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Japan hit rankings high to buoy World Cup hosts after deadly typhoon

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TOKYO – Japan rose to a record rankings high of seventh on Monday after their historic run to the Rugby World Cup ...

Bottas’ Japan win seals 6th world title double for Mercedes

Mercedes clinched an unprecedented 6th successive drivers’-constructors’ world championship double
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Koh sharpens his swords in Pisa before SEA Games battle

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NATIONAL fencer Joshua Koh I-Jie is banking on a six-week training stint at Pisa, Italy, to horn his skills and boost his ...

Miller impressed by athletics, talents, grassroots

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THE newly appointed technical director of Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF), Dwayne Miller (picture; right), is confident ...

Russia seize 1st men’s team gymnastics gold as China slip at end

I can finally sleep! The defeat to China stopped me from sleeping, says Russia’s Dalaloyan
by AFP/ pic by AFP STUTTGART • Russia grabbed their first ...

Naomi Osaka picks Japanese citizenship with eye on Olympics: NHK

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TOKYO – Tennis star Naomi Osaka (picture) has decided to choose Japanese over American nationality with an eye on the Tokyo ...

Japan GP to decide Friday on moving qualifying as typhoon looms

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JAPAN – Japanese Grand Prix organisers will not make any decision to postpone Saturday qualifying for another 24 hours but ...

More Malaysian athletes qualify for Tokyo, better chance to win Olympics medal

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THE Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) is expecting more national athletes to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before its ...

Cool Biles earns 15th world title

She become the most decorated women’s gymnast in history
by AFP/ pic by AFP STUTTGART • US gymnastics queen Simone Biles (picture) insisted that ...

Indonesia slapped with FIFA fine over match crowd trouble

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JAKARTA – Indonesia’s national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup ...

Hafizh Syahrin returns to Moto2 with Angel Nieto Team

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MALAYSIAN rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah (picture) will return to the Moto2 World Championship in 2020 with the ...

Murray recovers from slow start to win Shanghai opener

The 3-time Grand Slam winner is slowly making his way back to fitness and is now ranked 289th, having been 503rd last week
by AFP/ pic by AFP SHANGHAI ...