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China bringing their strongest team for diving competition

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia can forget about eyeing the diving gold medal at the Indonesia Asian Games in Jakarta with China entering Zhang Jiaqi-Zhang Minjie for the women’s 10m platform synchro event.

Laugher is 'The Man' with second European diving gold

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Jack Laugher dived to his second gold of the European Championships, completing the springboard double on Thursday when he added the three-metre title to his victory in the one-metre event.

Mun Yee-Pandelela only have two weeks to train as a pair for Asiad

PETALING JAYA: Time is running out, especially for national divers Leong Mun Yee and Pandelela Rinong who will only get two weeks of training together for the 10m platform synchro event in the Indonesia Asian Games.

Old pals: Leong Mun Yee (front) and Pandelela Rinong in action during the women’s 10m platform synchro event at the FINA Diving Grand Prix meet last year.

Medal hopes nosedive

KUALA LUMPUR: World diving champion Cheong Jun Hoong is the second hot medal prospect to miss the Asian Games in Indonesia due to a chronic left knee injury.

Dhabitah may step in if Jun Hoong fails to recover in time

PETALING JAYA: Diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri may have an extra role to play if former world champion Cheong Jun Hoong fails to recover in time for the Asian Games in Indonesia from Aug 18-Sept 2.

A good partnership: Nur Dhabitah Sabri combined well with Pandelela Rinong to take the bronze in the 10m platform synchro at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2014.

Diver Jellson earns his place in the Youth Olympic squad

PETALING JAYA: Asian Games-bound diver Jellson Jabillin is the latest athlete to join the Youth Olympic contingent.

No further punishment for divers who broke drinking rule

PETALING JAYA: No action would be taken on the seven divers caught on videos partying and drinking alcohol while training in Guang­zhou, China, early this year.

'Underwater bicycle' submarines race it out in UK pool

GOSPORT, England (Reuters) - In a large pool in southern England this week, mini submarines have been taking part in an unusual race. Far from being diesel or nuclear vessels, they are powered by scuba divers pedalling furiously.

Nur Dhabitah did not consume alcohol, says Asum’s Mae

PETALING JAYA: The Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (Asum) have confirmed that Nur Dhabitah Sabri did not consume alcohol although she was among the seven divers seen in the video that was leaked on social media earlier this week.

Azim: Don’t be too harsh on errant divers

KUALA LUMPUR: The door is still open for the seven divers caught in an alcohol-consuming and partying incident to compete in the Asian Games in Indonesia from Aug 18-Sept 2.

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