Sunday, August 28, 2011


Reading this article made me laugh as the Minister should really look at the manner NSC bickers with the various national sports associations.

By the way YB, what happened to your Sports Advisory Panel? Sleeping or into hibernation?
KEMAMAN, Aug 27 (Bernama)-- Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek Saturday told the badminton fraternity in the country to stop bickering and move forward.

He told the parties having differences to settle them amicably so as not to jeopardise development of badminton, the sport likely to bring Malaysia's first Olympics gold medal.

Ahmad Shabery was referring to the various problems that have beset the sport of late, which included key players making an exodus from the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to become independent professionals and the latest , the controversy of over the training methods of doubles coach Rexy Mainaky.

Some quarters had alleged that his methods were not doing much good for Malaysia's top doubles pair Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong but the coach has denied it.

Ahmad Shabery, who was speaking to reporters after after a Ramadan function at Sungai Pergam here, added that if need be, he would be calling up the disputing parties after Aidifiltri so that the problems could be ironed out.