KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Cagla Buyukakcay who becomes the first Turkish player to be in the quarter finals of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tournament will face an uphill task after drawing defending champion Karolina Pliskova in the 2014 BMW Malaysian Open.

ALOR SETAR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Unheralded Lin Guipu pulled off a major upset in the BWF World Junior Championships 2014 by defeating world junior number two Zhao Jun Peng in an all-Chinese men's singles semi final at the Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium, here today.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Three local professionals - Ben Leong, Nicholas Fung and Khor Kheng Wai - carded identical even par 72 scores in the first round of a lightning disrupted 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open to stay seven strokes off the pace at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, here today.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Former world number one, Lee Westwood escaped the weather disrupted play to move into a one-shot club house lead in the 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open today.

PUTRAJAYA, April 17 (Bernama) -- World-record holding Malaysian cricketer, Arul Vivasvan Suppiah today handed out RM105,000 which was raised during charity events held last year, to two different bodies.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin wants the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to act against any team that failed to control the actions of their fans and supporters.

KUALA TERENGGANU, April 17 (Bernama) -- T-Team has decided to replace its two import players from Brazil, Fabio Flor and Evaldo Rodrigues, who were in the centre of the Larkin Stadium tunnel incident.