OCM Weekly Highlights
6th September 2009
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my
4th OCM Executive Board Meeting – 8th September 2009 at 4.30 p.m. at OCM Board Room, 1st Floor, Wisma OCM Kuala Lumpur.
23rd FIBA Asia Championship for Women - Twelve teams divided into two Levels will battle it out in the Championship which will be played from Sept 17-24, 2009 in the southern Indian coastal town of Chennai. Malaysia is in Level II with teams from Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan.
4th Session of the Advanced Sports Management Course 2009 – from 22nd to 25th October 2009 at Level 2C, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur.
KFC MYA-MILO National Championship – 6th to 10th December 2009 at Langkawi
IODA Asian Sailing Championship 2009 – 12th December 2009 at Langkawi.
MIHF 3 on 3 International Ice Hockey Tournament
The inaugural Malaysia International 3 on 3 Ice Hockey Tournament was successfully concluded on 5th September 2009 at Sunway Pyramid Ice Rink in Sunway Pyramid. A total of 19 teams participated in the International, Asian and Youth divisions of the Tournament, with teams from Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore and players from America, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.
Y.A.Bhg. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, former Prime Minister of Malaysia officiated the ‘Drop of ceremonial puck’ for the Asian Division Final between Malaysian Dexion Wildcats and the Hong Kong Hitman. Y.A.Bhg. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was accompanied by his wife, Y.A.Bhg. Tun Jeanne Abdullah.
The Asian Division Final was won by the Malaysia Dexion Wildcats, defeaating the Hong Kong Hitman with a score of 8 goals to 7 goals. At the end of regulation time, the Hong Kong Hitman led by 7 goals to 6. However, as the Hong Kong team had accumulated 6 penalty points, against 3 penalty points by the Malaysian team. The Malaysian team converted two out of the three penalty attempts at goals, thus securing a win with a score to 8 goals to 7 goals. It was a very exiting match with the decision coming with the last penalty shot at goal. Y.A.Bhg. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi presented the prizes to the winning, the second and third placed teams.
In the International Division, for expatriates players, the Hong Kong Tigers defeated the Kuala Lumpur Tigers by a score of 8 goals to 4 goals.
The prediction of Tournament General Manager, Mr. Patrick MacDonald that the 3 on 3 format will be very exciting with greater emphasis on skating and offensive abilities of the players, came out to be true. The big crowd at the Sunway Pyramid Ice Rink in Sunway Pyramid was treated to two very fast and exciting Ice Hockey matches. At the end of the Tournament, the Malaysian Ice Hockey Federation donated RM10,000/= to the Montford Youth Training Centre, at Kinarut, Sabah.
Study Tour Project for Leaders of Asian Youth Sports
At the closing date for the submission of the application forms of candidates to OCM on 4th September 2009, application forms of 5 candidates from National Sports Associations were received. The candidates were one each from Football, Judo, Ice Hockey, Table Tennis and Volleyball
Vacancy for a Female Clinic Assistant at Dr Aston Sports Clinic
Dr. Aston Ngai, former medical doctor at the Institute of Sports Malaysia, wishes to employ a Female Clinic Assistant, ex-athlete preferred to work at Dr Aston Sports Clinic, No.6, Jalan SS2/3, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. For more details please contact Dr. Aston Ngai at e-mail: draston@ gmail.com , websites: http:// drastonsportsclinic. blogspot. com
http:// sportsnmedicine .blogspot. com or mobile phone 019 210 3787.