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Other Sport 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

BMW Williams praying for dry weather at Sepang

Team BMW Williams are counting on the bomohs to keep the rain away as they eye a repeat of last year's success in the Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at the Sepang F1 Circuit on Sunday.

Other Sport 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Frentzen and Heidfeld fit and ready for action, thanks to Leberer

It has been a non-stop flurry of promotional activities for German drivers Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Nick Heidfeld since they arrived here for the Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix last Friday.

Other Sport 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Drivers working hard to tackle the hot and humid weather

Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello trains in a heated swimming pool. Teammate Michael Schumacher goes somewhere sunny. Minardi rookie Justin Wilson works out at a hotel gym before jogging outside.

Other Sport 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Despite problems in Iraq, a grand show is on the cards

The outbreak of the war in Iraq has cast a pall over the proceedings at the Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix but it will be business as usual for the 10 teams taking part when the first qualifying session gets underway at the Sepang F1 Circuit today.

Other Sport 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tall order but Justin out to make rivals eat dust

Rookie Justin Wilson is the tallest F1 driver at 6ft 3in and he is well aware that he has a tall order to bring Minardi to greater heights at the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix.

Other Sport 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lindsay cruises into third round, Patty bites the dust

Second seed Lindsay Davenport advanced to the third round but eighth seed Patty Schnyder was eliminated on Tuesday as rain continued to spoil the US$1.3mil WTA event.

Other Sport 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shahrul Nizam simply too hot for his rivals

Seasoned rider Shahrul Nizam Tajuddin blazed through the hot weather to win the experts' class race of the second leg Petronas Sprinta AAM Malaysia Cup Prix Championships at the Stadium Utama Complex in Kangar Sunday.

Other Sport 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vietnamese cyclist dies in training

A cyclist with Vietnam#8217;s national team collapsed on Friday during a training race and later died, state-run media reported Saturday.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Race wide open as top teams arrive early to acclimatise

For the first time, the Tour of Langkawi will be launched in Penang rather than Langkawi. And the bigger island is gearing up for the event as the first batch of riders arrived at the Penang International Airport Saturday.

Other Sport 05 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Joo Ngan names sprinters and hill climbers

The national team have finally identified their sprinters and hill climbers for the Tour of Langkawi, which starts Friday.