Nicol dinobat atlet terunggul sepanjang zaman

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 Feb — Bekas ratu skuasy negara Datuk Nicol David dinobatkan sebagai pemenang Anugerah Atlet Terunggul Sepanjang Zaman Sukan Dunia dengan meraih undi majoriti dalam undian dalam talian yang ditutup pada jam 9 malam tadi. Sebagai calon tunggal Asia, juara dunia sebanyak lapan kali itu, ternyata unggul sebagai pendahulu sejak hari pertama undian dibuka pada 8 Jan lalu apabila menerima 318, 943 undi, kelebihan 200,000 undi daripada pencabar terdekat. Menurut laman sesawang rasmi Sukan Dunia, https://www.theworldgames.org., bekas pemain nombor satu dunia selama sembilan tahun berturut-turut itu mengatasi 23 atlet lain… Read More

Enam pasukan peroleh lesen penuh kelab kebangsaan

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 Jan — Enam pasukan Liga Malaysia (Liga-M) yang diberi lesen kelab kebangsaan secara bersyarat berjaya memenuhi syarat memperoleh lesen kelab kebangsaan, sekali gus melayakkan mereka beraksi pada saingan Liga Malaysia (Liga-M) musim ini. Enam pasukan berkenaan terdiri daripada dua pasukan Liga Super iaitu Pahang dan Melaka, manakala bakinya adalah empat pasukan Liga Premier iaitu Kelantan, Sarawak United FC, Pulau Pinang dan Kuching City FC. Bagaimanapun, Pengerusi First Instance Body (FIB) Pelesenan Kelab Persatuan Bola Sepak Malaysia (FAM) Sheikh Mohd Nasir Sheikh Mohd Sharif berkata lesen kelab kebangsaan dengan bersyarat… Read More

‘Hand of God’ died at age 60

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. Maradona was subsequently released from hospital as an outpatient to continue his convalescence, which he carried out in his dwelling in a private neighbourhood near Tigre, northern Buenos Aires. But on Wednesday morning he suffered cardiac arrest, and paramedics at the scene failed to revive him. He scored five goals over the course of the tournament to finish second behind England’s Gary Lineker in the top scorer rankings, with the pair meeting in a… Read More

Today In History: Hail the Heroes!

22 October 1957, IPOH: Perak welcomed its football team at Ipoh’s railway station as the Malaya Cup made its away back to the State after a 26-year absence. Underdog Perak wrested the Malaya Cup trophy away from defending champions Selangor in a thrilling final witnessed by a 17,000-strong crowd. The match saw Selangor equalise in the second half with two strongly-contested goals, but Perak managed to score a last-minute clincher for a final score of 3-2. The team held the trophy aloft in triumph as they were carried around Ipoh in cars…. Read More