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Football 05 Oct 2013 | 2:17 AM

FIFA delays decision on Qatar World Cup dates

ZURICH (Reuters) - The long and tortuous road to the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar took another twist on Friday when FIFA delayed making a decision on whether to play the tournament in the winter.

Badminton 12 Aug 2013 | 6:26 PM

Hardship spurs Ratchanok and Sindhu

For both the 18-year-olds, Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand and P.V. Sindhu of India, hardship has taken them far in their badminton career and it was evident at the recent World Championships.

Other Sport 13 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Silver medallist to use NSC reward to buy his parents a house

SEPANG: Archer Hasihin Sanawi intends to use the RM200,000 he will get from the National Sports Council (NSC) incentive scheme to buy a house for his parents – Sanawi Mat Nin and Safiah Mat Yah.

Other Sport 26 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mascots made in ‘China sweatshops’

HONG KONG: A labour watchdog yesterday slammed the LondonOlympics organisers over alleged human rights abuses at Chinese“sweatshops” producing Games merchandise.

Other Sport 20 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Cup puts spotlight on labour rights in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world's richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions akin to a shantytown.

Other Sport 20 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Cup puts spotlight on labour rights in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world's richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions akin to a shantytown.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rugby school inspired founder of modern Games

LONDON (Reuters) - For spiritual inspiration Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, looked back to Olympia and the splendour of the ancient Greek Games.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rugby school inspired founder of modern Games

LONDON (Reuters) - For spiritual inspiration Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, looked back to Olympia and the splendour of the ancient Greek Games.

Other Sport 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rugby school inspired founder of modern Games

LONDON (Reuters) - For spiritual inspiration Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, looked back to Olympia and the splendour of the ancient Greek Games.

Other Sport 26 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Three late Ajmal wickets halt England

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took three late wickets to thrust his team back into contention at the close of the second day of the second test against England on Thursday.