OCM Weekly Highlights
19th September 2010
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my
Handing of Jalur Gemilang Ceremony – the Handing of Jalur Gemilang to YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Abdul Halil bin Mutalib, Chef de Mission of the Malaysia Contingent to the Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games 2010, by Y.B. Dato’ Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia will be held on Monday 20th September at 5.00 pm at Palm Garden Hotel Bangi.
16th OCM Executive Board Meeting – 21st September 2010 at 4.30 p.m. at OCM Boardroom.
2010 Malaysia International Ice Hockey Tournament – 22nd to 25th September 2010 at Sunway Pyramid Ice, Bandar Sunway. Time – all day.
Carlsberg Athletes Retirement Scheme Presentation Ceremony – 23rd September 2010 at 10.30am in OCM Hall of Fame
8th OCM Women and Sport Awards and Dinner 2010 – 23rd September 2010 at 7.30 p.m. at Level 3, OCM Indoor Sports Arena, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur.
Volkswagen 2010 Women’s World Cup – 24th to 26th September 2010 at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Jalan Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
2010 Olympic Day Run – 26th September 2010 at 7.30 a.m. at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.
158th OCM Council Meeting – 30th October 2010 at 9.30 a.m. at Level 2C, Wisma OCM Phase II.
Malaysian Waterski & Wakeboard Championship Round 4 – 12th to 14th November 2010 at Precinct 6, Putrajaya.
7th Junior Under-16 (Boys & Girls) Softball National Championship – 20th to 22nd November 2010 at Sekolah Menengah Teknik Taiping, Kamunting, Perak
8h OCM-Tan Sri Alex Lee Charity Golf Tournament 2010 – 1st December 2010 at the Saujana Golf and Country Club.
MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS 2010
1st Youth Olympic Games 2010 – 14th to 26th August 2010, Singapore.
CGF General Assembly 2010 – 2nd October 2010 at Ashok Hotel, Delhi.
XIX Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 – 3rd to 14th October 2010, Delhi, India
XVII ANOC General Assembly 2010 – 20th to 22nd October 2010 at Acapulco, Mexico.
1st World Olympic Sport Convention – 23rd October 2010 at Acapulco, Mexico.
NOCs/IOC Executive Board Joint Meeting – 24th October 2010 at Acapulco, Mexico.
16th Asian Games Guangzhou 2010 – 12th to 27th November 2010, Guangzhou, China
29th Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly 2010 -13th November 2010 at the Garden Hotel Guangzhou.
2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 – 8th to 16th December 2010, Muscat, Oman.
7th Asian Winter Games 2011, Astana-Almaty, Kazakhstan – 30th January to 6th February
The Office Bearers and members of OCM wish to extend our condolences to Y.Bhg. Dato’ Krishnan Tan, Independent Member of the OCM Trust Fund and his family including his brothers Encik Velayuthan Tan and Dr. K. H Tan, on the sad demise of their beloved mother on 19th September 2010. The service will be on 21st September 2010 at 22, Leboh Tamarind Southern Park, Klang.
Handing of Jalur Gemilang Ceremony
The Handing of Jalur Gemilang to Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Abdul Halil bin Mutalib, Chef de Mission of the Malaysia Contingent to the Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games 2010, by Y.B. Dato’ Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia will be held on Monday 20th September 2010 at 5.00 pm at Palm Garden Hotel Bangi.
OCM’s Relationship with BFM 89.9FM
Following regular contact between OCM Media Committee and BFM 89.9FM, OCM is pleased to advise that OCM is moving ahead with our association and to provide content for their weekly programme - “Sports Un-illustrated” - hosted by Ross Yusoff on Sundays from 10.00am to 12 Noon.
All NSA’s are urged to make contact with Encik Chris Syer, Member of the OCM Media Committee by e-mail <> or mobile 012 3895950, and provide details of up-coming events and personalities that the NSAs would like to feature on the BFM 89.9FM “Sports Un-illustrated” programme.
OCM Hari Raya Aidilfitri Open House 2010
The OCM Haro Raya Aidilfitri Open House was successfully organized on 18th September 2010 from 12.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. at Level 2C. All the guest had the opportunity to visit the newly upgraded OCM Hall of Fame and Sports Museum, at Level 2B.
Over 100 representatives of National Sports Associations, sponsors, ex-national athletes, media personnel, OCM Office Bearers and staff and friends and supporters of OCM attended the Open House Gathering. Present to greet the guests was YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar, President of OCM and IOC Member in Malaysia and Office Bearers and staff of OCM.
Among the guest present were former Badminton ‘greats’ Y.Bhg. Dato’ Punch Gunalan, Y.Bhg. Dato’ James Selvaraj and Rasif Dato’ Sidek. Also present were Y.Bhg. Dato’ Peter Velappan, former General Secretary of AFC, Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Darshan Singh, former President of Asian Cycling Confederation, Y.Bhg. Dato’ A. Sani Karim, President of Asian Squash Federation and Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia and Vice President of OCM, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Naim Mohamad, Deputy President of Malaysian National Cycling Federation, Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Ar. W. Y. Chin, President of Malaysian Snooker & Billiards Federation, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee, President of Wushu Federation of Malaysia and Hon. Treasurer of OCM, Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad, President of Malaysian Gymnastics Federation and Vice President of OCM, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Gan Boon Leong, President of the Malaysia Weightlifting Federation, Y.Bhg. Hji Arshad Haji Yahya, Secretary General of the Sepaktakraw Association of Malaysia.
Sponsors were represented by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Kamal Harun, Encik Ng Ping Loong, Cik Emily Tan of Berjaya Sports Toto, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Dina Rizal, Encik Venu Ramadas of Astro Arena. The Media was represented by Encik Ahmad Khawari President of the Sports Writers Association of Malaysia and many journalists of both the print and electronic media.
10th KL Open Handball Major Cup 2010
The 10th KL Open Handball Mayor Cup championship was completed on 19th September 2010, at OCM Indoor Sports Arena, Wisma OCM Phase II. A total of 12 men’s team & 12 women’s team competed in the one day Handball carnival. A team from Singapore, comprising expatriates participated in the championship for the first time. There were also two teams from Segamat (Johor), and one team each from Perak and Negri Sembilan with the rest of the teams from the Klang Valley.
In the Men’s competition, Hoisan of Kuala Lumpur became the Champion by defeating UiTM team with a score of 6 goals to 4. In the first semi final, Hoisan defeated the Singapore Expatriates team by a score of 10 goals to 9 after extra time. In the other semi final, UiTM defeated UPSI with a score of 10 goals to 9.
In the Women’s competition, MZH won the Championship by defeating Legend with a score of 7 goals to 5. The two teams were tied 5 all after extra time and in the Penalty Shootout, MZH won by 2 goals. In the semi finals, MZH defeated Bulit Jalil School by a score of 11 goals to 2, whilke Legend defeated UiTM by 8 goals to 5.
All the matches were very exciting with narrow scores. To add to the excitement of the closely fought matches, 7 players were stuck in the lift on the 3rd floor for about 30 minutes. They were finally recued by the Fire Brigade who were called to force open the lift door.
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Suhaimi Haji Yaakub presented the Challenge Cup and medals to the winning teams and medals to the runners-up and the two losing semi final teams.
2010 IOC Trophy: “Sport – inspiring young people”
Since 1985, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made available to all NOCs an annual IOC Trophy, each year with a different theme. The NOCs are responsible for identifying and selecting a recipient of the Trophy in their countries.
For the year 2010, the title of the IOC Trophy is “Sport – inspiring young people”. The Trophy will be presented to any athlete, official, organisation and other people, who are involved in sport, who are role models and an inspiration to young people.
OCM has the pleasure to invite NSAs, Media and the public to nominate candidates for consideration to be the recipient of the 2010 Trophy, which will be presented at the XVIII OCM Annual Dinner in December 2010. The closing date for nomination is 15th September 2010.