Tunku In Tears!

By George Das: His eyes welled-up. There was a trickle rolling down his cheeks. Tony Francis and I found ourselves in a rather awkward situation as we...

MY LIFE CHANGED FOREVER

My sportswriting career was “launched” in a most unceremonious way exactly 43 years ago. Pak Samad (the late Tan Sri Samad Ismail), who was the...

Bribery, Bullet & Death Threats!

By Fauzi Omar: It was the middle of 1981. The Malaysia Cup was at its peak. So was talk that bribery – match-fixing – was rife...

Wickedly Wacky

By James Ritchie: The Combined Old Boys Rugby Association, better known by its acronym Cobra, don’t just play hard. They know how to let their hair...

Our Last Meeting

By George Das: He looked so pathetic.  Frail and small.  No more the stocky, muscular footballer I first interviewed way back in 1972. It was Saturday 13th...

Oh, What A Life!

By George Das: I’m sitting alone in the Merdeka Stadium Press box.  A lonely figure left to my jangled thoughts.    Trying hard to put together Selangor’s...