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AirAsia to give free flights to Paralympic gold medallist

PETALING JAYA: Paralympic gold medal winner Abdul Latif Romly will receive free AirAsia flights for the rest of his life, said the airline's chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.


Rio gold medallists an inspiration to everyone, says Chew

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Paralympic gold medallists are an inspiration to everyone to utilise their potential to the fullest, said Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun.


Najib: Abdul Latif Romly, you're amazing!

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has congratulated Abdul Latif Romly for winning the country's third gold medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, setting three world and Paralympic records in the process.


Sporting history made three times in 24 hours

PETALING JAYA: For 45 years, there was a drought. And then, it poured gold. The NegaraKu rang loud three times at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi sprinted to a come-from-behind victory in the 100m final, shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli and long jumper Abdul Latif Romly both set world records en route to gold.


Malaysia at the 2016 Paralympics – what to look out for

PETALING JAYA: With the 2016 Paralympics kicking off in Rio de Janeiro in the early hours of Thursday morning – at 5.30am Malaysian Time – here are the dates and events to watch out for over the next 11 days at the games.


Sabah to reward para-athlete

KOTA KINABALU: A 16-year-old farmer’s daughter from the interior Tambunan district has caught the attention of the Sabah government.

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College students lagging behind on fitness levels

BEIJING: The average fitness level of primary and secondary school students has improved slightly after years of decline, but that of college students continues to worsen, according to a national report.

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Wheelchair on the runway at Tokyo Fashion Week

TOKYO (AFP) - A Japanese designer is challenging accepted ideals of beauty at Tokyo Fashion Week, with an easy-to-wear collection unveiled on the catwalk by models who are blind, wear prosthetic limbs or use a wheelchair.


Festival has potential to attract tourists

PONTIAN: The High Tide Water Festival, a once-in-a-year phenomenon, can potentially become an international tourist attraction.


Bigger and better event being planned for next year

The annual International Combined Event Championships, organised by the Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS), is set to become a bigger and better event next year.