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Stephens fends off Azarenka to continue bid for second US Open...

Stephens, firing nine winners and fending off Azarenka’s lone break-point opportunity, took the first set in a little over half an hour.

United pay the price for dismantling Ferguson’s legacy

In the five years since Alex Ferguson retired, United have gradually become, on the field at least, what many thought they would never be -- just another club.

Angry Mourinho shows plenty of defiance but has few answers

Mourinho had made it clear that he wanted to sign at least one new centre-half and the performances of the five he has employed this season have demonstrated he was right.

McClaren under fire as QPR crash again

McClaren's team are rooted to the bottom of the second-tier table following their fourth successive league defeat.

Dominant Windies leave Bangladesh facing innings defeat

Routed for just 43, their lowest-ever Test innings total, in the first innings, the Bangladeshis still need another 301 runs just to make the West Indies bat again going into day three.

Race-based politics here to stay?

Whether we like it or not, Malaysia’s political fundamentals are anchored in a race-based power sharing ideology, which means racial politics will stay.

I’m sorry, we must forget BN, says Annuar Musa

The party must strengthen itself to attract others to work with it in a new coalition, says the Umno info chief.

Germans awake to doom and gloom after Mexico loss

Long used to the dominance of their national team, Germans are digesting their team's first defeat in a World Cup opening match in 36 years and wondering what will come next.

Not possible to defeat Pakatan Harapan for now

To defeat Pakatan Harapan, Umno/BN must first get rid of the rot in their own party and coalition, and then pray hard the same rot takes root in the new government too.

The night Najib’s world fell apart

The defeat was a humiliating turn for Najib, who had dined with the Chinese president and played golf with US presidents.

Can BN rise from the ashes?

Only through honest nation-building efforts will credibility return in the eyes of the future voters.

Salleh says humbled by May 9 defeat

He says in politics, there is no greater force than the will of the people.

Sabah gets new government, but Shafie says it’s not over yet

The Warisan president says he is looking at several options as there were many clear breaches of election rules by BN and EC officials.

Kedah BN admits defeat, PH to form state government

Kedah BN chairman Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah says he accepts the verdict of the people and that the country’s democratic system and constitution need to be upheld.

Khairy, Rahman Dahlan still gracious in defeat

Abdul Rahman Dahlan tells BN supporters to give PH time to elect its prime minister, while Khairy Jamaluddin congratulates PPBM's Syed Saddiq for his victory in Muar.

Opposition must accept the outcome on polling day, says Zaid

The DAP member says once the opposition agrees to participate in the election process, it must be willing to accept the outcome.

Giroud double keeps Chelsea in Champions League hunt

Defeat is another body blow to Saints' chances of avoiding relegation as they remain rooted in the bottom three when for so long they seemed set for a first home win in the Premier League since November.

Aston Villa maintain push for Premier League promotion

Lewis Grabban's first-half header had been good enough to give the Birmingham club victory at Villa Park as Leeds suffered their 10th defeat of 2018.

Sixers close in on third seed with 15th straight win

The Philadelphia 76ers powered to a record-breaking 15th straight victory on Tuesday with a 121-113 defeat of the Atlanta Hawks to stay on course for third seed in the Eastern Conference standings.

Still need ‘to work like hell’ to finish off City, warns...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp warned his side will still have to "work like hell" to reach the Champions League semi-finals despite taking a commanding 3-0 quarter-final first leg lead over runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Tennis: Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday to Japanese No. 1 Naomi Osaka, losing her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells tournament 6-4, 6-4.

Wong Chen: Polling agents vital for GE14 after BN ‘influenced’ votes...

Wong, in relating how PH MPs ‘ambushed’ the BN in the Dewan Rakyat, urges his supporters to become polling and counting agents for his constituency in GE14 as he fears those votes may also be ‘influenced’.

Umno does not know meaning of defeat, says Salleh

Umno treasurer says members should not be afraid but take on a 'winning mentality' and continue to strive for party and Barisan Nasional.

Ku Li: GE14 best chance for BN to win Kelantan

Razaleigh says the Kelantan people are aware of weaknesses of the PAS state government and want a change.