Malaysians in Action
LONDON: Heidi Gan finished in 16th position in the women's 10km marathon swimming event at the Hyde Park here Thursday.
LONDON: National diver Pandelela Rinong stayed on course for a medal at the Olympic Games when she qualified for the final in the women's 10m platform event, held at the Aquatics Centre here Thursday.
LONDON: Malaysia’s Pandelela Rinong gave hope of a medal inthe diving competition when she qualified for the semi-finals of the women’sindividual 10m platform event.
HIS Olympic dream may be over but Azizulhasni Awang is not one to dwell too much on the past.
YEOH Ken Nee bade farewell to diving after finishing 10th in the 3m individual springboard competition at the Aquatic Centre at the Olympic Park on Tuesday.
CYCLING team manager Datuk Naim Mohamed has taken full responsibility for the national team’s failure to win a medal at the London Olympics.
LONDON: Hungary's Eva Risztov won a gripping Olympic women's swimming marathon by just 0.4 seconds at London's Hyde Park on Thursday.
LONDON: Double amputee Oscar Pistorius's landmark Olympic campaign gained a reprieve on Thursday as South Africa were given a place in Saturday's 4x400m relay final on appeal.
LONDON: Australia edged out two-time former champions Hungary to claim the Olympic Games four-man kayak gold medal on Thursday in their first ever team title in the sport.
NEW DELHI: Woman boxer Mary Kom was feted as India's latest sporting hero on Thursday after the mother-of-two won a bronze medal at the London Olympics.
LONDON: The London Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday will be a "beautiful, cheeky, cheesy, camp, silly and thrilling" journey through British pop history, its musical director promised.
LONDON: Australian Steve Hooker says he is in fantastic physical shape and mentally in the right form to retain his Olympic pole vault title on Friday.
LONDON: China's dominance of table tennis is "just the beginning" and they will soon be strong in every Olympic event, the sport's chief said Wednesday.
LONDON: British lightwelterweight Tom Stalker bowed out following Wednesday's quarter-final defeat, while Ireland's Paddy Barnes wants just a point against reigning Olympic light flyweight champion Zou Shiming.
LONDON: As events at the Olympic Park in east London approach the final lap, a large clock on the other side of town is already ticking down to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games in southwest Russia.
LONDON: Kobe Bryant scored 20 points to lead the United States over a stubborn Australia squad 119-86 on Wednesday and advance the Americans into a Friday semi-final against Argentina.
Spain’s Pau Gasol had 10 points and 11 rebounds to spark the reigning European champions into the Olympic men’s basketball semi-finals yesterday with a 66-59 victory over France.
FORMER Olympic champion Matthias Steiner crashed out of the defence of the over 105kg weightlifting competition on Tuesday after dropping the bar on his shoulder in the snatch.
BEHDAD Salimi won the Olympic super-heavyweight gold at the ExCel Arena on Tuesday and was then given a glowing tribute by the man he beat into second.
THE United States are determined to avenge their women’s World Cup final defeat to Japan as they prepare to defend their Olympic football crown against the Asian giants today.
SEOUL: A South Korean construction firm said yesterday it would give Olympic hero Yang Hak-seon an apartment after he overcame grinding poverty to win the country’s first gold in artistic gymnastics.
STEVE Guerdat, riding Nino des Buissonnets, won the individual show jumping gold at Greenwich Park yesterday for Switzerland’s first title in the event in 88 years.
BARRING catastrophe in the semi-finals, Usain Bolt will face fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake in today’s 200m final where victory would see him attain legendary status in his own eyes.
ALGERIA’S Taoufik Makhloufi said being disqualified from the London Olympics for not trying did not affect his focus after he came back to win the 1,500m title just a day later on Tuesday.
AFTER a home Olympic Games that topped the list of experiences in his long cycling career, Britain’s Chris Hoy hopes to bow out of the sport with the 2014 Commonwealth Games in his native Scotland.
YAOUNDE: Seven athletes from Cameroon have “defected” in London where some were participating in the 2012 Olympics, Cameroon media reported on Tuesday, citing an official.
ON THE other side of London from the frenzy and commotion of the Olympic Park, a hundred competitors are training and relaxing in a more chilled-out, alternative Athletes’ Village.