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Barcelona seal double swoop for Kessie, Christensen

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BARCELONA: Barcelona on Monday announced the signings of Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie and Denmark defender Andreas Christensen on free transfers.
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Football
Barcelona seal double swoop for Kessie, Christensen
Premier League clubs given green light to apply for safe standing
Man Utd agree deal to sign Eriksen: Reports
Ronaldo misses Man Utd training for 'family reasons': Reports
Malaysian clubs make headway
MALAYSIAN football ranking, at club level, is rising in Asia.
Malaysia share spoils with Singapore in AFF Women's Championship group match
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia were held to a 0-0 draw by arch-rivals Singapore in their opening AFF Women’s Championship Group A match in Manila today.
Rhinos to work on consistency
CONSISTENCY is the key to success, and Sabah coach Ong Kim Swee wants this from his players.
Badminton
James set to join BAM as women's singles coach
Momota eyes Malaysia Masters
Malaysians no-show a huge let-down for fans
The problem of 'borrowing' players
World No 1 Axelsen destroys Momota in final
WORLD No 1 Viktor Axelsen etched his name into the Malaysia Open history books when he became only the third Dane, since the great Erland Kops and Peter Gade, to capture the men’s singles title today.
Power of Indonesia's sisterhood
A STRONG sisterhood bond saw Indonesian women’s doubles Apriyani Rahayu-Siti Fadia Silvia Ramadhanti win their first world tour title today when they came out tops at the Super 750 Malaysia Open.
'What's going on in their heads?'
AS far as Malaysian badminton is concerned, it has become somewhat of a norm for players to stumble in the late stages - the semi-finals or final.
Tennis
Swiatek's 37-match winning streak ends at Wimbledon
Nadal into Wimbledon last 16 for 10th time despite row
Tsitsipas says Kyrgios has 'evil side' after fiery Wimbledon clash
Tsitsipas takes on Kyrgios in tasty Wimbledon clash
Isner out of Wimbledon despite new aces record
LONDON: John Isner set a new record for the number of career aces in his third-round match at Wimbledon on Friday but it was not enough to overcome Italy’s Jannik Sinner.
Djokovic, Alcaraz close in on Wimbledon duel as women draw opens up
LONDON: Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz closed in on a Wimbledon generational clash on Friday as the women’s draw was left with just four top-10 seeds standing.
'I'm pretty good': Well-behaved Kyrgios is Wimbledon dangerman
LONDON: Nick Kyrgios buried the rage he showed in his Wimbledon opener to ease into the third round on Thursday and warned: “I just wanted to remind everyone that I’m pretty good.”
Cycling
Sapura 'expect great things from cyclist Muhsin'
Mior carries Sapura to victory
Sapura are Kings of the Road after Muhsin's win
TSC riders storm to 1-2 finish
Riding strongly to the future
AFTER last year’s Asian Track Championships were cancelled due to Covid-19, Malaysian riders made a strong return to the competition, which concluded in New Delhi on yesterday.
National championship attracts more than 500 riders
KUALA LUMPUR: Riders from two intercontinental teams — Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) and Sapura Cycling Team (TSC) — are expected to dominate the National Road Championship starting in Manong, Perak, tomorrow.
National cyclists end Asian campaign on positive note
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia ended their campaign at the Asian Track Cycling Championships in New Delhi on a positive note today.
Golf
Ashley's Team International win prestigious Arnold Palmer Cup
England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf
Poston stays on top at PGA John Deere Classic
Dustin Johnson ties Carlos Ortiz for lead at LIV Portland
Poston posts 65 to lead PGA John Deere Classic
WASHINGTON: J.T. Poston fired a six-under par 65 to build a four-stroke lead in Friday’s second round of the US PGA John Deere Classic.
PGA and European tours unveil 13-year joint venture
WASHINGTON: The PGA Tour and European Tour announced a 13-year operational joint venture on Tuesday, uniting in a tighter alliance to combat the new Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series.
Saudi-backed LIV Series a force for good, says DeChambeau
The LIV Golf Invitational Series arrives in the United States this week with Bryson DeChambeau saying on Tuesday the controversial Saudi-backed venture can be a force for good.
MMA
Adesanya, Volkanovski retain titles at UFC 276
UFC 276: Israel Adesanya heavy favourite vs Jared Cannonier
Dana White says Asia, Australia back on UFC post-pandemic menu
Alexander Volkov gets quick win in UFC main event
Ketlen Vieira stuns Holly Holm in split decision
Brazilian Ketlen Vieira stunned former champion Holly Holm in a controversial split decision in their women’s bantamweight bout in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday night.
Thank you, big brother
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Keanu Subba credited his elder brother Gianni for his win over American James Yang.
Jorge Masvidal charged in alleged dust-up with Colby Covington
Jorge Masvidal was charged with felony battery after he allegedly was involved in an altercation with fellow UFC competitor Colby Covington outside of a Miami Beach restaurant late Monday night.
Motor Sports
Formula One salutes FIA and 'halo' for saving two lives at Silverstone
Silverstone crash victim Zhou pays tribute to halo for saving his life
Multi-car smash red-flags British Grand Prix
Sainz surprises himself, delights fans with maiden pole position
Hamilton hoping to produce something special for home fans
SILVERSTONE: Lewis Hamilton recognised a record ninth British Grand Prix win was looking hard but said he would try to produce something special for the home fans from fifth on the grid on Sunday.
Hamilton calls for action after Piquet's racist slur
LONDON: Lewis Hamilton said the “time has come for action” after being the subject of a racially offensive term used by three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet.
Bagnaia wins Dutch MotoGP after Quartararo crashes out
ASSEN, Netherlands: Italy's Francesco Bagnaia won the Dutch MotoGP on Sunday to reignite his title challenge after championship leader Fabio Quartararo crashed out of an incident-packed race.
Cricket
Five-star show in Quadrangular Series
Stan Nagaiah Trophy back in Malaysia
M'sian women's team qualify for T20 Asia Cup despite loss to UAE
Malaysia outplayed by UAE
Malaysian women create history
MALAYSIA stunned Hong Kong by 12 runs at the Kinrara Oval today to qualify for the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup on merit for the first time in a historic achievement for women's cricket in the country.
Winifred bowls them over
WINIFRED Duraisingam scored her second fifty of the ACC Women’s T20 Championship to lead Malaysia into the semi-finals after beating Oman by 53 runs at the Kinrara Oval yesterday.
UAE beat Malaysia by 31 runs
THE United Arab Emirates ended Malaysia’s unbeaten start at the ACC Women’s T20 Championship with a 31-run win at the UKM Oval in Bangi today to move to the top of Group A.
Others
Going under 10s
Bowler Syazirol is Malaysia's top performer at Brunswick Euro Challenge
200 days buildup for World Cup
Azeem powers up for Cali championships
Great leap by Shahrizal
KUALA LUMPUR: Two years of training under former long jump star Zaki Sadri has done wonders for Shahrizal Nasharuddin Isham.
Wendy hopes for happier 'reunion'
WENDY Ng hopes to put to rest the disappointment of last year’s World Cup results when she resumes her partnership with Nur Dhabitah Sabri in the women’s 3m springboard synchro at the World Championships in Budapest tomorrow.
Shereen up and running
AFTER some uneasiness earlier, Shereen Samson Vallabouy is now running along nicely with the Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF).