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Laura Massaro Suffers World Championship Upset By Tesni Evans

Pic: Getty Images (Massaro won the World Series Final in Dubai in June)Former world champion Laura Massaro suffered a shock defeat by Wales' 16th seed Tesni Evans in the last 16 of this year's event in Manchester.

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Langkawi Teenager Qualifies For World Ironman 2018

LANGKAWI -- Langkawi athlete, Lim Chee Yong, 17, became the sole Malaysian to qualify for the Ironman World Championship endurance race in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in October next year.

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Furious Taekwondo Malaysia Slams Sports Ministry’s Decision

Pic: NST

KUALA LUMPUR: Taekwondo's exclusion from the National Sports Council's (NSC) core sports programme came as a shock to furious Taekwondo Malaysia (TM) officials who described the move as unwarranted.

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Australian Open: Former Champion Victoria Azarenka Awarded Wildcard

Pic: Getty Images (Azarenka lost in straight sets to Simona Halep in the fourth round of Wimbledon in her last appearance on tour)Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has been given an Australian Open wildcard.

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Ashes: Joe Root Urges England Players To 'Stand Up' Before Third Test

Pic: Getty Images (England captain Joe Root confident of success in third Ashes Test)England captain Joe Root says it is time for his team to "stand up" in the crucial third Ashes Test in Perth.

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Tyson Fury Wants To Reclaim World Titles And Challenges Anthony Joshua

Pic: Getty Images (Fury (left) remains unbeaten, while Joshua (right) won his 20th straight victory by knockout in October)Britain's Tyson Fury has vowed to regain world titles "which are rightfully mine" after being given the green light to resume his career.

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Burnley 1 Stoke City 0: Hosts Go Fourth After Late Barnes Winner

Second-half substitute Ashley Barnes came off the bench to score Burnley's winning goal against Stoke City at Turf Moor.

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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City Boss Sorry 'If We Offended Man United'

Pep Guardiola says he is sorry if Manchester City's derby celebrations insulted Manchester United, but not if only Jose Mourinho took offence.

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Furious Jose Mourinho Storms Out Of Manchester United Press Conference

A furious Jose Mourinho stormed out of his Manchester United press conference after being questioned about his role in the post-match fracas after the Manchester derby.

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Jonathan Undecided On 110m Hurdles Move

Jonathan Nyepa

KUALA LUMPUR – National sprinter Jonathan Nyepa has not decided whether to switch to  the 110m hurdles or stay put in the 100m and 200m sprints for the 2018 season.

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