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FIFA patronage endears Blatter to 196th-ranked Fiji

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.

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Intense rugby action on the cards

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.

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Equestrian -Britons call for support after jumping flop

BARCELONA (Reuters) - For a nation famed for its equestrian prowess, the British showjumping team is suffering a crisis.


BAM welcome Wan Azizah as patron, Rexy on the list for director post

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.

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Eighth edition of MCKK Premier 7s rugby meet begins Feb 23

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.


Kudos to MIFA for weeding out match fixing

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.

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Dark horses could upstage the favourites in the showdown at Augusta next week

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.