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Other Sport 10 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Australian Sean outwits Miorin in late sprint to claim fourth stage

Sean Sullivan of Team Barloworld took the 147.8km Stage four from Hulu Klang to Tampin in the Tour of Langkawi Monday. The 24-year-old Australian outwitted Devis Miorin of De-Nardi during the final sprint to emerge winner although both riders clocked 3'20:17.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Australian Brett wins in Stage Three

Ceramiche Panaria-Margres rider Brett Lancaster powered through to win the tough Stage Three from Tapah to Raub, a distance of 171.20 kilometres, in the Tour of Langkawi Sunday.

Other Sport 08 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fear of death on the field

When sudden death befalls a healthy footballer on the field it makes one ponder if football, the most popular sport in the world,has become too taxing and demanding on the players. As professionals, they play on and could be courting tragedy.

Other Sport 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Six cyclists set to battle it out for yellow jersey

This year's Tour of Langkawi takes off from Bayan Baru here today with at least six riders set to battle it out for the coveted yellow jersey (overall individual title).

Other Sport 05 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

China's Zhang Shuai banned for six months

China announced a crackdown on doping in sport yesterday after a football player was banned for six months in the first case of its kind in the world#8217;s most populous country.

Other Sport 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

The Philippines’ Pagcor-Casino join chase for Asian honours

The first professional cycling team from the Philippines, Pagcor-Casino Filipino Pro Cycling Team, will be joining the chase for Asian honours when the Tour of Langkawi starts on Friday.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Race wide open as top teams arrive early to acclimatise

For the first time, the Tour of Langkawi will be launched in Penang rather than Langkawi. And the bigger island is gearing up for the event as the first batch of riders arrived at the Penang International Airport Saturday.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Figo concerned over player overload after Feher death

Portuguese international Luis Figo has said the on-field death of Benfica's Miklos Feher may be a sign that professional footballers are risking their health by taking part in too many competitions.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Chambers to try his luck with the NFL

Dwain Chambers, the European 100m champion facing a two-year ban for steroid use, is trying to break into the National Football League gridiron game as a wide receiver.

Other Sport 28 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Portugal mourns Feher's death

Portugal#8217;s football chief declared on Monday a day of mourning after the on-field death of Benfica#8217;s Hungarian international Miklos Feher, the victim of an apparent heart attack.