KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Umno will contest all three seats in the Pagoh constituency, its division chief Ismail Mohamed said. He said the Umno division had in a recent Pagoh delegates’ meeting...Read More »
Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win the Grand National on Saturday, coming home clear on Minella Times in the world's most gruelling steeplechase which was first staged in 1839.
Depleted Bayern Munich were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Union Berlin in the Bundesliga on Saturday, three days before their crunch Champions League return leg at Paris Saint-Germain.
Kylian Mbappe's goal set Paris Saint-Germain on their way to a 4-1 win at Strasbourg on Saturday as Mauricio Pochettino's side moved back to within three points of leaders Lille in the Ligue 1 title race.
Mohammad Rizwan took inspiration from teammate Fakhar Zaman and steered Pakistan to their highest winning run chase as they beat South Africa by four wickets in the first Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp admitted a weight has been lifted from Liverpool's shoulders after Trent Alexander-Arnold's injury-time winner secured a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa and ended a record run of defeats at Anfield on Saturday.
La Rochelle became the first of three French sides who will play in the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup with a 45-21 demolition of English side Sale at the Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday.
Manchester City's march to the Premier League title stalled on Saturday as 10-man Leeds beat the runaway leaders 2-1, while Liverpool climbed into fourth place after Trent Alexander-Arnold's late strike sealed a 2-1 win against Aston Villa.
The British Broadcasting Corporation said on Saturday it had received complaints about the amount of coverage it dedicated to the death of Prince Philip after some viewers were upset that normal programming was cancelled. The BBC interrupted normal programming on radio and television a few minutes after Buckingham Palace announced at midday on Friday that Philip had died, and many scheduled programmes were scrapped for the rest of the day to make way for coverage of his death. "We're receiving complaints about too much TV coverage of the death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," the BBC's complaints web page said.
Italy's Lorenzo Sonego staved off a fightback from second-seeded American Taylor Fritz and will meet defending champion Laslo Djere of Serbia in the final of the ATP tournament in Cagliari on Saturday.
Opening batsman Aiden Markram and stand-in captain Heinrich Klaasen made hard-hitting half-centuries for South Africa in the first Twenty20 international against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday.
A giant new statue of Christ being constructed in southern Brazil will rise even higher than the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro.
The relationship between Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick and sports director Hasan Salihamidzic has broken down to such an extent that one may be forced to leave, according to club legends Lothar Matthaeus and Stefan Effenberg.
Justin Rose carried a one-stroke lead into Saturday's third round of the Masters with major winners Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas on his heels and thunderstorms in the forecast.
Manchester City suffered just a fourth Premier League defeat of the season as 10-man Leeds United shocked the runaway leaders thanks to Stuart Dallas's double in a 2-1 win at the Etihad on Saturday.
Archaeologists Saturday showed off their finds at what they say is the "largest" ancient city ever found in Egypt, dating to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago.
At least two people were killed during violent protests on Friday against the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said. Troops attached to the U.N. mission, known as MONUSCO, killed one person during a protest in the rural area of Oicha, its mayor Nicolas Kikuku told Reuters. "They (the protesters) set fire to two bridges that lead to the (peacekeepers') base," Kikuku said.
China's corruption watchdog has called on online video-sharing platforms to take action against "mukbang" shows, in which people livestream themselves eating - or drinking - excessively, saying such content encourages food waste. Mukbang videos originated in South Korea and are increasingly popular in China, but they have faced sharp criticism from state media and regulatory crackdowns - especially since President Xi Jinping launched a campaign to curb food wastage last year. The country's graft watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), said video-hosting platforms should strengthen their supervision, stop and remove inappropriate broadcasts and block the accounts of offenders.
Cloth Cap looks set to go off hot favourite for the Grand National at Aintree later on Saturday which for the first time in over 180 years will take place without crowds.
A 48-metre Damian McKenzie penalty put the Waikato Chiefs into play-off contention in Super Rugby Aotearoa in Dunedin on Saturday when they downed the Otago Highlanders 26-23 in a dramatic golden-point finish.
India protested to the United States for a navy vessel conducting a transit through its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without consent, the foreign ministry said on Friday, in a rare row between the friendly navies of the two countries. The USS John Paul Jones "asserted navigational rights and freedoms," inside India's EEZ in line with international law by sailing about 130 nautical miles (241 km) west of India's Lakshadweep islands, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said in a statement on Wednesday. But an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement that UN rules did not allow such passage without consent.
At least five people were killed in election-related violence in India's West Bengal state on Saturday, a police official and political leaders said, the deadliest day so far in multi-phase voting there. Violence first broke out when two unidentified men on a motorcycle fired at a queue of voters, killing one person, the police official said. Four people died near another polling booth when security forces opened fire to control unrest among voters, as people shoved and pushed duty police officers, said the official, declining to be named ahead of a final assessment of the incident.
Winter came and went, leaving millions disappointed by the ending and a generation of adolescent boys exhausted from over-stimulation.