|Latifah Tan Sri Ya'cob|
Former Assistant Secretary of the Olympic Council of Malaysia, Latifah Tan Sri Ya'cob passed away peacefully this morning due to cancer. She was 62.
Latifah, a niece of former Deputy Prime Minister, Tun Musa Hitam, was also the former secretary of the Malaysian Fencing Federation (MFF). She was a sports lover who was a middle-distance runner and actively involved in other sports and club and state level. Her son Faisal Ahmad Akhia represented the country in fencing in the SEA Games.