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Nur Aisyah the first cyclist to win seven golds in one edition

WHAT an incredible achievement for Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubir (pic).

Eain Yow strikes second gold as he leads city boys to team glory

NG EAIN YOW (pic) swept two gold medals to make it a special ending for him in the Malaysia Games (Sukma).

Hail the terrific three

WE’VE heard of the Sidek brothers in badminton. Now, meet the Azman sisters in squash.

Amazing feat: (from left) Aifa Azman, Aika Azman, Nazihah Hanis Razak and Aira Azman posing with their gold medals after winning the girls’ team squash event at the Perak Squash Arena in Ipoh yesterday. — Bernama

Wilder and Fury to fight for world title on December 1

(Reuters) - WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will fight Britain's Tyson Fury on Dec. 1 in the United States with the venue yet to be finalised, the pair announced on Saturday.

IOC Athletes' Commission supports WADA's lifting of ban on RUSADA

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Kirsty Coventry, chair of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission, said on Saturday that she supported the lifting of the ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA despite widespread dismay over this week's WADA decision.

Cricket - Jadeja shines in Dubai on return to one-day arena

DUBAI (Reuters) - India left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja could not have envisaged a better comeback on his return to international limited-overs cricket, shrugging off a 14-month absence by taking four wickets against Bangladesh in an Asia Cup triumph on Friday.

Cricket - Australia's Warner, Smith dominant on club return

SYDNEY (Reuters) - David Warner scored an unbeaten 155 in his side's thrilling last-ball win, while former test captain Steve Smith made 85 for his Sutherland club as the suspended duo enjoyed strong returns to club cricket in Sydney on Saturday.

Rugby - Wallabies will respond to 'hardest' loss, says Genia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Last week's Rugby Championship loss to Argentina may have been the "hardest" of Will Genia's 94-test career, but the scrumhalf said no one should doubt the pride the Wallabies had in the jersey or their ability to respond in the reverse fixture.

Olympics - USOC boosts payments to Paralympians

(Reuters) - Olympians and Paralympians from the United States will now earn equal payouts for winning medals with payments retroactively distributed to include this year's Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, the U.S. Olympic Committee said on Friday.

Equestrian-Ward rides to rescue as U.S. win team jumping gold

TRYON, North Carolina (Reuters) - McLain Ward delivered a pressure packed clean ride to clinch the show jumping team gold for the United States in a dramatic jump off with Sweden at FEI World Equestrian Games on Friday after the two nations finished the medal round in a tie.

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