Hannah: Road to Gold panel will free sports from politics

Golden chance: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim obliges karate exponent C. Shahmalarani to a wefie with other athletes after the Dewan Rakyat sitting at Parliament yesterday. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Sport programmes in the country will not be affected even if there is an upheaval in the government, with a new committee being set up.

The “Road to Gold” committee involved former athletes, the national sports associations and experienced sports administrators and would ensure programmes for athletes would not be affected by political changes, said Youth and Sport Minister Hannah Yeoh.

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