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Euro 2016: Russia Undone By Brilliant Hamsik

Slovakia's Juraj Kucka (right) escapes Russia's Denis Glushakov (left) and Fedor Smolov during the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between Russia and Slovakia at the Pierre Mauroy stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)LILLE (FRANCE): Marek Hamsik set up the opener and came up with a contender for goal of the tournament as Slovakia beat Russia 2-1 in Lille on Wednesday to claim a first European Championship finals win.

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Lin Dan A Bigger Threat In The Olympics Compared To Others - Chong Wei

Lin Dan (R) shakes hands with Lee Chong Wei after their men's singles semi-final match at the China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou, China, November last year.KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei who has emerged as the main contender for the gold medal in the Olympics, feels his arch rival and nemesis Lin Dan from China would be his biggest hurdle.

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Malaysia's Gold Medal Hopes In Rio Not Solely On Chong Wei - CDM

Al-Amin said he would not set any target for the Olympics before meeting all the athletes and sports associations and team managers. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's hopes of winning a first ever gold medal in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics will not only hinge on Datuk Lee Chong Wei said Malaysian Chef-de-Mission (CDM) for the Olympics Tan Sri Mohamed Al Amin Abdul Majid.

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Ready To Rumble: Asian Pro Wrestlers Dream Of Stardom

This picture taken on May 21, 2016 shows Malaysia's Alydia Abdul Wahab or "Scarlet Lyd" lying on the floor after being thrown outside of the ring during the Wrestling City Asia in Kuala Lumpur.KUALA LUMPUR: Kenneth Thexeira is a mild-mannered writer for an interior-design magazine by day, but on certain nights his alter ego bursts forth in golden tights and a baby-blue cape: enter "The Eurasian Dragon."

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Agrees Terms On Man United Move - Sources

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed to provisional terms with Manchester United and will complete his move to Old Trafford after Euro 2016, sources close to the deal have told ESPN FC.

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The Warriors Face A Big Dilemma With Death Lineup Usage In Game 6 Vs. Cavaliers

It doesn't sound like it should be much of a dilemma. The Golden State Warriors' "Death Lineup" is maybe the biggest game-changer we have in the NBA right now. Andre Iguodala checks into a game with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green on the floor. Nobody is taller than 6-feet-8, and the norms of basketball are befuddled with the way the Warriors use their lack of size and their abundance of versatility to their advantage.

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Copa Favourites Argentina Outclass Bolivia, Chile Join Last Eight

Bolivia defender Erwin Saavedra (left) pulls back Argentina forward Ezequiel Lavezzi in a Copa America Centenario group match in Seattle June 14, 2016. — USA TODAY Sports/Reuters picSEATTLE: Argentina maintained their 100 per cent record at the Copa America Centenario yesterday with a 3-0 victory over hapless Bolivia.

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Mixed Fortunes Of Five Asian-Owned English Clubs

Tan Sri Vincent Tan speaks to Reuters during an interview in Singapore October 29, 2014. — Reuters picHONG KONG: AFP Sport examines the varying fortunes of five Asian-owned English football clubs, following Aston Villa's £60 million (RM347 million) sale to Chinese businessman Tony Xia Jiantong was confirmed yesterday:

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Hungary Stun 10-Man Austria In Euro 2016 To End 30-Year Wait

BORDEAUX: Adam Szalai and Zoltan Stieber scored second-half goals as Hungary stunned highly-fancied Austria 2-0 in their Group F opener in Bordeaux on Tuesday.

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US Open Golf Stars Set For Stern Oakmont Challenge

OAKMONT: The world’s best golfers on Tuesday were preparing for the ultimate US Open test at Oakmont with a mixture of excitement and trepidation.

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