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Double Olympic shotput champion Adams to have second child

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Two-time Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams is to have a second child, with the news coming just weeks after she opened up about her problems with infertility.

Triathlon - Lange, Ryf set records with repeat wins at Ironman Triathlon

(Reuters) - Germany’s Patrick Lange and Swiss Daniela Ryf delivered record-breaking performances to defend their titles at the triathlon Ironman World Championship in Hawaii on Saturday.

Three-gold hero Ridzuan to reap handsome reward

KUALA LUMPUR: Mohamed Ridzuan Puzi is the star of the Asian Para Games in Jakarta – and he will reap a RM240,000 reward for his three gold-medal feat.

Doping agency denies trying to bully athletes' representative

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency denied on Friday that it had disrespected or attempted to bully athletes' representative Beckie Scott during a debate in which tensions were "running high" over a decision to reinstate Russia's anti-doping organisation.

Eddy makes golden debut, Ziyad retains shot putt gold

KUALA LUMPUR: Youngster Eddy Bernard jumped for joy after making a golden debut in the Asian Para Games by winning the long jump T44 (cerebral palsy) event.

Well done: Muhd Ziyad Zolkefli celebrating after winning the men’s shot putt F20 gold at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta yesterday. — Bernama

Ziyad hoping to be third Malaysian to smash world record

KUALA LUMPUR: Ironman Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli wants to be the third Malaysian to break the world record in the Asian Para Games in Jakarta by giving a powerful show in the men’s shot putt F20 (learning disability).

Kenya's Kalalei gets four-year doping ban

(Reuters) - Kenyan marathon runner Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last November, has been banned for four years after testing positive for blood-booster EPO, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has said.

Refugee team to take part at Tokyo 2020 Olympics - IOC

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Refugees will take part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday said it would form a refugee team for the second consecutive Summer Games.

IOC has asked Senegal to help in Diack investigation

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee has asked Senegal to support a French investigation into the son of the former head of the international athletics federation (IAAF) who is suspected of corruption, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.

Ridzuan and Abdul Latif stun ’em with new world records

PETALING JAYA: Rio Paralympic champions Ridzuan Puzi and Abdul Latif Romly set stunning new world records as the Malaysian contingent enjoyed their best day in Asian Para Games history by winning seven golds in Jakarta.

He’s too fast: Ridzuan Puzi (second from right) running past the other sprinters during the Asian Para Games men’s 100m T36 final at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta yesterday. — Bernama