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Other Sport 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

FAM mull over decision to grant Nigeria's request for stint

The FA of Malaysia (FAM) have not made a decision whether to accept Nigeria's Olympic football squad to train in Malaysia next month.

Other Sport 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Athens handed severe IOC warning

Olympic chiefs handed Athens a blunt warning about their organisation of the 2004 Games yesterday, just 18 months away from the opening ceremony.

Other Sport 28 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

We are best organisers of F1 Powerboat race

Malaysia have won the 2002 Formula 1 Powerboat World Championships' Best Organisers Award for the second straight year.

Other Sport 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vancouver fancied for 2010 Winter Olympics

Vancouver became favourites to host the 2010 Winter Games when the International Olympic Committee#8217;s evaluation commission report on the three cities bidding was released in Lausanne.

Other Sport 17 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kok Chi: All but two SEA Games venues up and running

Vietnam are almost there in getting all their venues ready for the 22nd SEA Games, which will be held from Dec 5-13. The Olympic Council of Malaysia's (OCM) secretary, Datuk Sieh Kok Chi, said that except for two venues, for athletics and aquatics, the rest are ready to host the other 30 sports on the programme.

Other Sport 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cost of hosting Games rising due to unreasonable requests

A holiday abroad, all expenses paid, an allowance to boot, with sightseeing tours, also all paid for, a lovely hotel and grand meals whenever you want. Sounds good? Go be a sports official. These, actually, are only some of the demands that some sports bodies have made as they prepare for the Vietnam SEA Games official website. Apparently, this has been the practice for years but the advent of the Internet had finally allowed others to see for themselves how bad the situation is.

Other Sport 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vietnam ready to host SEA Games despite delays

Vietnam says it will be ready to host the 22nd SEA Games this December despite delays in completion of some venues and possible accommodation shortages.

Other Sport 16 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gymnasts’ parents want CM to step in

With the Malacca Amateur Gymnastics Association's (MAGA) officials dragging their feet and the state sports council adopting a lukewarm approach, a group of disgruntled parents is appealing to Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam to intervene.

Other Sport 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong FA pay US$4.6mil for Real Madrid match

The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) said yesterday they would pay HK$36mil (US$4.6mil) to bring Spanish giants Real Madrid to the city.

Other Sport 21 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hungary banks on late rush to boost F1 crowd

Struggling against a general decline in tourism, Hungary hopes at best to match last year's attendance of 160,000 fans at this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix, organisers said on Tuesday.