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Badminton 22h ago

Top Gan in Japan; How Jeremy turned mixed doubles into a force in one year

IT’S been exactly one year since former international Jeremy Gan (pic) joined the Japan national badminton team.

Football 10h ago

Rashford on same level as Ronaldo, Rooney, says Solskjaer

(Reuters) - Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is showing maturity beyond his years and can be a "top-class" player in the mould of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Badminton 22h ago

Yew Sin-Ee Yi admit they’re no match for Indonesian world No. 1

IT was an anti-climatic end for the host as Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi fell apart in the men’s doubles final in the Perodua Malaysian Masters.

Oh no: Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi react after missing a sitter against Indonesia’s Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in men’s doubles final yesterday.
Football 3h ago

FA charges Wolves manager Nuno with misconduct

(Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers' manager Nuno Espirito Santo was charged with misconduct by the FA on Monday after being sent to the stands for celebrating on the pitch during their dramatic late Premier League win over Leicester City at the weekend.

Tennis 11h ago

Angry Zverev bows out to clinical Canadian Raonic

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - German prospect Alexander Zverev only managed to beat his racket on Monday as the highly-regarded fourth seed was dumped out of the Australian Open by big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in a surprisingly one-sided 6-1 6-1 7-6(5) fourth round triumph.

Tennis 3h ago

Serena back to physical and emotional best, says coach

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams is back to her physical and emotional peak for the first time since returning from childbirth last year, according to the American's coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Tennis 7h ago

Tiafoe takes on Nadal hoping to keep dream alive

(Reuters) - Having already changed the lives of his immigrant parents, Frances Tiafoe is hopeful to build on his own stature in the game as he prepares for an Australian Open quarter-final clash with Rafa Nadal on Tuesday.

Football 6h ago

Soccer: Qatar confident but cautious before Iraq 'final'

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Qatar were the surprise package in the group stage of the Asian Cup but coach Felix Sanchez has been drilling it into his players that their early form will count for nothing in their first knockout clash against Iraq on Tuesday.

Badminton 22h ago

Wan-ho eyes the one that got away at Olympics

SOUTH KOREAN badminton has tasted success in all events at the Olympic Games – except for the men’s singles.

Amazing feat: Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon celebrating after beating Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles final yesterday.