Monday, November 8, 2021

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Former World Junior champion Jin Wei announces retirement

KUALA LUMPUR: Former World Junior champion Goh Jin Wei shocked the badminton fraternity today by announcing her retirement from the racquet sport, aged only 21. The Penangite announced her early retirement through a video posted on her YouTube, just two...

Pele ‘recovering satisfactorily’ after surgery to remove tumour

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian football legend Pele remains in intensive care after surgery to remove a tumour from his colon, Xinhua news agency reported the medical team treating him said late on Friday. The 80-year-old underwent the procedure at Sao...

Stop bugging Muhammad Ziyad

KUALA LUMPUR: The public, especially netizens, are asked to refrain from giving any comments on the issue surrounding Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli at the recent Tokyo Paralympics. Powerlifting technical delegate at the Games Kamaruzaman Kadir said he was worried that if...

Sarawak UTD fail to extend lead after shock loss to Kuching City FC

JOHOR BAHRU: Sarawak United failed to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League after going down to a shock 1-0 defeat by Kuching City FC at the Pasir Gudang City Council Stadium today. The first half saw...

Coach will not stop Abdul Latif competing in normal category

TOKYO: National para-athletics champion, Abdul Latif Romly can compete in the normal category if he wants to do so, says his coach Shahrul Amri Suhaimi. Shahrul Amri said he would support Abdul Latif, who is still fresh from the success...

Mission chief refutes claim Muhammad Ziyad late by 28 minutes

TOKYO: Malaysia’s chief-de-mission (CDM) to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, Datuk Seri Megat D Shahriman Zaharudin has strongly denied an allegation that shot put champion, Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli was late to the competition venue by 28 minutes, last Tuesday. Megat...

Abdul Latif seals Malaysia third gold medal

BY AMIRIL MUTTAQIEN MEKETAR TOKYO: Defending champion Abdul Latif Romly rocked the athletics arena at the Olympic Stadium here today when he bagged his second Paralympic gold medal in the men’s long jump T20 (intellectual impairment) category at the Tokyo...

Wei Lun calls on PwDs to dare to try

SEPANG: National boccia hero Chew Wei Lun, who pulled off a surprise silver medal win in the BC1 mixed individual event (physical impairment) category at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, called on people with disabilities (PwDs) not to be afraid...

PM congratulates Liek Hou for his victory

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has congratulated national shuttler, Cheah Liek Hou, for contributing Malaysia’s second gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games today (Sept 4). In a posting on Facebook, he described the six-time world...

Liek Hou wins Malaysia’s historic badminton gold

TOKYO: Six-time world champion Cheah Liek Hou made history today (Sept 4) when he became the first Paralympic badminton men’s singles champion. The 33-year-old world number two was in devastating form as he crushed his nemesis and Games favourite Anrimusthi...

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Racing track can help boost tourism

KUCHING: The idea of building a proper racing track in the State by the Sarawak government should be high...