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North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

It would also force an extraordinary level of cooperation between two Cold War foes that have no formal avenues for regular contact and are still technically at war.

CAS overturns doping bans on 28 Russian athletes

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says there is insufficient evidence the atheletes were guilty of anti-doping violations in last Winter Olympics in Sochi.

I didn’t ‘invite’ violence on diving squad, says Yang

Outgoing head coach, Yang Zhuliang, denies reason given by minister, saying an isolated incident involving an assistant coach and Pandelela Rinong was resolved.

Jakim: We’re ready to offer halal expertise for Tokyo Olympics

Federal religious agency's halal hub chief says officials can be sent to provide training after meetings with Games organiser and Halal Japan Corporation.

World champion Azizulhasni targets winning 2020 Olympic gold

After winning world title in Hong Kong, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang says he cannot be complacent, as "the more we achieve, the harder we need to work to maintain it".

Chong Wei wants to bow out as world champ

After being runner-up for the world title in four finals, national champion hopes to bring down the curtain at next year's tournament.

Road to Tokyo 2020 begins today, says Khairy

Sports minister looks back on best-ever Malaysian campaign and looks ahead to next Olympic Games

Chong Wei ends Olympic campaign with a silver

Malaysia's best finish ever at Olympic Games sees badminton contributing a record three silver medals.

Another badminton silver adds to record Olympic haul

Goh V Shem, Tan Wee Kiong hold heads high despite 21-16, 11-21, 21-23 loss to China's Fu Haifeng, Zhang Na.

Malaysian joy, tears as Chong Wei gets shot at gold medal

World number one Lee Chong Wei beats Lin Dan 15-21, 21-11, 22-20, in one of the most closely-fought encounters between the two for the all-important final berth.

Goh’s feng shui tale behind unique name

Changing his name in 2012 may yet prove Goh V Shem right as he partners Tan Wee Kiong, to try and snatch the gold in the men's doubles final at the Rio Olympics.

US swimmers made up Rio robbery, vandalised gas station

Police in Brazil find video evidence Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers vandalised petrol station and paid for damages.

Pandelela, Nur Dhabitah through to 10m Platform semis

Consistency in diving place Pandelela (6) and Nur Dhabitah (8) in top 18 to qualify for the next stage as China send a strong message to opponents.

Mixed doubles win another silver for Malaysia

Goh Liu Ying, Chan Peng Soon settle for second best after failing to overcome strong showing from Indonesian pair in Rio Olympics.

Disqualification haunted Azizulhasni in the final

Malaysian bronze-winning cyclist claims he would have been disqualified in keirin event had he committed the same infringement committed by German rider, who got away unpunished because he was 'a whiteman'.

Azizulhasni gets historic bronze in cycling

'Pocket rocket' takes third place in closely contested final of keirin event for first ever cycling medal for Malaysia at the Olympic Games.

Goh-Tan make it to men’s doubles final

Malaysian pair, Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong, assure nation of another gold medal opportunity at the Olympic Games.

Gold or silver, as Malaysia reach badminton mixed doubles final

Chan Peng Soon, Goh Liu Ying on the verge of making history as they beat China's Xu Chen, Ma Jin in semis, to progress to badminton mixed doubles final at the Rio Olympics.

Why not batik for Rio Opening Ceremony?

Across a few generations, Malaysians all seem to like and appreciate the batik silk and it has become a multi-cultural symbol of the nation.

Pandelela, Jun Hoong win silver at Rio Olympics

Malaysian diving pair Pandelela Rinong and Cheong Jun Hoong win nation's first medals and make history in the process.

First group feedback helps next batch in Olympic village

Chef-de-mission of Malaysian contingent says hiccups are normal as the buildings in the athlete's village are newly-constructed.

M’sia to heed advice of IOC, WHO on Zika virus issue

Olympic Council of Malaysia president says he believes Olympic Games organising committee has taken major steps to address the Zika virus issue.

Former Olympic cyclist dies

Rosli was one of nine cycling athletes who carried the Malaysian flag at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Rio Olympics sets record… in free condoms for athletes

Average of 42 condoms per athlete to be given out as 10,500 participants converge on Brazil capital for quadrennial.