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Other Sport 25 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

First women’s outdoor match in Iran delayed

Iran's first women's outdoor football match since the Islamic Revolution 24 years ago has been cancelled.

Other Sport 08 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Anti-doping officials accused of pressuring player to break fast

UK Sport's anti-doping officials have been accused of putting pressure on a Muslim footballer to break his Ramadan daytime fast by drinking water to ensure he could provide a urine sample for a routine test.

Other Sport 16 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

First batch of SEA Games athletes check in camp for final phase

The final phrase of centralised training for the Vietnam SEA Games began yesterday when 16 sports checked into camp at the National Sports Complex.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Training to go on for Sabah during Ramadan

There will be no let up in Sabah's training during the fasting month as they eye for a place in the Malaysia Cup final for the third consecutive season.

Other Sport 17 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shalin bids to end the jinx

Bowler Shalin Zulkifli was in tears after her sixth AMF World Cup outing in Honduras last year and vowed never to take part in what she called her 'jinxed tournament.'

Other Sport 27 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Indon coach Withe facing a hard time as fasting restricts training

Indonesia's soccer coach is having trouble getting his players in shape ahead of next month's World Cup clash with Turkmenistan #8211; most are observing the Islamic fasting month and are unwilling to train hard in the afternoon.

Other Sport 27 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Friendly takraw match against Thais planned

The Sepaktakraw Association of Malaysia are planning a friendly match against Thailand before the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.

Other Sport 30 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hafiz trains under Li Mao in Misbun’s absence

Shuttler Mohd Hafiz Hashim has been placed under the temporary charge of coach Li Mao to help him make a strong comeback in two Open tournaments in Europe - in Holland (Oct 11-16) and in Denmark (Oct 18-23).

Other Sport 05 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Al Ittihad all set for battle against Al Ain

Defending champions Al Ittihad admit they cannot take anything for granted when they face United Arab Emirates side Al Ain in the second leg of the AFC Champions League final today.

Other Sport 19 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Moroccan strives to be first African woman on Olympic slopes

'S GRAVENWEZEL, Belgium: When it comes to Alpine skiing, Morocco's Sarah Ben Mansour trains on little more than a mound. In February, though, she will be amid the Italian peaks, hoping to become the first African woman to ski at the Olympics.