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SEA Games: Indonesia say Malaysia cheated in pencak silat

Indonesia have accused hosts Malaysia of cheating during the pencak silat martial arts competition at the Southeast Asian Games, in the latest controversy between the two countries at the regional mini-Olympics.

Hamilton tops UK sport's rich list, Ibrahimovic cashes in

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has cemented his position as the richest sportsman in the UK, while Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic cashed in with a rise to second on the new Sunday Times Rich List.

Marathon runners target two-hour barrier

Three elite runners backed by a small army of scientists will on Saturday attempt an audacious assault on the boundaries of the possible by trying to run a marathon in less than two hours.

Veteran Coates in bitter battle to stay AOC chief

Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates faces an unprecedented challenge to his decades-long presidency from newcomer Danni Roche Saturday after a bitter campaign marred by bullying claims goes to a vote.

Bitter rift rocks AOC as Coates fights for job

Powerful Australian Olympic Committee head John Coates is facing a bitter campaign to oust him after 27 years, with his media chief stepping down Wednesday amid bullying claims rocking the organisation.

Asian Games in Indonesia to feature 39 sports

The Asian Games in Indonesia will feature 39 sports, more than at the last event in South Korea, with some unusual additions including bridge, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Friday.

Gayle first to hit 10,000 Twenty20 runs

Chris Gayle has become the first batsman to accumulate 10,000 Twenty20 runs, going past the milestone during a match-winning blitz in the Indian Premier...

Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat led a Kenyan clean sweep at the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, both timing late bursts to perfection to claim the men's and women's races of the prestigious event.

Japan bank on Hagino, Ikee for world swimming charge

Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino and schoolgirl sensation Rikako Ikee will head Japan's charge at this summer's world swimming championships when both are likely to face very different types of pressure.


Kitesurf, the stunted stunts in France

Spectacular stunts in France during the first leg of the Kitesurf frestyle world cup. In Leucate, the acrobatic figures of the sports professionals born in the nineties have attracted an ever-more passionate audience.

Lee, Lin to battle in Malaysia Open finals

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China, the two greatest badminton stars of this era, on Friday stormed into the finals of the Malaysia Open for an epic showdown.


Snowboarding, spectacular descent of Anne-Flore Marxer freeride

The spectacular performance of Anne-Flore Marxer, the Franco-Swiss snowboarder who won the first stage of the Freeride World Tour 2017 in Andorra. A daredevil downhill at full speed from the top of the mountain, avoiding trees and rocks, in deep snow.

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup for 2026

FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.

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