PETALING JAYA: Malaysia can forget about eyeing the diving gold medal at the Indonesia Asian Games in Jakarta with China entering Zhang Jiaqi-Zhang Minjie for the women’s 10m platform synchro event.
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Jack Laugher dived to his second gold of the European Championships, completing the springboard double on Thursday when he added the three-metre title to his victory in the one-metre event.
PETALING JAYA: Time is running out, especially for national divers Leong Mun Yee and Pandelela Rinong who will only get two weeks of training together for the 10m platform synchro event in the Indonesia Asian Games.
KUALA LUMPUR: World diving champion Cheong Jun Hoong is the second hot medal prospect to miss the Asian Games in Indonesia due to a chronic left knee injury.
PETALING JAYA: Diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri may have an extra role to play if former world champion Cheong Jun Hoong fails to recover in time for the Asian Games in Indonesia from Aug 18-Sept 2.
PETALING JAYA: Asian Games-bound diver Jellson Jabillin is the latest athlete to join the Youth Olympic contingent.
PETALING JAYA: No action would be taken on the seven divers caught on videos partying and drinking alcohol while training in Guangzhou, China, early this year.
GOSPORT, England (Reuters) - In a large pool in southern England this week, mini submarines have been taking part in an unusual race. Far from being diesel or nuclear vessels, they are powered by scuba divers pedalling furiously.
PETALING JAYA: The Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (Asum) have confirmed that Nur Dhabitah Sabri did not consume alcohol although she was among the seven divers seen in the video that was leaked on social media earlier this week.
KUALA LUMPUR: The door is still open for the seven divers caught in an alcohol-consuming and partying incident to compete in the Asian Games in Indonesia from Aug 18-Sept 2.