Category Archives: Sports

Peng Soon-Liu Ying Malaysian only survivor at Denmark Open Tourney

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysian professional mixed doubles pair, Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying are the only Malaysian pair left standing in the Denmark Open Badminton Tournament in Odense, Denmark on Thursday (Friday in Malaysia).The fourth seeded pair advanced ...

Elephants optimistic of semi-final match against Kedah

KUANTAN, The current form of the Pahang football squad has emboldened the Elephants to give FA Cup champions, Kedah a tough fight in the first leg Malaysia Cup semi-finals at Darul Aman Stadium tomorrow.Coach Dollah Salleh is also happy that

Budget 2020 :RM299 million for sports for all programme

KUALA LUMPUR, The Sports for All Programme will get a RM299 million shot in the arm in Budget 2020, including for rehabilitating and upgrading of overall sports facilities, Youth and Sports Complexes and Community Sports Complexes throughout the

Agong tells Malaysian tigers to focus on qualifying for 2020 Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah wants the national hockey team to forget about the failure to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics and instead focus on playing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Al-Sulta...

Ahmad Hazwan, Fadhli Shas to strengthen JDT II for challenge cup finals

KUALA LUMPUR, The Johor Darul Ta'zim II (JDT II) seeks the services of Ahmad Hazwan Bakri and Muhammad Fadhli Shas to strengthen the team to face UKM FC in their 2019 Challenge Cup finals second-leg at Kuala Lumpur Football Stadium,

Cheng Hoe praises Muhammad Syafiq’s stellar performance

KUALA LUMPUR, Harimau Malaya head coach Tan Cheng Hoe, praised the brilliant performance of national forward Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad who fired a hat-trick to help Malaysia defeat Sri Lanka 6-0 in a Tier 1 international friendly at Bukit Jalil National

Syafiq concedes being at peak against Sri Lanka

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysian hattrick hero, Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad concedes that he was at the peak of his performance in his career after helping the Harimau Malaya squad thrash Sri Lanka 6-0 at an international friendly match, last night.The 24-year-old pl...

Dragon boat club calls for more transparency in MASCA selections

GEORGE TOWN, The Malaysia Canoe Association (MASCA) was told today to buck up when conducting future selection sessions, after it was accused of botching the last one held to select the team that would represent the country at the 30th

Melaka’s Tun Razak Cup title attributed to coach, player synergy

MELAKA, The Melaka hockey squad's fourth Tun Razak Cup title won recently can be attributed to the good rapport shared between head coach Azrul Effendy Bistamam, 40, and team captain B.Namasivayam, 33.Azrul Effendy, who began his coaching career in 201...

After 2016 rio setback, Farah Ann’s Olympics dream come true

KUALA LUMPUR, National gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi was at loss for words today after her dreams of performing at the Olympics since she was eight finally came true.The 25-year-old athlete said that qualifying for the Olympics had always been