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Neymar’s brain on auto-pilot – Japan neurologists

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TOKYO – Brazilian superstar Neymar’s brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggesting he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese neurologists. Results of brain scans conducted on Neymar in February this year indicated minimal cerebral function when he rotated his ankle and point to the Barcelona striker’s wizardry being ... Read More »

Gimnas Malaysia raih pingat gangsa

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GLASGOW - Pasukan gimrama Malaysia meraih pingat gangsa pada temasya Sukan Komanwel ke-20 di SSE Hydro Arena Khamis. Pasukan itu dibarisi Amy Kwan Dict Weng, Wong Poh San dan Fatin Zakirah Zain Jalany, mengumpul 135.825 mata, mengatasi pasukan pilihan England untuk pingat gangsa. Acara itu dimenangi Kanada dengan 141.450 mata manakala pingat perak menjadi milik Wales dengan 136.625 mata. Walaupun gembira ... Read More »

Mohd Zulhelmi sumbang pingat pertama

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GLASGOW - Atlet angkat berat Mohd Zulhelmi Pisol membuat kejutan apabila muncul sebagai penyumbang pingat pertama buat kontinjen negara pada temasya Sukan Komanwel kali ke-20 di sini, Khamis. Atlet pelapis berusia 21 tahun itu meraih pingat perak bagi kategori 56kg dengan jumlah angkatan 245kg di Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre Precint. Atlet berasal dari Pulau Pinang itu membuat angkatan snatch 108kg ... Read More »

Banned Suarez could make Barca debut in El Clasico

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MADRID – Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, who is serving a four-month ban for a biting incident at the World Cup, could make his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid in El Clasico in October. La Liga announced its fixtures for the season yesterday and the first meeting of the two Spanish giants will be on the weekend of Oct. 25-26 ... Read More »

Silver for Wiggins as Meares takes historic gold

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GLASGOW – Bradley Wiggins had to settle for the silver medal on his return to track cycling as England were beaten by Australia in the Commonwealth Games 4,000 metres team pursuit yesterday. Elsewhere, Anna Meares claimed her fifth Commonwealth gold as she won the 500 metres time trial to move level with fellow Australian Bradley McGee as the most successful ... Read More »

Pinto quits Costa Rica after ‘sleeping with enemy’

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SAN JOSE – Coach Jorge Luis Pinto has decided to quit World Cup quarter-finalists Costa Rica because they refused to allow him to choose his backroom staff. “I realised I would not be able to count on conditions to carry out my work,” the 61-year-old Colombian said on his personal website (www.jorgeluispinto.com) yesterday. Pinto’s contract ended after this month’s World ... Read More »

Pemain bola Israel diserang

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Perlawanan persahabatan di antara kelab bola sepak dari Israel, Maccabi Haifa dan kelab dari Perancis, Lille terpaksa dihentikan kerana penyokong pro-Palestin telah menceroboh masuk ke kawasan padang dan membelasah pemain Maccabi Haifa di Austria, semalam. Penyokong tersebut dikatakan berlari ke arah padang dan terus meluru ke arah pemain Israel sekali gus tercetus insiden pergaduhan sehingga memaksa perlawanan diberhentikan. Pertanyaan Iklan ... Read More »

Commonwealth Games opens with respect to victims of MH17

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GLASGOW – The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games was officially opened in a spectacular event at the Celtic Park, early this morning at 4am (Malaysian time) before some 40,000 spectators. The crowd swamped the Celtic Stadium as early as 5pm local time. Queen Elizabeth officially opened the games and read out a message that had been secretly kept inside ... Read More »

Swansea’s Davies & Vorm join Tottenham

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TOTENHAM have signed Swansea City pair Ben Davies and Michel Vorm, with Gylfi Sigurdsson moving the other way. Wales full-back Davies, 21, joins on a five-year deal and Netherlands goalkeeper Vorm, 30, has agreed a four-year contract with the Londoners. Iceland international midfielder Sigurdsson, 24, has signed a four-year deal with Swansea. He spent 2011-12 on loan at the Liberty ... Read More »

Van Gaal unhappy about US trip

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LOUIS VAN GAAL thinks United are putting his chances of success in jeopardy by dragging the first-team squad across the United States on their pre-season tour. United start their pre-season campaign in the early hours of Thursday morning when they face the Los Angeles Galaxy at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California. It will be the first game of a ... Read More »

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