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Italy’s Manassero wins Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR – Italian teen sensation Matteo Manassero won the Malaysian Open by one shot from Frenchman Gregory Bourdy on Sunday to seal his second European Tour victory. Manassero, who turns 18 on Tuesday, shot a fourth round four-under-par 68 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club to seal the win with a four-round total of 272.
There was no comeback for world number nine Rory McIlroy a week on from his last-round collapse at the US Masters. The Northern Irishman battled

Italy’s Manassero wins Malaysian Open title

KUALA LUMPUR – Italian teenager Matteo Manassero won the Malaysian Open title after a final round four-under-par 68 on Sunday.
Manassero, who turns 18 on Tuesday, aggregated 16-under to win his second European Tour title at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.
His first victory came in Spain last year, making him the youngest golfer to win a European Tour event.
Frenchman Gregory Bourdy (67) finished one shot behind, just ahead of world number nine Rory McIlroy (69).

Resurgent McIlroy seizes lead in Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR – Rory McIlroy smashed the longest drive of his career as he put his U.S. Masters meltdown behind him to fire an opening round three-under-par 69 at the Malaysian Open on Thursday. All eyes were on McIlroy after he blew a four-shot lead at Augusta on Sunday with huge crowds putting up with stifling temperatures in Kuala Lumpur to follow the Northern Irishman. Looking fresh in his white outfit despite his long flight, McIlroy carded a promising opening round to finish five

Flawless Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix

SEPANG – World champion Sebastien Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix with a dominant drive on Sunday to take an early grip on the Formula One season.
The 23-year-old German steered his Red Bull car from pole position to the chequered flag to win ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button, the 2009 champion, and Nick Heidfeld who finished third for Renault.
Vettel’s second start-to-finish win in two outings this year came despite further problems with Red Bull’s faulty Kinetic Energy

Webber dominates Malaysian practice

SEPANG – Red Bull’s Mark Webber went quickest in both Malaysian Grand Prix practice sessions on Friday in a dominant display which raised hopes he can erase a disappointing start to the season.
Webber, fifth two weeks ago in Melbourne, bested McLaren’s Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton, while his team-mate and 2010 champion Sebastien Vettel focused on testing Red Bull’s misfiring Kinetic Energy Regeneration System (KERS). Britons Button and Hamilton were second and third quickest

Malaysian MP says men have affairs as wives ‘neglect’ duty

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian men have extramarital sex because of “wives who neglect their responsibilities” to their husbands, a Malaysian lawmaker told Parliament Thursday, outraging women’s groups.
“Husbands driving home after work see things that are sexually arousing and go to their wives to ease their urges,” said independent lawmaker Ibrahim Ali, according to online portal Malaysiakini.
“But when they come home to their wives, they will say,’wait, I’m cooking,’ or ‘wait,

Kaymer stars in Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR – World number one Martin Kaymer will lead a strong line-up of four Major-winners at this month’s $2.5 million Malaysian Open, organisers said. Last year’s PGA Championship winner will be joined by reigning British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen, 2005 US Open victor Michael Campbell and Todd Hamilton, who won the 2004 British Open, at the co-sanctioned event from April 14-17.
“Golf has grown at a phenomenal rate in Malaysia… so it is always with great pleasure that

Customs seizes 4kg amphetamine from Malaysian youth

KARACHI – The Pakistan Customs’ Drug Enforcement Cell-Karachi Airport Unit has recovered four kilogrammes of synthetic psychotropic drugs worth millions of rupees from the suitcase of a Malaysian youth.
Muhammad Rizwan, who was leaving for Penang, Malaysia, was intercepted at the International Departure Hall on suspicion. Since Rizwan could not furnish the authorities with satisfactory responses to their queries and was arousing suspicion in them with his body language, his