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19 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Fitri’s timely return

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia have finally overcome the Pakistan jinx in the Asia Cup hockey tournament.

Eyes on the ball: Malaysia’s Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (left) vying for the ball with a Pakistan player in the Super Four match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, yesterday.
17 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Good target practice

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia warmed up for the Super Four round of the Asia Cup hockey tournament with another big win.

16 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

It’s test and tweak against Oman

KUALA LUMPR: Malaysia are using the match against Oman to fine-tune their game ahead of the Asia Cup Super Four round.

15 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Lethal on the set piece

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia scored two quick penalty corner goals in the second quarter to edge defending champions South Korea 2-1 in their Group B match of the men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament in Dhaka.

Ever reliable: Faizal Saari scored Malaysia’s first goal off a penalty corner in the 2-1 win over South Korea in the Asia Cup yesterday.
3 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Junior champs India to headline Sultan of Johor Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Junior World Cup champions India are all set to parade a new set of players for their 2020 Olympic challenge.

3 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia’s hopes of drug-free SEA Games down the drain

KUALA LUMPUR: Three athletes at the recent Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, including a Malaysian gold medallist, have tested positive for a banned substance.

'For now, we are not able to give out any details as there are some analysis that have not reached us.' - Datuk Dr S.S Cheema
2 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Verstappen nails second career win at Sepang’s final grand prix

MAX Verstappen celebrated turning 20 in the best way he knew how – with a dominant win for Red Bull at the final Petronas Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Deserving win: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen (centre) with second-placed Lewis Hamilton (left) of Mercedes and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo on the podium yesterday.
1 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Hamilton puts slow day behind to grab pole

AFTER struggling in practice, Mercedes’ championship leader Lewis Hamilton delivered when it mattered most to claim his fourth consecutive Petronas Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix pole position.

The top guys: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton (centre) posing after taking pole position for the Malaysia Grand Prix yesterday. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen (right) will start from second and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen from third on the grid.
30 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Beware of Vettel

FERRARI’S Sebastian Vettel cranked up the pressure on championship leader Lewis Hamilton by smashing the Sepang lap record before a dislodged drain cover brought an early halt to the second practice session of the Petronas Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Unstoppable: Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel climbing out of the car after the second free practice session yesterday.
29 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Watch out for Vettel

THE stage is set for a cracking final Petronas Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix race at the Sepang International Circuit this weekend, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel raring to take the fight to Mercedes championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Calm before the storm: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen (left) having a word with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel during a press conference at the Sepang International Circuit yesterday.