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Malaysia's Easy Path At 2018 AFC Futsal Championship

KUALA LUMPUR – The national futsal squad, ranked eighth in Asia, is expected to face an easy passage past the group competition at the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship in Taiwan in February.

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100plus Signs Five Year Deal Worth RM 6 Million With KL Sports City

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s number one isotonic drink, 100PLUS today announced a five-year agreement worth RM6 million to be the official beverage partner for the iconic Kuala Lumpur Sports City (KLSC),  effective January 1 next year.

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Kedah Engages Ramon Marcote As Chief Coach

Ramon Marcote Pequeno

ALOR SETAR – Kedah has hired Spanish Ramon Marcote Pequeno, 40, as the chief coach of the Red Hawks after signing a one-year contract to take charge of the team in the 2018.

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Russian Olympic Committee Proposes Backing Russian Athletes To Attend Winter Olympics: Draft

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: The Russian Olympic Committee proposes supporting Russian athletes to attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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Raelene Castle: Rugby Australia Appoints First Woman Chief

Pic: Getty ImagesAustralia's rugby union governing body has chosen Raelene Castle as its new chief executive, the first time a woman has been given the job.

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Ashes: Alastair Cook Says He Hasn't Made A Decision On His Future

Pic: Getty ImagesBatsman Alastair Cook says he has not made any decision on his future as he prepares to become the first England player to appear in 150 Test matches.

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NSC Dropping Three Major Sports From Sukma 2018: Khairy

Filepic: Sinar HarianKUALA LUMPUR: Weightlifting, sepak takraw and taekwondo will be dropped from the National Sports Council’s (NSC) programme for Sukan Malaysia (Sukma) in Sept 2018, to be held in Perak.

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Rule Changes: 'It Is Right That TV Viewers Can No Longer Act As Referees'

Pic: Getty Images (TV rules officials will be employed to spot breaches of the rules.)Officials will be under increased pressure to spot penalties following the welcome decision to scrap viewer call-ins as a means of identifying rules breaches in televised golf events.

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Kell Brook To Return In March At Light-Middleweight

Pic: Getty Images (Brook broke an eye socket in his previous two fights)Former IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook will make his debut at light-middleweight against Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield on 3 March.

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Manchester Derby: City Celebrations Not To Blame For 'Hilarious' Row, Says Ian Wright

Pic: Getty Images (Manchester City players and staff celebrate their derby win at Old Trafford)Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday's derby win and played down the post-match row.

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