Sunday, April 11, 2021

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Sarawakian lass creates new national record in women’s discus

KUALA LUMPUR: It was her last throw of the discus and Sarawakian Queenie Ting Kung Ni gave it her all. And hey presto! That was all she needed as she set a new national record of 48.56 metres (m) in...

BAM yet to decide on proposed new scoring system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is yet to take a stand on the proposed new scoring system post-Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games. Its president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said although BAM members had discussed the proposal,...

JDT extend lead atop Super League, Sarawak UTD storm to top of Premier League

KUALA LUMPUR: Three goals in the opening half was all defending champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) needed to down Petaling Jaya (PJ) City FC 3-0 at the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Iskandar Puteri last night and extend their lead...

State’s 19 mini stadiums big boost for sports

BALAI RINGIN: A total of 19 mini stadiums have been built throughout Sarawak, said Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He said every district in Sarawak had been equipped with a sports complex. “These sports facilities are very...

Debak to have own sports complex

DEBAK: The Debak sub-district will have its own sports complex worth RM8.9 million funded by the Sarawak government. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this is another development project brought by the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government...

Sarawak allows spectators at sporting events

KUCHING: Spectators are now allowed at sporting events with up to 2,000 people or 10 percent capacity of the stadium or sporting venue. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the directive came into effect today (Apr...

Zii Jia to get RM25,000 incentive from Kedah govt

ALOR SETAR: The Kedah government will give Lee Zii Jia a RM25,000 incentive for winning the All-England men's singles title last month. Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said the incentive would be handed to Zii Jia when he is...

4-day Virtual E3 2021 engages video game fans worldwide this June

KUALA LUMPUR: It’s a ‘Game On’ for E3 as the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) officially unveils plans for a reimagined, all-virtual four-day E3 2021, beginning June 12. Engaging video game fans everywhere, developers will be showcasing their latest news and...

Agong receives Zii Jia’s All-England racquet

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah received the racquet that national shuttler Lee Zii Jia used en route to winning the 2021 All...

Catch-up plan for OKU athletes needed

BY TANIA LAM & CRYSTAL WONG KUCHING: There needs to be a catch-up plan for athletes with disabilities (OKU athletes) in their preparation for the upcoming Malaysia Para Games (Para Sukma) and National Deaf Games (Sopma) 2022 games. Welfare, Community Wellbeing,...

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Sarawakian lass creates new national record in women’s discus

KUALA LUMPUR: It was her last throw of the discus and Sarawakian Queenie Ting Kung Ni gave it her...