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Australia coach Cheika mum on playmaking options for Boks clash

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika may be set to end the Kurtley Beale flyhalf experiment and restore Bernard Foley to the number 10 shirt for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with rejuvenated South Africa.

Injured Tuilagi, Youngs pull out of England squad

(Reuters) - Centre Manu Tuilagi and scrumhalf Ben Youngs have pulled out of the England squad for this week's training camp in Bristol after sustaining injury in weekend club action, the Rugby Football Union said late on Sunday.

All Blacks must up their game against Pumas, says Perenara

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - New Zealand are on the verge of a third successive Rugby Championship but they will have to up their game to beat Argentina if they want to secure the title with a game to spare, the All Blacks' TJ Perenara said on Sunday.

Open road lies ahead for team Terengganu

IPOH: Syed Mohd Hussaini Syed Mazlan did not achieve big things when he was cycling for the country but he has now cemented his place as one of the most respected local coaches around.

Ride on: Terengganu cycling coach Syed Mohd Hussaini Syed Mazlan (carrying orange bag) cheering for Nur Aisyah Mohamad Zubir (with coloured scarf) who finished her campaign by winning the girls’ keirin final for her seventh gold in Sukma cycling.

Training the next gen

THE just concluded Malaysia Games (Sukma) aquatics competition in Ipoh was not just about blooding future champions but it was also a refreshing sight to see many former swimmers and divers performing their duties as coaches.

Satisfying Sukma

IPOH: National Sports Council (NSC) director general Datuk Ahmad Shapawi Ismail is pleased as punch with the quality of the athletes at the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak.

Sheer joy: Muhd Ilham Suhaimi of Selangor celebrates after winning the boys’ 400m race in 47.02 to better the old record of 47.34 set by Zaiful Zainal Abidin 16 years ago. — S. S. KANESAN / The Star

Grouses to look into

IPOH: Future Malaysia Games (Sukma) organisers can do better with the scheduling of sport events.

Almost a washout: Rain forced a hectic change in schedules for track cycling at the roofless Velodrome Rakyat during the Malaysian Games in Perak.

Marquez holds off Dovizioso to win in Aragon

(Reuters) - MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez moved a step closer to retaining the title after winning the Aragon Grand Prix for Honda on Sunday to extend his lead at the top of the standings to 72 points.

Cards best way to change player behaviour - World Rugby

SYDNEY (Reuters) - World Rugby has called for a greater consistency from referees when they hand out red cards but will not ask officials to show too much leniency, chief executive Brett Gosper said on Sunday.

Tennis - Anderson beats Djokovic again in Laver Cup as Team World hits back

(Reuters) - Kevin Anderson took down Novak Djokovic for a second straight night as Team World rallied to win the final two matches and reel Team Europe's lead back to 7-5 after the second day of the Laver Cup in Chicago on Saturday.