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Besides national coach John Beasley, exercise physiologist Chee Lee Ming has also contributed in Azizulhasni Awang’s success as a world-class cyclist. She’s the only local sports science staff based in Melbourne with the team for the last 10 years.
KUALA LUMPUR: World hockey’s governing body FIH’s decision to allow more teams from continental championships to qualify for the 2023 World Cup is a welcome one.
PETALING JAYA: 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics silver medallists Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong are hoping to secure a morale-boosting sponsorship extension with Yonex before they defend their Taiwan Open (Sept 1-6) title.
PETALING JAYA: The National Sports Council are planning to send equipment to athletes soon – but, many are already getting ingenious, turning everyday household items into training equipment.
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might be the biggest loser if the Tokyo Olympics don't go off as planned in just over four months. Abe has attached himself to the success of the Olympics since pushing hard for Tokyo's selection at an IOC meeting in 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tokyo was picked over Istanbul by billing itself as a "safe pair of hands."
KUALA LUMPUR: High jumper Lee Hup Wei had to clear 2.33m or finish in the top 32 in the world by the end of June to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
SUBANG: Come rain, shine or strong winds, you can always depend on national rifle shooter Mohd Lutfi Othman (pic). The Negri Sembilan shooter bagged two golds under unpredictable weather conditions on the first day of the President Ally T. H. Ong Trophy meet.
LONDON (Reuters) - South African Olympic swimming gold medallist Roland Schoeman has been banned for a year after testing positive for a banned substance last May, governing body FINA said on Thursday.