Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican hopes Malaysians will give 100 per cent support to national athletes competing at Tokyo Olympics after announcing a three-medal target for them. Also in our news highlights today, Malaysia records 10,972 new Covid-19 cases and new SOPs for fully vaccinated individuals will be revealed after Hari Raya Aidil Adha.
The capacity to implement policies depends essentially on trust. Without trust in a minister or ministry, support for any form of blueprint, regardless how brilliant it may be, will be difficult to mobilise, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican says his ministry will continue to support initiatives to ensure issues related to sexual harassment involving athletes will be addressed. He assures there will be no cover-ups and no room for sexual predators.
The National Sports Vision will now be introduced in October instead of this month as Youth and Sports Ministry officials and representatives will canvass opinions to strengthen its decade-long policy.
Harimau Malaya to conduct quarantine-based training ahead of 2022 World Cup/2023 Asian Cup second round qualifiers.
Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican revealed plans to introduce a 10-year National Sports Vision that would, among others, look at development at the grassroots, women in sports and the industry.
The Youth and Sports Ministry met representatives from the Malaysian Cycling Federation, cycling groups and government agencies to find ways to create a safer cycling environment.
The cordial meeting between Tunku Ismail Ibrahim and Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican came as a “win” for government officials following the Crown Prince of Johor’s cold treatment of Reezal’s predecessors.