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Saturday, 20 March 2010

Young gun aims for more

2010-03-20 A QUIETLY confident midfielder, Md Aminuddin Zakwan Tahir prefers to let his feet do the talking.Representing Brunei at the Under-13, Under-14 and Under-18 age levels, the soft-spoken captain of the Muara Vella Under-16 team is expected to be one of...

Pythons forced to hold off strike

2010-03-20 DEFENDING champions Belait Pythons will have to wait a little longer to start their defence of their Brunei Rugby Football Union (BRFU) Rugby League crown.The season opener tomorrow was supposed to pit the Pythons against last season's runners-up,...

Special athletes eye Athens

2010-03-20 THE country's best special athletics athletes were on show at the second day of the Special Olympics Brunei Darussalam (SOBD) 5th National Games at the Balapan Track and Field of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas, yesterday.And...

Brunei facing expulsion from Fifa

2010-03-20 FIFA warned on Friday that Brunei may be expelled as a member over political intereference while announcing the lifting of suspension on Asian champions Iraq. "Iraq is fully back as a member, they have a road map to (federation) elections and they...

Fitzgerald pips Muara's hopes

2010-03-20 A BRACE from Nelson Joseph Fitzgerald helped Projek Ikan Pusu (PIP) secure the first leg of the National Under-16 Football League semi-final after beating fierce rivals Muara Vella FC 3-2 in a nervy encounter yesterday.Heading PIP in front after a...

Lei, Koh reach table tennis semi-finals

2010-03-20 LEI JIAN YU stayed on course to defending his Under-18 boys' singles title in the Brunei Darussalam Junior Table Tennis Championships after winning all his matches yesterday at the Menglait Sports Complexe's Multi-purpose Hall.Lei will be up against...

Friday, 19 March 2010

HRH Princess Fadzillah graces Special Olympics

2010-03-19 GUEST OF HONOUR, Her Royal Highness Princess Fadzilah Lubabul Bulqiah, graced the Balapan Track and Field in Berakas for the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics Brunei Darussalam (SOBD) 5th National Games yesterday.Held over three days, the...

FA Cup second round lots drawn; QAF FC-Wijaya FC showdown looms

2010-03-19 AFTER a brief respite, QAF FC will lace up their boots for round two of the DST Group Brunei FA Cup against last year's finalist Wijaya FC. The cup is the only piece of silverware that has eluded the reining DST Group Brunei Premier League I (BPL I...

BBA makes the call

2010-03-19 SO YOU think your team can ball?The Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) is making the final call for all ballers to participate in the upcoming BBA tournament.To be contested at the BBA court in Batu Bersurat, the competition is slated for March 27...

B'ball camp for kids

2010-03-19 THE Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) is calling out all school children to join the Run, Jump and Shoot basketball camp over the upcoming 10-day holiday period.The camp will be split into the 18 years old and below and 10-12 years old divisions....

This is where Hope resides

2010-03-19 ALL eyes were on Geve Leones for the the final of the Filipino Amateur Basketball (FAB) tournament in Batu Bersurat on Wednesday night. And the 6ft 1in Filipino delivered another stellar performance, but it wasn't enough to keep his MK Kids squad...

Sold play up against exhausted MK Kids

2010-03-19 SOLD were gifted a their second straight win with an 86-67 victory over MK Kids in Group B of the StreetballBrunei 2010 last night at the Brunei Basketball Association court in Batu Bersurat.MK Kids, having played in the final of the Filipino...

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Anti-doping czars high on Sultanate's prospects, efforts

2010-03-18 THE World Anti-Doping Association (Wada) has nothing to worry about when it comes to Bruneian athletes.The Brunei Darussalam Anti-Doping Committee (BDADC) conducted a random test on 29 of its elite athletes prior to the 25th Southeast Asian (SEA)...

IAAF take coaches back to the basics

2010-03-18 GRASSROOTS athletics could well undergo a marked transformation if the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) gets its way. The IAAF, through its Regional Development Center (RDC) in Jakarta, yesterday launched a Coaching...

Brunei cycling rolling forward

2010-03-18 YAFIZ JAMALUDIN believes Bruneian cyclists can challenge for honours at the regional level. The newly-appointed head coach of the national cycling team has been in charge since late December, and the Malaysian likes what he is seeing. "They're not...

National basketball squad announced

2010-03-18 NATIONAL basketball coach, Kevin Reece, named his squad to represent the Sultanate as part of his plan to change the face of Brunei Basketball.It was a different line-up compared to previous years, featuring more Malay players - Jamri Ramlee, Shamli...

Wildcats feast on Asaff's title hopes

2010-03-18 IT WAS supposed to be the final that the pundits had predicted at the start of camp. But it did not turn out that way when both favoured teams went down in the semi-finals of the 37 years old and below category of the Filipino Amateur Basketball (...

Welflex engineer final effort

2010-03-18 THERE were no second chances for the Brunei Buffaloes after Welflex Engineering dominated them 61-40 in the final of the of the 38 years old and above category of the Filipino Amateur Basketball (FAB) tournament.The game plotted the same course as...

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Coaches run amok during edgy semi-final

2010-03-17 A HIGHLY anticipated semi-final match between MK Kids and Asaff produced arguably the Sultanate's best basketball game of the year. And like anything else exciting it ended in high-drama.For MK Kids, the game marked the second time within a week...

MK Kids have inside running

2010-03-17 REMEMBER how the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks were dumped out of the first round in the 2007 NBA playoffs by the eight-seeded Golden State Warriors?That upset was a result of Warriors coach Don Nelson's familiarity with his former team from the Lone...

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