UPDATE (Dec 11; 11.58am): Sporting events approved by Sports Commissioner's Office will be posted on the Youth and Sports Ministry's website starting Dec 14, as revealed by the Sports Commissioner in her statement today. I'm glad the last point of my observation (as per posting right below) has been addressed.
UPDATE (10.57pm): A Twitter user had sent me a link by the organiser of the Klang Heritage Marathon 2017. It states that the marathon has been "postponed to Oct 14, 2018" and that they have been victims of fake news and will lodge reports with the authorities against materials with elements of defamation or fake news. Read the full statement, posted on Dec 2, here.
A Klang City International Marathon 2017 pacer suffered serious injuries after she and two others were hit by a car.
Turns out that the organiser of this morning's event, Earth Runners International Group Sdn Bhd, DID NOT submit any application to the Sports Commissioner…
Four Four Two journalist Vijhay Vick's accreditation card to cover the M-League has been "retracted" by Football Malaysia LLP last night.
The letter, signed by FMLLP chief executive officer Kevin Ramalingam, stated: "We are open to criticism by the public, however, it has been brought to FMLLP's attention that you have been overly critical of the Malaysian League and have made misleading statements and or shared misleading statements made by third parties. This is very damaging to the image of the League and the brand that we are trying to build."
It remains unclear which articles written by Vijhay are said to be "overly critical" of the Malaysian League.
Vijhay, in responding to the letter he received last night, said: "I was shocked (to receive the letter). I would like to know which articles of mine that are overly critical of the league."
It is best if FMLLP explained its definition of being "overly critical".
While the bo…
Former hockey international Gary Fidelis, who represented Malaysia at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, has been traveling from Seremban to Kuala Lumpur for years to treat his right eye due to blurry vision.
Gary, 53, has been short-sighted since young but doctors said his vision has been further impaired due to constant knocks and falls.
"I fell and suffered plenty of knocks to my eye during my playing days. I believe that has aggravated the situation, causing my vision to become worse," said Gary, a former St Paul's Institution student.
Four years ago, he underwent a surgery to treat a retinal detachment but it has done little to repair his vision.
"I was supposed to go for another surgery at Selayang Hospital on Monday (Nov 11) but it didn't happen as my eye was inflamed and doctors were afraid that this may lead to other complications.
"My next visit to the hospital is next Tuesday (Nov 21) and I'm required to undergo laser vision correction and t…