BERDEPAN diuji dengan pelbagai dugaan, ia tetap tidak akan melemahkan semangat pendahulu, Angkatan Tentera Malaysia untuk meneruskan cabaran dalam saingan Liga Super selepas Jawatankuasa Tatatertib FAM menjatuhkan hukuman penggantungan terhadap empat pemain berikutan pembabitan dalam insiden provokasi pada perlawanan pusingan pertama Piala FA menentang Selangor pada penghujung Januari lalu. Difahamkan, kesemua pemain yang didakwa tidak dipanggil untuk membela dirinya sebaliknya Jawatankuasa Tatatertib yang bersidang hari ini mengenakan tindakan penggantungan antara dua hingga empat perlawanan kepada Shukor Adan, G Jeevanantham, R Surendran dan Fitri Omar. Menariknya, pemain Selangor, Afiq Omar yang dikatakan mencetuskan pergaduhan di atas padang sebaik tamatnya aksi 120 minit yang...

Malaysia’s campaign in the first round of the US$1 million Axiata Cup almost turned into a nightmarish encounter as they clawed back to level 2-2 against a rejuvenated Thailand at the DBL Arena today. After defeating Philippines 4-0 in their opening match on Thursday, Malaysia’s campaign encountered a hiccup against Thailand - first in the women’s singles between Tee Jing Yi and Ratchanok Intanon, and then in the men’s singles. The 18-year-old Ratchanok, who reached the finals of the All-England recently, won 21-17, 22-20 to give Thailand the much-needed start. It was Jing Yi’s second defeat in the hands of Ratchanok, having...

Chelsea’s stars Eden Hazard and Demba Ba will be coming to town for the first time! The Belgian and the Senegalese are poised to make their maiden trip to Kuala Lumpur as part of the English Premier League team’s 2013/2014 pre-season tour. This will be ‘The Blues’ third visit to Kuala Lumpur since 2008 and the friendly match against a Malaysian Selection will be played on July 21 at the Shah Alam Stadium. Chelsea will also play matches in Thailand and Indonesia. Malaysian fans will also get the opportunity to watch UEFA Champions League winners such as Ashley Cole, Petr Cech, Branislav...

Malaysia defeated All-Star Europe 3-1 to end their Axiata Cup preliminary round campaign on a satisfactory note at the DBL Arena in Surabaya yesterday. The Indonesian domination, however, derailed when they drew 2-2 with All-Star Asia while Thailand defeated Vietnam 4-0, and Singapore outclassed Philippines 3-1 respectively. The Thais lead the table chart with 13 points going into the next round followed by Indonesia (12), Malaysia (11), Vietnam, All-Star Europe and All-Star Asia (8), Singapore (7) while the Philippines have just one point to show. Spain’s Carolina Marin took to courts in the first women singles against Tan Jing Yi. The Malaysian...

SELEPAS melalui dua keputusan mengecewakan, pertahanan tengah, Amiridzwan Taj Tajudin melaungkan tekad untuk mengembalikan Angkatan Tentera Malaysia ke landasan kemenangan pada pertemuan menentang Perak, Jumaat ini. Dikecewakan 2-3 oleh Terengganu di tempat lawan, pendahulu, ATM kehilangan cengkaman ke atas kedudukannya di atas persada liga apabila hanya mampu seri tanpa jaringan berdepan Pahang, Jumaat lalu. Meskipun menguasai perlawanan, the Gladiators gagal menembusi kekebalan benteng yang diterajui penjaga gol, Rosfaizul Azuar Ali dengan peluang terbaik dimiliki Taj pada babak kedua menerusi tandukannya yang singgah di palang. “Apa yang boleh kami katakan, memang tiada rezeki pada dua perlawanan sebelum ini. Kami asyik keciciran mata sejak kebelakangan...