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LAST_UPDATEWed, 25 May 2016 8pm

'An Honour To Play Against JDT' - Kaya FC Coach

Kaya FC is to play against Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) in the knockout stages of the AFC Cup at the Larkin Stadium on Wednesday.JOHOR BAHARU: Kaya FC head coach Joel Villarino admits it is an honour for his team to play against Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) in the knockout stages of the AFC Cup at the Larkin Stadium here tomorrow.

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Spurs’ Kane Sees Formidable Partnership With Vardy For England

Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane sees a formidable strike partnership with Jamie Vardy at next month's Euro 2016 tournament in France. ― Reuters picLONDON: Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane believes he and Leicester City marksman Jamie Vardy will provide England with one of the most formidable strike partnerships on display at next month's Euro 2016 tournament in France.

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Was The 'Malaysian Touch' A Factor In Denmark Winning The Thomas Cup? Khairy Says Its Exaggerated

Pic: Nusa Mahsuri

Before Denmark won the Thomas Cup, no one asked about their training but suddenly after clinching the title for the first time ever on Sunday, news emerged that a touch of Malaysian style was responsible for their victory.

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Irish Aim For Euro Redemption After 2012 Fiasco

Football - Republic of Ireland v Germany - UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Group D - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - 8/10/15Republic of Ireland's Jeff Hendrick, John O'Shea and James McCarthy celebrate at the end of the matchReuters / Phil Noble Livepic

A stunning home victory over world champions Germany in qualifying suggested a rejuvenated Ireland side could cause the sort of upset in France that would banish memories of their woeful Euro 2012 campaign.

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Swedes Hope Ibrahimovic Keeps On Scoring In France

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring the opening goal against Moldova during their Euro 2016 group G qualifying soccer match at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, October 12, 2015. REUTERS/JANERIK HENRIKSSON/TT NEWS AGENCY

Having secured their spot at Euro 2016 by beating Scandinavian rivals Denmark in a thrilling two-legged playoff, Swedish fans hope Zlatan Ibrahimovic and company will hit the ground running in France.

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Leicester Will Still Be The Underdogs, Says Ranieri

Britain Football Soccer - Leicester City - Premier League Title Winners Parade - Leicester City - 16/5/16Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri on the stage with the trophy during the parade Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine

Premier League champions Leicester City will be underdogs again next season and staying up remains the priority despite this year's fairytale success, manager Claudio Ranieri said on Tuesday.

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Easy For Djokovic And Nadal, Murray Suffers, Kerber Out

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros - Novak Djokovic of Serbia vs Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan - Paris, France - 24/05/16. Novak Djokovic shakes hands after beating Yen-Hsun Lu. REUTERS/BENOIT TESSIER

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams barely got their shoes dusty at the French Open on Tuesday but two of the top five women's seeds went out and Andy Murray survived the first round by the skin of his teeth.

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Eric Cantona: ‘I Love José Mourinho But He Is Not Manchester United’

Eric Cantona turned 50 on Tuesday and is still doing what he has always done best: playing the part of Eric Cantona to a T. For Manchester United fans still digesting the end of the soured Louis van Gaal era and the imminent arrival of José Mourinho, he has a simple diagnosis of what has gone wrong.

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Scandal-Hit Tokyo Seeks Crumbs Of Comfort From IOC

Pic: AFPBeleaguered Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers will be hoping for some warm words of comfort from the International Olympic Committee when senior officials arrive for talks on Wednesday.

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Love Him Or Hate Him, Mourinho Set For United

Pic: AFPLONDON: Jose Mourinho (pix) will be faced with a litany of problems once the polarising Portuguese manager finally starts his Manchester United reign later this week.

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