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Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor: Russian 'has to be suspended'


Khabib Nurmagomedov 'sorry' after post-Conor McGregor fight brawl



Khabib Nurmagomedov "has to be suspended" and stripped of his belt for the violent scenes after his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, according to former UFC title contender Dan Hardy.

Nurmagomedov leapt from the octagon and fought a member of McGregor's team, while the Irishman had a bust-up with some of the Russian's entourage.

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UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes

Khabib Nurmagomedov was escorted from the arena by police




Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.

Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.

Read more: UFC 229: Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes

Asian Games 2018: Precious gold glitters for Son, Bahraini claims sprint double

South Korea's Lee Seung-woo (right) celebrates his goal with teammate Son Heung-min after scoring during the men's semi-final football match against Vietnam. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)



JAKARTA: South Korea's Son Heung-min moved just 90 minutes away from the gold medal that would spare him military service on Wednesday (Aug 29) as Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong completed a rare sprint double at the Asian Games.

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son played a captain's role as Korea beat Vietnam 3-1 to reach the men's football final against Japan - his last chance for a title that would exempt from a career-threatening, 21-month military stint.

Read more: Asian Games 2018: Precious gold glitters for Son, Bahraini claims sprint double

Asian Games 2018: China crowned Arena of Valor champion as e-sports makes 'historical' Asian Games debut


ESports - 2018 Asian Games - Britama Arena - Jakarta, Indonesia - August 26, 2018 - Players compete in Arena Of Valor tournament. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan



JAKARTA: China defeated Taiwan to win the first ever Arena of Valor gold medal on Sunday, as e-sports made a splashy debut as an exhibition event at the 2018 Asian Games.

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Thomas Cup 2018: Malaysia go down fighting to Indonesia in quarter-finals

All ears: Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong listening to instructions from coach Paulus Firman (second right) as coach Cheah Soon Kit looks on during the Thomas Cup quarter-final tie against Marcus Fernaldi Gideon-Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo. V Shem-Wee Kiong lost 19-21, 22-20, 13-21.

 


MALAYSIA’S Thomas Cup challenge has come to an end in the quarter-finals and with that, the wait for the elusive title continues after 26 years.

Malaysia went down fighting 3-1 to 13-time champions and arch-rivals Indonesia, Thursday.

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