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PETALING JAYA: Dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory steroid which nearly cost the careers of top players like badminton legend Lee Chong Wei and track cycling star Mohd Shah Firdaus Sahrom has suddenly found a new role – as a “life-saving” drug for the Covid-19.
PETALING JAYA: Former Anti-Doping Agency of Malaysia (Adamas) director Datuk Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz has called for the agency to be strengthened to battle the menace of doping in the country.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei still has the "anger" to prove himself a good player and an Olympic champion after a doping scandal that stained his record and set back his career, according to his coach Hendrawan.
KUCHING: Budding national cyclist Mohd Shah Firdaus Shahrom capped a superb career turnaround after riding to the men’s 200m sprint gold medal.
GEORGE TOWN: The two national elite weightlifters have tested positive for banned substances and will be recalled immediately from their centralised training camp in China.
KUALA LUMPUR: National bodybuilding icon Sazali Samad has been given a four-year ban after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
KUALA LUMPUR: Two more doping cases have gripped Malaysian sport – with the latest involving one of the nation’s top bodybuilders.
JAKARTA: Forever a runner-up? That’s what Lee Chong Wei must have felt when he ended his ninth campaign at the World Badminton Championships with his head hung low.