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Other Sport 08 May 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Thomas Cup: Chong Wei plays skipper’s role to perfection

KUALA LUMPUR: World No. 1 men's singles shuttler Lee Chong Wei certainly leads by example.

Other Sport 27 May 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

BAM boss aware of memo

PETALING JAYA: The memorandum from a coalition of NGOs (non-govermental organisations) calling for changes to the top management in the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has been brought to the attention of the association's president, Datuk Mohd Nadzmi Salleh.

Other Sport 02 Sep 2013 | 7:24 PM Premium

We need more women

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia needs more sportswomen like M. Rajamani, Nurul Huda Abdullah, Nicol David and Pandelela Rinong.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2014 | 10:09 PM Premium

Talent ID programme to be restructured

PUTRAJAYA: The sports Talent Identification (TID) programme will be restructured to address the declining number of young world-class athletes.

Football 12 Feb 2016 | 4:09 PM Premium

FIFA candidate Salman signs amended human rights pledge

(Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has signed an amended version of an Amnesty International pledge to end human rights abuses and corruption in the sport should he win election to soccer's top job later this month.

Football 28 Feb 2017 | 11:29 PM Premium

Rights groups praise IOC's revised Games contract

BERLIN (Reuters) - A new contract for future Olympic Games hosts that makes the protection of human rights a core requirement earned praise from rights groups on Tuesday who say preparations of major sports events lead to rights violations.

Other Sport 12 Sep 2017 | 1:43 AM Premium

Olympics - NGOs complain to IOC over Tokyo Games environmental record

LIMA (Reuters) - Dozens of environmental group sharply criticised organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday for alleged exploitation of tropical rain forests, claiming this was also potentially fuelling human rights violations.

Other Sport 13 Sep 2017 | 1:30 AM Premium

Tokyo 2020 rejects NGO claims over timber providers

LIMA (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday rejected allegations by 47 non-governmental organisations that they had used companies with suspect logging track records, saying all material purchased was strictly regulated.

Golf 28 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Maybank continues to play its part

Principal sponsor doing a crucial job in taking golf to new heights in Asean region

Community Sports 06 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

FT contingents ready to roll

MORE than 150 sports associations and related NGOs within the Federal Territories of Putrajaya, Labuan and Kuala Lumpur received financial aid which will benefit ongoing efforts to bolster athletes’ preparations for the Perak Sukma Games in September.