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Prospect looks bleak for kumite men’s team to break drought

MALAYSIA have not won the kumite men's team gold since 1993 Games in Singapore. And the 10-year-old drought looks set to continue in Hanoi when the competition begins at Gia Lam Gymnasium in Hanoi today.

Tears of silver

The tears flowed freely for Mon Redee Sut Txi at the National Sports Training Centre in Hanoi Wednesday. The archer came agonisingly close to winning Malaysia's first gold medal only to see Indonesia's Rina Dewi beat her by three points in a nail-biting individual final.

Striker Fadzli wishes to end his goal drought

Malaysian striker Fadzli Saari has two wishes when playing against Singapore tomorrow - to end his goal drought and help the team win the match, which will give them a place in the semi-finals of the men's football competition.

Tight edible oils supply likely to push CPO past RM2,000

THE current tight supply in the world edible oils market is likely to drive crude palm oil (CPO) prices above RM2,000 a tonne in the near term.

El Nino ends title drought

Sergio Garcia of Spain ended his recent victory drought by winning his second Sun City Challenge Sunday after sinking a 15-footer for a birdie at the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff with South Africa's Retief Goosen.

For once, the doubles can be the bearers of good news

THERE could be a rare double joy for the Malaysian doubles players at the Vietnam SEA Games - with both the men's and women's pairs having fighting chances to finally win gold medals after a long wait.

Fencing needs at least a silver to silence critics and ensure future participation

After being initially left out altogether from the Malaysian contingent for the Vietnam SEA Games, only a good showing in Hanoi will redeem the Malaysian Fencing Federation (MFF) in the eyes of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM).

Last chance for Roslin to end title drought

Shuttler Mohd Roslin Hashim hopes to end his two-year title drought with a successful defence of the SEA Games men's singles title.

Bjorn clinches title by two shots

Sergio Garcia suffered a final-round collapse to hand his Ryder Cup colleague Thomas Bjorn a two-shot victory at the Dunlop Phoenix tournament Sunday.

Old Indian economy lives on

Things are looking up in India. Growth will top 7% this year, foreign exchange reserves are a record US$93bil and the country has grabbed a quarter of the fast-growing market for outsourced service jobs.