Sukma: Adi smashes own national record
MELAKA, June 15 - Adi Aliffuddin Hussin from Terengganu stole the limelight on the second day of athletics events at the 13th Sukma when he shattered the national shot put record at Hang Jebat Stadium here today.
Nurul Farhanah lifts her way to the Commonwealth Games
MELAKA, June 15 - Kedah weightlifter Nurul Farhanah Johari powered her way into the New Delhi Commonwealth Games after an impressive lift to win two gold medals in the 63kg weightlifting competition held at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Ayer Keroh here today.
Terengganu, Kedah win men's and women's takraw gold medals
MELAKA, June 15 - Terengganu pulled off a major upset by beating defending champion Selangor 2-1 to win the men's sepaktakraw gold while women's defending champion Kedah retained the gold at the Melaka International Trade Center here today.
Sukma able to unearth talented athletes
ALOR GAJAH, June 15 - The 13th Sukma has been able to unearth talented athletes, if the number of games and national records set here were used as a yardstick said Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek.
World Cup: Ivory Coast outplays Portugal but draws 0-0
PORT ELIZABETH, June 15 - Ivory Coast drew 0-0 with Portugal in the teams’ opening match of the World Cup on Tuesday, largely outplaying its higher-ranked opponent despite Didier Drogba only coming on as a late substitute.
World Cup: New Zealand strike late to snatch draw
RUSTENBURG, June 15 - New Zealand defender Winston Reid headed an equaliser in the dying seconds to earn a 1-1 draw with Slovakia and secure his country’s first ever World Cup point in their Group F opener on Tuesday.
Terengganu, Kedah, FT and Selangor qualify for Sukma semi-final football
MELAKA, June 14 - Defending champions Terengganu will meet Federal Territories (FT) in a 13th Malaysia Games (Sukma) semi-final football match at the Hang Tuah Stadium here on Wednesday.
Norliyana happy despite failure to beat national record
MELAKA, June 14 - Despite her failure to break the women's national high jump record at the 13th Malaysia Games (Sukma), here today, Norliyana Kamaruddin is satisfied that she had improved on her personal record.
Sukma: Swimmers set four new games records
MELAKA, June 14 - The Hang Jebat Aquatic Centre today witnessed another four Malaysian Games (Sukma) records erased.
Netherlands beats Denmark 2-0 at World Cup
JOHANNESBURG, June 14 - The Netherlands needed a couple of lucky bounces to break down Denmark’s sturdy defense for a 2-0 win Monday despite struggling to live up to its billing as one of the most dangerous attacking teams at the World Cup.
Honda drives Japan to win over Cameroon
BLOEMFONTEIN, June 14 - Keisuke Honda carried Japan to their first World Cup finals victory on foreign soil when he scored the goal which beat Cameroon 1-0 in a Group E match on Monday.
Germans prove their strength in depth
DURBAN, June 14 - A shrewd combination of youthful talent, experience and sound tactics propelled Germany to a 4-0 drubbing of Australia in their opening World Cup game, surprising many who had written off the three-times champions.
National trio win historic gold in ACC Track Asia Cup
KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 - National cyclists, powered by ”Pocket Dynamite” Mohd Azizulhasni Awang, clinched a memorable victory over Japan and South Korea to win the team Sprint gold, Malaysia's first ever, at the Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) Track Asia Cup at the Hakodate Velodrome in Hokkaido, Japan today.
Malaysian athletes for Commonwealth Games to be named tomorrow or Tuesday
KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 - The Malaysian athletes to the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, in October will be named tomorrow or on Tuesday, chef de mission Tan Sri Abdul Halil Abd Mutalib said today.
Terengganu sweep top two sports in 40KM individual time trial
MELAKA, June 13 - Terengganu riders swept the top two sports in the 40km Individual Time Trial of the 13th Sukma in Melaka, to underline their dominance in cycling events held at Taman Bandaraya Bukit Serindit here today.