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Peng Soon-Liu Ying Eye Title Before Malaysia Open

Peng Soon and partner Goh Liu Ying produced a solid performance to upset second seeds Mark Lamsfuss-Isabel Herttrich of Germany 21-16, 21-14 in the semi-finals. Photo NST

KUALA LUMPUR: It would be a perfect Father's Day gift for Chan Peng Soon if he wins the US Open mixed doubles title in Fullerton, California, later on Sunday.

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From Brooks (Good) To Phil (Bad), It Was A Wild Week At The U.S. Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- The U.S. Open returned to one of its historic venues, and Shinnecock Hills did not disappoint. The Long Island course was every bit the brute -- and then some -- that was expected, drawing cheers and jeers from players and producing an impressive champion in Brooks Koepka.

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Hafizh Syahrin Unlucky in Barcelona Catalan Motorcycle GP

Monster Yamaha Tech 3's rider Hafizh Syahrin rides during the Catalunya Moto GP Grand Prix first free practice session at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona on June 15, 2018 - Photo AFP

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s first MotoGP rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah failed to grab any points at the Catalan Motorcycle Grand Prix in Barcelona despite an incredible race Sunday night.

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France Looking For Answers After Narrow Australia Escape

France's head coach Didier Deschamps (centre) speaks to his players during a friendly football match against a selection of 19-year-old players from Spartak Moscow at the Glebovets stadium in Istra, some 70 km west of Moscow on June 17, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. Photo AFP

Kazan: A stodgy first performance against a gutsy Australia was enough to take France top of their group at the World Cup, but Didier Deschamps’ side showed little to give tournament heavyweights like Brazil anything to worry about.

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World Cup 2018: England Are In A Difficult Group, Says Gareth Southgate

England are facing one of the World Cup's toughest groups as they begin their campaign against Tunisia in Volgograd on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate says.

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Shaq's Advice To Lebron: Don't Chase Rings

Shaquille O’Neal says he hopes LeBron James doesn’t make the same mistake he did in the back end of his career.

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Brazil Frustrated, Fouled By Gritty Swiss In 1-1 Draw As Neymar Underwhelms

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia -- Three thoughts from a frustrating 1-1 draw for Brazil against Switzerland.

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Roger Federer Wins Mercedes Cup With Victory Over Milos Raonic

Roger Federer beat Milos Raonic to win the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, his first event for two and a half months.

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National Gymnastic Queen Out To Prove Herself In 2018 Asian Games

KUALA LUMPUR: Although national gymnastic queen, Farah Ann Abdul Hadi's performance in the 2018 Commonwealth Games recently was a modest one, it has spurred her to perform brilliantly in the Asian Games this Aug.

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3 ASEAN Countries Eye World Cup 2034

KUANTAN – Three Asean countries, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam may put in a bid to host World Cup 2034.

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