Friday, July 9, 2021

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Zii Jia replaces Khairul Anuar as flag bearer for Tokyo Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: National men’s singles badminton ace Lee Zii Jia will replace archer Khairul Anuar Mohamad as one of the two flag bearers in the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23. Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president...

Chong Wei in high spirits despite not travelling to Tokyo

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite not being able to join the Malaysian contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, chef de mission (CDM) Datuk Lee Chong Wei is raring to perform his duties from home ground. Chong Wei said the responsibility and trust...

Tokyo 2020 CEO denies claims Malaysia, nine countries barred from Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee chief executive officer, Toshiro Muto denied claims that the entry of 10 countries, including Malaysia will be barred from next month’s Olympics due to a surge in the Covid-19 cases. Muto said the possibility...

OCM getting private sector inputs for Olympians pension scheme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) is now getting inputs from private sector representatives in drafting the Olympians pension scheme proposal. OCM president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria stressed that the scheme will be different from the civil...

OCM expels Malaysian handball federation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Handball Federation (MAHF) has been expelled as an affiliate member of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) due to its failure to settle an outstanding debt. OCM secretary-general Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Mohd Najib pointed out that...

OCM still working on proposed Olympians pension scheme structure

KUALA LUMPUR: Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said they are still working on the structure regarding the proposed pension scheme for Olympians. He said OCM are continuously working with the Youth and Sports Ministry...

OCM helping to ensure a safe, secure Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: To ensure the safety and health of all, The Playbook for Athletes and Officials is set to be the official and centralised source of information for the Tokyo Olympics in July. The Playbook outlines the basic principles that...

OCM confident Tokyo Olympics will proceed as scheduled

KUALA LUMPUR: The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) are confident that the Tokyo Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) will be held as scheduled from July 23 to Aug 8 this year. OCM president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said he was...

Training clearance timely boost for national athletes

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s decision to allow national athletes under the Road to Tokyo (RTT) 2020 programme to resume training next month will give them sufficient time to regain their confidence for the Olympic Games, said the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM). In...

OCM sets up special fund to assist national sports associations

KUALA LUMPUR: The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) has initiated a special fund to provide financial aid to National Sports Associations (NSAs) directly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. OCM said in a statement yesterday that the pandemic and the movement...
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