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Community Sports 07 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cash boost for Selangor’s cycling and hockey teams

SELANGOR are ready to become overall champions for the 10th time at the upcoming Malaysian Games (Sukma) in Perak from Sept 11 to 22.

Other Sport 23 Feb 2018 | 8:25 PM

Olympics - Kim's cheer squad 'charm offensive'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - They cheer, dance and sing in perfect unison. But these are not your ordinary cheerleaders.

Hockey 20 Feb 2018 | 4:59 PM

Ice hockey - Korean women score again but bid farewell with fifth loss

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The unified Korean women's ice hockey team ended their historic Olympic run with a fifth straight loss on Tuesday but they signed off by adding one more goal to their total in front of another bumper audience of adoring fans.

Hockey 15 Feb 2018 | 8:28 PM

Ice Hockey - North Korean cheerleaders appear at South Korean men's game

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea's cheerleading squad made an unexpected appearance at the South Korean men's hockey game against the Czech Republic on Thursday, marking their first attendance at an Olympic event not featuring a North Korean athlete.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2018 | 4:32 PM

Figure Skating - North Korean pair charm the South in Games adventure

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korean pair Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik ended their Olympic adventure in South Korea on Thursday, winning over the home crowd's hearts even if they fell well short of a medal.

Hockey 14 Feb 2018 | 7:54 PM

Ice Hockey - Japan win as unified Korea enjoy special moment

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japan carried the day on Wednesday when the long-time national rivalry with North Asian neighbours North and South Korea spilled on to Olympic ice, beating Korea's unified women's ice hockey team 4-1 in a game of firsts for both teams.

Hockey 12 Feb 2018 | 11:34 PM

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Korea's unified women's Olympic hockey team suffered their second lop-sided defeat on Monday, as seven different players scored to lift Sweden to an 8-0 win on another night of jubilant displays of goodwill between the two Koreas.

Other Sport 04 Jan 2017 | 8:12 PM

Woodward says darts should be an Olympic sport

LONDON (Reuters) - Darts should be an Olympic sport and "ticks all the boxes" for inclusion in future Games, according to England's World Cup winning former rugby coach Clive Woodward.

Other Sport 14 Dec 2016 | 11:20 AM

Cheerleading boasts increasing international appeal

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Cheerleading, which received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport last week, is an increasingly international activity by no means restricted to its North American birthplace, according to the man who has driven its growth over four decades.

Other Sport 07 Dec 2016 | 4:19 AM

Muaythai, cheerleading granted provisional Olympic status

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The martial art of muaythai and cheerleading, with its strong youth appeal, received provisional recognition as Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday.