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Other Sport 04 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

NSC to review all trips due to the SARS outbreak and war in Iraq

The National Sports Council (NSC) will review all upcoming overseas trips for the national athletes under the 2006 programme following the outbreak of the deadly and infectious Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and the war in Iraq.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Death toll rises unabated

SARS showed no signs of slowing in China Wednesday with another nine deaths as the government shut schools, rounded up those with symptoms and ordered every town in the vast country to reveal all its cases.

Other Sport 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Questions over shuttlers and bowlers, SEABA meet put off

The World Badminton Championships could be the next major sports event to fall prey to the SARS epidemic, even as Malaysia were considering their participation in that event and had pulled out of the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship Manila next week.

Other Sport 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Organisers: Table Tennis world meet will go on as scheduled

The table tennis world championships will be held as planned later this month despite the outbreak of SARS in the sport's leading nations, organisers said yesterday.

Other Sport 12 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Portugal almost ready to host Euro 2004

With just over a month to go until the start of the Euro 2004 Finals in Portugal, tournament organisers say major work is complete and they are just racing to make final adjustments.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jegathesan goes from athlete to chef-de-mission in the Olympics

He#8217;s been there, seen that and done it. Yet, there was a glint of almost child-like excitement in the eyes of Datuk Dr Mani Jegathesan as he prepared to leave yesterday for Athens as the chef-de-mission of the Malaysian contingent to the Olympics.

Other Sport 27 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Liu Xiang comes under fire

Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang has come under fire for his links to China's most popular cigarette brand.

Other Sport 13 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

A lesson to be learnt from Athens 2004 Games

Two years after all the pomp and glamour, Athens is struggling with its Olympic inheritance.

Other Sport 12 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia cancel tournament over flu fears

Malaysia has cancelled an international Under-23 football competition involving Mexico and Brazil because of A(H1Ni) flu fears.

Other Sport 13 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan football team cancels America tour due to swine flu

TOKYO: The Japanese women's football team has canceled a tour to North America because of the swine flu outbreak.