No Purple League action this year

PETALING JAYA: The sixth season of the Purple League badminton event will only start next year.Malaysia Purple League chief executive officer Datuk Jack Koh said there will be no action this year as most international players are involved in the ongoing qualification campaign for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

“They will have their minds set on getting a spot in the Olympics and we would like to support them to achieve their goals,” he said in a statement yesterday.

“The main focus this year will be on the Purple League Junior.

“It will start in September and will run over four weekends.”