Saturday, 2 July 2016

Beruang Blazers preparing well for 2nd Yuwang EBL Basketball League

2016-07-02 THE Beruang Blazers are preparing well for the 2nd Yuwang EBL (East Malaysia Basketball League) Basketball League.Speaking to The Brunei Times during the sidelines of a ceremony the Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) held last Saturday to...

Sports School eyeing Langkawi Open

2016-07-02 THE head coach of the Sports School’s badminton department, Yusof Hj Ghani, is targeting the 5th Langkawi International Badminton Championship (Langkawi Open) after confirming his team will not be part of the contingent for this year’s ASEAN School...

Kean confident of DPMM FC comeback

2016-07-02 DPMM FC head coach Steve Kean believes his team can overturn a three-goal deficit as his side take on Ceres-La Salle FC of the Philippines in the second leg of the Singapore Cup quarter-final tomorrow.DPMM FC lost the first leg of the quarter-final...

Friday, 1 July 2016

Beruang Blazers set to raise standard of regional league

2016-07-01 EAST Malaysia Basketball League (EBL) Sports Event Sdn Bhd believe that the participation of local side Beruang Blazers in the 2nd Yuwang EBL Basketball League will lift the standard of the semi-professional basketball competition. Speaking to The...

DPMM FC face uphill battle against Ceres

2016-07-01 DPMM FC face an uphill battle to qualify for the semi-finals of the Singapore Cup after losing the first leg of their quarter-final clash to Ceres-La Salle FC of the Philippines 3-0 last night. Stephan Schrock bagged a double while Manuel Ott...

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Swimmers confirmed for SUKMA

2016-06-30 NATIONAL aquatic sports head coach Eric Landa has confirmed that two national swimmers will represent Brunei at this year’s 16th Malaysia Games (SUKMA) to be held in Kuching, Malaysia, from July 22 to 31. National swimmer Ashley Chai will be...

Kean expects tough fight from Ceres

2016-06-30 DPMM FC coach Steve Kean expects a tough challenge from United Football League (UFL) reigning champions Ceres-La Salle FC of the Philippines when the two teams clash in a Singapore Cup quarter-final first leg tie at the Jalan Besar Stadium in...

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Afram Iceland! Welcome to Iceland!

2016-06-29 LAST week I wrote a column about ‘underdogs’ versus ‘top dogs’ and how we somehow always seem to favour the underdog - the one who might reach the top one day, despite the odds. And although it is not the first time one of my columns is timely,...

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on the rise

2016-06-28 HAS the time arrived for Brunei to finally pay more attention to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, one of the fastest growing sports in Asia?Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was featured at the 4th Asian Beach Games in Thailand in 2014 with 11 participating countries – and...

Kameni to focus on Sabah Open

2016-06-28 NATIONAL jumping coach Joseph Kameni has shifted his attention to the Sabah Open Athletics Championships (Sabah Open) in Kota Kinabalu from Aug 27-28 after his athletes fell short in their bid to secure a place at next month’s Malaysia Games (...

Monday, 27 June 2016

Three karate athletes for SUKMA

2016-06-27 THE Brunei Karate Federation (BRUKAF) has confirmed three athletes to represent the sultanate in this year’s Malaysia Games (SUKMA) to be held in Kuching from July 22 to 31.The 2014 Perlis SUKMA gold medalist Md Izzuddin Irfan Md Faizal will...

BDAF hails athletes’ performances in Hong Kong meet

2016-06-27 THE national athletics team fell short in the Hong Kong Inter-City Athletic Championship 2016 last weekend after national 100m record holder Md Fakhri Ismail secured fifth place in the 100m final, clocking 10.88s.Md Asy Syafi’e Md Bohari, who...

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Brunei Darussalam Fencing Federation launches website

2016-06-26 THE Brunei Darussalam Fencing Federation (BDFF) launched their official website to keep the public better informed about their activities in the country. The website (www.bruneifencing.org) will aid interested parties maintain up to date with all...

Kean hails hat-trick hero Ramazotti

2016-06-26   DPMM FC head coach Steve Kean praised Rafael Ramazotti after the striker scored a hat-trick in their 4-1 victory over Balestier Khalsa FC in the Singapore League (S-League) on Friday. Paulo Sergio scored the other goal for the Sultanate’s only...

Beruang Blazers to participate in Yuwang EBL Basketball League

2016-06-26 THE Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) finally endorsed Beruang Blazers to participate in the upcoming Yuwang EBL Basketball League – a semi-professional basketball competition in East Malaysia in Sarawak in August. Beruang Blazers signed on to...

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Brunei to make Davis Cup return

2016-06-25 BRUNEI are set to make a return to Davis Cup action after a seven-year absence. The team of playing captain Pg Aki Ismasufian Pg Hj Ibrahim, Mohd Aiman Abdullah, Ian Chok and Mohd Nurul Andi Hambali will represent the sultanate at the 2016 Davis...

Ramazotti hat-trick fires DPMM FC up

2016-06-25 A RAFAEL Ramazotti hat-trick helped DPMM FC snap their three-game winless run in the Singapore League (S-League) after defeating Balestier Khalsa FC 4-1 last night. The Brazilian forward, who was last season’s topscorer, found the back of the net...

Friday, 24 June 2016

Kean: DPMM FC handed a tough League Cup draw

2016-06-24 STEVE Kean admits three-time champions DPMM FC have been handed a tough draw in the Singapore League Cup. The Singapore League (S-League) defending champions were drawn in Group A with Tampines Rovers FC, Warriors FC and Hougang United FC in the...

Sonkeng focused on local tourneys after SUKMA letdown

2016-06-24 NATIONAL throwing coach Gaston Hippolyte Sonkeng is now focused on two local tournaments after being denied the chance to see his athletes compete at next month’s Malaysia Games (SUKMA). The Cameroonian confirmed that his athletes will not be...

DPMM FC look to end winless streak

2016-06-24 DPMM FC are looking to end their three-game winless run in the Singapore League (S-League) when they face Balestier Khalsa FC at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore tonight. The reigning champions are currently in a slump and last tasted victory...