Asian soccer candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh

Sports 04/18/19, 04:43

A candidate who lost an election to join the FIFA Council this month has filed a formal complaint accusing Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of "threats and manipulation."Mariyam Mohamed of Maldives says in a letter to the Asian Football ...

Head of Asian soccer running unopposed for new term

Soccer 04/04/19, 19:56

The Asian Football Confederation holds its presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain standing unopposed for a new term.With soccer politics in the region fractured, it was expected that the election in Kuala ...

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

Golf 03/24/19, 06:42

Scott Hend overcame a rain stoppage to capture the Maybank Championship title in dramatic fashion after he beat Nacho Elvira at the first play-off hole in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.The Australian was on course for the win after he sank ...

Pieters takes halfway lead at Maybank Championship

Golf 03/22/19, 08:10

Ernie Els was two shots behind Maybank Championship leader Thomas Pieters on a crowded leaderboard after the second round on Friday.Els carded a 2-under-par 70 to reach 6 under at the European Tour event.There were 15 golfers within three shots ...

A look at Malaysia’s monarchy before sultans pick next king

World 01/22/19, 21:11

After stripping Malaysia's royal families of some of their powers during his 22-year stint as prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad almost didn't make it to the premiership a second time.Though largely a ceremonial post, Malaysia's monarch still signs off on most ...

Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

World 12/08/18, 19:31

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in ...

Malaysia launches sale of superyacht linked to graft scandal

Business 10/28/18, 23:00

Malaysia's government launched a one-month auction Monday for a luxury yacht bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.The sale came nearly three months after Indonesia returned the $250 million yacht, Equanimity, after it seized ...

Marc Leishman wins CIMB Classic in Malaysia

Golf 10/14/18, 19:14

Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic by five strokes Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 to match Justin Thomas' 2015 tournament record of 26-under 262.Leishman won for the fourth time on the PGA Tour. The Australian had four straight birdies ...

Woodland, Leishman, Sharma tied for lead at CIMB Classic

Golf 10/13/18, 03:29

Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole Saturday for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the CIMB Classic.Woodland just missed an eagle putt, while Sharma ...

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