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Michel Platini Claims 'Trickery' Over 1998 Tournament Draw

"A little trickery" was employed for the 1998 World Cup draw to ensure France and Brazil did not meet until the final, disgraced former Uefa president Michel Platini has claimed.

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OCM To Appeal For More Sports In SEA Games

Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Mohd Najib.KUALA LUMPUR – The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) will appeal to the SEA Games Federation (SEAGF) to include a number of sports, axed by the Philippine SEA Games Organising Committee (PHISGOC) from the list of the previous edition hosted by Malaysia.

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Night Training During Ramadan To Maintain JDT Consistency – Nazmi

Muhamad Nazmi Faiz Mansor.

KUALA LUMPUR – Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) midfielder, Muhamad Nazmi Faiz Mansor does not consider training at night during Ramadan as a burden.

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Yoong Hanifah Siblings Show Improved Results In Florida

KUALA LUMPUR -- The two-week training at Cory Pickos ski site in Florida pay off, after the Yoong Hanifah siblings produced vastly improved results at the Florida Inboards Record tournament.

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Nearly Half Of Portugal's Euro Squad To Miss World Cup

Pic: ReutersLISBON: Nearly half of Portugal’s triumphant Euro 2016 squad will miss the World Cup after coach Fernando Santos made what he said were difficult choices in naming his final 23 for Russia on Thursday.

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Journalists Assigned To Cover The World Cup Surprised To Find Page On How To Flirt With Russian Women In Instruction Manual

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Argentine journalists attending a course entitled ‘Language and Russian Culture – Thinking of the World Cup’ were surprised when the manual that was handed out included tips on how to flirt with Russian women during the World Cup.

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Arsenal: Arsene Wenger Says Mikel Arteta Has Qualities To Be Manager

Arsene Wenger says Mikel Arteta has "all of the qualities" needed to succeed him as Arsenal manager.

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Arsenal To Meet Thierry Henry Over Vacant Managerial Position

As Arsenal are undertaking a gruelling process in determining Arsene Wenger’s successor, it is reported that the club intends on speaking with Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, at the Emirates next week.

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Gianluigi Buffon: Italy Goalkeeper To Play Final Game For Juventus

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will play his final game for Juventus on Saturday after 17 years with the club.

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England Will Struggle With Fatigue At World Cup, Says Eriksson

Pic: ReutersLONDON: England’s players will struggle with fatigue at next month’s World Cup in Russia because of the demands of their domestic season, former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson told the BBC on Thursday.

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