(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
BEING an Olympic sport should not be the criteria when deciding the ranking for sports in the country. Instead, a panel of experts should discuss the issue. Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress (MTBC) president Datuk Dr P.S. Nathan said that a panel should comprise Malaysian officials who are also office bearers with continental or international sports federations.
"There are some sports that don't deserve to be in the Olympics as they are played by a select group of individuals.
"As such, it is a definite no-no and a flaw to use the Olympics as the main criteria to rank sports in the country," said Nathan …