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Thursday, 10 December 2009

'S'pore drops 2013 Games'

2009-12-10 SOUTHEAST Asian (SEA) Games chiefs are searching for a new venue for the 2013 edition after Singapore said it would pull out of hosting the event, a report said.Singapore's Straits Times newspaper reported that Chris Chan, the country's National...

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Easyway Bunut thrash TJP

2009-12-09 EASYWAY BUNUT demolished TJP 111-32 last night to notch up their third victory in Group A of the Under-23 category of the Basketball Youth Cup at the Brunei Basketball Association court in Batu Bersurat.Easyway Bunut, made up of the reserve players...

Menglait edge Kilanas in 9-goal thriller

2009-12-09 MENGLAIT FC beat Kilanas FC 5-4 last night in their DSTGroup Brunei Premier League II match at the Balapan Track and Field of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas.Ak Md Sallehuddin Pg Sairfuddin was the hero bagging a hat-trick...

Norleyermah will be Brunei's flag bearer in Laos

2009-12-09 PENCAK SILAT exponent Norleyermah Hj Raya has earned the honour of carrying the Brunei flag during the opening ceremony of the 25th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games today at the Main Stadium of the National Sports Complex here. Norleyermah is a...

Jakarta to host 37 sports in 2011 Games

2009-12-09 THE next hosts of the SEA Games in 2011, Indonesia, have proposed to stage 37 sports, including two extreme sports.Malaysia's representative in the SEA Games Federation (SGF) executive meeting Datuk Sieh Kok Chi told Bernama that Indonesia would...

Sefli finishes 3rd in S'pore

2009-12-09 SEFLI Ahar did the country proud once again when he finished on the podium for the men's half-marathon event at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon last Sunday in Singapore.Having won the half-marathon during the 3rd Borneo Games on Thursday...

Barracudas look to bounce back

2009-12-09 THE Barracudas are confident that they can bounce back against the KL Dragons when the two meet in their Asean Basketball League (ABL) match at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas tonight."It's been a...

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Brunei athletes leave for Laos Games

2009-12-08 THE final batch of the national contingent for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games left for Laos yesterday.The country will be represented at the Dec 9-18 event by 51 athletes and officials at the 25th edition of the Games, with yesterday's delegation...

Aiman adds new 'weapons' to game

2009-12-08 NATIONAL tennis coach praised Mohd Aiman Abdullah's for his determination in the final of the 3rd Borneo Games last Saturday.Falling 6-3, 6-0 to East Kalimantan's Mohd Faisal Aidil Sukimin in the men's open singles, Mohd Aiman's silver medal was the...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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