117 Athletes Selected For 2017 Podium Programme

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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) — A total of 117 athletes were selected for the National Sports Institute’s (NSI) Podium Programme this year, compared with 97 last year, which is aimed at delivering the country’s first gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The new list saw 37 new faces added in the high performance programme, replacing retired women’s squash player … Read More

Sportswriters name Chong Wei as athlete of the year

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KUALA LUMPUR: World number one shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei was crowned the Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM-100 PLUS 2016) Sportsman of the Year in a glittering ceremony here on Thursday night.. The 34-year-old Rio de Janeiro Olympics silver medal winner beat six other nominees, namely Pandelela Rinong-Cheong Jun Hoong (diving), Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong (badminton) and Chan Peng … Read More

ATHLETE SELECTION CRITERIA FOR PODIUM PROGRAMME 2017

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ISN ANNOUNCE ATHLETE SELECTION CRITERIA FOR PODIUM PROGRAMME 2017   The purpose of this announcement is to ensure each of the athletes demonstrate high performance behaviours and capabilities, in producing world class performances during Major International Sports Championships, through High Performance approaches and scientifically driven methodologies. This is also to ensure PODIUM Programme includes athletes who not only have won … Read More

PODIUM ATHLETES BACK ON TARGET

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In reference to New Straits Times Article: “Podium Programme officials come under fire” – Which Was Incorrect – Wednesday 18th May 2016 Tighter global security measures recently caused a travel delay for the Malaysian shooting team, who were heading to the Shooting World Cup competition in Munich, Germany yesterday. The booked airline had an eleventh-hour policy change in regards to … Read More