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End of an Era: Andy Murray to retire after Paris 2024 Olympics

PARIS, July 23 — Two-times Olympic singles champion Andy Murray said on Tuesday that the tennis comp...

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Man City boss Pep Guardiola dismisses De Bruyne transfer rumours amid Saudi speculation

LONDON, July 23 — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has poured cold water on reports linking Kev...

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Malaysia’s under-19 football squad thrashes Singapore 5-0

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — The National Under-19 football squad continued their excellent run by beatin...

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Javier Aguirre returns as Mexico’s head coach to revive 2026 World Cup hopes

MEXICO CITY, July 23 — Veteran Mexican coach Javier Aguirre was brought back as national football ma...

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Chelsea sign US teenager Caleb Wiley on a six-year deal

LONDON, July 22 — Chelsea signed teenage United States defender Caleb Wiley from Atlanta United in a...

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Paris Olympics to showcase inclusivity and sustainability in a divided world, says IOC chief

PARIS, July 23 — The Paris Olympics will be a spectacular event at a time of historic global disrupt...

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Malaysia’s Zii Jia rediscovers love for badminton, ready to shine at Paris 2024 Olympics (VIDEO)

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — It’s like falling in love again, and national professional singles player Le...

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National shuttler Jin Wei’s Olympic dreams in capable hands with Rexy, says coach Nova

SEPANG, July 23 — “In Rexy we trust.” This seems to be the mantra adopted by Nova Widianto, the coac...

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‘Peace, truth and hope’: Macron, IOC chief urge global truce during Paris 2024 Games

PARIS, July 23 — French President Emmanuel Macron and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Presiden...

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Tottenham star Son’s father accused of abusing young player at South Korean academy

SEOUL, July 22 — Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min’s father has been accused of verbally abusing ...

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World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe: ‘It’s not about being popular, it’s about doing the right thing’

PARIS, July 22 — Sebastian Coe has proven to be his own man throughout his life but he told AFP he h...

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Pogacar hails ‘golden age’ after securing third Tour de France title

NICE, July 21 — Tadej Pogacar hailed a new “golden age” for cycling after securing a third Tour de F...

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Paris Olympics 2024: Iconic venues set to shine on global stage

PARIS, July 22 — The Paris Olympics have been designed to showcase the City of Light in all its sple...

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What we know about the Paris Olympics opening ceremony

PARIS, July 22 — Organisers of Friday’s opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics — the first time it ...

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Nadal not satisfied with Bastad level but says focus on Olympic prep, injury avoidance

BASTAD (Sweden), July 22 — Rafa Nadal may not be too pleased with the level of his tennis in his fir...

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Sarawak debuts in global methanol market with RM7b complex launch, says premier

BINTULU, July 22 — Sarawak has marked its entry as a significant player in the global methanol marke...

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India's Women’s badminton duo Crasto and Ponnappa bond over food, aim for Paris 2024 Olympic glory

NEW DELHI, July 21 — India’s women’s badminton doubles pair Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa plan...

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LeBron saves Team USA from South Sudan shock in Olympic warm-up

LONDON, July 21 — South Sudan's basketball team nearly delivered a stunning upset to a United States...

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Yoro makes first Man Utd appearance in friendly win over Rangers

LONDON, July 21 — Leny Yoro made his first Manchester United appearance following his £52 million (R...

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Paris overcomes challenges for a grand Olympic opening on the Seine

PARIS, July 21 —The seven-year odyssey of the Paris Olympics should reach shore after a spectacular ...

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Tech outage was good test for Paris Games systems, says IOC

PARIS, July 20 — A global tech outage that affected operations in many sectors and also hit parts of...

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French President Macron to swim in Seine — just not before the Paris Olympics

PARIS, July 21 — Emmanuel Macron still plans to swim in the River Seine as promised but “not necessa...

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Formula One to test cockpit cooling system after drivers suffer in extreme heat

BUDAPEST, July 20 — Formula One will test a cooling system for cockpits after fears drivers are bein...

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OCM to prioritise athlete well-being for Paris 2024 by ensuring optimal support

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) will prioritise the well-being and dev...

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Record number of Malaysian para-athletes to compete in 2024 Paris Paralympics

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — A record number of para-athletes will compete in the 2024 Paris Paralympic G...

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Olympics boom? Paris eateries say security making it a bust instead

PARIS, July 20 — Parisian restaurateurs are complaining about a drop in visitors in connection with ...

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Argentina apologises to France over football-chant row

BUENOS AIRES, July 20 — Buenos Aires apologised to France after Argentina’s vice president called th...

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Pogacar closes in on Tour de France triumph with Stage 19 win

BARCELONNETTE, July 19 — Tadej Pogacar climbed to a convincing victory on stage 19 of the Tour de Fr...

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South Korea demands Fifa to take action over alleged racist remark against Hwang Hee-chan

SEOUL, July 20 —South Korea's football association has officially complained to the world body about...

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Newcastle's Eddie Howe shuts down England manager speculation, commits to club

LONDON, July 20 — Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe said he is dedicated to the club and will rema...

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