Fri01192018

LAST_UPDATEFri, 19 Jan 2018 11am

Leicester Through As Iheanacho Scores First VAR Goal In England

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) as they reached the FA Cup fourth round with a 2-0 replay victory over third-tier Fleetwood Town on Tuesday.

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Alexis Sanchez's Man Utd Move Hinges On Henrikh Mkhitaryan Agreeing Arsenal Deal

Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United is hinged on Henrikh Mkhitaryan agreeing terms with Arsenal.

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Brazil Great Ronaldinho To Retire, Says Brother

Pic: ReutersSAO PAULO: Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game, his brother and agent Assis said on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia U23 0 Malaysia U23 1: Fairy Tale Continues For Young Tigers

Malaysia followed the precedent set by their Southeast Asian neighbour Vietnam in creating yet another upset in the AFC U23 Championship after a battling 1-0 win over much fancied Saudi Arabia. A magnificent achievement for a team participating at this stage for their first time in history.

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Super League Teams Meet Deadline To Register Players

Kevin Ramalingam

PETALING JAYA – Football Malaysia Limited Liability Partnership (FMLLP) chief executive officer Kevin Ramalingam has confirmed that all 12 teams that will be competing in the 2018 Super League season have met the Jan 14 deadline to the register their players.

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'Why Give Up After Training So Hard?' -- Misbun

Iskandar Zulkarnain

KUALA LUMPUR - The motivating words of the country's head coach Datuk Misbun Sidek galvanised national singles player Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, who was almost knocked out of the Malaysian Perodua Masters Badminton Championships.

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Chelsea Stadium: £1bn Stamford Bridge Plan Moves Step Closer

Chelsea's £1bn development of Stamford Bridge has moved a step closer after Hammersmith and Fulham Council passed a motion that will prevent an injunction blocking the plans.

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Plan For Joint Olympics Team With North Gets Icy Reception In South Korea

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: While Seoul forges ahead with plans to use the upcoming Winter Olympics to showcase inter-Korean unity, some South Korean athletes are “furious” at proposals to form joint teams with North Koreans, highlighting a broader lack of enthusiasm for some of the government’s peace-making plans.

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Sharapova, Kerber And Djokovic Into 2nd Round In Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks on Day 2 of the Australian Open.

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Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta Beats Madison Brengle To Reach Second Round

Pic: Getty ImagesBritish number one Johanna Konta made swift progress into the second round of the Australian Open with victory over American Madison Brengle.

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