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S Ramaguru

Recent and archived articles by S Ramaguru

24 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Retegui wants to guide Argentina to World Cup win

KUALA LUMPUR: Remember this name: Carlos Retegui (pic).

22 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Fiery Malaysia-India clash expected – even if the stakes are lower

KUALA LUMPUR: India and Malaysia have played each other 112 times in men’s hockey. India have won 77 times and Malaysia just 16 times.

Let me handle him: Malaysia’s Muhd Najmi Farizal Jazlan (left) trying to mark a China player.
15 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Kumar won’t let painful memories stand in his way

KUALA LUMPUR: Two years ago, national hockey team goalkeeper S. Kumar’s world came crashing down when his three-year old son died of fever.

18 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Feeling the pinch

KUALA LUMPUR: Sekolah Sultan Tunku Mahkota Ismail (SSTMI)-Thunderbolt have won at least one of the titles at stake in the Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) since 2010.

11 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Upping the ante

KUALA LUMPUR: The national men’s hockey team have shelved plans for a longer break and will start their final phase of training the World Hockey League Semi-Finals today.

7 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Great day for Britain

IPOH: Britain won the Sultan Azlan Cup hockey title for just the second time when they defeated defending champions Australia 4-3 in an exciting final.

Worthy winners: Britain players celebrate with the gold medals and trophy after beating Australia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final at the Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh yesterday. Britain won 4-3. — RONNIE CHIN/The Star
6 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

The party poopers

IPOH: Malaysia turned in their best performance in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to deny India a place in the final.

Back off: Malaysia’s Haziq Samsul (right) in action against India’s Sardar Singh during their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match at the Azlan Shah Stadium yesterday. — RONNIE CHIN/The Star
5 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia should leave everything on the field in final games

IPOH: With nothing to lose, Malaysia should throw caution to the wind and take the fight to their opponents in their two remaining Sultan Azlan Shah Cup matches.

Road blocked: Captain Sukri Mutalib (right) being challenged by New Zealand’s Leo Mitai-Wells during their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match on Wednesday. Malaysia lost 1-0. — Bernama
4 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia fail to convert chances in defeat by New Zealand

IPOH: Malaysia suffered their third loss in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after being beaten 1-0 by New Zealand.

Too fast: Malaysia’s Mohamed Marhan Mohamed Jalil skips past New Zealand’s Leo Mitai-Wells in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match at the Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh yesterday. — SAIFUL BAHRI / The Star
3 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Just not good enough

IPOH: Malaysia continued to prop up the table in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament after they slumped to a 1-0 loss to Britain.

No you don’t: Malaysia’s Mohamed Razie Rahim foils an attempt on goal by Britain’s Jonathan Griffiths (fourth from left) in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh yesterday. — SAIFUL BAHRI / The Star