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Minister passes Pahang race crash decision to sports commissioner

Minister passes Pahang race crash decision to sports commissioner

BY RAM ANAND
September 28, 2016

SHAH ALAM, Sept 28 ― The Sports Commissioner will decide if action needs to be taken against the Motorsports Association of Malaysia (MAM) and Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) once an ongoing investigation into the go-kart tragedy in Kuantan is concluded, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today. “My ministry was not involved in the organisation of the event. But where we will come in is after the investigation is complete, the Sports Commissioner will decide... Read more

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