Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tokyo 2020

Pandelela advanced to the final

TOKYO: Malaysian diving ace Pandelela Rinong kept her medal hopes alive in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after qualifying for the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual event final here today. The 28-year-old accumulated 315.75 points from five dives to finish seventh...

Pandelela makes it to semis

TOKYO: National diver Pandelela Rinong can thank her lucky stars to still be in contention for a medal at the end of the preliminary round of the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics today Her...

Olympics one of hardest, most unbelievable things I’ve done

KUALA LUMPUR: National artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi has competed in various tournaments in the past decade, including in five World Championships, but nothing beats the thrill of her first Olympic outing in Tokyo. The 27-year-old said that competing...

Pandelela-Mun Yee’s medal quest falls flat

TOKYO: Many were counting on divers Pandelela Rinong-Leong Mun Yee to deliver Malaysia’s first medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but the duo’s quest fell flat when they could only finish eighth — and last — in the women’s...

No sweat for Soniia as injured Laura concedes walkover

TOKYO: National women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah’s Olympic debut was a muted affair after her opponent, Laura Sarosi of Hungary pulled out due to an injury today. World number 35 Soniia’s opening Group N match against world number 74 Laura...

Lacking in form but Malaysia’s Green hopeful in winning Olympic men’s golf

TOKYO: A lack of form has not deterred Malaysian golfer Gavin Green from dreaming of winning an Olympic medal when the Tokyo 2020 men's golf competition begins at Kasumigaseki Country Club on Thursday.             The 27-year-old admits his game has been...

I was ‘stubborn’ in chasing my dreams

KUALA LUMPUR: Sometimes it pays to persevere or, in national women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah’s case, to be “stubborn”. It’s thanks to her dogged pursuit, or stubbornness as she calls it, that she will be making her Olympic debut in...

Chong Wei hits out at online trolls targeting national shuttlers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics chef de mission (CDM) Datuk Lee Chong Wei is distressed by the online abuses targeting the national shuttlers. The three-time men’s singles Olympic silver medallist said that as a former teammate, he was dismayed...

Bring home gold

SEPANG: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is placing high hopes on the Malaysian contingent to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to bring home the country's first gold medal from the world’s biggest multi-sports Games. “I hope this will be the...

Odds stacked against Jun Hoong taming mighty Chinese divers again

KUALA LUMPUR: The contrast could not be starker when it comes to Malaysia and China in diving at the Olympics. While China began their dominance from the time they made their diving debut at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Malaysian...
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Pandelela advanced to the final

TOKYO: Malaysian diving ace Pandelela Rinong kept her medal hopes alive in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after qualifying for...
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