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Badminton 1d ago

His Hann-ds are full

KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed Bad­minton Association of Malaysia (BAM) coaching director Wong Choong Hann has been tasked with helping to deliver Malaysia’s first-ever gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Different role: Wong Choong Hann is BAM’s new coaching director and not technical director, a post previously held by Morten Frost.
Cricket 25m ago

Sri Lanka spin ace Herath to retire after first England test

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in test history, will retire after the series opener against England in Galle next month, the country's cricket board said on Monday.

Motorsport 7h ago

Ricciardo vents his fury by punching through wall

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Angry Australian Daniel Ricciardo left his mark on Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix by punching through a wall in the Red Bull hospitality after suffering yet another engine failure.

Rugby 12h ago

Malaysia come up tops at women’s Asia Rugby Sevens

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia created history by winning the women’s Asia Rugby Sevens tournament in Brunei Darussalam.

We’re going up: Malaysian women’s rugby players and officials posing with the trophy and medals after winning the Asia Rugby Sevens tournament in Brunei yesterday.
Badminton 20 Oct 2018

Peng Soon-Liu Ying go down fighting in roller-coaster match

ODENSE: Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying’s challenge ended in the Danisa Denmark Open after going down fighting in the quarter-finals at the Odense Sports Centre.

Good fight: Chan Peng Soon (back) and Goh Liu Ying lost 14-21, 21-17, 12-21 to South Koreans Seo Seung-jae-Chae Yu-jung in the mixed doubles quarter-finals of the Danisa Denmark Open last night. —AFP
Football 1d ago

Chelsea's Sarri slams players for ditching gameplan in United draw

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri admonished his players for abandoning their gameplan during a heated 2-2 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Football 12h ago

Willpower and determination help Terengganu pip JDT to Cup final spot

JOHOR BARU: Terengganu is just one win away from lifting their second Malaysia Cup after they showed defending champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) the way out following a 2-2 semi-final second-leg draw at the Larkin Stadium.

You raise us up: Terengganu players acknowledging the cheers of their supporters after reaching the Malaysia Cup final.
Badminton 1d ago

Momota on the threshold of another first

ODENSE: Kento Momota of Japan moved closer to scoring another first in his already impressive badminton season this year.

In superb form: Kento Momota returns a shot to K. Srikanth during their men’s singles semi-final match at the Danisa Denmark Open in Odense yesterday. — AFP
Other Sports 23h ago

Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Spain's Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after title rival Andrea Dovizioso fell on the penultimate lap while trying to find a way past the Honda rider.