Category Archives: Sports

Win over Selangor, rejuvenates Kedah’s spirit

ALOR SETAR, March 16 -- The 2-0 victory over Selangor has reignited the spirit and confidence of the Red Eagle squad to continue with their winning streak in the Super League this season.Kedah head coach Aidil Sharin Sahak

Suzuki Motor Corp to continue AFF Championship sponsorship

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 -- Suzuki Motor Corporation will title sponsor this year's ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Football Championship for the seventh consecutive time.The company first title-sponsored the biennial competition in 2008."As a company th...

COVID-19: Temporary closure of facilities visited by hammer thrower

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 -- All athletes, coaches and officials who came into close contact with national hammer thrower Jackie Wong Siew Cheer, who tested positive for COVID-19, will be quarantined for 14 days in a bid to curb the

Hammer thrower Jackie Wong first national athlete tested positive for COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 -- National hammer thrower Jackie Wong Siew Cheer is the first national athlete to test positive for COVID-19, according to the Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF).Its president, Datuk S M Muthu today said the national record ho...

Kedah and UiTM score first wins

Kedah and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) tonight scored their first wins in the Super League this season before the Malaysia League (M-League) is postponed indefinitely tomorrow due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Both matches tonight were played behind clo...

Special track bicycle to realise first Olympic gold dream

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 -- National track cyclists would be using a special bicycle in the race to clinch the country's first Olympic gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games from July 24 to Aug 9.The bicycle which is

FIFA, AFC postpone Asian World Cup Qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 -- Following consultation with Asia's member associations, the International Football Federation (FIFA) and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the upcoming Asian qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup tou...

Speedy Tigers may play Canada in April

KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 -- The national men’s hockey team are likely to play high intensity matches in April following the postponement of the 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup (SASC) tournament.The Speedy Tigers squad might play five matches against world

COVID-19: MAF proposes more local meets

KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 -- The Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) is proposing to increase the number of locaI meets as an alternative for national athletes to remain competitive.MAF deputy president, Datuk Mumtaz Jaafar said the move was to ensure th...

No instruction to postpone SUKMA over COVID-19 – Johor

KUANTAN, March 10 -- The Johor state government has yet to receive any application or instruction to change the date of the 20th Malaysia Games (SUKMA) scheduled for July over COVID-19 infection.Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad noted that so