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With biryani and rice balls, Malaysia aims for halal Olympic gold

17 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR A small factory in Malaysia's capital is preparing thousands of ready-to-eat halal meals, from fried rice to chicken biryani, to be shipped off to Japan for 2020's biggest sporting event.

Myanmar nationalists hold pro-military rally amid tensions with government

09 Feb 2020

YANGON Hundreds of Myanmar nationalists rallied in the country's commercial capital on Sunday in a show of support for the military, amid tensions between the civilian government and the army ahead of elections expected later this year.

Barty says proud of indigenous heritage after Australia Day win

26 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE Australian top seed Ash Barty said she was proud of her indigenous heritage but deflected questions about a contentious national holiday after advancing to the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.

Jabeur hopes to inspire Arab women after reaching Melbourne quarters

26 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE Ons Jabeur hopes her success at the Australian Open will inspire other players from her region after the Tunisian became the first Arab woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Jabeur hopes to inspire Arab women after reaching Melbourne quarters

26 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE, Jan 26 Ons Jabeur hopes her success at the Australian Open will inspire other players from her region after the Tunisian became the first Arab woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday.

Court's Grand Slam anniversary clouded by remarks on same-sex marriage

26 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE The Australian Open will mark the 50th anniversary of Margaret Court's calendar Grand Slam on Monday but the ceremony is expected to be muted amid criticism of the 77-year-old's views on same-sex marriage.

Tennis-Court's Grand Slam anniversary clouded by remarks on same-sex marriage

26 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE, Jan 26 The Australian Open will mark the 50th anniversary of Margaret Court's calendar Grand Slam on Monday but the ceremony is expected to be muted amid criticism of the 77-year-old's views on same-sex marriage.

Nadal clicks into top gear, brushes aside Carreno Busta

25 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE Rafa Nadal delivered his best performance of the week as the Spaniard dismantled compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1 6-2 6-4 to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Kerber stays on course in Melbourne after win over Giorgi

25 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE A string of upsets has left the Australian Open women's draw without several of the pre-tournament favorites but while that may have eased Angelique Kerber's path to a potential second Melbourne crown the German is taking nothing for granted.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kerber stays on course in Melbourne after win over Giorgi

25 Jan 2020

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 A string of upsets has left the Australian Open women's draw without several of the pre-tournament favourites but while that may have eased Angelique Kerber's path to a potential second Melbourne crown the German is taking nothing for granted.

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