Badminton Moments


Lee Chong Wei prepares for a smash against against India’s H. S. Prannoy during the men’s singles semi-finals match of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Sports Arena in Gold Coast, Australia, April 14, 2018. GLENN GUAN/The Star


Soniia Cheah makes a return against India’s Saina Nehwal during the women’s singles mixed team gold medal match of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Sports Arena in Gold Coast, Australia, April 9, 2018. GLENN GUAN/The Star


Lee Chong Wei makes a return against England’s Rajiv Ouseph during men’s singles mixed team semifinal 2 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Sports Arena in Gold Coast, Australia, April 8, 2018. GLENN GUAN/The Star

What a tree-t!


Tourists taking the opportunity to snap pictures in front of the 100-foot tall Christmas tree at the KLCC Esplanade outside Suria KLCC as it is lit up in the evening. The Christmas tree, which will be on display until Jan 2, 2018, was recognised by the ‘Malaysia Book of Records’ as the tallest Christmas tree in Malaysia in 2014 and 2015. This year, Suria KLCC has chosen the theme ‘Santa’s Enchanted Village’ for the Christmas decorations. GLENN GUAN/The Star

In fine shape



In fine shape: Despite not having fully healed from a cycling accident, British singer Ed Sheeran turned out a commanding performance at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, November 14, 2017. Most of the concert featured just Sheeran and his guitar, playing hits such as The A-Team, Thinking Out Loud and his global smash hit, Shape Of You. The Malaysian concert was part of Sheeran’s Divide World Tour. GLENN GUAN/The Star

One-legged wonder


True grit: Shukor Farhan powering his way to the finish line to win the 3,000m individual pursuit (C1, C2, C3) mixed gold in the Asean Para Games at the National Velodrome in Nilai. GLENN GUAN/The Star

   
Update (14 July 2018): This photo won the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI)-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards 2017 Consolation, Best in Photojournalism
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The fastest in South-East Asia


The fastest in South-East Asia: Khairul Hafiz Jantan raising his hands in triumph after crossing the finish line in the men’s 100m final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, August 22, 2017. He clocked 10.38 seconds. GLENN GUAN/The Star


Faster than the rest: Khairul Hafiz Jantan posing with the Jalur Gemilang after winning the men’s 100m gold at the National Satdium in Bukit Jalil, August 22, 2017. GLENN GUAN/The Star

Our Saviour


Our saviour: N. Thanabalan (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal in the 73rd minute against Singapore during their Group A match at the Shah Alam Stadium, August 16, 2017. Singapore stunned the hosts in the 37th minute through Amiruldin Mohd Nodin before Mohd Nor Azam Abdul Azih equalised in the 67th minute. GLENN GUAN/The Star


Malaysia’s Nor Azam Abdul Azih (center) jumps in victory after scoring a goal against Singapore during their Group A match of the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games at the Shah Alam Stadium, August 16, 2017. GLENN GUAN/The Star