The Youth and Sports Ministry will step in to settle the ongoing war of words between Sports Commissioner Suhardi Alias and the Olympic Council of Malaysia.
The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) continues to train its sights on Sports Commissioner Suhardi Alias, demanding Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh to curb his “extreme belligerence”. It remains to be seen if Yeoh will play cupid, or let the concerned parties sort out their differences.
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.
The Malaysia Electronic Sports Governance Association has written to the Youth and Sports Minister over a disappointing session with the Sports Commissioner that also saw talks to deregister the Olympic Council of Malaysia being made.
Former Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja’afar turns 76 on March 21 but shows no signs of slowing down. He aims to revitalise the Foundation for Malaysian Sporting Excellence (SportExcel) which he created in 1989.
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.
In introducing a new athletes’ education fund, Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria says education is important for athletes when they retire or if their careers are cut short by injury.
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.
Prime land in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is up for grabs as Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) plans to relocate within three years.
The priority for the new Cabinet ought to be on combating Covid-19, reviving the economy and preparing the nation for a general election. The Cabinet should be lean, minus a youth and sports minister – and sports will go on.
It was generally a poor outing for the Malaysian contingent with only a silver medal from Datuk Azizulhasni Awang (men’s keirin) and a bronze from national shuttlers Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik (men’s doubles). Should the Olympic Council of Malaysia now spearhead the national contingent’s plan, instead of just being a glorified tour agent?
Coaches must be given priority to accompany athletes to major competitions, especially for something as big as the Olympics.
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.