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  • Australia football picks new chairman after Fifa battle

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    Australia football picks new chairman after Fifa battle

    SYDNEY, Nov 19 — Australia’s football governing body elected a new chairman and several board members today as it drew a line under its long-running reform battle with Fifa....

  • Wolves defender Jonny injures knee in action for Spain

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    Wolves defender Jonny injures knee in action for Spain

    LONDON, Nov 19 — Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Spanish defender Jonny Otto could be set for a long spell on the sidelines after injuring knee ligaments in Spain’s international...

  • Kashima dominate Asian awards nominations

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    Kashima dominate Asian awards nominations

  • Jin Wei wins World Junior Championships in Canada

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    Jin Wei wins World Junior Championships in Canada

  • From ‘Super Dan’ to ‘First-Round Lin’ as badminton legend falters

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    From ‘Super Dan’ to ‘First-Round Lin’ as badminton legend falters

  • Mancini mulls Italy strike options with experimental side for USA friendly

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    Mancini mulls Italy strike options with experimental side for USA friendly

  • Short goodbye: Cahill’s Socceroos swansong limited to five minutes

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    Short goodbye: Cahill’s Socceroos swansong limited to five minutes

  • LeBron drops 51 as Lakers rout Heat

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    LeBron drops 51 as Lakers rout Heat

  • Lillard pours in 40 as Blazers hold off Wizards

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    Lillard pours in 40 as Blazers hold off Wizards

  • Aldridge leads Spurs past short-handed Warriors

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    Aldridge leads Spurs past short-handed Warriors

  • Surging Magic sink slumping Knicks

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    Surging Magic sink slumping Knicks

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  • Loew looking to rebuild Germany

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    Loew looking to rebuild Germany

  • Federer says happy with season despite defeat

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    Federer says happy with season despite defeat

  • Ronaldo still ‘very much part of Portugal team’

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    Ronaldo still ‘very much part of Portugal team’

  • Jin Wei inches closer to second world junior title

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    Jin Wei inches closer to second world junior title

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  • Gasol-led Grizzlies dispatch Timberwolves

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    Gasol-led Grizzlies dispatch Timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 19 — Marc Gasol scored 26 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and made four 3-point shots to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 100-87 road win yesterday against the...

  • Captain Kane fires resilient England to Nations League finals

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    Captain Kane fires resilient England to Nations League finals

    LONDON, Nov 19 — England fought back to qualify for the semi-finals of the Uefa Nations League as Jesse Lingard and Harry Kane scored late goals in a pulsating 2-1 victory over...

  • Swiss reach semis with famous win over Belgium

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    Swiss reach semis with famous win over Belgium

    LUCERNE, Nov 19 — Haris Seferovic scored a hat-trick as Switzerland recovered from conceding two early goals to beat World Cup semi-finalists Belgium 5-2 yesterday and qualify...

  • Belgium at a loss to explain collapse against Swiss

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    Belgium at a loss to explain collapse against Swiss

    LUCERNE, Nov 19 — Belgium were at a loss to explain their astonishing collapse against Switzerland yesterday, when they threw away a two-goal lead, conceded five goals in an...

  • Southgate lauds England’s unprecedented 2018

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    Southgate lauds England’s unprecedented 2018

    LONDON, Nov 19 — A World Cup semi-final, qualification for the finals of the Uefa Nations League and a year in which England reconnected with its fans represents an...

  • Zverev stuns Djokovic to claim ATP Finals title

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    Zverev stuns Djokovic to claim ATP Finals title

    LONDON, Nov 19 — Twenty-four hours after being booed for having the audacity to take down a tennis great, Alexander Zverev returned to topple another one as he stunned Novak...

  • Comeback king Djokovic puts shock loss into perspective

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    Comeback king Djokovic puts shock loss into perspective

    LONDON, Nov 19 — Considering where Novak Djokovic began his year he was able to quickly put his defeat by fast-rising German Alexander Zverev in the ATP Finals title match into...

  • Zverev so proud after ‘astonishing’ finale in London

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    Zverev so proud after ‘astonishing’ finale in London

    LONDON, Nov 19 — Germany’s Alexander Zverev described his ATP Finals title as “astonishing” yesterday after beating Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in consecutive days...

  • Uninspiring Spain end difficult year with win over Bosnia

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    Uninspiring Spain end difficult year with win over Bosnia

    LAS PALMAS, Nov 19 — Spain returned to winning ways after two straight defeats by overcoming Bosnia & Herzegovina 1-0 in a stale international friendly yesterday as...

  • Ariya claims US$1m bonus as Thompson wins final event

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    Ariya claims US$1m bonus as Thompson wins final event

    MIAMI, Nov 19 — Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn won US$1 million (RM4.19 million) and a clutch of LPGA Tour honours as Lexi Thompson closed out the season with a four-stroke...

  • Mahrez double books Algeria’s spot at Nations Cup finals

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    Mahrez double books Algeria’s spot at Nations Cup finals

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 — Riyad Mahrez scored two stunning goals as former winners Algeria qualified for next year’s African Nations Cup finals yesterday, with Guinea, Mauritania...

  • Lazaro’s stoppage time winner leaves N. Ireland pointless

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    Lazaro’s stoppage time winner leaves N. Ireland pointless

    BELFAST, Nov 19 — Austria forward Valentino Lazaro curled in a stoppage time winner to give them a 2-1 win away to Northern Ireland who finished their Uefa Nations League...

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    FAM offers 2,000 more tickets for Malaysia-Myanmar AFF cup match

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 — The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) will sell an additional 2,000 tickets for Malaysia’s final Group A match against Myanmar in the AFF Suzuki...

  • Germany coach Loew looking to rebuild after 2018 collapse

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    Germany coach Loew looking to rebuild after 2018 collapse

    BERLIN, Nov 18 — Germany coach Joachim Loew said the team’s demise in 2018 was unexpected but part of a normal cycle in sport and he is now focussed on what the former world...

  • Kumkhum outclasses Lisicki to win Taipei Open title

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    Kumkhum outclasses Lisicki to win Taipei Open title

    TAIPEI, Nov 18 — Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum powered past former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki 6-1 6-3 to clinch the Taipei Open title today. Second seed Kumkhum, who had...

  • SOP for selection of Category B athletes to be announced in January, says Norza

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    SOP for selection of Category B athletes to be announced in January, says Norza

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 — The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) will be more stringent in the selection of category B athletes to next year’s 30th Manila SEA Games following...

  • Rose projected to regain top spot from Koepka

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    Rose projected to regain top spot from Koepka

    NOV 18 — Englishman Justin Rose is projected to regain the world number one ranking by the narrowest of margins from Brooks Koepka as the pair continue to trade the top spot in...

  • Jin Wei inches closer to second world junior title

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    Jin Wei inches closer to second world junior title

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 ― The 2015 world junior winner, Goh Jin Wei is moving closer to capturing her second world junior title by advancing into the final of the 2018 BWF World...

  • Federer must wait for 100th title after defeat, but happy with season

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    Federer must wait for 100th title after defeat, but happy with season

    LONDON, Nov 18 ― Defeat by Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals yesterday left Roger Federer stuck on 99 career titles, but despite missing out on his century the Swiss said he...