Rajes Paul

Recent and archived articles by Rajes Paul

21 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Thorny outlook

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s top shuttlers face serious early-round obstacles in pursuit for All-England success.

Tough challenge: Barring ay upset, Lee Chong Wei is expected to clash with China’s Lin Dan (right) in the quarter-finals of the All-England."
20 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Winning Asiad bowling gold becomes harder after Jakarta drop six events

PETALING JAYA: It’s a blow for Malaysian bowling. Malaysia’s chances of winning gold in the bowling competition at the Asian Games have been reduced by half after hosts Indonesia dropped six events.

19 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Shalin and Co nominated for SAM award

PETALING JAYA: The World Championships gold-medal winning team led by veteran Shalin Zulkifli have been nominated for the 100PLUS-Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM) Best Athlete for 2017.

19 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Coach wants Soniia and Jin Wei to produce good results at All-England

PETALING JAYA: National singles head coach Datuk Tey Seu Bock wants women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah and Goh Jin Wei to justify their inclusion in the All-England next month.

No time to waste: Goh Jin Wei (right) and Soniia Cheah must not treat their participation in the All-England as a chance to gain exposure. Instead, they must produce results.
18 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Misbun wants Zii Jia, Iskandar and Joo Ven to get the better of Europeans

PETALING JAYA: National singles head coach Datuk Misbun Sidek has set up another test for shuttlers Lee Zii Jia, Soong Joo Ven and Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin at the Swiss Open in Basel starting on Wednesday.

Showing great promise: Coach Misbun Sidek says that Lee Zii Jia (picture) is getting more mature in his game.
16 Feb 2018 | 7:25 PM

Winter Olympics: Julian Yee misses final by a whisker

PETALING JAYA: Figure skater Julian Yee came within a whisker of making the final of the men's singles skating competition in his first Winter Olympic Games.

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16 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Vivian ready to rekindle partnership with Mei Kuan Down Under

PETALING JAYA: It’s never easy to defend a title. More so with a new partner. But shuttler Vivian Hoo is ready for the challenge to defend the Commonwealth Games women’s doubles gold in Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15 with youngster Chow Mei Kuan.

Hoping for the best: Vivian Hoo (back) and Chow Mei Kuan were first paired up in 2013 and they went on to become champions at the National Championships in Putrajaya.
14 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Chong Wei out to smash culprit who made sex video that’s gone viral

KUALA LUMPUR: A much-talked about movie on Lee Chong Wei is coming out – but it’s not a sex video!

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13 Feb 2018 | 4:25 PM

Chong Wei: I'm not the man in viral sex video

KUALA LUMPUR: National No. 1 Lee Chong Wei says he is not the man behind a sex video that has gone viral.

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12 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Esther seeks to regain winning touch after deserved CNY break

PETALING JAYA: National bowler Esther Cheah (pic) is looking forward to a family reunion this Chinese New Year.