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Motor Racing-Hamilton Pips Bottas To Take 66th Pole In Azerbaijan

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas of Finland gesture to the media after the qualifying session of Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan. Reuters Photo

BAKU: Lewis Hamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna’s career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in a final lap shootout to secure top spot for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Hendrawan Confident Misbun Can Improve National Singles Players

Datuk Misbun Sidek.

KUALA LUMPUR - National badminton singles assistant head coach Hendrawan is confident that Datuk Misbun Sidek's return to the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) as the men's singles head coach will improve the squad's performance.

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Second Defeat For Malaysia In Women's Hockey World League

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: The national women's hockey squad suffered their second straight defeat at the Women's Hockey World League Tournament at the Fallon Stadium in Brussels, losing 1-3 to Spain in a Group B match late Thursday (early Friday in Malaysia).

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Liverpool Told Transfer Target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Will Cost £63m

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has set a £63m asking price for Liverpool transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, stating that the club will listen to any offer which shows “its appreciation” for the forward in “a financial way”.

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Khairy: M'sia Considering Bid To Host Olympics In Next 20 Years

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will consider bidding to host the prestigious Olympic Games in the next 20 years, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pix) said today.

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Germany 1 Chile 1: Stindl Denies Record-Breaker Sanchez

Pic: Getty ImagesAlexis Sanchez broke Chile's scoring record against Germany, but Lars Stindl ensured Group B's fate will be decided on the final matchday.

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Lewis Hamilton 'Not Thinking' About When He Will Retire From F1

Lewis Hamilton has played down talk he could walk away from F1 early and revealed he does not necessarily aim to retire when on top.

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Malaysia Qualify For 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia qualified for the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup in India after securing a hard-fought 3-2 win over the latter in the quarter-final match at the Hockey World League Semifinal Round in London, United Kingdom on Thursday.

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Sixers Take Guard Fultz With Top Pick Of NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, bolstering the team's young core by adding the 19-year-old playmaker.

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Liverpool Complete Signing Of Mohamed Salah From Roma On Five-Year Deal

Liverpool have completed the signing of Roma forward Mohamed Salah on a five-year deal, with the fee rising to £34.3m, according to Sky sources.

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