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Khairy Regrets Mistake Over Indonesian Flag

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has apologised to his Indonesian counterpart over a mistake on the Indonesian flag in a booklet on the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games 2017. He said that the mistake was purely unintentional. “Bapak Imam, please accept my sincere apologies for this. There was no malice. “I…

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Diving’s Rising Star Nur Dhabitah The Chosen One To Light Up Cauldron

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Diving’s rising star Nur Dhabitah Sabri was the missing piece of the puzzle after all when the petite lass rose above the stadium’s tarmac in spectacular fashion to light the cauldron that served as the highlight of the SEA Games (KL2017) opening ceremony last night. As the nation waited with bated…

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Hua Wei Delivers Malaysia’s Fourth Gold From Synchronised Swimming

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  KUALA LUMPUR – National synchronised swimmer Gan Hua Wei produced a golden splash to delivere a surprise gold in the solo synchronised swimming technical event at the National Aquatics Centre in Bukit Jalil here this evening. Hua Wei, 18, collected 73.8386 points to beat Free routine solo gold medal winner Debbie Soh Li Fei…

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Kim Swee Happy With Three Points In Opening Match

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  SHAH ALAM – National SEA Games squad head coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee was satisfied with the performance of his charges despite the slim 2-1 victory over Brunei in their opening Group A Kuala Lumpur SEA Games match at the Shah Alam Stadium, last night. He said collecting three points in the opening match…

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Malaysia Open SEA Games Campaign With Narrow 2-1 Win Over Brunei

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  SHAH ALAM – Malaysia scrambled to a 2-1 win over minnows Brunei in their opening Group A match at the Shah Alam Stadium last night to kick off their Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) campaign in unconvincing fashion. Malaysia, despite playing on home soil and in front of about 8,000 fans, failed to capitalise…

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KL2017 Football: First Test For Malaysia Today

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia should not have much problems against Brunei in their opening match in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games football competition today. In the last seven meetings in the biennial Games, Malaysia had won all the matches and in fact conceded only one goal. With coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee having…

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KL2017: Thai Newspaper Cries Foul Over Limits On Sepak Takraw Events

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  BANGKOK – A local newspaper has accused Malaysia of undermining Thailand’s prowess in Sepak Takraw by limiting the number of events participating countries can take part in the popular sport at the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games. Local English daily, The Nation in its editorial yesterday alleged that Malaysia as the host country had requested…

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KL2017: Bringing Glory To The Country – Najib

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  PUTRAJAYA – In a confidence-boosting speech to Malaysian athletes picked for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games (KL2017), Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak asked them to dig deep inside themselves to give the performance of a lifetime and bring glory to the country. The prime minister said they could count…

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KJ Opens KL SEA Games ‘Main International Broadcast Centre’

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KUALA LUMPUR – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today officially opened the Main Press Centre (MPC) and the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017). Both are located at the newly-opened Malaysian International Trade Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in the Malaysian capital. In his speech, the minister said that the…

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SEA Games: Komalam Dropped Over Repeat Of Indiscipline

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Sprinter S. Komalam Shally was dropped from the SEA Games athletics squad due to repeat of indiscipline offence, said team manager Datuk Salim Parlan. He said the decision to drop the runner from the SEA Games squad was made after taking views from various parties including the Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF)…

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Badminton SEA Games Team Vow To Do Their Best

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KUALA LUMPUR – Despite the absence of top national shuttlers in the upcoming 2017 SEA Games (KL2017), the national team are optimistic and will give their best performance. Malaysia chef de mission, Datuk Marina Chin said every athlete chosen was training hard to do well at the Games. “For badminton, we have a balanced number of senior and…

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Malaysia Can Challenge Thailand For SEA Games Gold – Khalid

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Former International Khalid Ali believes National Project squad coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee’s Under-22 squad can give defending champion Thailand a run for the money and possibly wrest the gold medal at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games next month. Khalid who was part of the National team that qualified for…

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SEA Games: Azizul Confirmed For Two Cycling Events

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KUALA LUMPUR – World keirin champion, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang has confirmed turning out for keirin and sprint events in the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games scheduled on Aug 19 to 30. Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) vice president Omar Saad said Azizul’s participation in the two events was proposed by national cycling coach John Beasley. “Beasley…

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Petronas Platinum Sponsor Of SEA Games With RM15 Mln Sponsorship

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PUTRAJAYA – Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has come in as the platinum sponsor of the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games, officially known as Kuala Lumpur 2017 or KL2017, with a total sponsorship worth RM15 million. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today the oil and gas company would be known as…

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Khairulnizam Confident Of Sailing To Two SEA Games Gold Medals

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ALOR SETAR – Sailor Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy is confident of winning two gold medals, each in the men’s individual and the team Laser Standard events, in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August. Khairulnizam,24, the gold medal winner in the 2015 Singapore SEA Games and a qualifier of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic…

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RTM To Broadcast SEA Games Via TV1, TV2

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KUALA LUMPUR – Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) will broadcast the 29th SEA Games on TV1 and TV2 live, from Aug 19 to 31. The SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur will see athletes from 10 ASEAN countries competing in 405 disciplines from 38 sports. According to a statement by the national broadcaster, the coverage will include…

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Live Coverage For 24 Sports In SEA Games – Khairy

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PETALING JAYA – Sports enthusiasts in the region are be entertained with high quality live coverage during the upcoming Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, as 24 sports out of 38 sports contested at the Games will be broadcasted live. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said, the number comprised live coverage for more than 60 per…

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Khairy Wants You To Be One Of 20k Volunteers For 2017 SEA Games

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PETALING JAYA: If you are a sports enthusiast and want to get close to athletes, here’s your chance. The Youth and Sports Ministry wants 20,000 Malaysians to serve as volunteers for the 2017 SEA Games. Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said volunteers, regardless of age, could contribute to make the event a successful and memorable one. So…

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SEA Games: 5 Hottest Athletes Who Had Made Their Countries Proud

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The 28th SEA Games is drawing up to a close in Singapore as the 11-day sporting event has reached its last day today. While some of the athletes have won the hearts of fans in their countries, not only because of their athletic prowess, but also for their good looks. Here are some of the…

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Badminton Squad Adds 2 More Gold Medals On Final Day

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SINGAPORE – The national badminton squad added two gold medals to Malaysia’s tally at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore, through the men’s singles and women’s doubles events. Men’s singles player Chong Wei Feng easily defeated team mate Mohammad Arif Abdul Latif in straight sets 21-8, 21-9 in the final here today while the women’s…

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SEA Games Raund Up: Two More Gold Medals Assured Today

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SINGAPORE – Malaysia’s 60th gold medal at the Singapore SEA Games equals the country’s achievement in Manila, the Philippines ten years ago. The Malaysian contingent won 61 gold medals, 49 silver medals and 65 bronze medals in 2005. After day 11, Malaysia added one gold medal and two silver medals in petanque to remain in…

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Wei Feng, Muhammad Ariff End M’sia’s 14-Year Wait For Men’s Single Gold

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SINGAPORE – Malaysia’s 14-year gold medal drought in the SEA Games men’s singles badminton competition ended in style when Chong Wei Feng and Muhamad Ariff Ab Latif made it to the final to secure the gold and silver medals even before playing the final. Wei Feng came from behind to beat Tanongsak Saemboonsuk from Thailand…

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SEA Games: Malaysians In Action Today

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SINGAPORE – Following is the schedule of events involving Malaysian athletes at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore today: BADMINTON (Singapore Indoor Stadium) ———————————— Women’s doubles semifinal: MALAYSIA vs Indonesia — 3.40pm Women’s singles semifinals: Goh Jin Wei — 2.50pm Men’s singles semifinal: Chong Wei Feng, Mohamad Arif Ab Latif — 3.40pm Mixed doubles quarterfinal:…

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SEA Games: 56 Per Cent Medal Target Within Touching Distance

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SINGAPORE – The medal target for the Malaysian contingent announced by Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin last month, is within touching distance. Khairy had set a target of 56 per cent of total events contested in, or 180 medals of any colour, and after the 10th day, the national contingent has collected 177 —…

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SEA Games: Malaysians In Action Today

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SINGAPORE – Following is the schedule of events involving Malaysian athletes at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore today: ARCHERY (Kallang Cricket Field) ——————————– Women’s team compound gold medal: MALAYSIA vs Thailand — 10.30am Men’s team compound gold medal: MALAYSIA vs Indonesia — 11.30am Mixed’s team compound gold: MALAYSIA vs Thailand — 2.30 pm Women’s…

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Malaysia Surpass Myanmar Sea Games Gold Medal Achievement

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SINGAPORE – Malaysia have surpassed the number of gold medals achieved during the 27th SEA Games held two years ago in Myanmar. Malaysia have collected 45 gold medals so far at the 28th SEA Games, which is an extra two gold medals from the previous meet. After the ninth day, Malaysia remained in fourth place…

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SEA Games: Malaysians In Action Today

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SINGAPORE – Following is the schedule of events involving Malaysian athletes at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore today: ARCHERY (Kallang Cricket Field) ——————————– Women’s team recurve bronze medal: MALAYSIA vs Singapore — 10 am Men’s team recurve gold medal: MALAYSIA vs Indonesia — 11.30 am Mixed’s team recurve gold: MALAYSIA vs Indonesia — 2.30…

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SEA Games: Day Eight Wrap Up: Thailand Tops Medal Tally

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SEA Games: Day Seven Wrap Up: Thailand Tops Medal Tally SINGAPORE – The final day of the athletics event in the 28th SEA Games saw Thailand taking over the lead in the medals tally from hosts Singapore. At the end of the competition yesterday, Thailand won seven out of the 10 gold medals offered in…

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Nur Ayuni Ends Eight-Year Wait For Gold At Shooting Event

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SINGAPORE: National shooting athlete Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim ended the eight-year wait for a gold medal in the SEA Games for the50-metre rifle three position event at the National Shooting Centre in Singapore today. Even sweeter is the fact that she won the medal on her mother’s birthday. Khatijah Ismail, who turned 53 yesterday…

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SEA Games: Malaysians in Action Today

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SINGAPORE – Following is the schedule of events involving Malaysian athletes at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore today: ARCHERY (Kallang Cricket Field) ——————————– Men’s individual compound 1/8 elimination round – 10am Mohd Juwaidi Mazuki, Zulfadhli Ruslan Women’s individual compound 1/8 elimination round – 10am Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh, Saritha Cham Nong Men’s team compound…

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