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OCM Weekly Highlight - 22 November 2009

OCM Weekly Highlight
22nd November 2009

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Coming Events

Asia Sports 2009 – 23rd to 25th November 2009, Berjaya Times Square Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
7th OCM Executive Board Meeting – 1st December 2009 at 4.30 p.m. at OCM Board Room, First Floor, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur.
Flag Handing Ceremony to the Chef de Mission of the 25th SEA Games Contingent – 4th December 2009 at 3.30 p.m. at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Putrajaya.
SEA Games Federation Meetings – 6th to 8th December 2009 at Vientiane, Laos.
25th SEA Games 2009 – 9th to 18th December 2009, Vientiane, Laos.
KFC MYA-MILO National Championship – 6th to 10th December 2009 at Langkawi
IODA Asian Sailing Championship 2009 – 12th December 2009 at Langkawi.
XIII Sukan Malaysia 2010 – 28th May to 6th June 2010, Melaka.
XIX Commonwealth Games Baton Relay – 12th & 13th June 2010, Kuala Lumpur.
1st Youth Olympic Games 2010 – 14th to 26th August 2010, Singapore.
Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 – 3rd to 14th October 2010, Delhi, India
Guangzhou 16th Asian Games 2010 – 12th to 27th November 2010, Guangzhou, China

News Items

OCM Women and Sport Dinner 2009 

The 7th OCM Women and Sport Dinner 2009 was successfully organized on 18th November 2009 at OCM Indoor Sports Arena, Level 3, OCM Indoor Sports Complex, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur. The Guest of Honour was Y.B. Dato’ Razali Ibrahim. 

The winner of the 2009 Women and Sport Award were as follows:
  • OCM Women and Sport Award 2009 – Puan Zaiton Othman, who was Malaysian and Asian leading athlete in the 80’s and was the winner of the Malaysian Sportswoman of the Year Award for 1982. 
  • The Women and Sport Leadership Award – YAM Tunku Dara Tunku Tan Sri Naquiah binti Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar, President of the Malaysian Ladies Football Association.
  • The Women and Sport Award for Grass Root Development – Cik Faridah Osman, an Archery Coach. 
  • The Women and Sport Partnership Award – the parents of Women World Squash Champion, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Nicol Ann David, Mrs. Anne Maria and Mr. Desmond David and the parents of Cik Siti Safiyah, World Ranking Masters Champion in Tenpin Bowling, Puan Faudziah and Encik Abdul Rahman Mokhtar. 

Visit of IOC Evaluation Committee for the Host City of 125th IOC Session in 2013 

The IOC Evaluation Commission for the Host City of the 125th IOC Session in 2013 made an inspection on 19th and 20th November 2009, of the proposed venues and facilities in Kuala Lumpur, one of the two short-listed cities bidding to host the 125th IOC Session.

The IOC Evaluation Commission was led by its Chairman, Mr. Ng Ser Miang (IOC Vice President). Other members of the Commission were Mr. Willi Kaltschmitt (IOC Member), Mr. Thierry Springer (Director of Finance and Administration of the IOC) and Mr. Paul J. Foster (Head of Protocol, Events and Hospitality Services of the IOC).

The IOC Evaluation Commission had a meeting with representatives of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Mandarin Oriental, Traders Hotel, Tourism Malaysia, Dewan Bandaraya of Kuala Lumpur, BERNAMA, Media Prima, Malaysia Airlines and the Olympic Council of Malaysia. The members of the Evaluation Commission also inspected the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the Mandarin Oriental and the Traders Hotel.

Overall the inspection was a success. The IOC Evaluation Committee obtain a good impression of the very high standard and modern facilities available in Kuala Lumpur. The selection of the Host City would be made on 10th February 2010 at Vancouver. 

Asia Sports 2009 

Asia Sports 2009 will commence on 23rd November 2009, at Berjaya Times Square Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, with the Official Welcome Dinner, hosted by Tourism Malaysia. The Opening Ceremony of Asia Sports 2009 will be by Y.B.Dato’ Seri Mohamed Naziri bin Abdul Aziz, Law Minister of Malaysia ay 9.00 a.m. on 24th November. Asia Sports 2009 ends on 25th November 2009. 

25th SEA Games 2009

The Organising Committee of the Laos 25th SEA Games, LAOSOC, has sent the copies of the Accreditation Cards of the athletes, team officials, guests, media personnel, observers, etc., to the Olympic Council of Malaysia. The above AD Cards will be handed to the athletes, officials, etc., for them to take to Laos for exchange with the official 25th SEA Games AD Cards.

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