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Malaysia League 1 club PKNS FC has told head coach WAN JAMAK WAN HASSAN "to take a break for the rest of the season." The former national coach "earned the wrath of the management" following the club’s "dismal form" in the Super League. Assistant coach ANUAR ABU BAKAR "has been appointed interim caretaker coach with immediate effect" (THE STAR, 6/4). ... A former F1 doctor has warned fans not to expect "any good news" regarding F1 driver MICHAEL SCHUMACHER's condition. Schumacher "has been in a medically-induced coma" since he fell while skiing on Dec. 29. On his blog, GARY HARTSTEIN wrote, "I'm quite afraid (and virtually certain) we will never have any good news about Michael. At this point, I rather dread seeing that the family has put out a press release" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 6/4). ... Three-time British Supersport champion and British Superbike rider KARL HARRIS "has been killed in an accident at the Isle of Man TT races." The 34-year-old from Sheffield "crashed" on the second lap of the Superstock race on Tuesday afternoon, and is the second competitor to die at this year's event, following the death of BOB PRICE in Monday's Supersport race (London INDEPENDENT, 6/4).