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Paralympics – ‘Difficult to sleep’- Ukrainian athletes try to stay strong

ZHANGJIAKOU: What should have been the pinnacle of their sporting lives, the Beijing Winter Paralympics have been a gruelling emotional examination for Ukrainian athletes feeling scared and anxious about Russia’s invasion of their country. The Ukrainian team has excelled in

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Olympics: Beijing Games see 55 COVID-19 cases on Feb 2, highest daily tally

BEIJING: A total of 55 new COVID-19 infections were found among Olympic Games-related personnel on Feb. 2, the chair of the Beijing 2022 medical expert panel said on Thursday, the highest daily tally so far. Twenty-nine cases were found among

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For athletes, boarding the plane to Beijing is already a win

BEIJING: With just over a week until the Winter Games begin, teams are frantically trying to ensure that athletes stay virus-free to get past Beijing’s strict checks and make it to the start line as the highly infectious Omicron variant

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NSC to decide on coach Jaganathan’s fate after CNY

KUALA LUMPUR: The fate of national para athletics head coach R. Jaganathan is set to be decided at the joint working committee meeting between the National Sports Council (NSC) and Malaysian Para Athletics Association after the Chinese New Year celebrations

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Former player, national squad head coach M Kuppan dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Former player and head coach of the national squad Datuk M. Kuppan died at the age of 85 here, yesterday afternoon. The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) in a statement last night informed that Kuppan – who was

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Soccer: Pele expects to leave hospital in ‘a few days’

BENGALURU: Brazilian soccer great Pele said he would be home from hospital in a few days after undergoing chemotherapy as part of his treatment following an operation to remove a colon tumor. Three-time World Cup winner Pele, who was admitted

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Cup final against JDT most challenging task in my M-League career – Hodak

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur (KL) City FC head coach Bojan Hodak has described his team’s Malaysia Cup final against Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) tonight as the most challenging task ever in his career in the Malaysia League (M-League)The Croatian said this

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Sree Abiraame clinches gold in Estonia

KUALA LUMPUR: Young national figure skating prodigy, C. Sree Abiraame put on a magical show to take the crown at the Tallin Trophy 2021 held in Estonia yesterday. The nine-year-old racked up 23.49 points to emerge victorious and sidelined seven other

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Abdul Latif to return home only after injury rehab

SEPANG: Despite missing his family dearly, two-time Paralympic gold medalist Abdul Latif Romly (T20 (intellectual impairment) long jump), will have to wait just a little longer before returning to his home in Beseri, Perlis. After completing his mandatory 14-day quarantine period,

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Azizulhasni proves naysayers wrong

KUALA LUMPUR: National track cycling champion Datuk Mohd Azizulhasni Awang(pix) has proven wrong those who predicted that his career would be ruined when he ended his bachelorhood at the age of 22. These naysayers had said that he would end up

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