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  • Dembele, Messi partnership fuelling Barca goal rush

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    Dembele, Messi partnership fuelling Barca goal rush

    BARCELONA, Sept 20 — Lionel Messi’s blossoming partnership with electric winger Ousmane Dembele has helped Barcelona to four straight wins at the start of the Liga season and...

  • Reaction to WADA’s decision to reinstate RUSADA

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    Reaction to WADA’s decision to reinstate RUSADA

    LONDON, Sept 20 — Reaction to the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today to lift, subject to certain conditions, a ban on Russia’s anti-doping authority...

  • Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

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    Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

  • Pochettino won’t rush Alli back despite Spurs slump

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    Pochettino won’t rush Alli back despite Spurs slump

  • Man City struggling to find Champions League magic

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    Man City struggling to find Champions League magic

  • Italian job: Wozniacki’s Tokyo reign ended by Giorgi

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    Italian job: Wozniacki’s Tokyo reign ended by Giorgi

  • World heavyweight champ Charr fails drugs test

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    World heavyweight champ Charr fails drugs test

  • Terengganu sprinter Azreen bags third Sukma gold medal

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    Terengganu sprinter Azreen bags third Sukma gold medal

  • Lim Teong Kim unfazed despite red card to goalkeeper

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    Lim Teong Kim unfazed despite red card to goalkeeper

  • Mourinho upbeat as Pogba points way for Man Utd in Europe

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    Mourinho upbeat as Pogba points way for Man Utd in Europe

  • ‘Like Lothar Matthaeus’ – Sanches’ star on the rise at Bayern

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    ‘Like Lothar Matthaeus’ – Sanches’ star on the rise at Bayern

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  • France and Belgium first-ever joint Fifa ranking leaders

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    France and Belgium first-ever joint Fifa ranking leaders

  • Knee injury forces Nadal to skip Asian ATP swing

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    Knee injury forces Nadal to skip Asian ATP swing

  • Liverpool's Mane: Firmino good enough with one eye

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    Liverpool's Mane: Firmino good enough with one eye

  • Teenage sensation Ampadu signs new Chelsea deal

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    Teenage sensation Ampadu signs new Chelsea deal

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  • Chong Wei expected to return in two weeks, says BAM

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    Chong Wei expected to return in two weeks, says BAM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — National badminton champion, Datuk Lee Chong Wei will return to Malaysia in two weeks and will be in action again after a month if his health permits....

  • Belgium join France atop Fifa rankings

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    Belgium join France atop Fifa rankings

    LAUSANNE, Sept 20 — Belgium have joined world champions France as joint leaders of the Fifa world rankings released today, the first time in the table’s 25-year history that...

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    Selangor women’s weightlifting athlete breaks national record

    TAPAH, Sept 20 — Selangor athlete, Nur Afiqah Nadhrah Mohammed Borhan, broke the national record in the snatch category in weightlifting below 90 kilogrammes (kg), at the Tapah...

  • Mum’s the word as Azarenka storms into Tokyo quarters

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    Mum’s the word as Azarenka storms into Tokyo quarters

    TOKYO, Sept 20 — Former world number one Victoria Azarenka thrashed Australian Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals Thursday as she seeks a...

  • Time to buck up, BAM president tells players and coaches

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    Time to buck up, BAM president tells players and coaches

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Badminton Association of Malaysia wants more accountability from players and coaches for their failure to perform in competitions they are expected to...

  • Liverpool ready to compete for every trophy, says Van Dijk

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    Liverpool ready to compete for every trophy, says Van Dijk

    LIVERPOOL, Sept 20 — Virgil van Dijk expects Liverpool to be a threat for any opposition in four competitions this season but said the players will need to stay humble if they...

  • Clock ticking for Schalke’s Tedesco as Bayern await

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    Clock ticking for Schalke’s Tedesco as Bayern await

    BERLIN, Sept 20 — Domenico Tedesco’s second season in charge of Schalke 04 has got off to a disastrous start and with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich visiting on Saturday,...

  • Coach Chan declares Perak comeback kings of Sukma football

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    Coach Chan declares Perak comeback kings of Sukma football

    IPOH, Sept 20 — Perak created history by defending the Malaysian Games (Sukma) football gold medal for the third successive time and coach Chan Wing Hoong has only one thing to...

  • Dr Wan Azizah is new BAM patron

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    Dr Wan Azizah is new BAM patron

    KUALA LUMPUR — The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has selected Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as its new patron. The announcement was made by...

  • Pogba hails mental toughness as key to Man United revival

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    Pogba hails mental toughness as key to Man United revival

    MANCHESTER, Sept 20 — Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has hailed the squad's mentality after they continued to build momentum following a poor start to the campaign with...

  • Ireland to join UK in exploring 2030 World Cup bid

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    Ireland to join UK in exploring 2030 World Cup bid

    DUBLIN, Sept 20 — The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has announced it will join England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in exploring a potential bid to host the...

  • 'Be guardians of clean sport': Athletes demand Wada Russia rethink

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    'Be guardians of clean sport': Athletes demand Wada Russia rethink

    PARIS, Sept 20 — High-profile stars such as Paula Radcliffe and Valerie Adams led athletes' demands yesterday for Wada to rethink plans to lift its suspension of Russia,...

  • Negri’s Puteri takes gold with new Sukma pole vault record

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    Negri’s Puteri takes gold with new Sukma pole vault record

    IPOH, Sept 20 — National pole vaulter Puteri Nur Adillah Shik Azizir Rahman certainly knows how to defend a title. After winning Malaysian Games (Sukma) gold in Sarawak two...

  • Perak's Mior grabs second walk gold, double Sukma despair for Premkumar

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    Perak's Mior grabs second walk gold, double Sukma despair for Premkumar

    IPOH, Sept 20 — Perak racewalker Mior Muhammad Amerul Mohd Sahak won his second gold medal of the 19th Malaysian Games (Sukma) on a day of contrasting fortunes for the men's top...

  • Sarri's perfect start with Chelsea facing test at West Ham

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    Sarri's perfect start with Chelsea facing test at West Ham

    LONDON, Sept 20 — There were plenty of furrowed brows when Maurizio Sarri arrived at Stamford Bridge with minimal fanfare in July, tasked with turning Chelsea back into the...

  • When two Red Bulls collide in Europa League, the sponsor wins

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    When two Red Bulls collide in Europa League, the sponsor wins

    PARIS, Sept 20 — When two Red Bulls clash in the Europa League today, it will only be possible because their sponsor has tried to ensure that the two “brothers” are not...

  • Spartak coach drops two players for critical social media 'like'

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    Spartak coach drops two players for critical social media 'like'

    MOSCOW, Sept 20 — Spartak Moscow manager Massimo Carrera dropped captain Denis Glushakov and defender Andrei Eshchenko from the team ahead of a Europa League game for liking a...

  • Neymar backs former Brazil forward Romario for Rio governor

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    Neymar backs former Brazil forward Romario for Rio governor

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 20 — Brazil's football star Neymar is getting involved in politics and has given his backing to former fellow international forward Romario in the upcoming...

  • Man City given Champions League wake-up call by Lyon

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    Man City given Champions League wake-up call by Lyon

    MANCHESTER, Sept 20 — Manchester City assistant manager Mikel Arteta admitted the English champions were handed a wake-up call in a shock 2-1 home defeat by Lyon to start their...