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‘Spider-Man’ retains top spot at N. American box offices

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' beat back competition from two debut films, winning for a second week straight by raking in about US$45.3 million.

Australia piles praise on top ranked Barty

Sydney's Daily Telegraph crowned Ashleigh Barty the 'new queen' of tennis.

Barty on top of the tennis world

Barty is only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings.

Federer chasing titles, not top ranking

Federer, who is from Basel, said he was happy to be back in Switzerland for a few weeks, spending time with friends and family while training.

Regulate, don’t ban porn sites, says reproductive health body

The Federation of Reproductive Health Associations, Malaysia, says local studies are needed on effects of watching porn and that it may be better to regulate porn sites.

Most big companies failing UN human rights test, ranking shows

More than 40% of businesses analysed scored zero on human rights due diligence - the practice of identifying and addressing the risk of abuses.

Who’s really killing the Malay language?

Public universities, aspiring to be 'international' and 'world class', are the culprits.

Belgium join France atop FIFA rankings

This is the first time that two teams have been tied for first place in the rankings.

Wallabies’ ranking hits new low

After losing to Argentina in the Rugby Championship, Australia are now ranked seventh, which is their lowest since the current ranking system began in 2003.

Woods returns to top 30 after lengthy absence

Now eight months into his comeback from spinal fusion surgery, the 42-year-old proved at Bellerive Country Club that he is back and a force to be reckoned with once again.

Murray climbs 457 places in ATP rankings

Andy Murray is now ranked #375.

Kohli tops ICC rankings as best test batsman

He is the first India player since Sachin Tendulkar in June 2011 to lead the rankings and ends Smith's 32-month spell at the top, moving five points clear of the former Australia captain.

Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings

Having reached the final of Wimbledon, Serena Williams is now ranked #28 in the WTA Rankings.

Brady repeats as #1 in NFL Top 100

Tom Brady claimed the #1 ranking for the third time in his career.

Federer needs 10th Halle title to stay atop rankings

Roger Federer must win the Halle Open to remain world number one.

Nadal reclaims ATP top spot as Federer slips

Rafael Nadal has reclaimed the #1 ranking that he lost to Roger Federer in February.

New British number one Edmund wants ‘legitimate’ Murray battle

Although Kyle Edmund has become the highest-ranked British tennis player, he would rather have had it happen differently, because Andy Murray is currently injured.

Report: Malaysians live in a ‘flawed democracy’

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Democracy Index 2017 which also lists the US as a 'flawed democracy' ranks Malaysia 59 out of 167 countries.

Malaysia ranks 13th in global travel freedom

Malaysians can access 164 countries without a visa, but still trails behind Singapore, Japan and South Korea in Asia.

Malaysian think tank ranked among world’s top

CPPS is placed 100th in the world and fourth in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, while Asli is placed 122 on the non-US worldwide think tanks list.