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The expectation on Lee Zii Jia to win his Group M at the Tokyo Olympics has now become a formality, with many fans and pundits already trying to forecast his path in an expected tricy knockout phase.

Zii Jia must be cautious of giant killer Leverdez in group decider

The expectation on Lee Zii Jia to win his Group M at the Tokyo Olympics has now become a formality, with many fans and pundits already trying to forecast his path in an expected tricy knockout phase.
Wed Jul 21 2021
The countdown to the Tokyo Olympics heats up this week, with badminton action set to take off at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.

Tokyo 2020: The badminton stars leading the men's singles gold medal bid

The countdown to the Tokyo Olympics heats up this week, with badminton action set to take off at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.
Mon Jul 19 2021
Chen Long is one shuttler who will add to the mystique and allure at the upcoming Olympics as the Chinese great prepares to enter the fray as the sole defending badminton champion in Tokyo.

Defending champ Chen Long will be an unpredictable threat at Tokyo Olympics

Chen Long is one shuttler who will add to the mystique and allure at the upcoming Olympics as the Chinese great prepares to enter the fray as the sole defending badminton champion in Tokyo.
Tue Jul 06 2021
The women’s singles at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics is set to be an intriguing affair, even without defending champion Carolina Marin who misses out through a long-term injury.

Unraveling the top women's singles contenders at Tokyo Olympics

The women’s singles at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics is set to be an intriguing affair, even without defending champion Carolina Marin who misses out through a long-term injury.
Sat Jul 03 2021
It's squeaky bum time for the Harimau Malaya as they take on the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Vietnam in their remaining FIFA World Cup qualifying second round matches.

Road to Qatar 2022 permutations: How Malaysia can reach the next round of FIFA World Cup qualifying

It's squeaky bum time for the Harimau Malaya as they take on the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Vietnam in their remaining FIFA World Cup qualifying second round matches.
Thu Jun 03 2021
Lee Zii Jia beat Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles final at the 2021 All England Open to clinch his first major title.

All England hero Lee Zii Jia is a champion in his own right

Lee Zii Jia beat Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles final at the 2021 All England Open to clinch his first major title.
Mon Mar 22 2021
Now that they have clinched the Swiss Open title, M.Thinaah-Pearly Tan will receive plenty of attention when they fly in to Birmingham to compete at the prestigious All-England Open (March 17-21), armed with bags of confidence.

All eyes on Swiss Open champs Thinaah-Pearly at All-England

Now that they have clinched the Swiss Open title, M.Thinaah-Pearly Tan will receive plenty of attention when they fly in to Birmingham to compete at the prestigious All-England Open (March 17-21), armed with bags of confidence.
Tue Mar 09 2021
With the conclusion of the Bangkok trilogy which saw three back-to-back events held in the span of three weeks, the Malaysian contingent returned home without silverware but with plenty of learnings and lessons for the remainder of the season.

5 things we learnt from Malaysian badminton contingent's Bangkok outing

With the conclusion of the Bangkok trilogy which saw three back-to-back events held in the span of three weeks, the Malaysian contingent returned home without silverware but with plenty of learnings and lessons for the remainder of the season.
Tue Feb 02 2021
The Thomas & Uber Cup was billed as the saving grace of badminton this year but eventually succumbed to the continuous threat of COVID-19 as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) postponed it to next year.

Mental game should be BAM's game for our national shuttlers

The Thomas & Uber Cup was billed as the saving grace of badminton this year but eventually succumbed to the continuous threat of COVID-19 as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) postponed it to next year.
Mon Sep 21 2020
So after 16-years and 18 managers (interim and permanent), Leeds United made their long awaited return back to the English Premier League as they won a highly competitive Championship season, which got the football world abuzz.

Leeds United are back! Bring on the mamak and high-definition matches

So after 16-years and 18 managers (interim and permanent), Leeds United made their long awaited return back to the English Premier League as they won a highly competitive Championship season, which got the football world abuzz.
Wed Jul 22 2020
While we await the return of competitive badminton, let's revisit some of the top badminton comebacks from various circumstances, which ultimately led to victory.

Chong Wei's 10-point fightback vs Lin Dan and other top badminton comebacks

While we await the return of competitive badminton, let's revisit some of the top badminton comebacks from various circumstances, which ultimately led to victory.
Wed Apr 22 2020
South Korea's doubles specialist Lee Yong-dae may just be reflecting on his phenomenal Malaysia Masters victory in January as a turning point in his career when badminton resumes post Covid-19.

Winning in Malaysia proves Yong-dae is still a force to be reckoned with

South Korea's doubles specialist Lee Yong-dae may just be reflecting on his phenomenal Malaysia Masters victory in January as a turning point in his career when badminton resumes post Covid-19.
Sun Apr 19 2020
The rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 (23 July – 8 August) may not be the ideal outcome for most shuttlers who have qualified, but the delay should come as a huge boost for defending champion Chen Long.

Olympics delay is much needed boost for defending champion Chen Long

The rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 (23 July – 8 August) may not be the ideal outcome for most shuttlers who have qualified, but the delay should come as a huge boost for defending champion Chen Long.
Fri Apr 03 2020
Age is not a barrier as Shalin has shown at the 2019 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship.

Shalin may be an ‘aunty’, but she still shines

Age is not a barrier as Shalin has shown at the 2019 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship.
Wed Oct 30 2019
Who can stop the current world number one?

Special Momota has a firm grip on men's singles dominance

Who can stop the current world number one?
Wed Sep 25 2019
PKNS defender Nicholas Swirad sheds some light on trying his hand at TV work.

From the football pitch to the Street

PKNS defender Nicholas Swirad sheds some light on trying his hand at TV work.
Thu Sep 12 2019
What happens after a professional athlete retires from his or her sport? Sharon Wee, a former Malaysian squash player, shares her thoughts.

Help! Who am I after sport?

What happens after a professional athlete retires from his or her sport? Sharon Wee, a former Malaysian squash player, shares her thoughts.
Tue Mar 12 2019
Out of the 465 events in 40 sports contested in Indonesia, only 328 will be held at the Olympics in two years’ time.

What if 2018 Asian Games only had 2020 Summer Olympic events?

Out of the 465 events in 40 sports contested in Indonesia, only 328 will be held at the Olympics in two years’ time.
Tue Sep 04 2018
Get a head start in the new Fantasy Premier League season by picking players based on their opening run of fixtures.

Teams with relatively easy starts to new Fantasy Premier League season

Get a head start in the new Fantasy Premier League season by picking players based on their opening run of fixtures.
Mon Aug 06 2018
Lelaki budiman sentiasa mencari jalan untuk menyenangkan hati wanita pujaan mereka.

Peng Kean si romantik

Lelaki budiman sentiasa mencari jalan untuk menyenangkan hati wanita pujaan mereka.
Tue Feb 13 2018
Nine international clubs that suffered similar fate as Felda United

Nine international clubs that suffered similar fate as Felda United

Tue Dec 05 2017
How friendly matches caused Malaysia to suffer in FIFA World Rankings

How friendly matches caused Malaysia to suffer in FIFA World Rankings

Thu Nov 23 2017
Marlon who? Why the Super League single-season scoring record now belongs to Ghaddar

Marlon who? Why the Super League single-season scoring record now belongs to Ghaddar

Wed Nov 01 2017
Felda United are this year’s other Malaysian Super League champions

Felda United are this year’s other Malaysian Super League champions

Mon Oct 30 2017
Junior vs Otai

Junior vs Otai

Wed Aug 16 2017
Which MSL relegation candidates have the toughest run-ins?

Which MSL relegation candidates have the toughest run-ins?

Tue Jul 25 2017
10 things that happened around the world when JDT last lost a home league match.

What else happened when JDT last lost a league match at home?

10 things that happened around the world when JDT last lost a home league match.
Fri Mar 03 2017
Bet you didn’t know MPKB BRI-Ubes FC hold a peculiar bit of record in the football world…

This Malaysian club have one of the world's longest football team names

Bet you didn’t know MPKB BRI-Ubes FC hold a peculiar bit of record in the football world…
Thu Feb 02 2017
Oling’s Blog: ESL One Genting 2017

Oling’s Blog: ESL One Genting 2017

Thu Jan 12 2017
We all know that Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the top gong, but here are a few things that you might have not noticed…

Observations on the 2016 Best FIFA Men's Player voting results

We all know that Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the top gong, but here are a few things that you might have not noticed…
Tue Jan 10 2017
“Small club, big dream” might be one of the most commonly used football expressions, but for this team of Rohingya refugees, it is certainly the case..

Rohingya FC: The Malaysian-based football club of Rohingya refugees

“Small club, big dream” might be one of the most commonly used football expressions, but for this team of Rohingya refugees, it is certainly the case..
Fri Jan 06 2017
5 Differences between Pub and Pro Players

5 Differences between Pub and Pro Players

Sun Dec 18 2016
No Man's Sky: Is it worth buying?

No Man's Sky: Is it worth buying?

Thu Aug 18 2016
The countdown to Wimbledon begins...

The countdown to Wimbledon begins...

Wed Jun 08 2016
The Final Four:  Head to head

The Final Four: Head to head

Thu Jun 02 2016
TENNIS: Is etiquette and good sportsmanship becoming a thing of the past?

TENNIS: Is etiquette and good sportsmanship becoming a thing of the past?

Thu Jun 02 2016
Patrik Berger and Steffen Freund will be on the same stage again, for Team Astro, next month!

Berger & Freund To Headline Astro’s Euro 2016 Coverage

Patrik Berger and Steffen Freund will be on the same stage again, for Team Astro, next month!
Fri May 27 2016
The Debate: RONALDO vs RONALDO  ​

The Debate: RONALDO vs RONALDO ​

Thu May 05 2016
LAURENT BLANC SHOULD BE MAN UTD BOSS NEXT SEASON SAYS FORMER RIGHT BACK PAUL PARKER  ​

LAURENT BLANC SHOULD BE MAN UTD BOSS NEXT SEASON SAYS FORMER RIGHT BACK PAUL PARKER ​

Thu May 05 2016
Stan Collymore comes to Malaysia!

Setting The Stan-dard

Stan Collymore comes to Malaysia!
Wed Dec 02 2015
October 1999: Chelsea versus Man Utd. Moments before kickoff, 2 Chelsea players (who happened to be roommates), noticed something odd on the pitch:

The Walking Storybook

October 1999: Chelsea versus Man Utd. Moments before kickoff, 2 Chelsea players (who happened to be roommates), noticed something odd on the pitch:
Thu Sep 24 2015
In the space of 9 years of doing sports television, I've had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the biggest names in football internationally: Jose Mourinho, Robin van Persie, Vincent Kompany; locally: Khairul Fahmi, Safee Sali, Dato Rajagobal, you name it - yes, the perks of my job.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.

In the space of 9 years of doing sports television, I've had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the biggest names in football internationally: Jose Mourinho, Robin van Persie, Vincent Kompany; locally: Khairul Fahmi, Safee Sali, Dato Rajagobal, you name it - yes, the perks of my job.
Tue Apr 14 2015
Imagine having a World Cup winner on your TV screens every week. Well, that could be a reality - sooner than you think.

Petit: "I'm moving to Asia"

Imagine having a World Cup winner on your TV screens every week. Well, that could be a reality - sooner than you think.
Fri Mar 20 2015
I've always felt Toon Army were the third biggest football fanbase in Malaysia. After Rob Lee's 10-day stint with Astro SuperSport, I think I was spot on.

The Rob Zone

I've always felt Toon Army were the third biggest football fanbase in Malaysia. After Rob Lee's 10-day stint with Astro SuperSport, I think I was spot on.
Thu Mar 19 2015