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Other Sport 07 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Wrestling: Korean "Mowgli" is king of the Greco jungle

LONDON (Reuters) - A South Korean wrestler nicknamed 'Mowgli' won gold in the Greco-Roman wrestling at the London Games on Tuesday, overcoming a badly swollen eye that left him struggling to see properly.

Other Sport 03 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Unique technical terrain for 2012 LIMBC

PETALING JAYA: The course for this years Langkawi International Mountain Bike Challenge (LIMBC) on Oct 15-20 features a unique technical terrain with a spectacular backdrop.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Boxing: Dominant Medzhidov underlines gulf in class

LONDON (Reuters) - Magomedrasul Medzhidov was among the first amateur boxers to sign up to the Olympic governing body's new professional ranks and the gulf between the Azerbaijani and those not so lucky was evident on Wednesday.

Other Sport 15 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Hook, line and bull’s-eye

FISHING trips with his father in the jungles of Kemaman during his early childhood may well have tempered the steely resolve that courses through the body of the nation’s top archer Khairul Anuar Mohd.

Other Sport 23 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

The day marathoner Lilan was nearly killed by a lion

KUALA LUMPUR: Kenya’s Kennedy Kiproo Lilan, fresh from winning the Maybank Bali Marathon last month, is confident of defending his Standard Chartered KL Marathon title at Dataran Merdeka tomorrow.

Other Sport 21 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Former "slaves" build Brazil World Cup stadium

CUIABA, Brazil (Reuters) - Nivaldo Inacio da Silva has a word to describe what it's like to wake up at 6 a.m., strap on a hardhat and endure suffocating 100-degree heat on the construction site of one of Brazil's new World Cup football stadiums:

Other Sport 21 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Former "slaves" build Brazil World Cup stadium

CUIABA, Brazil (Reuters) - Nivaldo Inacio da Silva has a word to describe what it's like to wake up at 6 a.m., strap on a hardhat and endure suffocating 100-degree heat on the construction site of one of Brazil's new World Cup football stadiums:

Other Sport 03 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Muhammad Ali’s legendary trainer Dundee dies

TAMPA (Florida): Angelo Dundee, who is best known for the more than two decades he spent as boxer Muhammad Ali’s trainer, died on Wednesday aged 90.

Other Sport 26 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Fiji’s fire fizzles out in the Pacific Island clash against Samoa

FIJI flyhalf Nicky Little rued his team's lack of fight in a 27-7 loss to Samoa yesterday as the highly-anticipated Pacific Islands clash failed to produce fireworks.

Other Sport 30 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two double bogeys dash Shaaban’s hopes for a good score

TWO double bogeys put paid to Malaysian Shaaban Hussin's chances of improving on his score on the second day of the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia yesterday.