Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics

Tokyo bids colourful farewell to ‘historic, fantastic’ Paralympics

It was a Games like no other, postponed a year because of the pandemic and dogged by difficulties and low public support in the build-up.

Long jump athlete bags Malaysia’s third gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Abdul Latif Romly clinched the gold medal despite having to forgo his final attempt due to an injury.

Malaysia takes gold in first Paralympic badminton men’s singles

Six-time world champion Cheah Liek Hou beat Indonesia's Anrimusthi Dheva 21-17, 21-15.

Coach says fully responsible for Ziyad’s disqualification

Mohd Faizol Harun also relates the chronology of events that took place that day.

Behind Malaysia’s Paralympic success

Sports analyst Dr Pekan Ramli says Malaysia's management of its Paralympic athletes is one of the best in Asia.

Rules are rules, ex-sports council head says on athlete’s disqualification

Zolkples Embong says the whole contingent should take responsibility for the incident which saw national champion Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli lose out on a gold medal.

Another Malaysian wins silver at Tokyo Paralympics

Boccia athlete Chew Wei Lun lost the gold to Great Britain's David Smith but defeated Brazil's Jose Carlos Chagas de Oliveira who took bronze.

Paralympics committee rejects Malaysia’s appeal over shot-put results

National athlete Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli had lost the gold medal over a technical error.

Malaysia bags second powerlifting medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Jong Yee Khie brings home the silver medal in the men's 107kg category.

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