KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Two Myanmar squash players who were injured in an accident involving two buses this morning have withdrawn from the women's squash doubles event in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) today.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (Bernama) -- The centrepiece five-day track and field competition kicks off tomorrow in the 29th SEA Games with Malaysia looking strong to improve on the three gold medals won in the 2015 outing and it will be a big day for young national sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan with the 100m finals slotted at night at the National Stadium.

PUTRAJAYA Aug 21 (Bernama) -- Three weeks ago Mohd Harrif Saleh suffered a fracture in his pelvic bone. But the plucky Mohd Harrif fought the pain barrier in recovering to deliver the gold medal in the criterium race for Malaysia at Dataran Putrajaya here today.

By R. Ratcharathan

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (Bernama) -- Being an equatorial country without the possibility of having snow, it is not an obstacle for Malaysia to build a winter sports facility and organise the sport at the 29th SEA Games being held currently.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (Bernama) -- Malaysia opened their SEA Games men's indoor hockey campaign in emphatic fashion by whipping the Philippines 16-0 at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 (Bernama) -- The national women's recurve team have dedicated their gold medal to all Malaysians after beating Indonesia 5-1 at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) today.

PETALING JAYA, Aug 21 (Bernama) -- National shooter Benjamin Khor Cheng Jie finally ended a 10-year drought for Malaysia after shooting down the elusive gold in the double trap men's individual event on the opening day of the shooting competition in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) at the National Shooting Range Centre in Subang, near here, today.