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Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik through to Indonesian Masters semifinals
Jan 17, 2020
National men's doubles pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik are through to the semifinals of the Indonesian Badminton Masters.
The 8th seeds defeated fellow Msians Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi, who refused to go down without a fight, as they battled to a scoreline of 28-26, 21-19.
Meanwhile, Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing advanced to the mixed doubles semis, while Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying crashed out.
Alleged doping case still ongoing
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Investigations into an alleged doping case involving a national athlete, is still under wraps.
According to Stadium Astro, national sprint coach Poad Mat Kassim remained tight-lipped after the second probe by the Malaysian Athletics Federation Investigation Committee.
The case involves one of Poad's young athletes, who tested positive for a banned substance, and blamed it on a supplement given by his coach.
Meanwhile, chairman of the Malaysian Athletics Federation anti-doping committee, Datuk R Anamalai says there's not enough proof to charge Poad...
He said "Tidak ada bukti setakat ini, so kita kena tunggu. Tidak sebut apa nama sesiapa sahaja".
The results of the investigation is expected to be announced after the Malaysian Athletics Federation commitee meeting next week.
Harry Kane unlikely to play in Euro 2020
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Experts believe it's unlikely for England captain Harry Kane to be fit in time for Euro 2020 in June.
According to the UK independent, a leading surgeon has placed his recovery time at about 6 months, following a hamstring surgery.
However, Kane has a history of defying medical opinion, to return quickly from a string of ankle injuries.
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