Sunday, April 11, 2021

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Piasau Boat Club opens two new pickleball courts

MIRI: Two new outdoor pickleball courts at the Piasau Boat Club Miri were officially declared open last Friday (March 26) by the club’s commodore, Ilyas Adam. During his opening speech, Ilyas thanked the sponsors, Malaysia Pickleball Association (MPA) and EQ...

E-Sports tournament offers RM6,500 prize pool

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A prize pool of RM6,500 is up for grabs as 416 participants from 96 teams kicked off the Adun Muara Tuang E-Sport Cup on Monday (March 29). Samarahan Sports and Recreation Club chairman and deputy president Gulbudin Hekmateyer...

Tough challenges await Mohamad Ridzuan in Tokyo Paralympics

KUALA LUMPUR: It will be an uphill task for national elite Paralympic athlete, Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi in his bid to defend the gold medal he won at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in the Tokyo Paralympics Games, in August. National...

A new generation of Malaysian badminton champions has emerged

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) efforts of taking a bold step to provide opportunities for young talents, started to bear fruits as a new generation of champions has started to emerge. This was proven when men’s singles...

Clear-Lee the best! Zii Jia clinches maiden All England title

KUALA LUMPUR: National top singles ace Lee Zii Jia produced a scintillating performance en route to clinching his maiden All England Badminton Championships men’s singles title with a pulsating 30-29, 20-22, 21-9 win over Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in...

Newly-elected FAM executive committee members reminded football comes first

KUALA LUMPUR: The newly-elected Football Association of Malaysia executive committee members have been reminded to give priority to the football agenda and not personal interests. FAM president Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin in his opening speech in conjunction with the first...

Zii Jia one step away from All England glory

KUALA LUMPUR: National top singles ace Lee Zii Jia is one match away from clinching a maiden All England Badminton Championships title after overpowering Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands 21-13, 21-17 in Birmingham, today. Sixth-seeded Zii Jia was in majestic...

End of the road to All England for Peng Soon-Liu Ying

KUALA LUMPUR: Unseeded Japanese pair Yuki Kaneko-Misaki Matsutomo stunned Malaysia’s Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying 21-14, 22-20 to qualify for the mixed doubles final at the 2021 All England Badminton Championships in Birmingham on Saturday. Third seeds Peng Soon-Liu Ying...

OCM expels Malaysian handball federation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Handball Federation (MAHF) has been expelled as an affiliate member of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) due to its failure to settle an outstanding debt. OCM secretary-general Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Mohd Najib pointed out that...

Peng Soon-Liu Ying stroll into last four in All England

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s mixed doubles pair, Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying stormed into the semi-finals of the 2021 All England Championships after beating French pair, Thom Gicquel-Delphine Delrue, last night. After a shaky start in the first set, the Rio...

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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...