Sports World: Khairy hands over 'corruption' proof

Khairy hands over 'corruption' proof

KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has lodged a report at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over a pen drive said to contain corruption issues related to Malaysian football.

Khairy arrived at the MACC headquarters yesterday, showing a USB stick and a yellow-coloured file to the press.

The USB drive, which allegedly contains evidence of corruption in Malaysian football, was passed to Khairy by Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, who is the owner of Johor Darul Ta'zim football club.


Gallagher tests positive for EPO

SYDNEY • Australia's two-time Paralympic cycling gold medallist Michael Gallagher has tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) and been provisionally suspended by the Australian Paralympic Committee.

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority said Gallagher, 37, was tested out-of-competition at a training camp held in Italy in July. His 'A' sample tested positive for the blood booster.


Lee gets condominium reward

KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei received a condominium worth 1.5 million ringgit (S$498,000) facing the Kuala Lumpur City Centre as a reward for his silver-medal effort at the Rio Olympics.

Lee received the mock keys to the unit from Orando Holdings managing director Eng Wei Chun at a ceremony yesterday.


FAS U-14 girls' entries now open

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced that the inaugural FAS Under-14 Girls' League is now open for registration.

The tournament, which will run from late October to late November, will be open to girls born between Jan 1, 2002 and Dec 31, 2004, both dates inclusive. Registration is free.

Schools and/or teams interested in entering a team are invited to write in to The deadline is on Sept 12.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World'. Subscribe