Babbel: Firmino put under pressure

Former Liverpool defender Markus Babbel.
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Germany break french hearts

ELATION: German players (in white) running towards their goalkeeper Nadine Angerer after their penalty shoot-out victory over France.
ELATION: German players running towards their goalkeeper Nadine Angerer after their penalty shoot-out victory over France (top left, in blue).
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Argentina's Tevez a national hero, again

Penalty hero earns remarkable redemption

WHAT A FEELING: Carlos Tevez (above) celebrating with goalkeeper Sergio Romero after scoring the winning spot-kick.

It wasn’t the winning penalty that confirmed his resurrection. It was the celebration.

Carlos Tevez stepped to the left, a neat mishmash of Ali’s shuffle and Grobbelaar’s jelly legs, disguising the run and eventual direction of the decisive spot-kick.

Colombia’s David Ospina, the colossal goalkeeper who had exhausted all superlatives with that ridiculous double save, was finally beaten. His gallant countrymen were going out of the tournament.

Tevez had side-footed Argentina into the Copa America semi-finals.

The man of the moment, the temperamental terrier famed for his irascible outbursts, was about to get his ego tickled by thousands of delirious Argentinians.

But he checked his run towards the crowd. He turned and returned to Argentina’s other hero. Tevez embraced goalkeeper Sergio Romero until they were buried beneath jubilant teammates.

When personal glory was his for the taking, says Neil Humphreys, Tevez shared the spotlight. It was no longer about him. He was the first among equals. The last of the demons had been vanquished.

Read the full report in our print edition on June 28.

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White hot summer

Soak yourself in the coolest colour for the hottest season

White is always a summer favourite.

And this season, the colour gets taken to a whole new level of detail and sophistication - through the use of gorgeous textures and fabric treatments.

It is no longer just simple cotton shirting or jersey fabric.

Dressing up from head to toe in all-white outfits is huge this summer, and fashion houses are already rolling out all kinds of looks.

Keeping it white also makes it easy to ride out the heat waves - there is always something about the colour that feels so light and refreshing.

Bonus: Minimum accessories required.


(picture above, L to R)

Lacy sequinned top with camisole and laced-up shorts from Juicy Couture. Shades from Prada

Concealed button double-breasted blazer and shorts from H&M.

Box pleated flare top and mini square cut-out shorts from H&M.

Pantsuit from Alice + Olivia. Sun hat from StyleLoft3 @ Mandarin Gallery. Shades from Prada.

Boxy top with translucent detail from COS and structured thick tulle skirt from StyleLoft3 @ Mandarin Gallery.

Long-sleeved tee from American Vintage. Jeans from H&M. Shades from Ray-Ban.


Photography: Jet & Seto

Styling: Kovit Ang

Hair and make-up: Sha Shamsi using Shu Uemura and Sebastian

Professional models: Ariela O., DominiKa P. and Diego F. from Diva models

Special thanks to Wanderlust Hotel for the location and kind assistance

Cage arrives, but cat missing

Feline mystery on Malaysian Airlines flight

GONE: The cat, named Princess, allegedly went missing after being checked in for a flight from Jeddah to Kl.
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Businessman gets apology

Airport dress code furore

TROUBLE: The baggage reclamation area in KLIA.
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'He told me to go and that he loved me'

Woman recounts fiance using his body to shield her from gunman

AFTERMATH: Lifeguards and medics with a body at a Tunisian beach resort after Friday's terror attack.
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