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88-year-old fencer wants to make Malaysian fencing world class

For six decades, Ronnie Theseira has been keen to bring Malaysian fencing to the top.


Lit that’s trending now: Books by refugees

A growing number of refugees have turned their harrowing experiences into memoirs and novels.


Russia's Kazan city is popular with the young

Kazan in Russia is a city that is increasingly popular with young people and tourists, one that combines tradition and optimism about the future.


A word of praise from athletics legend Jesse Owens changed this Malaysian's life

When Olympic champion Jesse Owens visited his school and praised him for his sporting feat, it spurred this reader on to pursue, and excel in, athletics in college.


Malaysian singer Namewee in France, representing Japan. Wait, what?

Malaysian musician-cum-filmmaker Namewee is performing in Paris as a cultural ambassador for Japan. Talk about cross culture!


Cracking art: Vietnamese craftsman makes World Cup mascots from eggshells

Cracking art: Vietnam craftsman scores big with his World Cup mascots made from eggshells


Golfer Zulaikah Nurziana's biggest supporter is her dad

Nasser Hamid is more than willing to go the extra mile to support his daughter Zulaikah Nurziana's pursuit in golf. For Fathers Day, we celebrate the dads who help their kids be the best they can be.


Wind beneath his special child’s wings

After his wife's death, Soo Kam Son took on the responsibility to care for his daughter, a slow learner. This Fathers Day, Star2 celebrates dads who help their children be the best they can be.


Belgian Nafi Thiam is Richard Mille’s first female athlete ambassador

Nafi Thiam is the first woman to join the team of Richard Mille athletes alongside her counterparts Mutaz Barshim, Yohan Blake and Wayde Van Niekerk


5 spectacular FIFA World Cup host cities in Russia to visit

Catching the 2018 Fifa World Cup at your favourite mamak is fun, but how about travelling to some of the host cities in Russia to see the matches live and do some sightseeing along the way?