europa League final hanging in the balance after a 2-1 first-leg defeat, while Sevilla won 2-0 against Valencia in Thursday's all-Spanish last-four clash.

Sevilla earn two-goal cushion against Valencia

25 April 2014

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Stephane MBia and Carlos Bacca were on target for Sevilla as they took a big step towards reaching the Europa League final with a 2-0 victory over Valencia on Thursday.

Former Rangers great Jardine dies aged 65

25 April 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Rangers and Scotland defender Sandy Jardine has died at the age of 65 after battling cancer for 18 months, the Glasgow club said on Thursday.

Late Lima strike gives Benfica win over Juventus

25 April 2014

(Reuters) - A brilliantly-worked Lima goal gave last year's runners-up Benfica a late 2-1 win at home to Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.

Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar stolen in sticker heist

25 April 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Avid World Cup sticker collectors in Rio de Janeiro were given a shock this week when a van carrying hundreds of thousands of Panini stickers was stolen during a delivery.

Brazil to play Turkey in November friendly

25 April 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil will play an international friendly against Turkey in Istanbul on November 12, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.

Chelsea's Ramires banned for four games

25 April 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the Premier League season after being handed a four-match ban by the FA on Thursday for elbowing Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson.

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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 (Hkg) 4 Kelantan (Mas) 0, Selangor (Mas) 4 Maziya SC (Mdv) 1.

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
35 52 80
35 41 75
Man City
34 56 74
35 21 70
35 23 69
35 2 63
Man Utd
34 16 57
35 5 49
35 -15 46
35 -10 44
Crystal Palace
35 -13 43
West Ham
35 -10 37
35 -4 36
34 -9 36
Aston Villa
34 -14 35
West Brom
34 -13 33
35 -28 32
35 -34 30
35 -42 30
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 1 Bayern Munich 0.

Upcoming UCL Fixtures

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

French Div 1: Paris St Germain 1 Evian 0, Toulouse 0 Lyon 0.
Leading standings: PSG 82, Monaco 72, Lille 64, St Etienne 57, Lyon 55.


NBA Championship

(Best-of-seven series)
Eastern Conference: Atlanta 98 Indiana 85 (Atlanta leads series 2-1). 
Western Conference: Memphis 98 Oklahoma City 95 (OT) (Memphis leads series 2-1), Los Angeles Clippers 98 Golden State 96 (Los Angeles leads series 2-1).


Barcelona Open

Second round: Santiago Giraldo (Chi) bt Fabio Fognini (Ita) 6-0, 4-0 (rtd); Juergen Melzer (Aut) bt Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1); Rafael Nadal (Spa) bt Albert Ramos (Spa) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4; Fernando Verdasco (Spa) bt Kenny De Schepper (Fra) 6-4, 6-3; Marin Cilic (Cro) bt Alex Kuznetsov (Rus) 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).

BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy

Second round: Gael Monfils (Fra) bt Ricardas Berankis (Ltu) 6-1, 6-3; Paul-Henri Mathieu (Fra) bt Marius Copil (Rom) 6-3, 6-2; Denis Istomin (Uzb) bt Adrian Ungur (Rom) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3; Robin Haase (Ned) bt Mikhail Youzhny (Rus) 6-3, 6-3.

Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

Second round: Garbie Muguruza (Spa) bt Stefanie Vgele (Swi) 6-3, 6-2; Daniela Hantuchova (Svk) bt Lourdes Domnguez (Spa) 7-5, 6-2; Peng Shuai (Chn) bt Maryna Zanevska (Ukr) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5); Shahar Peer (Isr) bt Patricia Mayr (Aut) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (7-3).

Stuttgart Grand Prix

Second round: Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol) bt Roberta Vinci (Ita) 6-3, 6-2; Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) bt Simona Halep (Rom) 7-5, 7-6 (7-4); Carla Suarez Navarro (Spa) bt Angelique Kerber (Ger) 7-5, 6-4; Jelena Jankovic (Ser) Flavia Pennetta (Ita) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3; Maria Sharapova (Rus) bt Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Rus) 6-4, 6-3; Ana Ivanovic (Srb) Julia Goerges (Ger) 1-6, 6-2, 6-3.


Zurich Open

Leading first round scores (US unless stated): 62: Ben Martin; 64: Andrew Svoboda; 65: Peter Hanson (Swe), Noh Seung-yul (Kor); 66: Erik Compton, Chad Collins, Michael Thompson; 67: Stuart Appleby (Aus), Jeff Overton, Robert Streb; 68: David Duval, JJ Henry, Charles Howell, Charley Hoffman, Doug LaBelle, DH Lee (Kor), Bae Sang-moon (Kor), Will Wilcox, David Lingmerth (Swe).

LPGA Swinging Skirts Classic 

First round (US unless stated) - Play suspended due to darkness
Clubhouse lead: 66: Karine Icher (Fra); 68: Maria McBride, Dewi Claire Schreefel (Ned), Jenny Shin (Kor), Ilhee Lee (Kor), Lydia Ko (Nzl); 69: Morgan Pressel, Stacy Lewis, Mo Martin, Christel Boeljon (Ned), Kim Hyo-joo (Kor); 70: Suzann Pettersen (Nor), Park Hee-young (Kor), Hsu Wei-Ling (Tpe), Shih Huei-Ju (Tpe).

CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters

Leading first round scores: 67: Nicholas Fung (Mas), Anthony Kang (Usa); 68: Chapchai Nirat (Tha), Cameron Smith (Aus), Jazz Janewattananond (Tha), Bernd Wiesberger (Aut), Jake Higginbottom (Aus), Sujjan Singh (Ind); 69: Wang Jeung-hun (Kor), Richard T. Lee (Can), Marcus Both (Aus), Danny Chia (Mas), Lee Tae-hee (Kor), Chan Kim (Usa), Adilson Da Silva (Bra), Wolmer Murillo (Ven); 70: Kim Tae-woo (Kor), Gunn Charoenkul (Tha), Carlos Pigem (Spa), Berry Henson (US), Lu Wen-teh (Tpe), Boonchu Ruangkit (Tha), Sutijet Kooratanapisan (Tha), Miguel Tabuena (Phi), Wasin Sripattranusorn (Tha), Poom Saksansin (Tha), Lin Wen-tang (Tpe), Rashid Khan (Ind), Arnond Vongvanij (Tha), Arjun Atwal (Ind), Anirban Lahiri (Ind), Jason Knutzon (Usa), Rahil Gangjee (Ind).
Selected scores: 71: Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Tha), Thongchai Jaidee (Tha), Mardan Mamat (Sin); 74: Victor Dubuisson (Fra).


Asian Badminton Championships
Second round

Men’s singles: Wei Nan (Hkg) bt Lee Dong-keun (Kor) 21-8, 21-17; Lin Dan (Chn) bt Pham Cao Cuong (Vie) 21-13, 21-4; Liu Kai (Chn) bt Derek Wong Zi Liang (Sin) 21-14, 16-21, 21-14; R.M.V. Gurusaidutt (Ind) bt Wang Tzu-wei (Tpe) 17-21, 21-13, 21-19; Hsu Jen-hao (Tpe) bt P. Kashyap (Ind) 25-23, 21-17; Jong Soo-Hwang (Kor) bt Huang Chao (Sin) 21-19, 21-4; Song Xue (Chn) bt Park Sung-min (Kor) 21-8, 21-15; Sho Sasaki (Jpn) bt Shon Wan-ho (Kor) 21-18, 21-13.

Men’s doubles: Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg Wei Keat (Mas) w.o. Tsai Chia-hsin-Lee Sheng-mu (Tpe); Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen (Chn) bt Kang Ji-wook-Choi Sol-kyu (Kor) 21-13, 18-21, 21-18; Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata (Jpn) bt Patiphat Chalardchaleam-Wannawat Ampunsuwan (Tha) 21-10, 21-15; Keigo Sonoda-Takeshi Kamura (Jpn) bt Zhang Wen-Wang Yilv (Chn) 19-21, 21-15, 21-17; Shi Longfei-Chen Zhuofu (Chn) bt Duong Bao Duc-Nguyen Hoang Nam (Vie) 21-17, 21-13; Chayut Triyachart-Danny Bawa Chrisnanta (Sin) bt Jung Bong-chan-Kim Dae-sun (Kor) 21-19, 21-18; Shin Baek-cheol-Yoo Yeon-seong (Kor) bt Teo Ee Yi-Chooi Kah Ming (Mas) 21-15, 21-12; Maneepong Jongjit-Nipitphon Puangpuapech (Tha) bt Lee Chun Hei-Chan Yun Lung (Hkg) 21-15, 21-17.

Women’s singles: Kim Hyo-min (Kor) bt Lim Yin Fun (Mas) 21-17, 21-8; Lee Jang-mi (Kor) bt Porntip Buranaprasertsuk (Tha) 19-21, 21-12, 21-14; Wang Shixian (Chn) bt Pai Hsiao-ma (Tpe) 21-17, 16-21, 21-19; P.V. Sindhu (Ind) bt Eriko Hirose (Jpn) 14-21, 21-13, 21-18; Tai Tzu-ying (Tpe) bt Tee Jing Yi (Mas) 21-17, 21-12; Sung Ji-hyun (Kor) bt Kaori Imabeppu (Jpn) 21-8, 21-18; Sayaka Takahashi (Jpn) bt Ratchanok Intanon (Tha) 21-18, 16-21, 21-14; Busanan Ongbumrungpan (Tha) bt Bae Yeon-ju (Kor) 22-24, 21-19, 21-15.

Women’s doubles: Ko A-ra-Yoo Hae-won (Kor) bt Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo (Mas) 21-15, 24-22; Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho (Mas) bt Hsieh Pei-chen-Cheng Wen-hsing (Tpe) 21-14, 21-14; Luo Ying-Luo Yu (Chn) bt Lee Meng Yean-Lim Yin Loo (Mas) 21-15, 21-11; Kim Ha-na-Jung Kyung-eun (Kor) bt Chau Hoi Wah-Poon Lok Yan (Hkg) 21-8, 21-9; Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta (Ind) bt Duanganong Aroonkesorn-V.Kunchala (Tha) 21-11, 21-18; Ou Dongni-Xiong Mengjiang (Chn) bt Wang Rong-Zhang Zhibo (Mac) 16-21, 21-16, 21-9; Chan Tsz Ka-Tse Ying Suet (Hkg) bt Kim So-young-Jang Ye-na (Kor) 22-20, 21-16; Zhong Qianxin-Huan Xia (Chn) bt Yao Lei-Shinta Mulia Sari (Sin) 11-21, 21-11, 23-21.

Mixed doubles: Zhang Wen-Hua Xia (Chn) bt Ko Sung-hyun-Kim Ha-nan (Kor) 21-16, 24-22; Chen Hung-ling-Cheng Wen-hsing (Tpe) bt Wong Wai Hong-Chan Hung Yung (Hkg) 21-11, 21-19; Choi Sol-kyu-Chae Yoo-jung (Kor) bt Nipitphon Puangpuapech-Puttita Supajirakul (Tha) 22-20, 21-14; Shin Baek-cheol-Jang Ye-na (Kor) bt Wang Yilv-Ou Dongni (Chn) 21-18, 21-19; Prapakamol Sudket-T. Saralee (Tha) bt Lin Chia-yu-Wang Pei-rong (Tpe) 21-8, 21-12; Yoo Yeon-seong-Eom Hye-won (Kor) bt Chen Zhoufu-Xiong Mengjing (Chn) 21-15, 21-14; Chan Yun Lung-Tse Ying Suet (Hkg) bt Liao Min-chun-Chen Hsiao-huan (Tpe) 21-15, 13-21, 21-10; Lee Chun Hei-Chao Hoi Wah (Hkg) Takeshi Kamura-Koharu Yonemoto (Jpn) 21-13, 21-13.


World Championship

First round (best-of-19 frames): Neil Robertson (Aus) bt Robbie Williams (Eng) 10-2, Dominic Dale (Wal) bt Mark Davis (Eng) 10-5.


Tun Hanif Trophy Shooting Championships

10m air rifle individual: 1. Mohd Nurrahimin Abdul Halim (Pah) 201.5, 2. Razi Aizat Adzha (Prk) 201.3, 3. Mohd Shahril Sahak (Joh) 181.2.
Team: 1. Pahang 1813.2, 2. Perak 1807.7, 3. Armed Forces 1806.7
25m rapid fire pistol individual: 1. Hasli Izwan Amir Hasan (Prk) 27, 2. Mohd Riduan Mohd (For) 22, 3. Jasmi Mohd Zin (Nse) 12.
Team: 1. Armed Forces 1,648, 2. Selangor 1,638, 3. Pahang 1,606.
50m rifle three position individual: 1. Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim (Pah) 447.4, 2. Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi (For) 446.5, 3. Juain Izni Zamil (Sel) 435.3.
Team: 1. Armed Forces 1,721, 2. Pahang 1,699, 3. Terengganu 1,687

10m air rifle individual: 1. Zul Haziq Rosli (Kul) 615.8 (national junior record), 2. Mohd Nurrahimin Abdul Halim (Pah) 607.7, 3. Mohd Nabil Mashudi (Ter) 605.1.
Team: 1. Pahang 1793.5, 2. Terengganu 1791.8, 3. Perak 1783.3.
25m rapid fire pistol individual: 1. Jasmi Mohd Zin (Nse) 555, 2. Noor Aizam Nuqman Azlan (Sel) 552 (won on countback), 3. Eric Low Weichern (Pah) 552
Team: Selangor 1638, 2. Pahang 1,606
50m rifle three position individual: 1. Juain Izni Zamil (Sel) 571 (won on countback), 2. Aina Zahiran (Pah) 571, 3. Nurul Izzati Ali (Ter) 566.
Team: 1. Terengganu 1,687, 2. Pahang 1,686, 3. Selangor 1,666.


Sports Calendar


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