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Europe to decide UCI election, says former chief McQuaid

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - France's David Lappartient will beat incumbent Brian Cookson to be elected president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) if the body's European delegates vote as one, former UCI chief Pat McQuaid told Reuters.

England's NZ focus should be 2018, not World Cup - 'winning guru'

LONDON (Reuters) - Humphrey Walters, the man behind the man who transformed England's rugby team into world champions, says the current squad need to forget about Japan 2019 when they face New Zealand next year in their first clash for four years.

World para swimming, powerlifting events postponed after quake - IPC

(Reuters) - The world para swimming and powerlifting championships to be held in Mexico City later this month have been postponed following the devastating earthquake this week, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday.

Asean Para Games: Malaysian athlete breaks 12-year-old Games record

Muhamad Ashraf Muhd Haisham set a new Asean Para Games record in the men's 1500m on Wednesday at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

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Japan's Date has no immediate plans to coach

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kimiko Date has no immediate plans to turn to tennis coaching but is keen to contribute in some other way to the sport she quit last month, the 46-year-old said.

PlayStation at TGS 2017: survival shooter Left Alive, cute kitty care Neko Atsume VR

A raft of upcoming releases were announced during PlayStation's presentation at the 2017 Tokyo Game Show, including Left Alive, a futuristic shooter from a trio of veteran developers, and Neko Atsume, a virtual reality experience based on a popular app about caring for friendly neighbourhood cats.

Neko Atsume is a virtual reality experience based on a popular app about caring for friendly neighbourhood cats.  — AFP Relaxnews

Commonwealth Games 2022 deadline looms with Birmingham in box seat

LONDON (Reuters) - Potential candidate cities for the 2022 Commonwealth Games have until the end of the month to submit details of intent with Birmingham seen to be in pole position as organisers continue the search for a new host.

Money runs out for British women's bobsleigh team

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top female bobsleigh driver has turned to crowd-funding to keep her Olympic dreams alive after being told the national federation only had money to take men's teams to Pyeongchang next year.

Fok elected president of Asian Electronic Sports Federation

(Reuters) - Kenneth Fok has been elected president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) replacing Kazakhstan's Natalya Sipovich, the organisation said on Tuesday.

Malaysian dominates to clinch mixed singles TPB1 gold

BOWLER Muhd Hairul Miran showed that he is in a class of his own as he blew his rivals away to clinch the mixed singles TPB1 (completely blind) gold at the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games.

Champs: (from left) Muhd Hairul Miran, Noor Lizah Salman and Muhd Suhaili Abdul Hamid posing with the gold medals at the Sunway Mega Lanes yesterday. — Bernama