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Other Sport 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hafiz fizzles out in semis of Thailand Open

Manchester Commonwealth Games gold medallist Mohd Hafiz Hashim's hopes of starting the year with a bang were dashed when he failed to reach the final of the US$30,000 Thailand Open at the National Gymnasium here yesterday.

Other Sport 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Devers sizzles with new record as Greene fizzles out

Gail Devers launched her 2003 athletics season with a national record of 7.78sec in the 60m hurdles Friday at the Millrose Games, second stop on USA Track and Field's indoor Golden Spike Tour.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia's charge in Korean Open fizzles out

Malaysia#8217;s challenge in the Korean Open ended with the exit of Yeoh Kay Bin and Ong Ewe Hock in the third round of the men#8217;s singles at the Dowon Indoor Stadium in Incheon City (South Korea).

Other Sport 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Azmi-Nazmizan sprint showdown fizzles out

The much-touted showdown between national sprinter Nazmizan Mohamad and veteran Azmi Ibrahim fizzled out at the Pahang Open Athletics Championships at the Darulmakmur Stadium yesterday when Azmi pulled out with muscle cramps.

Other Sport 12 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rahman and Ruiz vie for a chance to revive careers

Hasim Rahman and John Ruiz both won heavyweight titles they would lose in lacklustre showings against big-name opponents.

Other Sport 22 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jaguar’s challenge fizzles out as duo get off to slow starts

It was an extremely disappointing end to what could have been a promising weekend at the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix for the Jaguar Racing team.

Other Sport 01 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

FedEx sizzles, A-Rod fizzles

Roger Federer fired his way into the semi-finals of the Miami Open on Thursday but Andy Roddick ran out of firepower and women's world number one Amelie Mauresmo fired blanks.

Other Sport 30 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian challenge fizzles out in Copenhagen

Both Malaysian representatives - singles player Wong Choong Hann and the doubles duo of Choong Tan Fook-Lee Wan Wah - failed in their bid to reach the final of the season-ending Copenhagen Masters invitational tournament after losing their second matches at the Falconer Centre in Copenhagen on Thursday.

Other Sport 17 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Chong Wei sizzles but Hafiz fizzles out

Lee Chong Wei brought early joy to Malaysia when he raised the chances of victory over China in the Thomas Cup semi-finals yesterday. But in the end, Malaysia bowed out with the tame defeat of Mohd Hafiz Hashim in a decisive fifth match.

Other Sport 28 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Badminton: Mak-Tan show fizzles out in Germany

The hopes of youngsters Mak Hee Chun-Tan Wee Kiong for a major breakthrough in the German Open came unstuck in the quarter-finals at Mulheim yesterday.