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XIE Yanhong, the first disabled person to swim across the English Channel, received a hero's welcome on his return home on Thursday.
YEAR-LONG efforts by Beijing Olympic organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ensure the successful broadcasting of the 2008 Games have paid off, after Thursday's signing of a set of agreements that will lead to the establishment of the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co Ltd.
A group of disabled athletes will be having their own rivalry in the Subang Jaya 10km Run on June 26. In previous events, the men's wheelchair category had always been a personal battle between Mat Sani Kasbun and Mohd Sani Harun. They have been challenging each other for the top two positions.
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.
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.