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Squash & Flag Football Set For LA 2028

Sharon Wee, Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia (SRAM) | Kelly Khor, Malaysia American Football Association (MAFA)

31-Oct-23 21:00

Squash & Flag Football Set For LA 2028

Squash and flag football will be in the 2028 LA Olympics after years of dedicated efforts by their respective organisations, with this announcement generating considerable excitement within the sports community, as both aim to make a significant impact in five years time.

Turning our attention to squash by the time 2028 arrives, the top male and female players will be at the pinnacle of their performance. Judging by the impressive showing of the squash team at the recent Asian Games, the dream of winning an Olympic gold medal may not be as far-fetched as it once seemed. Joining us on the line is Sharon Wee, a former national squash player and the current vice president of the Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia, as we begin our discussion by exploring whether this news has been a long time in the making.

After that, we set our sights on flag football, a non-contact version of american football, which has been steadily gaining popularity over the years, with the scene in Malaysia no exception. Just this past weekend, the inaugural IFAF Asia-Oceania Continental Flag Football Championship took place in Shah Alam, with Thailand and Japan emerging as champions. Leading the way is the Malaysia American Football Association, and we are joined by its vice president, Kelly Khor, as we delve into the details of this recent development.

Produced by: Daryl Ong

Presented by: Daryl Ong


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Categories:  sports

Tags:  LA Olympics 2028bar nonesquashflag footballolympics





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