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Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Palm Cafe blame ref for defeat

2009-12-08 PALM CAFE'S coach felt that ABMS had six players on the court during Sunday's final of the LBC Cup regular seven stars category.ABMS won the championship match 94-82 at the Brunei Basketball Association court in Batu Bersurat in a match which they...

Thais eye repeat show

2009-12-08 THAILAND aim to top the medals table at the 25th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games starting in Laos this week with organisers hoping the event is free from bitter accusations of unfair judging that blighted the last edition.The 10-day biennial showpiece...

Tigers shock Slingers

2009-12-08 THE Thailand Tigers shocked the Singapore Slingers 65-62 in last night's Asean Basketball League (ABL) action at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Desmond Oh was not able to capitalise on two missed free-throws by the Tigers' Ikenna Chukwuemeka Nwankwo...

Netball tourney to help quake, storm victims

2009-12-08 THE Department of Youth and Sports under the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports yesterday announced that it will be organising a charity netball tournament to collect funds for the Humanitarian Fund for the Indonesian Earthquake and Philippine...

Monday, 7 December 2009

Celebrating SEA Games' 50th anniversary

2009-12-07 WHEN the capital of Laos, Vientiane, hosted the 10th Asean Summit in 2004, it was the first ever major international event for the land-locked country and one of the poorest in the world.The once-sleepy hallow suddenly saw dozens of regional leaders...

LBC Cup: ABMS defend their way to basketball title

2009-12-07 ABMS'S gritty defence won them the LBC Cup after beating Palm Cafe 94-82 in the final yesterday.Kaka Espartero's men didn't exactly shut down Palm Cafe's Geve Leones in the final of the regular seven stars category but it didn't really matter.Leones...

Sabah rule at Borneo Games

2009-12-07 SABAH were crowned overall champions of the 3rd Borneo Games during the closing ceremony yesterday despite finishing with fewer gold medals than Sarawak.The winners of the inaugural edition in 2005, Sabah made it a double this year after collecting...

Brunei's brightest stars at the Games

2009-12-07 THE athletes from cue sports, lawn bowls and pencak silat were the country's brightest stars during the 3rd Borneo Games which concluded yesterday.Each sport won three gold medals, finishing as overall champions in their respective sports and...

Belait sports carnival on Friday

2009-12-07 THE Belait Youth and Sports Department will be organising the 2009 Belait District Youth and Sports Carnival on Friday. The three-day tournament which will be held at the Mumong Sports Complex in Kuala Belait is aimed at collecting donations for...

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Patriots too strong for Satria Muda

2009-12-06 THE Philippine Patriots beat Satria Muda BritAma 81-69 in last night's Asean Basketball League (ABL) action in Manila.Their third victory over the Indonesians, the Patriots continue to lead the six-team table with the result at the Filoil Flying V...

Tennis: Aiman takes silver

2009-12-06 MOHD Aiman Abdullah lived up to promise in the 3rd Borneo Games tennis competition when he won silver in the men's open singles yesterday.Losing 6-3, 6-0 to East Kalimantan's Mohd Faisal Aidil Sukimin at the National Tennis Centre at the Hassanal...

National hockey team lose crown

2009-12-06 THE national men's hockey team did not even come close to defending their Borneo Games crown.Falling 2-1 to Sabah in the last match of the tournament yesterday, they finished the tournament at the National Hockey Stadium at the Hassanal Bolkiah...

ABMS's mission: Stop Leones

2009-12-06 ABMS coach knows what his team have to do if they want to beat Palm Cafe in the final of today's LBC Cup regular seven stars category stop Geve Leones."If we can stop him it will be like negative 30 points for them," said Kaka Espartero."We know he...

Borneo Games: Sabah shuttlers win big

2009-12-06 SABAH dominated the final of yesterday's 3rd Borneo Games badminton tournament after winning three events.Having already won the women's team event on Tuesday after defeating East Kalimantan 3-1 at the Multipurpose Hall of the Hassanal Bolkiah...

RBPF's Division B take netball title

2009-12-06 DIVISION B were crowned champions of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) Netball Championship after edging Division A 17-16 in the final yesterday.Held at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium at the RBPF headquarters in Gadong, the competition which is in...

Saturday, 5 December 2009

Brunei win silver in sepak takraw triple

2009-12-05 BRUNEI went down fighting in the final of the 3rd Borneo Games sepak takraw triple category yesterday.After captain Md Azri Tahir, Abd Adib Hj Ahmad and Md Shahrul Meyasin won the first set 21-17 at the Sg Kebun Sports Complex in Lumapas, the...

Ak Md Saiful Azri captures nine-ball singles gold medal

2009-12-05 BRUNEI made it a hat-trick of wins in the cue sports event at the 3rd Borneo Games when Ak Md Saiful Azri Pg Roslee edged Ahmad Taufiq Murni 11-10 in a lively 9-ball singles category final yesterday.Ak Md Saiful Azri's third gold medal in as many...

Brunei lose to Sarawak in women's hockey

2009-12-05 SARAWAK'S fluid passing and teamwork paved the way for a 4-0 win over Brunei in the final of the women's hockey competition of the 3rd Borneo Games yesterday.Overall champions after beating Sabah 5-2 on Wednesday, it is now a hat-trick of titles for...

Melaka team leave lasting impression

2009-12-05 MALAYSIAN GAMES (SUKMA) hosts Melaka are going to leave their mark in the 3rd Borneo Games. As of yesterday, the team invited by hosts Brunei have six gold, three silver and one bronze medals .At the opening ceremony of the Games, Melaka delegation...

Karthik wins three golds

2009-12-05 KARTHIK JAYARAMAN has one goal when he came here in Brunei. That is to bring honour to Melaka. Karthik proved why he deserved to be in the contingent by winning three gold medals in the 3rd Borneo Games, his first international tournament. Karthik...

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