Nov 4, 2006

Alex Lee's son eyes top post

ANTHONY Lee Fook Weng, son of the late Tan Sri Alex Lee, the formerpresident of the Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia (SRAM), wants tohead the national association. Anthony has decided to challenge SRAM president Datuk A. Sani Karim atits annual general meeting tomorrow. Anthony is currently a vice-president and also the competitionscommittee chairman. Alex served as SRAM president from 1989-1999, while Sani becamepresident in 2004 after taking over from Datuk Mohkzani Mahathir. Sani was deputy president between 1999 and 2000 but resigned due topersonal reasons. He was elected World Squash Federation vice-presidentin 2002 and to a second term at the WSF AGM in Mauritius. He was also a prime mover in the world body's lobby to get squashincluded in the 2012 Olympics. The other vice-president, Datuk Aini Taib, will be challenged bycommittee members Abdul Rahim Ali and Lim Chong Leong. A committee member, who declined to be named, said: "There has beensome campaigning going on, but at the end of the day, it's the members'right to decide who they want. "The development of the game must be taken into consideration. Sani hasbeen doing a good job but if the members feel that it's time for achange, they should be wise in doing so." - CHRISTOPHER RAJ

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