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Volume 6 No. 212
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Badminton Players Survive Scare As Ceiling Collapses At Vietnam Open GP

Badminton players competing in the Vietnam Open GP in Ho Chi Minh City "suffered a huge scare when a part of the ceiling in the stadium collapsed on Tuesday," according to Kng Zheng Guan of THE STAR. On the second day of the tournament, "all three courts at the Phan Dinh Phung Stadium were being used." At about 5pm, "the ceiling in the middle of the stadium came crashing down." Malaysian player Zulfadli Zulkiffli said, "Luckily everyone got out of the way in time." Play was halted and the "competiton was moved to a new venue -- the Tan Binh Stadium -- on Wednesday afternoon" (THE STAR, 9/3).