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Pandelela advanced to the final

TOKYO: Malaysian diving ace Pandelela Rinong kept her medal hopes alive in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after qualifying for the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual event final here today. The 28-year-old accumulated 315.75 points from five dives to finish seventh...

Pray for Pandelela’s success

TOKYO: Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican has asked Malaysians to pray for the success of national diving queen Pandelela Rinong, who will compete in the semi-finals of the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual even...

Day of suspense ends with Malaysian trio checking into next round of Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO: It was a suspense-filled Wednesday (Aug 4) for the national contingent before three national athletes managed to move into the next round of their respective events on Day 13 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The day of suspense began...

Pandelela makes it to semis

TOKYO: National diver Pandelela Rinong can thank her lucky stars to still be in contention for a medal at the end of the preliminary round of the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics today Her...

State to increase allowances for Sarawakian Olympians

KUCHING: The state government will consider providing an allowance of up to RM10,000 for each Sarawakian athlete representing Malaysia at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 and Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said he...

TFC II v Sarawak United — 1-0

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu FC ll (TFC ll) coach Badrul Afzan Razali described his team's success in beating Sarawak United 1-0 in the Premier League last night as the most valuable win. It is a win that not only gave the...

Jun Hoong can spring a surprise in Tokyo

SHAH ALAM: Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Senator Wan Ahmad Fayhsal Wan Ahmad Kamal is confident national diver Cheong Jun Hoong can spring a surprise and win a medal in the women’s 10-metre (m) platform individual event at the...

State’s iconic pole vaulter dies aged 74

KUCHING: Sarawak’s legendary pole vaulter and nation’s sporting icon in the 1960s and 1970s Albert Blassan has passed away at the age of 74. In an obituary shared by his family, they said the former athlete died at 1.31pm at...

Olympics one of hardest, most unbelievable things I’ve done

KUALA LUMPUR: National artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi has competed in various tournaments in the past decade, including in five World Championships, but nothing beats the thrill of her first Olympic outing in Tokyo. The 27-year-old said that competing...

Dry day on the medal front but Dhabitah lights up day with mega-watt smile

TOKYO: For the Malaysian contingent, Day 10 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be all about national diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri's mega-watt smile that captured the hearts of a nation despite her missing out on the bronze medal. Nur...

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Pandelela advanced to the final

TOKYO: Malaysian diving ace Pandelela Rinong kept her medal hopes alive in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after qualifying for...