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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The unflinching support of tiny, developing countries has long been a vital plank of Sepp Blatter's political base and those in any doubt of the impact of FIFA's patronage need look no further than the Pacific Island nation of Fiji.
THE Covid-19 coronavirus has taken its toll on a handful of tournaments in the region, but thankfully it has not impacted the local golf industry to that extent - not yet anyway.
ENTERING into its ninth edition and scheduled to kick off on March 1, the MCKK Premier 7s Rugby Championship 2019 continues to attract teams from around Asia and local outfits who will battle for the NJ Ryan Trophy over three days.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - For a nation famed for its equestrian prowess, the British showjumping team is suffering a crisis.
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM)’s new patron. And Rexy Mainaky of Indonesia is one of the candidates shortlisted for the coaching director post.
A total of 24 rugby teams will vie for the prestigious NJ Ryan Trophy as the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) Premier 7s 2018 kicks off from Feb 23 to 25 in Kuala Kangsar, Perak.
PETALING JAYA: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have lauded the Malaysian Indian Football Asociation (MIFA) for taking proactive measures to weed out match fixing in their team.
Straight drive - By Shaun Orange
The Masters, the first Major championship of the season, is merely a week-and-a-half away and the world of golf has turned its attention to what should be another enthralling tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, US.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Grabbing a slice of China's huge market has proved elusive for an array of foreign sports but the full-contact game of Australian Rules is planning to tackle the nation head-on with a soft-power offensive backed by business and diplomacy.
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Chinese investors will continue to buy heavily into European clubs and the country's own clubs will step up their pursuit of big name players to compete in their Super League, two leading figures in Chinese soccer have said.