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Winning start for Syafiq-Aifa in mixed doubles

HANGZHOU - Having clinched the Asian Games women’s team event gold and men’s bronze, the national squash players continued their hunt for individual event medals at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Squash Court today. Mohammad Syafiq Mohd Kamal-Aifa Azman started their mixed doubles campaign by easily defeating China’s Li Dongjin-Zhou Zhitao 11-7...

A bronze for Pandelela Rinong-Nur Dhabitah Sabri pair

Pandelela Rinong-Nur Dhabitah Sabri bagged bronze for Malaysia in the women's 10m platform synchro final at the Hangzhou Aquatics Sports Centre on Saturday (Sept 30). Read more at WATCH MORE: SUBSCRIBE: LIKE:

Male tiger captured in Pos Bihai

GUA MUSANG - The tiger believed to have been attacking pet dogs belonging to the Temiar Orang Asli community in Pos Bihai, here, since July was caught yesterday. Kelantan Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) director Mohamad Hafid Rohani said the male tiger, given the name ‘Apek Bihai’, is estimated to be two years old and was health...

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Malaysian cycling team impresses at LTdL 2023, but future uncertain

SHAH ALAM - The Malaysian national cycling team was praised for their performance throughout the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) 2023 that ended on Saturday. However, questions arose about whether all six of the national racers would remain as a team or go their separate ways. Chief coach Mohd Yusof Nasir himself could not decide the future of the men b...

Nur Dhabitah-Wendy retain silver in 3m springboard synchronise

HANGZHOU - The national diving camp bags another silver when the combination of Nur Dhabitah Sabri-Wendy Ng emerged runners-up in the women’s 3 metres (m) springboard synchronise here today. in the final at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Aquatic Sports Arena here, Nur Dhabitah-Wendy started well in the first dive to be in the second place but they ...

Perez makes mistakes: 'Is probably pretty messed up mentally'

Sergio Perez experienced a hugely disappointing weekend in Japan. The Mexican crashed out (twice) and did not have the speed of his teammate. Perez also had several contacts with other drivers, including Kevin Magnussen. Perez was penalised for the incident with the Dane and the Red Bull Racing driver also received a penalty for overtaking Fernando Alonso during the safety car. Former F1 driver Timo Glock thinks Perez is "in quite a bit of...

ATV Miss Asia Pageant Malaysia winner called out as a bully at school by alleged victims

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — A day after being crowned ATV Miss Asia Pageant Malaysia 2023, Luwe Xin Hui has been called out...

National men's 4x100M quartet storm into Asiad final

HANGZHOU - The national men’s 4x100 metres (m) quartet ran a good race this morning to qualify for the Asian Games final at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium. Khairul Hafiz Jantan, Muhammad Arsyad Md Saat, Jonathan Nyepa and Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi clocked 39.40 seconds to finish third in Heat 1 of round one, behind China’s Chen Guanfeng, Xie Zhenye, ...

McLaren: No shortcut for Piastri in understanding F1 tyre deg challenge

McLaren says there is no way Formula 1 drivers can short cut their understanding of tyre degradation, after Oscar Piastri admitted it is something he needs to work on.

Speed demon Azeem wins bronze in Asian Games 100m dash

HANGZHOU - Malaysian sprint sensation Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi displayed an astounding run to bag the bronze medal in the Asian Games men's 100m event at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium here tonight. Muhammad Azeem’s achievement of winning his first medal at any international level also ended the country's 41-year wait for a podium finish in the blue...

Leclerc enters battle: 'Things learned to beat Mercedes'

First place in the constructors' championship is decided in Red Bull's favour, but behind them it is still very exciting. Mercedes currently holds second place, followed by Ferrari. The difference between the two teams amounted to 20 points after the Japanese Grand Prix. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc reveals to Sky Sports that Ferrari is far from giving up the fight with Mercedes.

New pair of Muhamamd Syafiq-Tze Liang contributes diving camp's second bronze

HANGZHOU - The national diving camp added another bronze medal through the combination of Muhammad Syafiq Puteh-Ooi Tze Liang in the men’s synchronised 3-metre springboard at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games here tonight. The podium finish is an improvement in the event from the 2018 outing in Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia by Tze Liang-Chew Yiwei who e...

Indonesians pay tribute to victims of stadium crush one year on

MALANG - Hundreds of Indonesians paid emotional tributes Sunday to the victims of a football stadium crush a year ago that killed 135 people in one of the world's worst sports disasters. Grieving relatives, survivors and fans gathered for a mass prayer at the Kanjuruhan stadium in the East Javan city of Malang, where the fatal stampede unfolded at ...

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Hangzhou Asiad: US-based Azeem, Shereen steal the show on the track

HANGZHOU - Two Malaysian US-based runners - Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi and Shereen Samson Vallabouy - made a memorable Asian Games debut when they won their respective first round heats in style under the full moon of the Mid-Autumn Festival at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium here tonight. National sprint king Muhammad Azeem, 19, powered his way into t...

Agong participates in charity golf tournament organised by PSD

KUALA LUMPUR - The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah participated in the 2023 Istana Negara and the Public Service Charity Golf Tournament at the Kuala Lumpur Public Service Golf Club (KGPA) here, today. According to a post on Istana Negara’s Facebook page, the competition organised by the Public Service ...

Asian Games: Women’s Squash Team Delivers Malaysia’s Third Gold Medal

The Malaysian team defeated Hong Kong 2-1 at the Hangzhou Asian Games today.

Marquez: "Time will tell" if Honda MotoGP changes are enough

Marc Marquez feels only “time will tell” if the changes Honda is making to its MotoGP structure will pay off, as the Japanese manufacturer tries to recover from its current slump.

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Espargaro fumes as Aprilia MotoGP reliability gremlins strike again

Aleix Espargaro was left frustrated as an Aprilia engine problem caused him to drop out of the sprint race ahead of this weekend’s MotoGP Japanese Grand Prix.

Continue delivering surprises in remaining Asian Games competitions - Hannah Yeoh

Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh hopes that more national athletes will deliver surprises in the remaining competitions at the Asian Games 2022 in Hangzhou, China. Yeoh said the success of experienced national equestrian champion Mohd Qabil Ambak Mahamad Fathil who achieved a surprise gold medal in the individual dressage event, should serve a...

M-Sport: Tanak's WRC Rally Chile lead down to “hard work not luck”

M-Sport team principal Richard Millener says hard work on strategy has helped put Ott Tanak and the team in sight of a World Rally Championship win in Chile.

Aston Villa: Alisha Lehmann's team worried about wet jerseys for season opener

Sims "surprised" to be leading 2023 IMSA standings with one race to go

Alexander Sims says he feels "somewhat surprised" to be leading the IMSA SportsCar Championship standings heading into the season finale at Petit Le Mans.

Asian Games official suffers leg fracture after being hit by hammer

HANGZHOU - An athletics official suffered a broken leg at the Asian Games in Hangzhou after being hit by a hammer hurled during competition by Kuwait's Ali Zankawi. The official, named as Huang Qinghua, was sitting on a chair outside the throwing circle when Zankawi aborted his attempt on Saturday evening, with his hammer hitting the protective net...

WRC Chile: Tanak in control as Toyota tyre call backfires

An inspired M-Sport tyre call helped Ott Tanak to stretch his Rally Chile lead over Teemu Suninen on the World Rally Championship event's Saturday morning loop, as Toyota’s strategy backfired.

MotoGP Japanese GP: Martin wins shortened race to narrow Bagnaia's points lead

Jorge Martin moved a step closer to the MotoGP points lead with victory in a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Francesco Bagnaia.

“Super-slow” Quartararo despondent after woeful Motegi MotoGP sprint

Fabio Quartararo was left despondent after a dismal Motegi MotoGP sprint race as he finished as the top Yamaha rider in 15th at the marque’s home circuit.

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Nurul Hidayah’s Asian Games Taekwondo Loss: What Happened?

Coach Jin Jun Beom believes that Nurul Hidayah Karim was unfairly penalised in the women's poomsae quarter-final at the Asian Games.

Taylor Swift Had 3-Word Message Upon Arrival At Metlife Stadium

Taylor Swift is in the building. The pop star has arrived at Metlife Stadium in New Jersey, ahead of kickoff between the New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday evening. Swift, who was followed around by NFL insiders, appeared to appreciate their calmness, compared to the music ...

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Why tyre wars have largely become a thing of the past in motorsport

Once a significant factor in motorsport, opportunities for tyre suppliers to compete against each other have become preciously limited. But is that a good thing?

Shereen grabs bronze to end Malaysia's 17-year wait for Asiad athletics medal

HANGZHOU - National track queen Shereen Samson Vallabouy ended Malaysia's 17-year medal drought in Asian Games athletics when she gallantly hung in there to clinch bronze in the 400-metre (m) final tonight. The 25-year-old may have been no match for the two Bahraini runners who made it a 1-2 finish, but Shereen deserves credit for running a lung-bu...

Vandoorne hopes Peugeot WEC deal won't compromise Aston Martin F1 reserve role

Stoffel Vandoorne is hoping to retain his Aston Martin Formula 1 reserve role in 2024 despite adding a Peugeot World Endurance Championship programme to his busy schedule.

Muhammad Syafiq regains confidence in time to garner maiden medal

HANGZHOU - National diver Muhammad Syafiq Puteh attributed his maiden success in the Asian Games to his family and teammate Ooi Tze Liang here tonight. The 27-year-old diver said they played a role in assisting him overcome a setback after coming down with fever which affected his performance ahead of the Asian Games. He said the fever which was ab...

Newey: Not working with Ferrari, Hamilton and Alonso in F1 are 'emotional regrets'

Pre-eminent Formula 1 designer Adrian Newey says it “would have been fabulous” to work with Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton in addition to possibly switching to Ferrari.

Ducati boss flattered by Marquez's interest in year-old MotoGP bike

Ducati MotoGP boss Gigi Dall'Igna says it is ‘pleasing’ to see Marc Marquez show interest in riding a year-old Desmosedici and suggested he might have already decided to leave Honda.

How Alpine is preparing its new LMDh car for 2024 WEC season

Alpine is gearing up to return to the top class of the World Endurance Championship next year and has put together an extensive testing programme for its new LMDh challenger.

Albuquerque enjoys "wild" unpredictability of 2023 IMSA title fight

Acura driver Filipe Albuquerque says he's enjoyed the "wild" and unpredictable nature of the IMSA SportsCar Championship's first season of GTP regulations compared to the previous DPi ruleset.

Newey: Never experienced same level of F1 consistency as Red Bull in 2023

Adrian Newey says that 2023 constructors’ champion Red Bull’s current level of consistency is beyond anything he has experienced during his celebrated Formula 1 career.

Di Grassi leaves Mahindra Formula E team

Lucas di Grassi has left the Mahindra Formula E team ahead of the 2023-2024 campaign, with the Brazilian’s future racing plans unconfirmed.

Mohd Juwaidi, Syaqiera among four archers who fired their way into next round

HANGZHOU - Malaysian archers were on target to march into the next round of the men’s compound and women’s recurve events at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games that was staged at the Fuyang Yinhu Sports Centre, here today. In the men’s compound qualifying round, Mohd Juwaidi Mazuki was in sizzling form, finishing ninth in a field of 64 archers, after co...

Why Ferrari doesn’t agree with McLaren F1 fairytale revival

Ferrari team principal Fred Vasseur has downplayed the recent surge in form by the McLaren Formula 1 team that has seen the Woking team take a string of podiums.

Toyota joins WRC royalty with manufacturers' title three-peat

Toyota has hailed a third consecutive World Rally Championship manufacturers’ title as “unique” in the series’ fiercely competitive modern era.

Motorcyclist In Kelantan Dies After KTM Train Runs Him Over

The impact threw the victim to the right side of the train track.

Sivasangari rebounds from road crash to Asian Games gold

HANGZHOU - What a remarkable turnaround it has been for national woman squash player S. Sivasangari. Just a year ago, she wasn't even sure whether she would be able to feature in the Hangzhou Asian Games, let alone win a team gold medal. That's because in June last year, she was involved in a horrific road accident along the Maju Expressway in Kual...

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