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MADRID : Welsh star Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid in 2013 for a world record fee in excess of 100 million euros ($109 million, £77 million), a leaked report reveals.

Whistleblowing website Football Leaks posted a copy of the agreement between Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur online on Wednesday.

The deal allowed Madrid the option of paying 91,589,842 euros in one lump sum within 15 days of the transfer, or 99,743,542 euros in four instalments over three years.

Madrid also agreed to pay a solidarity fee of 1,015,875 euros and forego any outstanding payments on the transfer of Dutch midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart to Tottenham from Madrid in 2013.

Numerous Spanish media outlets reported Madrid had taken up the four instalment option.

Real Madrid refused to comment when contacted by AFP on Thursday.

However, Bale's agent Jonathan Barnett called for an investigation into how the documents came to be leaked.

"There should be an inquiry and an independent investigation because it’s outrageous," he told The Telegraph.

"There also needs to be an apology from the Football Association to the clubs and the player.

"I think it’s disgraceful that people can get hold of this sort of

KOTA BAHARU : The Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) has obtained permission from the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to register red and pink as the home jersey colours for the Pamoga Qu Puteh The Red Warriors (PQPTRW) squad for the Malaysia League this season.

Kafa president Tan Sri Annuar Musa said white and pink would be the away jersey colours for PQPTRW.

"There is no issue on the colours for the first, second and third jersey. Many people don't understand the regulations on

GEORGETOWN : Lee Chong Wei is hoping for a full turnout at the SPICE Arena this week as he aims for a fifth Malaysia Masters GP Gold title. 

The former world No 1 who was raised in Bukit Mertajam, said this is the first time he is competing in a major tournament in his hometown, and the support of the crowd will surely help raise his spirit. 

"The last time I remember playing in Penang was during my junior days. I have never played in a major tournament back home, so it is definitely special

OAKVILLE, Ontario (Reuters) - Jason Day spoiled Canadian hopes of a first home-grown winner in 61 years at the Canadian Open with a one-stroke victory on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Australian birdied the last three holes at Glen Abbey to triumph by one over American Bubba Watson and by two over Canadian David Hearn, the 54-hole leader.

Day ended the tournament in style by rolling in a clutch 22-foot putt at the par-five 18th for a closing four-under-par 68 and a winning total of 17-under

Kelana Jaya : Interim boss Ong Kim Swee was confirmed on Monday afternoon as Malaysia national coach for the next two years.

Ong was chosen ahead of ex-Kelantan and Johor Darul Ta'zim coach Bojan Hodak and ex-Sarawak and Kedah boss Robert Alberts. The trio all underwent separate interviews at Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) headquarters at Kelana Jaya.

45-year-old Ong had held the job on a temporary basis since September after previously being interim coach when K. Rajagobal stepped

BARCELONA : FIFA’s sanction has rocked Real Madrid. Not only is it impossible to sign players in the two transfer windows which follow the current one, but it’s damaged the club’s image. Now, Florentino Perez is looking for a way to strike back. One way he’s thinking of doing so is taking away one of Barcelona’s young stars…

Perez has got to work on one extremely quickly. SPORT have learned that Madrid have been in contact with Xavi Simons, who plays for the Infantil side, to try and sign him

The Philippines has agreed to host the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after the two other countries next in line, Brunei and Vietnam, declined, a sports official said Sunday.

This was agreed upon during a SEA Games Federation executive meeting in Singapore in June when Brunei, which was scheduled for the 2019 games, asked to pass due to "organisational reasons," said Joey Romasanta, spokesman of the Philippine Olympic Committee.

Vietnam, the 2021 hosts, also declined so the federation

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