tony mariadass

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Freelance sports journalist/ communication and media consultant
Location Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory, Malaysia
Introduction Started stringing for The Malay Mail in 1979, and became permanent staff on the sports desk in 1981. Left after 29 years as Sports Editor in April 2006. Returned to Malay Mail as Sports Editor in 2013 and left in 2014. Continued specialist writer/ columnist. Covered 12 consecutive Sea Games since 1983 and again in 2015, two Asian Games (Hiroshima and Bangkok) and Doha Asian Games with the Sports Minister, 1998 KL Commonwealth Games,the 2000 Sydney Olympics and a host of international tournaments for various sports. From May 2006 to February 2009, worked at Ministry of Youth and Sports,National Sports Council, National Sports Institute and Ministry of Tourism. Currently manage online of The Bowling Mag and Operations Director with Surya Vision Communications Sdn Bhd. Director Press Operations with the Organising Committee of 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games (April 15,2010 - July 31).Sports Information Specialist (Tenpin Bowling)for the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games News Services (AGNS) - Nov 4-27. Media Officer to Chef-de-Mission, Datuk James Selvaraj to 2nd Asian Beach Games (2011) in Muscat,Oman. Specialist writer with Malay Mail presently
Interests Qualified FA of Malaysia B License Coach. Coached and managed the Malay Mail Soccer team in the KL Dunhill League, FAM Cup national League and Malaysian Professional Second Division League (1987-2003). Played soccer at school, district, Petaling, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur League from 1970-1984.