World body highlight 3 of Pandelela’s best dives

IN troubled times like this, national diver Pandelela Rinong is still finding a reason to stay positive and put up a smile daily. And the three-time Olympian has more reasons to keep up the good spirits after Fina, the world governing body for aquatics, highlighted some of her best dives from the previous editions of the World Championships. Titled the “Top Three Dives” series, Fina featured three of the Sarawak-born’s best efforts in the past — two from the 2015 Kazan edition and one from last year’s Gwangju edition, on…

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Police keeper Bryan giving full priority to football this year

Police goalkeeper Bryan See Tian Keat (pic) is one athlete with brains and brawn – and he plans to use both as he eyes a spot in the national team. For a start, the 26-year-old Bryan has deferred one semester with the John Hopkins University to get noticed in the Super League this season. Before the season was called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bryan was on form. Even though his team are rooted at the bottom in the Super League, his performance has been lauded by critics. His…

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Get help from experts first, Krithana told

THERE is a move to get national triple jump champion, R. Krithana to become a para-athlete due to her failing eyesight. However, Perak Amateur Athletics Association (PAAA) president Karim Ibrahim has called for the authorities to provide extensive medical assistance for her before anything else. Karim is puzzled over the hurry to get the 23-year-old from Bagan Serai to switch to para-athletics before every avenue to help her vision, has been exhausted. He said the priority should be on improving Krithana’s eyesight and not for others to think about her…

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Safiq and Co agree to pay cuts

MELAKA captain Safiq Rahim has claimed that he and his teammates have agreed to take salary cuts despite not being paid for the last two months. Safiq, who was the captain of Malaysia’s 2010 AFF Cup winning team, said this after a meeting with the Melaka United Soccer Association (Musa) yesterday. “However, we have only agreed to accept pay cuts from this month. “The agreement does not cover our salaries for February and March. They need to pay us both months in full. “However, the pay cut scale has not…

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