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Other Sports 27 Apr 2021 | 3:50 PM

Russia's Nepomniachtchi to challenge Carlsen for world title

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian chess grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi clinched victory at the Candidates Tournament on Monday, earning him the chance to challenge Norway's Magnus Carlsen for the world title later this year.

Other Sports 19 Apr 2021 | 4:31 PM

Chess grandmasters resume COVID-delayed tournament in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The world's top chess players are set to resume a tournament in Russia on Monday after it was abruptly halted more than a year ago because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organisers banking on safety measures to ensure its completion this time around.

Other Sports 26 Feb 2021 | 9:54 PM

Grandmaster Aronian says he is leaving Armenia, will represent U.S.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian said on Friday he was leaving Armenia and would represent the United States, citing what he said was Armenian officials' indifference to chess as one of the reasons.

Cycling 04 Jan 2021 | 7:00 AM

Cycling, bowling out of Asean Para Games

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will lose out on medals after cycling and bowling were excluded from the Asean Para Games in Hanoi.

Other Sports 30 Dec 2020 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia want more Para events at Asean Games

PETALING JAYA: Eleven sports at the Asean Para Games in Vietnam next year is just not good enough.

Shooting 29 Aug 2020 | 7:00 AM

NSAM to host local meets to prepare for SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Shooting Association of Malaysia (NSAM) plan to host two local competitions between September and December, as early preparation for next year’s SEA Games in Vietnam.