OCM Weekly Highlights
30th January 2011
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my
Le Tour de Langkawi 2011 – 23rd January to 1st February 2011.
V Commonwealth Tenpin Bowling Championship 2011 – 19th to 26th February 2011 at Sunway Megalanes, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
SEA Games Federation Executive Committee Meeting – 25th Feb. 2011 from 9.30 am to 11.00 am at Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.
SEA Games Federation Council Meeting – 25th Feb. 2011 from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.
9th World Conference on Sport and the Environment – 30 April to 2 May 2011, Qatar.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board Meeting – 9th & 10th May 2011, Kuala Lumpur.
30th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) – 14th July 2011 at Tokyo, Japan.
MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS 2010/2011
7th Asian Winter Games 2011, Astana-Almaty, Kazakhstan – 30th January to 6th February 2011
4th Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 – 7th to 13th September 2011, Isle of Man.
26th SEA Games 2011 – 11th to 25th November 2011 at Pelembang and Jakarta, Indonesia.
Games of the XXX Olympiad – 27th July to 12th August 2012, London.
Gong Xi Fa Cai
The Office Bearers and members of OCM wish to extend their greetings to all Chinese members of OCM, NSAs, Sponsors, Media, and etc., Gong Xi Fa Cai for the Year of the Rabbit, which falls on 3rd February 2011.
26th SEA Games 2011
OCM will be represented by Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Ar. W. Y. Chin, at the SEA Games Federation Executive Committee Meeting to be held on 25th Feb. 2011 at Denpasar, Bali from 9.30 am to 11.00am. Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Ar. W. Y. Chin, Y.Bhg. Dato’ A. Sani Karim and Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad will be OCM’s delegates at the SEA Games Federation Council Meeting from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm, at the same venue and on the same day.
19th OCM Executive Board Meeting
The 19th OCM Executive Board meeting was held on 25th January 2011. The Board decided on the following:
- Selected Encik G. Saravanan, 1998 Commonwealth Games and 2001 SEA Games 50 km Race Walk gold medalist and presently National Race Walk Coach, to attend the International Coaching Course at Budapest, Hungary, from 29th March to 15th June 2011.
- Inviting nominations for consideration to be the Chef de Mission of 4th Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 Isle of Man from 7th to 13th September 2011, the 26th SEA Games 2011 at Pelembang and Jakarta, Indonesia, from 11th to 25th November 2011 and the Games of the XXX Olympiad at London, from 27th July to 12th August 2012.
- The 11th OCM Conference is to be held on 16th April 2011 from11.00 am at Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur.
9th MAAU Annual General Meeting
The 9th Annual General Meeting of the Malaysia Amateur Athletic Union (MAAU) was held on 29th January 2011 at 11.00 am on the Dewan Olimpik, 2nd Floor of Olympic Sports Hotel. The Meeting was attended by representatives of the 40 delegates from 14 States Athletic Association and Armed Forces Sports Council.
One of the main agenda of the Annual General Meeting was the Election of its Office Bearer 2010-2011. The election was conducted by five neutral officials among them were Ms. Moira Tan, Hon. Asst. Secretary of OCM, Mr. Suhardi Alias of NSC and an independent legal personnel. The following was newly elected Office Bearers:
- Vice-President: Y.Bhg. Dato’ Paduka Dr. Mumtaz Jaffar and Kol. Kamarul Fauzi
- Executive Board Member: Mr. S. Chinathamby and Mr. S. Vegithuman
The Annual General Assembly had also approved the proposal to conduct the MAAU Annual General Assembly and election of Office Bearers every 3 years with effect from 2012. Lastly, the Annual General Assembly approved the proposal to set up the National Training Camp at Ranao, Sabah, which is supported by the National Sports Council (NSC) and Sabah State Government.
7th Asian Winter Games, Astana/Almary, Kazakhstan
The Malaysian Ice Hockey team has been placed in the Men’s Premier Division category together with United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Mongolia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Kyrgyzstan. The Malaysian team played and won in its first two matches against Bahrain and Kuwait on 28th January and 29th January respectively. The score of the 2 matches are as follows:
- Malaysia Vs Bahrain: 25 – 0
- Malaysia Vs Kuwait: 12 – 7
Malaysian Figure Skater participating in 25th Winter Universiade 2011
The Olympic Council of Malaysia wishes to congratulate the Ice Skating Association of Malaysia (ISAM) for having a Figure Skater participating in the 25th Winter Universiade 2011,
Erzurum, Turkey, from January 27th to 6th February 2011. This is the first time in ice sports history that Malaysia is being represented.
ISAM’s skater, Ms Allysha Tan, who is studying medicine in Moscow University, will berepresenting Malaysia in the Ladies Individual Figure Skating event. A total of 58 countries will be participating in all Winter Sports. Allysha, was our Junior category skater, prior to joining the University in Russia.
Advanced Sport Management Course 2011
The 4th Advanced Sport Management Course will be held as follows:
- Session 1 – 24th to 27th February 2011.
- Session 2 – 19th to 22nd May 2011.
- Session 3 – 4th to 7th August 2011.
- Session 4 – 6th to 9th October 2011.
The closing date for application is 31st January 2011. All NSAs are encouraged to send their participants to attend.