KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 (Bernama) -- A sports meet for those under-12 will be organised by the Malaysian School Sports Council (MSSM) in September and October when the school term has ended.
The Education Ministry's sports division director Ee Hong said this change, effective from this year, was to give more opportunities for students involved to devote their attention to their examination before gaining from a longer period of training.
"However for the pioneer project, we are organising six sports namely netball, football, volleyball, bowling, hockey and sepak takraw," she said at the launch of the 2014 MSSM calendar here Friday.
Ee said the format of competition for the six sports would be different to suit the skills and growth levels of pupils under 12-year-old.
"We will seek the advice and guidance of sports associations involved as well as the National Sports Council on the matter," she said.....