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13 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Royal with a cool head

COMMENT: By Eric Samuel.

On the ball: Tengku Abdullah checking the turf at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil before the Malaysia Cup final in October 2014. —GLENN GUAN/The Star
8 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Cheng Hoe in charge

PETALING JAYA: It’s back to local flavour.

Out with the old, in with the new: Tan Cheng Hoe (right) talking to Eduardo Vingada during the latter’s appointment as Harimau Malaya head coach in May. Cheng Hoe has been appointed the new coach following Vingada’s resignation on Wednesday.
7 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Emma vows to get better after failing to snatch WSCC title

PETALING JAYA: Lawn bowler Emma Firyana Saroji wants to raise the bar next year.

6 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Emma comes up short at final hurdle

PETALING JAYA: National lawn bowler Emma Firyana Saroji went into the final of the World Singles Champion of Champions in Australia with two targets.

5 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Lawn bowler Emma on course to be the first two-time winner

PETALING JAYA: History beckons for national lawn bowler Emma Firyana Saroji.

In jubilant mood: Emma Firyana Saroji with coach Zuraidi Puteh after the lawn bowler qualified for the World Singles Champion of Champions final at the St Johns Park in New South Wales, Australia, yesterday.
4 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Emma stays on track to get a shot at singles crown

PETALING JAYA: National lawn bowler Emma Firyana Saroji is two games away from getting a second shot at the World Singles Champion of Champions crown.

3 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Lawn bowlers reach crucial point in Australia

PETALING JAYA: It’s D-Day today for national lawn bowlers Izzat Dzulkeple and Emma Firyana Saroji in the World Singles Champion of Champions competition in Australia.

23 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Kedah's great escape

PETALING JAYA: The nightmare is over for Kedah. And head coach Mohd Nidzam Adzha Yusoff can now sleep easy ahead of the Malaysia Cup final against Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) at the Shah Alam Stadium on Nov 4.

Getting shirty: Johor Darul Ta’zim’s Ignacio Insa Bohigues pulling the shirt of Perak’s Gilmar Jose Da Silva Filho in the Malaysia Cup semi-final second leg at the Larkin Stadium on Saturday. JDT won 3-0 to reach the final on a 4-1 aggregate. — Bernama
22 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

JDT and Kedah to battle for Malaysia Cup supremacy

PETALING JAYA: It will be the battle of champions in the Malaysia Cup final.

Pointy end of things: Felda United’s Mohd Alif Mohd Yusof (right) vying for the ball with Kedah’s Baddrol Bakhtiar during the second leg of the Malaysia Cup semi-finals at the Darulaman Stadium in Alor Setar last night.
21 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Tantalising ties in Malaysia Cup semis second leg after stalemate

PETALING JAYA: It’s D-Day! Thrilling encounters are in store in the second leg of the Malaysia Cup semi-finals today.

You will be missed: Kedah midfielder Liridon Krasniqi (centre) will miss the second leg of the Malaysia Cup semi-finals against Felda United in Alor Setar today due to suspension. — Bernama