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SINGAPORE - Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is by far the biggest name in the Southeast Asian Games' badminton tournament but the Malaysian shuttler is happy to keep his return from a doping ban low-key as he eyes bigger goals.

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Spurs ticket sales down after 'circus match' protests

KUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysian supporter group's protest against the arrival of English Premier League clubs for lucrative friendly matches appears to have been heard with only 19,000 tickets sold for Tottenham Hotspur's fixture on Wednesday.

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Pakistan cricketer Raza banned for two years

- Pakistan spin bowler Raza Hasan has been banned for two years after failing a doping test, the country's cricket board said.

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Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

MADRID - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed him.

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Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

PARIS - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open on Monday.

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