26 Jul '12, 6am

My latest blog, "How The Olympics Embody The Malaysian Spirit" is now up. Read it here:

There is always something special about Olympic years, which I believe is in part due to the memories they create. I remember the Harimau Malaya qualifying for their first Olympics in Munich 72 and being glued to my seat as we took on the German team. Sadly we lost 3-0, but I was so proud and inspired every one of our players that day. And then twenty years later in Barcelona, I was overjoyed when I watched Razif and Jalani Sidek win Malaysia’s first medal when they took bronze in the badminton men’s doubles. A further twenty years down the line, 30 of Malaysia’s finest representatives will be competing against the best athletes in the world at the London games – and right across the country, the rakyat will be cheering them on. However, I would like to step back a little and share with my fellow Malaysians why I believe the Olympics are important to us in this day and age...

Full article: http://1malaysia.com.my/blog/how-the-olympics-embody-the-...

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