COLOURFUL charts. Clear instructions. And all the proper dos and don’ts. Countless standard operating procedures (SOPs) for sports have been released over the last one year to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The Youth and Sports Ministry and National Sports Council (NSC) have kept themselves busy disseminating the information to the sports community and public. But as most of us were looking to inject life back into sports, some have been quietly doing million ringgit deals. How many know that the sports ministry have approved RM10mil for construction of a sports complex in Jeli, Kelantan, in preparation for the 2026 Malaysia Games (Sukma) this...

The coronavirus, which was first reported in November 2019 in Wuhan province in China, had spread to various countries by January 2020. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) as pandemic. Between January 2020 and March 2020, COVID-19 spread to most countries of the world, with countries imposing international travel bans and regionwide lockdowns, to control the spread of the virus. The imposition of such strict measures had an impact on various businesses across the world, including the business of sports. Within days, every major professional sports associations in the country — Football...

“If you can’t help out with cash, you can always offer a helping hand”. That has been the adage that has hold renowned philantropist, Ustaz Ebit Lew (UEL) in good stead ever since he started his humanitarian works since small.   “Ever since I was small, an ustaz taught me, if you don’t have money, you can always help out with your time and efforts. This has been my motto and has been my driving motivation to do good until now.   “Despite what has been said in some quarters, I believe that all my actions will be judged by Allah and I will...