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Lending a hand to disabled footballers

FOUR years ago, Alan Lim gave up his career as an accountant to take up full-time coaching in football. Today, besides coaching junior players, the Football Association Malaysia (FAM) A-class licence holder has extended his assistance to disabled athletes.


Taiwanese test for disabled shuttlers

Last year, the Malaysia Paralympic shuttlers performed well in the inaugural Asia Paralympic Cup held in Kuala Lumpur and proved they were among the best in Asia. For the next few days, they have to go one step better when they compete in the ongoing International Badmin-ton Association for the Disabled (IBAD) World Championships in Hsin Shu City, Taiwan.

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Free entry for Beijing Paralympics athletes

PARTICIPANTS and delegations will not be charged entry fees at the Beijing 2008 Paralympics, a leading official from the Beijing Organising Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (Bocog) revealed.

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Disabled athletes may come under NSC plan

The disabled athletes of Malaysia have outshined the able-bodied ones, winning 69 gold, 41 silver and 30 bronze medals in the ParaGames in Manila.


Supermum heads reward list

B>T/B>HE name Chan Bee Tin may not ring a bell within the sports fraternity.


Race that’s more than just blind inspiration

THE hushed silence followed by the roarwas deafening as well as hair-raising.People stopped to cheer for the lone figurewho approached the finishing line with poise, followed closely by his partner.


Disabled sailor wins against all odds

B>S/B>INGAPOREAN Jovin Tan Wei Qiang, 20, defied all odds to emerge champion in the 2nd Penang Municipal Council (MPPP)/Pe-nang Swimming Club (PSC) International Regatta Access Class Race.

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Canadians find it hard to get excited over Games

With virtually the whole of ice hockey-mad Canada gearing up for the NHL playoffs, it is little surprise the Commonwealth Games have failed to generate much interest.

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Underdogs strike feel-good chord

Star names at the Commonwealth Games are few and far between, and there have been some decidedly below average, but memorable and against-the-odds, performances.