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Osaka foresees ‘fun’ rivalry with phenom Gauff

Naomi Osaka outclassed Coco Gauff in their clash but the Japanese star anticipates the pair will wage battles on the court for years to come.

Messi made me better player, says Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says he has an excellent professional relationship with Lionel Messi.

Chong Wei’s retirement leaves ‘Super Dan’ ploughing lonely Olympic furrow

The duo reigned over the sport for more than a decade and have only relinquished that hold in recent years as their powers waned.

Prost: Our history is completely linked

The Frenchman says there is no way to mention 'Prost' without mentioning 'Senna'.

Djokovic and Nadal add another chapter to great rivalry

Both have landed in the final in outrageous form, with second seed Nadal conceding only six games to Stefanos Tsitsipas before top seed Djokovic gave up only four to Lucas Pouille.

UN chief warns of ‘chaotic’ world order as General Assembly opens

Guterres did not single out a country for criticism, but there are fears among UN diplomats that the world is being carved up into spheres of influence and a return to great power rivalry.

What bad blood? Azmin, Rafizi bury the hatchet ahead of PKR...

The PKR leaders, who are both vying to be deputy president, are seen smiling and chatting at a press conference today.

There is no such thing as 2 camps in PKR, says...

Sabah PKR chief Christina Liew believes perceived two camps will disappear once party elections are over.

Life and death: World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh

Last week in the central town of Bandar, rival followers of Lionel Messi and Neymar fought with machetes, leaving a man and his son critically wounded, police said.

Dead rooster warning for Bari coach Grosso

The bitter rivalry between the two clubs on the Italian Adriatic coast has intensified since Grosso, who lives near Pescara, took over as coach of their southern rivals last year.

Hong Kong vs Singapore rivalry gets heated as tensions flare

Hong Kong is not far behind Singapore, who rivals Tokyo as Asia’s foreign exchange hub, and has plans to one day compete with London and New York.

Heart and soul on show at Tianjin’s bitter football derby

The rivalry between Tianjin Teda and Tianjin Quanjian is one of the most heated in Chinese football.

Thaipusam: Use of bulls to pull chariot slammed

Netizens and the Penang Hindu Endowment Board are not happy that bulls were used to pull the Silver Chariot, with about 15 people on it, in Penang.

South Africa’s NUM union says branch leader at Lonmin unit shot...

The shooting is related to the rivalry between the National Union of Mineworkers and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

Dangers, difficulties of balancing our relations with China, US

Ex-diplomat Redzuan Kushairi says Malaysia will be under increasing pressure to make adjustments in its foreign policy, and that domestic issues will have an impact.

Wenger v Mourinho – origins of a blood feud

Arsène Wenger and José Mourinho will resume their fierce rivalry when Arsenal play against Manchester United on Saturday.