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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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Olympics: Muhyiddin congratulates Dhabitah for her wonderful performance

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today congratulated national women’s diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri who performed admirably in the women’s 3m individual springboard final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, today. The Prime Minister in a statement on his official Facebook

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Mei Kuan-Meng Yean bow out of Tokyo Olympics in style

TOKYO: National women’s doubles shuttlers Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean ended their Tokyo Olympic campaign on a winning note although it failed to stop them from making an early exit.The world number 11 outlasted Great Britain’s world number 14 Chloe Birch-Lauren

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Gold for Hup Wei, another silver for Jonathan in Kazakhstan

KUALA LUMPUR: National high jumper Lee Hup Wei has strengthened his chances of earning a berth in the Tokyo Olympics after winning the Qosanov Memorial Athletics Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, yesterday. The 34-year-old secured the gold after clearing 2.10 metres (m),

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Safawi gets it spot-on to ignite Malaysia’s 2023 Asian Cup hopes

KUALA LUMPUR: Harimau Malaya is guaranteed a direct spot in the next round of the 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers after edging Thailand 1-0 in their final Group G second-round match of the 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup qualifiers in Dubai, the

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No shortcut to success for young athletes

MELAKA: “There is no and never will there be any shortcut to success in any field including sports.” This piece of advice from Badminton Association of Malaysia president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria comes as a thinly-veiled warning aimed at

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“I am Nicol David” biopic to depict squash queen’s story

KUALA LUMPUR: Being among the country’s most decorated sports stars, Datuk Nicol David’s story will soon be filmed in a biopic titled “I am Nicol David.” The eight time world champion made the announcement on social media tonight, much to the

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MSN expects 33 athletes, 35 para-athletes to qualify for Tokyo 2020

ISKANDAR PUTERI: A total of 68 national athletes including 35 para-athletes are expected to qualify for Tokyo 2020 scheduled to begin in July this year, according to National Sports Council (MSN) director-general Datuk Ahmad Shapawi Ismail.He said at present, 12 athletes

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Manchester City striker Aguero tests positive for COVID-19

LONDON: Manchester City forward Kun Aguero has tested positive for COVID-19, revealed the Argentine on Thursday. Aguero, 32, has made only five appearances this season so far after coming back from a left knee injury sustained in June last year,

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