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Mohd Poad insists Khairul has not lost his touch

KUALA LUMPUR: National sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan has not raced in the 100m since winning the gold medal for that event at the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games last August.

Ready for action: Khairul Hafiz Jantan has been entered for the Federal Territory Athletics championships at the National Sports Council (NSC) Training Track in Bukit Jalil on March 18.

Russia makes $15 million anti-doping payment to comply with ban terms

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) has paid $15 million (10.80 million pounds) to help develop international anti-doping efforts as part of the conditions set for the country's possible return to the Games, it said on Thursday.

Curling - South Korean 'Garlic Girls' savour overnight fame

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The South Korean women's curling team, nicknamed "Garlic Girls", have become overnight internet sensations following their stellar performance and cool-headedness at the Pyeongchang Games.

Kremlin says hopes investigation into doping case will clear athlete

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday it hopes an investigation into the case of a Russian curler who tested positive for doping at the ongoing Winter Olympics would clear the athlete's name.

Athletics - Coleman headlines U.S. world indoor championships team

(Reuters) - New 60 metres world record holder Christian Coleman and defending world champions Brittney Reese, Vashti Cunningham and Marquis Dendy headline a 49-member American team for next month's IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England, USA Track and Field announced on Tuesday.

Coleman can go faster, former world record holder Greene says

(Reuters) - Newly crowned 60 metres world record holder Christian Coleman can run even faster in both the indoor race and the outdoor 100 metres, former holder Maurice Greene believes.

Athletics - Coleman breaks world record in 60 metres, runs 6.34 seconds

(Reuters) - World silver medallist Christian Coleman broke the world record in the 60 metres when he ran 6.34 seconds at the U.S. indoor national championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday.

Olympics - Skeleton: Korean 'Iron Man' Yun recalls pain to gain

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - It was not the fear of speeding down a snaky icy track at more than 100km per hour head-first and face-down, his chin hovering a few inches over the surface.

Athletics - Houston stuns Kendricks for U.S. pole vault title

(Reuters) - Scott Houston upset world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks while Christian Coleman stayed on course in the 60 metres at the U.S. indoor championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday.

Pole ski joy as Stoch snatches second gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kamil Stoch retained his Olympic large hill ski jump title with the final leap of the competition on Saturday to deny Germany's Andreas Wellinger and become Poland's most successful Winter Olympic athlete.

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