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 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.
Malaysian Snooker and Billiards Federation (MSBF) president Melvin Chia says reminder to ensure organisers of sports events registered their activities with the Sports Commissioner’s Office is timely as Malaysia transitions from Covid-19 pandemicity to endemicity.
Sports associations in Malaysia must obtain approval from the Sports Commissioner’s Office, as per National Security Council regulations, as the nation remains in Phase Four of the National Recovery Plan.
Malaysian Gymnastics Federation drama continues. Meanwhile, the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) enforced on the Tawau Prison and Taman Ehsan Tawau is extended for a second time.
The Sports Commissioner’s Office must be proactive and on top of its game or remain a mere rubber-stamp.
Do sports events in Sarawak need the Sports Commissioner’s Office (SCO) approval in line with the Sports Development Act? Organisers of the recent Sarawak Championship did not make any such application. The event was also not sanctioned by the national golf association.