Sports

Adidas’ high hopes for Russia’s World Cup thwarted by sanctions

Another Russian military adventure — this time in Ukraine — damps much of the opportunity the German company is cashing in big on its ensuing decades ...

Deal with an exclamation point for golf

By SHIV DAS
The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Tour, the pinnacle of tournament golf in the world, has inked its biggest deal to date that ...
MST Golf

MST Golf unveils new flagship superstore

The 2-storey retail outlet, located along the Federal Highway, also houses an Indoor Technical Golf Centre
MST Golf Sdn Bhd, the No 1 retail golf ...

Markets turn down volumes when the World Cup starts

By BLOOMBERG
London • The World Cup kicks off in Russia today and investors should be warned that financial markets tend to act like any emotional ...

Russia drop to World Cup low in FIFA rankings

by REUTERS
Hosts Russia will begin next week’s World Cup as the lowest-ranked of the 32 teams participating in the tournament, according to ...

For Putin, World Cup shows Russia cannot be caged by hostile West

by REUTERS
MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin is struggling to get a summit with Donald Trump, has little hope of ending Western sanctions, and is seen in ...

A blow for top ladies’ golf

YSD’s decision to pull out is to focus resources solely on grassroots sports development
By SHIV DAS Surprise is putting it mildly. Shocking is, ...
Vasudevan Krishnan

Vasu’s big drive with Bridgestone

By SHIV DAS
For Prestige Golf Sdn Bhd’s Vasudevan Krishnan, or just Vasu to all and sundry, losing his distributorship of Srixon golf equipment and ...
Manchester City

FIFA is about to destroy world soccer

By ALEX WEBB
FIFA seems to be on the cusp of creating an oligopoly which could destroy club soccer around the world. Two years after assuming the ...
Malaysia Football

Rebuilding a footballing nation

While the commodification of football has its own drawbacks, it is arguably the best means to grow the sport commercially and achieve global stature
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Arsenal, Rwanda sign deal for shirt-sponsorship

By BLOOMBERG
KIGALI • English Premier League soccer team Arsenal has signed a shirt-sponsorship deal with Rwanda. The club, one of the world’s biggest, ...
Kevin Ramalingam

Half of the football teams in top two leagues may be gone in 10 years

Many teams don’t have sustainable revenue channels and continue to rely on state funding
By MARK RAO / Pic By DZUL ASYRAF Almost half of the football ...