A Class of Their Own

By Terence Netto: Most Malaysian sports fans who lived through the period would be apt to argue that the era between 1966, when we earned an...

Truly Incredible!

By R.Velu: When I was asked to write an article for this Malaysian sports book of untold stories, reminiscences, personalities and events, I was a bit...

How I Outfoxed Them

By S.Sabapathy: I was nearly outfoxed by ‘athletics politics’ for a place in the 4 x 400m relay team to the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. The relay...

My World Of Journalism

By Lazarus Rokk: My first ambition in life, since my upper secondary days in St John’s Institution, has always been to be a lawyer, a litigating...

Politician’s Folly

By Terence Netto: Sixty-five nations, Malaysia included, declined to send their athletes to the 1980 Moscow Olympics as a protest against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan....

Thorns & Thistles

By Tony Mariadass: Contrary to the common belief that the life of sports journalists is a bed of roses, it is indeed laden with thorns. Having been...

Shattered Dream

By N.Sri Shanmuganathan: The preparation of the 1972 Munich Hockey team was unique as it was the unhidden hands of Zain Azahari, the President of the...

The ‘Tragic Games’

By R.Pathmarajah: The 1972 Munich Olympics Games will forever be remembered as the “Tragic Games”. The body count was 11 members of the Israel team. Germany...

Hello Shan, Bye Tara

By R.Yogeswaran: Till this very day a former national hockey captain says, “thank you” to me. Here is the untold story….. Malaysian Hockey had qualified to participate...

Extra Bags In Munich

By S.Balasingam: We went to the 1972 Munich Olympic Games with too many forwards. Why the Malaysian Hockey Federation selectors made such a poor selection baffled...