The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) has taken the Sports Commissioner, Suhardi Alias, to task for having purportedly threatened to deregister the umbrella body during a meeting with eSports bodies on Nov 14.
Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz’s potential gig as BA of Malaysia president has set tongues wagging, with some state affiliates wondering if it is in line with the national body’s constitution, and if ministers are allowed to hold positions in sports associations.
The BA of Malaysia has set up a task force to understand why the national shuttlers failed to deliver results at Asian Junior Championships despite having four-star facilities at their disposal, mulls accepting clubs into the system.
Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) is eyeing a piece of land near the Axiata Arena within the Kuala Lumpur Sports City in Bukit Jalil, and is open to the idea of a land swap with developers, as part of its plans to move to a modern headquarters and museum.
Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria said new deputy Youth and Sports Minister Adam Adli should look at his ministry first to ensure there are no leakages, and understand how sports associations are run, before making “unfair” statements.
The formation of a new ‘privately run’ set-up by the BA of Malaysia (BAM), tasked with managing elite shuttlers in Malaysia, will certainly be an interesting acid test for the Malaysian badminton scene. It could, however, go either way.
BA of Malaysia deputy president Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos believes the national body and national shuttler Lee Zii Jia have reached an “amicable solution” and that the details will be revealed next week.
The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on many – both mentally and physically – but the Healthy Malaysia National Agenda (ANMS) is the perfect “reset” to get people active and lead healthy lifestyles, says Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria.
Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria believes the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as scheduled but is more worried about athletes’ mental health due to them being in quarantine for long periods as a precaution against Covid-19.
Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria says National Sports Associations (NSAs) should include financial management as part of an athlete’s training as some don’t know how to handle new-found fame and fortune.
BA of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria says Badminton World Federation’s grants should have been distributed to all member associations as the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone globally.
As sports associations in Malaysia return to normalcy, all eyes are on the Olympic Council of Malaysia elections next year which will see Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria defending his presidency.
Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria says recording trials and tribulations of Malaysians athletes can serve as motivation for upcoming talents.