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Thursday, 15 January 2009

New FFBD president has tough task of getting Fifa nod

2009-01-15 DATO Paduka Hj Mohd Hamid Hj Mohd Jaafar was elected as the president of the newly formed Football Federation of Brunei Darussalam (FFBD) for the 2009/2011 term last night, an appointment which he admitted came as a surprise."When I was...

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

AFC says no to Brunei group

2009-01-13 Bin Hammam says AFC will only recognise Bafa, not the newly established FFBDASIAN Football Confederation (AFC) boss Mohamed bin Hammam has refused to recognise the Football Federation of Brunei Darussalam (FFBD) as the new governing body for...

Monday, 12 January 2009

Malik eyes third gold

2009-01-12 HE WON Brunei's first gold medal in karate and he is now out to defend it.Hj Abd Malik Md Zaini created history in May 2007 when he captured the kata individual title at the Phuket Thailand Open Karate-do Championship and if he wins it again in this...

Saturday, 10 January 2009

DPMM FC for S-League?

2009-01-10 HOPEFULLY DPMM FC fans will not have to go too long without watching their club in action.Unable to compete in this season's Malaysian Super League since the Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (Bafa) was disbanded last November, fans of the...

It's Qualifying School for Faiz

2009-01-10 FAIZ HJ DAMIT left for Thailand yesterday to compete with 87 other players in the final stage of the Asian Tour's Qualifying School presented by the Sports Authority of Thailand and ultimately realise his dreams to turn pro.The Top 40 finishers...

Thursday, 8 January 2009

Brunei hopes to capitalise on softball success of 2008

2009-01-08 IT looks like another promising year for softball in Brunei.After ending 2008 on a high note by emerging as champions of October's Malaysian International Open after blowing past Penang Vipers 10-0 in the final, the national softball team will be...

Monday, 5 January 2009

Busy year for Brunei tennis

2009-01-05 THE Brunei Darussalam Tennis Association (BDTA) yesterday released its calendar of events for the year 2009, and what a year it promises to be!Apart from its plan to introduce the sport in schools with the long term aim of breeding quality players...

Sunday, 4 January 2009

Brunei Open to be held on Aug 6

2009-01-04 THE Asian Tour-sanctioned Brunei Open will be back in town from Aug 6-9 and will once again be offering a total of US$300,000 in cash prizes.Currently in its fifth edition, 2008 champion Australian rookie Rick Kulacz is expected to be one of the...

The swing that makes golf history

2009-01-04 Q: You made history by making the cut at the 2008 Brunei Open and you won the Pantai Mentiri Amateur Open as well as the Panaga Open so how would you describe your 2008 season?A: It was a successful year for me and the highlight was definitely...

Saturday, 3 January 2009

Tennis association goes back to school

2009-01-03 IF everything goes as planned, Brunei will be represented in international tennis tournaments by a new generation of players in a few years' time.One of Brunei Darussalam Tennis Association's (BDTA) new initiatives for 2009 is to develop tennis at...

Thursday, 1 January 2009

2008 it was a year to forget

2009-01-01 WHAT a year it has been for sports in Brunei one to forget that is.Though the local sports scene has seen its share of ups and downs in 2008, there is no doubt that most of the biggest headlines were for all the wrong reasons.The national lawn...

How to reach the FFBD

2009-01-01 THE protem committee of the Football Federation of Brunei Darussalam (FFBD) wishes to inform representatives of football associations and clubs in the country that it can be contacted at the below address.The FFBD is holding a meeting on Jan 14 at...

Wednesday, 31 December 2008

FFBD first general meeting to be held on January 14

2008-12-31 THE Protem Committee of the Football Federation Brunei Darussalam (FFBD) has invited all representatives of football associations and clubs in Brunei Darussalam to attend a meeting on January 14 at 8pm at Lecture Theatre, Stadium Negara Hassanal...

Monday, 29 December 2008

Micia swimmers ready for Sabah

2008-12-29 THE Micia swim team have been invited by the Sabah Amateur Swimming Associaton to participate in the 42nd Sabah Age Group Aquatic Championships to be held in Kota Kinabalu from Jan 9-11, 2009.A total of 12 swimmers from Micia will be participating...

Sunday, 28 December 2008

Now Sarawak snub DPMM FC

2008-12-28 NOT only will they be denied any Malaysian Super League (MSL) football next season, DPMM FC now look like they will have to make do without any friendlies as well at least with any teams or clubs affiliated with the Football Association of Malaysia...

Friday, 26 December 2008

DPMM FC in limbo

2008-12-26 DPMM FC players are currently in a state of limbo as the team do not have any plans to compete in any leagues next year.Their non-participation in the Malaysian Super League (MSL) was confirmed on Tuesday and now DPMM FC are not even sure of...

Thursday, 25 December 2008

Ministry rejects Bafa's appeal

2008-12-25 THINGS have just gone from bad to worse for the Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (Bafa).The Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday announced that Bafa's appeal to get reinstated into the Registar of Societies (RoS) which was submitted on Monday...

Wednesday, 24 December 2008

End of the road for DPMM FC

2008-12-24 DPMM FC'S worst fears have been confirmed — there will be no Malaysian Super League (MSL) football for them next season.It was reported last week that the governing body for football in the country, the Football Association of Brunei...

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Decision on DPMM expected today

2008-12-23 THE decision on whether DPMM FC will be playing their football in the Malaysian Super League (MSL) next season or not is expected to be announced today.It was reported last week that the governing body for football in the country, the Football...

Monday, 22 December 2008

Brunei beat Malaysia to title

2008-12-22 HOSTS Brunei claimed the 16th Asean Prisons Track & Field Championship crown yesterday after edging Malaysia for the title by two points.It was the Sultanate's second victory in the biennial tournament, with the first coming in 1992 in Singapore...

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