PARIS OLYMPICS: NO CHANGE TO MIXED DOUBLES EVENT DESPITE CHRISTIANSEN WITHDRAWAL

KUALA LUMPUR, The Paris Olympics mixed doubles badminton competition will proceed without any replacement or redraw following the withdrawal of Danish ace Mathias Christiansen, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed today. It said there is no provision in the Olympic Qualifying Regulations for a replacement pair to be elevated as Christiansen’s withdrawal did not significantly…

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SELANGOR STATE ASSEMBLY CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AGAINST ATHLETES

The Selangor state legislative assembly today unanimously approved an emergency motion condemning acts of extreme violence that endanger the lives and careers of athletes, particularly in football. The motion, tabled by Seri Serdang state assemblyman Abbas Salimmi Che Adzmi during the RS-1 Half Term Review (KSP RS-1) debate session, called for a comprehensive investigation into…

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