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Football 7h ago

Olympics - Champions League winner Park to be first South Korean to carry Games flame

ATHENS (Reuters) - Champions League winner Park Ji-sung will be the first South Korean to carry the flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after the torch lighting ceremony in Olympia next week, the Greek Olympic committee said on Thursday.

Football 6h ago

Napoli fear European hangover ahead of Inter clash

MILAN (Reuters) - Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri is unhappy at facing Inter Milan so soon after visiting Manchester City in the Champions League while his opponents in Saturday's Serie A showdown believe their absence from Europe could prove a blessing.

Badminton 17h ago

Debutant Qi Xuan joins Jin Wei in fifth round

PETALING JAYA: Debutant Eoon Qi Xuan made it a sensational day for Malaysia when she joined Goh Jin Wei in the girls’ singles fifth round at the World Junior Championships in Indonesia.

Powering on: Eoon Qi Xuan making a return to 13th seed Huang Yun-hsuan in the fourth round of the World Junior Championships yesterday.
Badminton 17h ago

Joo-bong: V Shem-Wee Kiong shouldn’t have been split up

ODENSE (Denmark): Doubles legend Park Joo-bong believes Malaysia have made a big mistake by splitting national No. 1 pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong.

New partnership: Goh V Shem (right) and Teo Ee Yi will make their debut at the French Open in Paris next Wednesday. — S.S.KANESAN / The Star
Football 4h ago

Marcelino igniting hopes at Valencia

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Valencia have been the butt of many jokes in La Liga in the past few seasons as they veered from one crisis to the next, but they could have the last laugh this campaign as they serve up exciting, swashbuckling football while remaining unbeaten.

Football 17h ago

Keep a positive mind against JDT, urges Perak manager

PETALING JAYA: Cut out the negative vibes.

Badminton 1d ago

Debutant Eoon Qi Xuan defeats Taiwan's Huang Yun-hsuan in World Junior Championships

PETALING JAYA: Debutant Eoon Qi Xuan made it a sensational day for Malaysia when she joined Goh Jin Wei in the fifth round at the World Junior Championships in Yogjakarta, Indonesia.

Football 5h ago

AS Monaco club owner under investigation in probe over art dispute

NICE, France (Reuters) - A Monaco judge is investigating AS Monaco football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev over allegations of complicity in invasion of privacy as part of a dispute with an art dealer, a source close to the Russian billionaire said on Thursday.

Golf 7h ago

No doubting Thomas after sizzling 63 in South Korea

JEJU: World number four Justin Thomas brushed off a shaky start to fire a superb nine-under par 63 and take a three-shot lead after the first round of the CJ Cup Thursday.

Justin Thomas of the US tees off at the 10th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup golf tournament, the US PGA Tour's first foray into South Korea, at Nine Bridges in Jeju Island on October 19, 2017.  -AFP