Monday, November 8, 2010

Asian Games in Guangzhou, China...

Oops! Today I forgot to watch the football match between Malaysia against Kazakhstan. Omg! Hmm ... Anyway. As you all know, today was the beginning of the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Guangzhou has been awarded the rights to host Asian Games after the end of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar on July 1, 2004. This decision was reached after several other city withdrew, citing its own...

There are 53 competition venues and 17 training venues for these Games. These include the Asian Games Town of Athletes Village, Village Technical Officer, Media Village, Main Press Center and International Broadcast Centre. Organisers told the total investment exceeding ¥ 15 billion.

New Veneu include: City Sports Gymnasium Asia, Velodrome Guangzhou, Guangdong Olympic Aquatic Centre, Gymnasium Nansha, Guangdong Olympic Tennis Centre, Gymnasium Guangti, Shotgun Centre Guangzhou and Huangpu Sports Center Gymnasium.

Venue to be modified include: Gymnasium Guangzhou, Guangdong Olympic Stadium, Tianhe Stadium, Fangcun Tennis Centre, University Town, Guangdong International Rowing Centre, Sports Centre Gymnasium Huang Pu, Yan Zi Gang Stadium, Guangdong Peoples' Stadium, Tennis Centre and the Guangdong Olympic Stadium Yuexiushan .

On April 19, 2009, the organizers chose the Pearl River Haixinsha Island as the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies.

Emblem of the Games is announced for the Memorial Hall Sun Yat-sen was a ram which is common in the Chinese tradition, the vanes giving luck to the community. It is also a symbol for the host city - Guangzhou is also called the "City of Rams" or "City of the five-ram."

Therefore, let us together as one nation to support our country in the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Hopefully the return of our athletes bring home success, not frustration and grief.

Hidup Malaysia! Malaysia Boleh! Go, Go, Malaysia! We LOVE MALAYSIA!!!

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