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Paralympians get stamp of honour

POS Malaysia will issue a special stamp series, titled “Golden Moments in Paralympics Rio 2016” tomorrow, with images depicting the three Paralympians who contributed to Malaysia’s first gold medals at the prestigious sporting event.


Event to feature special athletes

THE public will be able to learn more about games played by disabled athletes during the ‘Sports For All’ event which will be held at the festive square in Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang, tomorrow.


Finding freedom through music and dance

DISABILITY does not mean inability. This was proven by the talented performers at the ‘Merdeka Di Mataku’ (Freedom To My Eyes) concert, held in conjunction with World Disability Day on Dec 3.


Equal rewards for disabled athletes

FOR the first time, Penang’s disabled athletes received the same amount of monetary rewards as their able-bodied counterparts for winning medals for the state.


Bright prospect for wheelchair basketball

WHEELCHAIR basketball has a good chance of making it into the Paralympics as Malaysian players are much younger than those from other nations,’’ says Malaysia wheelchair basketball coach Lim Ming Lip.


‘The talent is there’

PARENTS of budding shuttlers had their ears tuned in when a member of the 1992 Thomas Cup winning squad – Rashid Sidek– shared his experience of growing up in a badminton playing household to becoming one of the best players in the world.


Uplifting moments with family

WEIGHTLIFTER T. Logassree has never experienced such a chaotic run-up to her family’s Deepavali celebrations as this year.


Motivated to lead an active lifestyle

THE morning sun did not deter participants nor dignitaries from taking part in the state-level Hari Sukan Negara event in Manjung Municipal Council stadium.


Thank you, Mr Postman

WE HAVE all heard and marvelled over stories of postmen delivering letters to locations that are off the beaten path, sometimes having to use a boat or even a horse to get there.


Telco hosts soiree for Malaysian Paralympic contingent

FESTIVITIES for our outstanding Paralympians are far from over as Tune Talk Sdn Bhd organised a colourful celebration to honour the athletes who did Malaysia proud in the Paralympic Games at Rio de Janeiro last month.