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From Helicopter Crash Survivor To Paralympian: Yuhaizam Aims For The Stars

KUALA LUMPUR: From helicopter crash survivor to Paralympic archer, there can be few more courageous life stories than that of 45-year old Yuhaizam Yahaya.

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Man City’s Aguero Charged With Violent Conduct

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LONDON: Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is in danger of missing the Manchester derby after he was charged with violent conduct by England's Football Association yesterday.

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Malaysian Diver Targets Medal At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s youngest Olympian in Rio de Janeiro, Nur Dhabitah Sabri, 17, is harbouring hopes of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Chelsea Loans Striker Bamford To Burnley

LONDON — Young Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford has joined Burnley on a season-long loan, the two Premier League clubs announced today.

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Nadal, Djokovic Miss Federer At US Open

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic admitted yesterday that they miss old sparring partner Roger Federer who was forced to skip the US Open for the first time since 1999.

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Romanian Niculescu Credits Mirza With US Open Win

NEW YORK — Romania’s Monica Niculescu dumped Czech 18th seed Barbora Strycova out of the US Open yesterday and credited Indian doubles star Sania Mirza with the victory.

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Johanna Konta Beats Bethanie Mattek-Sands At US Open

The British number one won 6-3 6-3 against Mattek-Sands, who was celebrating a mixed doubles Olympic gold medal only two weeks ago, to book a clash with former Wimbledon semi-finalist Tsvetana Pironkova.

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Pep Equals Renewed Energy For Happy Sterling At City

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their third goal in the English Premier League match against West Ham at the Etihad Stadium August 28, 2016. — Reuters picMANCHESTER: Raheem Sterling is enjoying life under new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, with the winger backing up his buoyant mood by shining on the pitch after he looked woefully out of form during England’s poor Euro 2016 campaign.

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City Keeper Hart Wants To Join Torino On Loan

England's Joe Hart in action against Iceland at Stade de Nice, Nice, France June 27, 2016. — Reuters picLONDON: Manchester City’s out-of-favour goalkeeper Joe Hart is keen to join Serie A club Torino on a season-long loan deal, media reports said yesterday.

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Raonic Confident He Has Learned From Wimbledon Final Defeat

Milos Raonic of Canada returns a shot to Dustin Brown of Germany on day one of the 2016 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre. — Reuters picNEW YORK: John McEnroe may not be on hand to offer advice this fortnight but Milos Raonic believes he is ready to go one better than Wimbledon and claim his first grand slam title.

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