Muhyiddin is happy to pose with Shabery and winners of the SAM-KBS journalism award, S.S. Kanesan (best photography), Kamarul Ariffin Hassan (consolation prize, photography), Rizal Abdullah (best news report), Yusni Ariffin (consolation prize, photography), Ajitpal Singh (best commentary) and Shahril Nizam Abdullah (best special report and overall award)
Congratulations SAM, its president Ahmad Khawari Isa and his exco members for a grand SAM-KBS awards on Saturday...
Congratulations Azizulhasni Awang for bagging the prestigious award, becoming the first cyclist to be accorded the honour...
Congratulations to the winners of the SAM-KBS journalism awards, namely The Malay Mail's Rizal Abdullah who wrote a touching tale of Negeri Sembilan coach Wan Jamak Wan Hassan's undying love for his mother to win the Best Report (print) award, New Straits Times' Ajitpal Singh (Best Commentaty - print), producer Mohd Fauzi Marzauki of RTM (Best Commentary - electronic), The Star's SS.Kanesan (Best Sports Photography) and Shahril Nizam Abdullah of Kosmo! (Best Special Report) and overall winner.
Congratulations again to SAM for giving due recognition to past presidents...remembering those who had contributed to SAM's reputation was timely...
Media coverage of the event, loose cannon must say, overshadowed that of the Petronas MPI awards lah...its media value was priceless!
Prizes were given away by Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin and Sports Minister, Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek.
In Azizulhasni's absence, his mother Selamiah Yong was specially flown from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Lumpur by FireFly...
National Sports Council director general Datuk Zolkples Embong (right) and his predecessor Datuk Wira Mazlan Ahmad
Khawari has big shoes to fill, imagine his list of predecessors included Norman Siebel, Datuk Rahim Razali, Zainuddin Bendahara, Datuk Fauzi Omar, Shaukei Kahar, Mustakim Aminuddin and Abu Bakar Atan...but so far he has exceeded expectations
FA of Malaysia (FAM) general secretary Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad (left) may have been discussing Super League matches being broadcast over Astro Arena with the channel's vice-president, Matt McKeown
Loose cannon's better known namesake Rizal Abdullah and loose cannon's ex boss at Berita Harian, Datuk Ibrahim "Tiger" Yahaya, now director-general of RTM
Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim must have wondered how his athletes - Daniel Bego, Pandelela Rinong and Leong Mun Yee - missed out on the award. He's seated at the table bought by Datuk Seri Abdullah Hishan Hashim (centre). On the left is Hishan's fellow Penangite, Datuk Abdullah Sani Karim
and Sons of SAM comprising Naseruddin Wahab (x-Bernama and Mingguan Sukan), Dhinesh Kumaran (ex-Star and Sun), Fahmi Omar (ex-Bernama and Harian Metro) and Chua Choo Chiang (ex-Star and Sun) performing together for the first time since 1994