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PETALING JAYA: National squash junior player Harith Danial Jefri (pic) was on top of the world after storming into the boys’ Under-13 final in the British Junior Open in Birmingham, England. The 12-year-old Miri-born player pulled off a sensational win by outplaying reigning Asian Junior champion Yuvraj Wadhwani of India in straight sets 11-3, 11-5,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury is now bigger box-office than his compatriot world champion Anthony Joshua, according to promoter Frank Warren. Former champion Fury fought to a thrilling, but controversial, split decision draw with American WBC belt holder Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles last month and a re-match looks likely. “He’s the
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday it had hired a law firm to investigate accusations of bullying and harassment within the organisation after an initial probe was unable to prove any improper behaviour. Beckie Scott, a Canadian Olympic gold medal cross country skier and WADA’s athletes committee chair, accused members of
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency’s Athlete Committee said on Wednesday anything less than declaring Russia non-compliant would be a considered a failure now that a crucial deadline to hand over laboratory doping data has lapsed. WADA had conditionally – and controversially – reinstated the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in September along with a requirement
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday said that Russian authorities had failed to provide access to laboratory doping data by their year-end deadline and it will consider sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). RUSADA was stripped of its accreditation in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report found evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping in
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(Reuters) – Jon Jones returned from a 15-month doping ban to reclaim the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title with a third-round technical knockout win over Alexander Gustafsson, capping off a dominant display with a series of ground strikes. In Saturday’s co-main event, Amanda Nunes scored a devastating first-round knockout win over fellow Brazilian Cris Cyborg
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