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Divers not ready yet for their big splash

The country's top divers will have to wait a little longer to realise their hopes of participating in their first ever FINA Diving Grand Prix competition.

Azlan out to bag his first title after three years in the pro circuit

National number two men's squash player Mohamed Azlan Iskandar hopes to mark his third year as a pro by winning his first PSA title at the Kuala Lumpur Open, which begins at the National Sports Council (NSC) courts in Jalan Duta tomorrow.

World Tenpin Team Cup: Women can deliver, says coach Karlsson

New national bowling chief coach Mats Karlsson has a big task for starters. His first assignment will be the World Tenpin Team Cup.

Mauresmo to challenge Serena for Paris title

France's Amelie Mauresmo showed world number one Serena Williams she is ready to avenge losing the Paris Indoor Open title in 1999 to her when she set up a final showdown with the American in the US$585,000 tournament yesterday.

MAAU Open the final meet for athletes to qualify for SEA Games

The Malaysian Amateur Athletic Union (MAAU) Open in September will be the last chance for athletes to win a place in the Vietnam SEA Games in December.

Athletes check in – and all of them are unfit

Sixty-two athletes checked in for the first phase of Vietnam SEA Games centralised training at the National Sports Council (NSC) in Bukit Jalil - and every one of them was unfit.

Genesan still enthusiastic despite crash

A road accident two weeks ago did not stop S. Genesan, the country's top long distance runner, from showing up for the Malaysia Amateur Athletics Union (MAAU) orientation programme geared towards the 2003 SEA Games and 2006 Asian Games in Bukit Jalil Wednesday.

Shu Wai, Shu Mun take China route in quest to conquer world

The Ng brothers are just raring to go as Malaysia gear up for the World Gymnastics Championships. Elder brother Shu Wai is set to return to China to intensify his training while Shu Mun is so keen on the world meet from Aug 16-24 in Anaheim, US that he has given up his studies.

Still hope for athletes to join MAAU development programme

The door is still open for track and field athletes yet to receive the Malaysian Amateur Athletics Union's (MAAU) offer letters to join their four-year development programme.

'Old man' Nasser heads nation's teen charge

At only 16, Qatari Nasser Badr is the oldest gymnast in his national team. The youngest, Abdul Rahman Mohd Al-Naimi, is after all, only seven. And both are bubbling with excitement over the chance to represent the country in the Asian Games.