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Asiad medallist Yiwei sees no easy way into squad for major events

PETALING JAYA: National diver Chew Yiwei has welcomed the prospect of competing with his teammates for places in two major events this year – the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, (July 12-28) and the Philippines SEA Games (Nov 30-Dec 11).

Injured Jun Hoong expected to return in second half of this year

KUALA LUMPUR: World champion platform diver Cheong Jun Hoong has decided to play the waiting game in a bid to defend her world title.

Diving team to start 2019 without a seasoned elite coach

PETALING JAYA: All’s not well for the national diving team as they have to start the new year without an experienced elite coach.

Slight hiccup: Pandelela Rinong (right) and Cheong Jun Hoong’s preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been hampered as Malaysia do not have an elite coach for the diving squad.

Yukun latest diving coach to resign from national fold

PETALING JAYA: China’s Zhang Yukun (pic) is the latest diving coach to part ways with the national elite diving squad.

Syafiq stays in sync with Tze Liang to clinch gold

KUALA LUMPUR: National back-up diver Muhd Syafiq Puteh showed that there may be a future in his partnership with Ooi Tze Liang to challenge for an Olympic spot in the men’s 3m springboard next year.

All smiles: Ooi Tze Liang (left) and Muhd Syafiq Puteh posing with their gold medals after winning the men’s 3m springboard synchro final of the Malaysia Diving Grand Prix at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

Finally, there’s glitter for Tze Liang after lacklustre year

KUALA LUMPUR: Diver Ooi Tze Liang finally had something to celebrate this year after splashing to gold for Malaysia in the men’s 3m springboard final at the Malaysia Diving Grand Prix in Bukit Jalil.

Jellson dives into his books as SPM exams loom after YOG outing

PETALING JAYA: It’s back to the books for diver Jellson Jabillin after making his presence felt in his first and only Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Diver Wendy to undergo op in bid for glory at Tokyo Games

PETALING JAYA: The season is over for Indonesia Asian Games silver medallist diver Wendy Ng Yan Yee, who is going under the knife to fix a nagging shoulder injury.

Time-out: Wendy Ng Yan Yee will have an operation tomorrow for her injured shoulder and she hopes to recover in time for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

Harvard Diving coach resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

(Reuters) - Harvard University's Athletic Department said on Tuesday that its head diving coach, Chris Heaton, had stepped down, amid accusations of sexual misconduct.

Youth Olympics: Singapore 2010 feat a tough act to follow

PETALING JAYA: Pandelela Rinong and Loh Zhiayi made their mark in diving at the previous Youth Olympic Games (YOG) but the proud record is likely to end in the third edition starting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from tomorrow.