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Maybank Championship 2017 is more than about golf

 

Hosted at the fairways of Saujana Golf and Country Club, the Maybank Championship 2017 promised “Golf Like Never Before” and it delivered that in droves. Held from 9-12 February, this year’s event saw a world-class line-up of players including reigning champion Danny Willet and former Masters winner Charl Schwartzel. But, it wasn’t all about putting, birdies and such.

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Rio 2016: Akamai delivers 100x more live video data than London and Sochi combined

The biggest sporting event in the world – Rio 2016 Olympic Games is still under way in Brazil. Like many of you, I’ve been catching up with my favourite sports–badminton, athletics, diving, women’s beach volleyball (ahem) via the internet and mobile. The demand for live streaming and online video content has seen a massive increase. This year’s games in fact, may be the most-watched online event in history.

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Get front row seats watching football matches with Hotlink ‘Chup Bola’

Hotlink Chup Bola

It looks like Maxis is jumping on the football bandwagon full-on, like Van Persie jumps on a half-chance to score. Hot on the heels of its ‘Bolananza’ contest is ‘Chup Bola’ – an immersive football experience for #Hotlink subscribers and Hotlink RED app users. With Chup Bola, football fans get to watch football matches at their favourite mamak shops and hangout spots with exclusive front row seats, free F&B and a chance to win great prizes.

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2014 FIFA World Cup: Netherlands’ Arjen Robben is world’s fastest footballer

Arjen Robben 2014 World Cup

Arjen Robben in action with his club FC Bayern Muenchen

Enroute to inspiring Netherlands in the 5-1 drubbing of title holders Spain last Friday, forward Arjen Robben recorded the fastest speed ever clocked by a footballer – an astounding 37km/h. The 30-year old showed that age isn’t a barrier to greatness, as he broke the previous record of 35.7km/h set by England’s Theo Walcott.

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