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Other Sport 25 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Right attitude key to excel in sports

World number one golfer Vijay Singh had once applied to be a Malaysian permanent resident (PR) but was rejected. However, the authorities might have done him a favour.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pension scheme gets the thumbs-up sign from sports fraternity

The long-awaited pension scheme for the national athletes, which was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday, was greeted with delight by the Malaysian sports fraternity.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Gemilang Project athletes to get special treatment from NSC

The 138 athletes from 18 sports under the 2006 Gemilang Project for the Doha Asian Games will be given special attention by the National Sports Council (NSC).

Other Sport 05 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

KL and Jakarta guilty of loopholes in security

Barely one week ago, the Malaysians were pointing fingers at the Indonesians for failing to provide adequate security during the Tiger Cup first leg semi-final at the Senayan Stadium in Jakarta on Dec 28.

Other Sport 19 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Azalina - woman on a mission

The flak has stopped but Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Azalina Othman Said, the 'rose among the thorns', has her work cut out. She talks to RAJES PAUL on her grand plans, like infusing a winning mentality in athletes and getting the masses involved in sports.

Other Sport 09 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kelantan school beat Sultan Badlishah to qualify for last eight

Kelantan's Hamzah, Machang played their first game yesterday and in winning the match led four other teams, including defending champions Anderson of Perak, into the quarter-finals of the Champions Schools hockey tournament at the Seremban II Hockey Stadium.

Other Sport 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kok Chi advises sports bodies to spend government funds wisely

Malaysian sports received a shot in the arm when the government decided to fund eight sports to achieve excellence at the world stage. But with the huge commitment comes great expectations.

Other Sport 14 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government aid will push hockey to new heights

Hockey is one sport which Malaysia can boast of having attained world class status.

Other Sport 10 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government aid: FAM heave a big sigh of relief

The FA of Malaysia (FAM) are one of the most expensive associations to run. They need RM30 million annually to fund their domestic leagues as well as to cater for the needs of the various age-group national teams for international stints and preparations.

Other Sport 10 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

BAM to set out on road to excellence with their ‘old’ plans

With the financial burden finally lifted off their shoulders, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will retrieve their shelved plans to set Malaysia on the road to win honours consistently on the world stage.