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Boxing 11 Sep 2015 | 9:12 AM

Mayweather legacy a numbers game - Holyfield

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Should Floyd Mayweather Jr end his boxing career on Saturday as planned, his legacy will be underpinned by the extraordinary numbers he has brought to the sport, says former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield.

Golf 17 Aug 2015 | 10:42 AM

Day's tough life journey finally leads to major win

KOHLER, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Bruised but toughened by a difficult childhood, Australia's Jason Day endured several close calls at the majors before finally landing one with a three-shot victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

Football 26 Jan 2015 | 9:07 PM

QPR to give youth a chance, says chairman Fernandes

LONDON (Reuters) - Queens Park Rangers will change from a buying club to a developing organisation by promoting young talent through their academy, said chairman Tony Fernandes.

Tennis 09 Sep 2014 | 11:22 AM

Nishikori takes Japan from tragedy to tennis elite

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For over three-quarters of a century men's tennis in Japan has played out like a kabuki tragedy, filled with decades of barren results, embarrassments and even a suicide.

Basketball 02 Nov 2013 | 11:12 PM

Good show from Rodman and co.

KUALA LUMPUR: There was no Jason Williams but it mattered not to the fans as Dennis Rodman and company duly charmed the crowd with their bigger than life persona.

Basketball 31 Oct 2013 | 8:26 PM

Asian All Stars can take on retired NBA stars

SHAH ALAM: Veteran coach Goh Cheng Huat believes that the MJ Life Asian All Star team have nothing to fear when they take on the Professional Basketball Alumni Association (PBAA) All Star side in an exhibition match at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Saturday.

Basketball 30 Oct 2013 | 10:59 PM

‘The Worm’ is in town

PETALING JAYA: Fans of retired NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Jason Williams will not have to wait much longer to see their heroes.

Basketball 28 Oct 2013 | 7:31 PM

Guga, Tian Yuen to feature in All Stars game

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian cagers B. Guganeswaran and Kuek Tian Yuen have been included in the team list for the MJ Life Asia Basketball All Star team which is set to face the Ninetology Professional Basketball Alumni Association (PBAA) All Stars in an exhibition match on Nov 2 at the Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil.

Other Sport 18 Aug 2013 | 2:32 AM

Newcomer Rollins reels in Pearson for hurdles gold

MOSCOW (Reuters) - America's new kid on the block Brianna Rollins answered any questions about her ability to perform on the big stage when she dethroned 100 metres hurdles queen Sally Pearson to win gold at the world championships on Saturday.

Other Sport 04 Aug 2013 | 7:30 AM

Winning mentality as important as height in basketball, says Smith

KUALA LUMPUR: US Professional Basketball Alumni Association (PBAA) chief executive officer Charles Smith said in an exclusive interview with The Star that while height does make a difference, it is the winning mentality which makes a great player.