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Cycling - Yorkshire tourism boss Verity resigns after expenses investigation

(Reuters) - Gary Verity, who brought the Grand Depart of the Tour de France to Yorkshire in 2014, has resigned as chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire following an investigation into his expenses, the tourism agency said.

Pretorius and Phehlukwayo steer South Africa to series sweep against Sri Lanka

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Dwaine Pretorius starred with the bat and Andile Phehlukwayo shone with the ball as South Africa completed a 3-0 sweep of the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka with a 45-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method at The Wanderers on Sunday.

Cricket - Shift in emphasis to ODIs has helped England, says Morgan

(Reuters) - England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan said switching focus to one-day international (ODI) cricket had helped to raise the bar of the sport in the country with the team looking at the Ashes and World Cup on home soil as equally important.

Bowler Ameerul rolls with the punches in desperado test to advance

PETALING JAYA: National bowler Tun Ameerul Hakim Tun Hasnul Azam came through a last- minute attempt to join seven other compatriots in the 64-player Finals of the Brunswick Euro Challenge (BEC) in Munich on Saturday.The 20-year-old Ameerul grabbed the last berth on offer by finishing fourth in the desperado squad, which is a one-game roll-off meant for bowlers who failed to make the initial top-60 cut after the qualifying round.Ameerul kept his cool to roll a 245 to finish fourth among the 81 from the desperado pool.

Faizal’s a hotter hotshot now – thanks to legend Taekema

KUALA LUMPUR: A six-day training stint under former drag flicker Taeke Taekema of Holland in Kuantan is paying off handsomely for national forward Faizal Saari.

Kathish makes sensational debut in national karate c’ship

KUALA LUMPUR: Don’t mess with Kathish Ghanasekaran.

Borneo Eagles back on top perch with win over Hong Kong

SANDAKAN: Borneo Eagles reclaimed their Borneo 7’s crown after defeating Hong Kong 19-14 in a pulsating final at the Eagles Rugby Club Stadium.

One for the album: Borneo Eagles players celebrating their win in the Borneo 7’s final at the Eagles Rugby Club Stadium in Sandakan yesterday.

Whoa, Hoe Yean!

KUALA LUMPUR: Teenager Khiew Hoe Yean underlined his huge potential by breaking an eight-year meet record on the first day of the National Schools (MSSM) swimming championships at the Tuanku Zara Aquatic Centre in Ipoh.

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StarSport: You ran two events in the space of one hour in the Queensland Track Classic. How did you find the strength to break the 200m national record?

He’s got it all: Russel Nasir Taib will be back home soon to compete in the Malaysian Grand Prix from March 30-31 at the training track in Bukit Jalil.

Cricket - Australia's Warner hits 85 on IPL return

(Reuters) - David Warner hit a blistering 85 off 53 balls for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday as he returned to the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a spot in Australia's World Cup squad in his sights.