Bodybuilding may not be as popular as football, badminton, or hockey, but it continues to deliver podium finishes on the world stage, says athlete R. Kumareswarren, who won his first medal for Malaysia in South Korea, recently.
Fresh from winning the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on home soil, Malaysia’s hockey coach A. Arul Selvaraj hopes the victory will help him get his wish of a full-time psychologist and medical team for his lads.
Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said a peaceful Korean peninsula will motivate Malaysia to reopen its embassy in Pyongyang after high-profile assassination of Kim Jong-nam, resulting in diplomatic crisis between Malaysia and North Korea.
The two Koreas, technically still at war, will field joint teams in six events in the upcoming 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
The two Koreas have agreed to march together in the Opening Ceremony of the 18th Asian Games under the Unification Flag and will now discuss the possibility of unified Korean teams in certain sports.