Fri06222018

LAST_UPDATEFri, 22 Jun 2018 11pm

MLBF Appeals For Lawn Bowls Athletes To Be Retained In Podium Programme

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia Lawn Bowls Federation (MLBF) president Datuk Wan Nawawi Wan Ismail has appealed for lawn bowls athletes to remain in the Podium programme following rumours that only athletes who will be competing in the Olympic Games would be retained.

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Argentina's World Cup Future Depends On Iceland Failing To Beat Nigeria

After Croatia's 3-0 defeat of Argentina in the second round of games of Group D, the South American team's future in the tournament is in question.With the result of the Iceland and Nigeria game on Friday, the chances of Argentina moving onto the last-16 stage becomes dependent on the final game, between Iceland and Croatia.

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Neymar Fitness Not A Concern For Brazil Coach Tite

ST PETERSBURG - Neymar needs at least five matches to return to top form after a long injury layoff, but Brazil have not asked their talismanic forward to gamble on his fitness just to be improve their chances at the World Cup, coach Tite said on Thursday.

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Villarreal Sign Funes Mori From Everton

Pic: ReutersLa Liga club Villarreal have signed defender Ramiro Funes Mori from Everton on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee, the Spanish side has said.

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Captain Jedinak Makes Australia's Point Against Denmark

Pic: ReutersSAMARA, RUSSIA: Captain Mile Jedinak rode to Australia’s World Cup rescue with a penalty to cancel out Christian Eriksen’s superb opener for Denmark, securing a 1-1 draw on Thursday that ensured Group C would go down to the wire.

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PDRM Up To Third Spot In Premier League, JDT II Wins Fourth Straight Match

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) went up to third place in the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Sarawak at the Shah Alam Stadium tonight.

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Kylian Mbappe Becomes France's Youngest Goalscorer In A Major Tournament

At just 19 years and 183 days old, Kylian Mbappe has already made his mark on French soccer. Mbappe scored his first World Cup goal against Peru on Thursday, making him the first teenager to score for France in either the World Cup or the European Championships. The Paris Saint-Germain phenom scored on a beautiful feed from Paul Pogba to put France up 1-0 on Peru.

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Lionel Messi's World Cup Dream Turned Into A Nightmare

In the end, that image of Lionel Messi furrowing his brow and rubbing his forehead intently during the national anthem may prove to be the defining one of Argentina’s great World Cup collapse. The pressure on the Barcelona number 10 was overwhelming and, in the end, his team were crushed under it - a coach who lost the plot, a team with no direction and a talisman of superstar capabilities reduced to a wandering spectator.

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Podium Programme Divers Could Face Expulsion - Newenham

Tim Newenham.

KUALA LUMPUR – The national divers under the Podium Programme who were linked to a recent disciplinary issue in China could face heavy punishment, including being dropped from the programme if found guilty of breaching the rules.

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Kedah Must Improve On Performance

Syed Khairol Anuar Syed Abidin.ALOR SETAR -- Kedah cannot be satisfied with the victory over Kuala Lumpur in the Super League at Darul Aman Stadium last night but should continue to improve its weaknesses.

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