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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The head of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee has vowed to ensure the tournament remains affordable for fans despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's World Cup hero Cheslin Kolbe has said he would rather play against the British & Irish Lions next year and forego the chance to compete at the Tokyo Olympics.
(Reuters) - Gold medal favourites Belgium fear they might have lost some of the advantage they held over their rivals for the Olympic men's hockey title after the postponement of the Tokyo Games and the novel coronavirus-induced sporting hiatus.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Olympics hopefuls can finally heave a huge sigh of relief.
WHEN Malaysia and Singapore marched as one for the only time in Olympics history in 1964, Ronnie Theseira was beaming with pride in front of the cheering, 48,000-strong crowd at the Kasumigaoka National Stadium in Japan. Ronnie was 34 then, and a rookie at the Olympics.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Samoa's rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens says he will not seek to renew his contract when it expires in August due to the uncertainty hanging over the international circuit from the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Reuters) - Athletics great and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed their first child on Sunday, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed in a congratulatory tweet on Monday.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s former chief coach and doubles legend Razif Sidek is in a huff over the Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) revamped coaching set-up.
PETALING JAYA: Paulus Firman has been a successful mixed doubles coach in Indonesia and he is hoping to emulate the feat in Malaysia.In the latest revamp of the BAM coaching structure on Sunday, the 52-year-old has been tasked to helm the mixed doubles department.