Veteran sports presenter Hasbullah Awang passes away


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 12 Feb 2015

A file picture of Hasbullah Awang.

PETALING JAYA: Veteran sports presenter Datuk Hasbullah Awang has passed away due to heart-related complications. 

According to mStar, Hasbullah, 63, passed away at 12.20pm on Thursday at the National Heart Institute (IJN). 

He had been undergoing treatment there for the past week. 

His remains would be brought back to his home in Section 32 Bukit Naga, Shah Alam. 

Hasbullah, who was also a radio deejay, was synonymous with Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) since the 1980s. - See more at: http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/sports/article/veteran-sports-newscaster-datuk-hasbullah-awang-passes-away#sthash.9WFEK4oM.dpuf
Hasbullah, who was also a radio deejay, was synonymous with Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) since the 1980s.

He joined Astro Arena since January 2014 as a sports commentator.

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin tweeted his condolences to "the voice of Malaysian sports", saying: "Generations will remember Datuk Hasbullah Awang's voice. Memories of Malaysia's sporting triumphs & failures intertwined with his commentary."

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