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Other Sport 28 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia count their losses as Indian shooters reap benefits

When Nurul Hudda Baharin won the first-ever shooting gold medal during the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games, Hungarian Lazslo Szucsak was the Malaysian coach.

Other Sport 13 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Training at crack of dawn benefits Sabah’s Chii Lin

Among the first changes former national swimmer Alex Lim Keng Liat implemented when he took charge of the young Sabah squad in January was to introduce training sessions beginning at 5.30am.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Adidas sees benefits from healthier lifestyles

LONDON (Reuters) - A new generation of gym-loving pensioners and efforts to combat obesity should help to underpin the sportswear industry in coming years, Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said on Monday.

Football 15 Dec 2013 | 10:22 PM

American Football benefits from Brazil World Cup

CUIABA, Brazil (Reuters) - At the heart of every debate about modern sporting tournaments is legacy and one unlikely beneficiary of next year's football World Cup will be American Football in Brazil.

Cricket 24 Mar 2015 | 3:52 PM

At home in Australia, India reaps tri-series benefits

(Reuters) - India's team director Ravi Shastri dismissed the tri-series in Australia preceding the World Cup as a complete waste of time and energy for a side defending their world title in less than two weeks' time.

Cricket 03 Jul 2019 | 3:58 AM

India's yorker specialist Bumrah reaps benefits of net practice

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah's ability to bowl yorkers at will has been a key factor in his team's progress to the Cricket World Cup semi-finals and the right-arm pacer attributes it to the long hours he spent honing the skill.

Tennis 05 Aug 2018 | 2:36 AM

ITF defend $3 billion Davis Cup revamp despite criticism

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has hit back at accusations that there has been a lack of transparency about the proposed revamp of the Davis Cup and said it was confident the new plans would deliver long-term benefits to players, nations and sponsors.

Cycling 03 Jul 2016 | 8:50 PM

Froome's rivals must be more aggressive - Contador's director

CHERBOURG, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's rivals need to be more aggressive if they are to prevent the Briton from winning a third Tour de France title and reap the benefits of offensive tactics, Alberto Contador's sports director said on Sunday.

Football 19 Jan 2016 | 10:02 PM

FIFA presidential candidate suggests 40-team World Cup

BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino suggested expanding the World Cup to 40 teams and following the example of the European championship by spreading it across several countries to share out the "honour and benefits" of the tournament.

Other Sport 20 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rugby: Italy crack 50 points, Pacific islanders in hot water

WELLINGTON (Reuters): Italy illustrated the benefits of playing regular international test rugby when they routed Russia 53-17 in the only game at the World Cup on Tuesday, while players from the Pacific islands were in hot water with tournament officials.