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Bigger offenders should not be let off with just a slap on the wrist

THE year started on the wrong foot for Malaysian volleyball – or should I say the “wrong hand”.

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We need hardy boys - and girls - like the never-say-die Croatians

THE World Cup is going just the way I wanted it to. The Lionel Messi-led Argentina are still on track to go all the way to the trophy.

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After the ups and downs, let’s hope new year and minister bring better news

IF Malaysian sports this year can be described in one word, what would that be? Good? Bad? Awesome? Hopeless?

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Holloway and Arul make for a strong brew

THERE is one thing bowling coach Holloway Cheah and I have in common – we love our “kopi O kaw”. That’s strong coffee with no sugar – and we have shared many a cuppa at the cafe in the Sunway Mega Lanes, the home of the national bowling team, over the years.

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Breaking all the rules – Pearly and Thinaah prove they are here to stay

ONE is a pearl, the other is a gem. Together Pearly Tan and M. Thinaah shine like a bright star in the women’s doubles department that used to be dull and boring.

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Don’t rock the boat – if it’s just for the sake of making a change

WHEN the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) named the squad for the World Junior Championships, I struggled with some of the names.

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Let’s book ’em! It’s time to tell the stories of our stars

WHEN are you going to write a book about me?

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A different kind of Sukma, but still a great start

THE 20th edition of the Malaysia Games (Sukma) just kicked off on Malaysia Day yesterday, but already the excitement has reached a high, with the blue riband event – the 100m dash – completed.

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The truth will surface and cheats will have to pay

SWIMMER Joseph Schooling is a super star. China’s Ye Zhaoying was world badminton champion and world No. 1 in the 1990s.Both made startling confessions this week – just days apart. The revelations have shocked the sports fraternity but strangely enough, they have also brought hope.

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Soh wonderful – that’s the way you make me feel, Aaron-Wooi Yik

THE phone would not stop buzzing yesterday – the calls were coming in by the dozens, many with messages of congratulations.

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Greatest reward is in athletes who bloom into great coaches

JUST a few days ago, I celebrated my 25th year with The Star. Trust me, it’s been a quarter of a century of sports with never a dull moment.

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