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T Avineshwaran

Recent and archived articles by T Avineshwaran

20 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

A bigger WC with 48 teams? Wait for the answer in Paris

DOHA: To keep the 2022 World Cup small or big?

19 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Don’t worry about spies, you can train in peace in Qatar

DOHA: Teams need not worry about being ‘spied’ on when training at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

18 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Making Giant strides

PETALING JAYA: Wearing the captain’s armband in an illustrious team can be intimidating for some.





Leader of the pack: Selangor’s K. Sarkunan (left) celebrating with goalscorer Sandro Mendonca (centre) in the Super League match against Perak at the Shah Alam Stadium on April 12. — IZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star
18 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Legends Gullit and Hierro lavish praise on Qatar

DOHA: Qatar has proven to the world that it is more than ready to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Ruud Gullit
17 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Qatar alive and kicking after launch of second stadium for 2022 World Cup

DOHA: The FIFA World Cup in Qatar is more than three years away but the excitement is already palpable after the country launched its second stadium – Al Wakrah Stadium in Doha – for the premier football tournament in 2022.





Spanking new: A view of the Al-Wakrah Stadium. — AFP
15 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

State FAs feel that education is best way to curb racialism

PETALING JAYA: State football associations are doing their utmost to combat racism but it is one tough battle especially when the antagonists are fanatical fans.

Flashback: The Star’s report on the racial abuse in Malaysian football on May 12.
15 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Fellowship rules the courts

IT WAS sweet revenge for AmBank Group during a friendly badminton match against Star Media Group’s StarSports team at the Sentosa Sports Arena in Kuala Lumpur.




Syed Anuar  (right) and his partner Mustafa Kamal during the final of the friendly match.
15 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Farah, Ing Yueh and Rachel aim to reach finals in Chongqing

PETALING JAYA: Farah Ann Abdul Hadi, Tan Ing Yueh and Rachel Yeoh Li Wen will spearhead Malaysia’s challenge in the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Chongqing, China, next month.

14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Irfan tells his players not to give excuses after poor display

PETALING JAYA: Terengganu coach Irfan Bakti has slammed his players for their lacklustre show in the 4-0 drubbing by Pahang in the FA Cup.

14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Redemption mission

PETALING JAYA: National shooter Alia Sazana Azahari is on a mission to erase a forgettable World Cup outing in Beijing.





On a mission: Shooter Alia Sazana Azahari wants to make good when she competes in the third leg of the World Cup in Munich on May 23.