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Golf: Leong Hopes For Victory At Inaugural Sarawak Championship

Ben Leong.

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian golfer Ben Leong tunes his mind with positive vibes, hoping it will guide him to victory at the inaugural US$300,000 (about RM1,200,000) Sarawak Championship from July 4-7.

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Enough Said On Issue Involving National Divers - Chef-De-Mission

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KUALA LUMPUR – The country’s chef-de-misison to the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta has called on all parties to cease playing up the 'alcohol party' issue involving national divers during their training camp in February.

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OCM Receives Appeals From 10 Athletes To Feature In Asian Games

 

Datuk Seri Abdul Azim Mohamad Zabidi.KUALA LUMPUR -- The Olympic Council of Malaysia (MOM) today accepted the appeals of 10 athletes to be listed either in Category A or B for the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta-Palembang from Aug 18 to Sept 2.

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MLBF Appeals For Lawn Bowls Athletes To Be Retained In Podium Programme

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia Lawn Bowls Federation (MLBF) president Datuk Wan Nawawi Wan Ismail has appealed for lawn bowls athletes to remain in the Podium programme following rumours that only athletes who will be competing in the Olympic Games would be retained.

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Argentina's World Cup Future Depends On Iceland Failing To Beat Nigeria

After Croatia's 3-0 defeat of Argentina in the second round of games of Group D, the South American team's future in the tournament is in question.With the result of the Iceland and Nigeria game on Friday, the chances of Argentina moving onto the last-16 stage becomes dependent on the final game, between Iceland and Croatia.

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Neymar Fitness Not A Concern For Brazil Coach Tite

ST PETERSBURG - Neymar needs at least five matches to return to top form after a long injury layoff, but Brazil have not asked their talismanic forward to gamble on his fitness just to be improve their chances at the World Cup, coach Tite said on Thursday.

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Villarreal Sign Funes Mori From Everton

Pic: ReutersLa Liga club Villarreal have signed defender Ramiro Funes Mori from Everton on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee, the Spanish side has said.

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Captain Jedinak Makes Australia's Point Against Denmark

Pic: ReutersSAMARA, RUSSIA: Captain Mile Jedinak rode to Australia’s World Cup rescue with a penalty to cancel out Christian Eriksen’s superb opener for Denmark, securing a 1-1 draw on Thursday that ensured Group C would go down to the wire.

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PDRM Up To Third Spot In Premier League, JDT II Wins Fourth Straight Match

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) went up to third place in the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Sarawak at the Shah Alam Stadium tonight.

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Kylian Mbappe Becomes France's Youngest Goalscorer In A Major Tournament

At just 19 years and 183 days old, Kylian Mbappe has already made his mark on French soccer. Mbappe scored his first World Cup goal against Peru on Thursday, making him the first teenager to score for France in either the World Cup or the European Championships. The Paris Saint-Germain phenom scored on a beautiful feed from Paul Pogba to put France up 1-0 on Peru.

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