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Women's Basketball Team Heads To Japan In Efforts To Defend SEA Games Gold

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KUALA LUMPUR: The National women’s basketball squad will head to Japan for a 10-day invitational tournament as part of preparations to defend the SEA Games gold medal when the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games is held from August 19-30.

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FIFA Confirms South America Will Have 6.5 Places For 2026 World Cup

SANTIAGO -- FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed Wednesday in Santiago that the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) will have 6.5 spots in the 2026 World Cup, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Chong Wei Checks Into Last Eight Of Badminton Asia Meet

KUALA LUMPUR -- National badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei continued his smashing form in the Badminton Asia Championships by advancing to the quarterfinals at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium in China, today.

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Rumours That Liridon Is Heading To JDT Not True - KFA

Liridon Krasniqi

ALOR SETAR -- The Kedah Football Association (KFA) today denied rumours that Kedah's prolific striker Liridon Krasniqi would be heading to Johor Darul Ta'azim (JDT).

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Late Father Was My Mentor And Inspiration - Siti Rahmah

Siti Rahmah Mohamed Nasir.

KUALA LUMPUR - Newly crowned National Sportswoman Siti Rahmah Mohamed Nasir said undivided support from her family, especially her late father who was both a mentor and inspiration, was the key to her success in silat.

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Gunung Reng A Perfect Spot For Extreme Sports

JELI -- Those on the East-West Highway passing through Batu Melintang here would find it hard to miss Gunung Reng, a mountain nearby.

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Khairulnizam Confident Of Sailing To Two SEA Games Gold Medals

Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy.

ALOR SETAR - Sailor Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy is confident of winning two gold medals, each in the men's individual and the team Laser Standard events, in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August.

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Nauraj Jumps To New National Record At Singapore Open

Nauraj Singh.

KUALA LUMPUR -- National men's high jumper, Nauraj Singh Randhawa received a morale booster ahead of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August after he renewed his own national record at the 79th Singapore Open Track and Field Championship at Singapore National Stadium, today.

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'Christian Fuchs Threw The Ball At Sanchez On Purpose'

Christian Fuchs should have been booked for throwing the ball at Alexis Sanchez "on purpose" during Arsenal's 1-0 win over Leicester, says Arsene Wenger.

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Sunderland Manager Resists Calls To Quit After Middlesbrough Defeat

Sunderland manager David Moyes has resisted calls from fans to quit with his side facing relegation from the Premier League.

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