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Coach Worries Over Young Athletes Burdened By Expectations

Khairul Hafiz Jantan and Grace WongKHAIRUL Hafiz Jantan is one of several young athletes to explode on the scene over the last two years, giving the Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) reason for optimism of a successful Kuala Lumpur Sea Games campaign in August.

But the burden of expectation being placed on the likes of Khairul and hammer thrower Grace Wong to deliver Sea Games gold medals worries national chief coach Zainal Abas. 

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Over 700 Athletes For Malaysian International Open Masters

Pic: The Borneo Post

KUCHING: Sarawak will host the 31st Malaysian International Open Masters Athletics Championship at the Sarawak Stadium in Petra Jaya from July 22 to 23.

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BAM Announces Major Appointments

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) yesterday announced the appointment of Michelle Chai Han Ching as its new general manager and also Dr Suresh Kumar as Malaysia Badminton Academy acting head.

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Mohamad Norza Disappointed With 'Yo Yo' Performance Of Goh, Tan At Australian Open

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said he is disappointed with the 'yo yo' performance shown by national men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong at the Australian Open Super Series Badminton Championship, Wednesday.

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U.S. Football Hall Of Famers Meet Pope, Give Him Number 1 Jersey

Pic: ReutersThe "Hail Mary Pass" did not come up in the conversation, but Pope Francis clearly had a good catch on Wednesday when he received a helmet and jersey from members of the American Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Mohamed Salah And The Big Dilemma Jurgen Klopp Will Need To Solve At Liverpool

It feels like it’s taken a while - though the transfer window does not even officially ‘open’ for another 10 days.

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Bring On Digital Dimension, Says Tata F1 Boss

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The day when Formula One fans can race virtually with real drivers in live grands prix may not be so far off as the sport looks to develop the digital dimension.

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Angel Di Maria Settles Spanish Tax Case And Pays 2m Euros Fine

Former Manchester United winger Angel di Maria has agreed to pay 2m euros (£1.76m) to settle a tax case in Spain, according to Spanish authorities.

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Lewis Hamilton Drops Huge Hint He Could Quit F1 - 'I Could Go At The End Of The Year'

Mercedes’ 32-year-old triple world champion is currently second in the standings behind Ferrari‘s Sebastian Vettel going into Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Dani Alves Has Asked To Leave Juventus, Confirms Giuseppe Marotta

Brazilian Dani Alves has asked to leave Juventus, the Italian champions' chief Giuseppe Marotta said on Wednesday.

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