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Friday, 14 May 2010

Wanted for tourney all cueists in Sultanate

2010-05-14 CALLING all cue sports enthusiasts in the Sultanate here's your chance to make it big. The Brunei Darussalam Cue Sports Association (BDCSA) yesterday urged all cue sports players in the country to participate in the 3rd Brunei National Pool...

BDGA to absorb all golf associations

2010-05-14 ALL golf associations in Brunei are expected to be absorbed into the Brunei Darussalam Golf Association (BDGA), the only golf body in Brunei to be recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, by the end of this year.Chaired by BDGA...

Under-14 league kicked into limbo

2010-05-14 ORIGINALLY slated for this Sunday, the Under-14 National League has suffered a setback and will be postponed until further notice.No reasons were given for the postponement, delaying the much anticipated debut of Kota Ranger FC and Sultan Muhamad...

Liew - between the pool and exam hall

2010-05-14 It is hard to juggle swimming with study but Amanda Liew Jia Xin believes 'where there's a will, there's a way'. Named as the only swimmer to represent the Sultanate at the Malaysia Games (Sukma) to be held from June 10-19 in Melaka...

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Brunei hoping for 'Perfect 10' outing

2010-05-13 FIRM believers in the old adage 'the early bird catches the worm', the national junior silat team are geared up and ready for battle at the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Melaka next month.Having started training back in December last year, 10 of the...

TI ABDB shuttlers are simply the best

2010-05-13 SUBSTITUTING badminton racquets in place of firearms, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces' Training Institute (TI ABDB) were crowned the ABDB Women's Badminton Tournament 2010 champions shutting out the Royal Brunei Land Forces (TD ABDB) 3-2 in the final...

Sharks swimming towards big boys

2010-05-13 MOGAMAT Shafeek Kamalie is confident the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Sharks are swimming in the right path. Despite losing all three of their Brunei Rugby Football Union (BRFU) League regular season matches and both of their Darussalam Cup...

Brunei silat exponents work hard for SEA meet

2010-05-13 FINALLY back in intensive training, the national silat team are eyeing the 2010 Southeast Asian Pencak Silat Championship to be held in the central province of Thanh Hoa in Vietnam from May 28 to June 4.The team's last international outing was the...

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Kota Juniors leading the way in futsal

2010-05-12 WITH european football giants like "Barcelona", "Arsenal", "Manchester United" and "Liverpool" in the 2010 AEWON Liverpool Supporters Club Brunei (LSCB) Futsal League, one would expect one of them to top the...

Dato Othman Primary School capture Brunei IIA football championship

2010-05-12 DATO OTHMAN PRIMARY SCHOOL defeated Dato Marsal Primary School 4-1 to emerge as champions of the Brunei IIA Primary Schools Football Championship.Abdul Wafid Firdaus Abd Rahim scored a brace, while teammates Abdul Matin Norazlan and Md Syafiq Jefry...

Brunei to send 2 divers at Sukma

2010-05-12 THE Sultanate have taken a huge leap with two divers to compete at the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Melaka next month.Cheng Wei, the national diving coach, have selected the duo of Mohd Naim Mohd Shafiee, 14, and 11-year-old Abd Afiq Hj Ali to be the...

Squash player Abang Md Safwan gearing up for Melaka campaign

2010-05-12 AFTER eight years, Brunei will be competing in the squash event in next month's Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Melaka.During the 2002 edition, Pg Hasnan Pg Anak Hj Rozanan, the current national junior squash coach, reached the quarter-finals.This year,...

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Sports 101: What is petanque?

2010-05-11 PETANQUE, meaning "feet together" in French, is a sport where players toss a larger ball (boules) from a distance to land it as close as possible to a smaller ball (cochonnet). It is quite similar to lawn bowls, but where as lawn bowls is...

Sukma: Gold is the target

2010-05-11 WITH exactly one month to go until the Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Melaka, the Director of the Department of Youth and Sports emphasised the importance of instilling a fighting spirit among the 69 athletes yesterday."In Melaka you will be up...

Abdul Wafi: the lone petanque warrior

2010-05-11 ABDUL WAFI AWG ABD HAMID is about to make history he will be the first petanque player to represent the Sultanate in the Malaysia Games (Sukma) which this year will be held in Melaka from June 10-19.The Games will not be the first international...

National rugby coach to name team this week

2010-05-11 THE national team for this year's 2010 HSBC Asian 5 Nations Regional Tournament will be decided by this week.Twenty-eight players made the first cut after a trial last week for the June 20-25 competition in Cambodia, with national coach Ben Bourne...

It's a Blue day in Brunei, too

2010-05-11 WHEN Chelsea thrashed 10 men Wigan Athletic 8-0 at Stamford Bridge, in London, on Sunday to take the English Premier League crown to the English capital the euphoria was felt in England as well as Brunei.A self-confessed Chelsea fan, Pg Hj Metussin...

Monday, 10 May 2010

Leaders Kota Juniors Roar to victory

2010-05-10 AK MD RADUAN's brace helped Kota Juniors Supporters Club defeat Brisbane Roar Supporters Club 3-1 to maintain a three-point lead at the top of the 2010 AEWON Liverpool Supporters Club Brunei (LSCB) Futsal League. The only undefeated team in the...

Coaching clinic for U-14 teams

2010-05-10 STAYING true to its cause of making sure the youth are given proper training, Football Federation of Brunei Darussalam (FFBD) conducted the first of two coaching clinics at Field B of the Berakas Sports Complex yesterday.Attended by coaches from...

Veterans League: Good start for Tutong

2010-05-10 SUNI Mat Jerah and Nadzrin Abdullah made sure both Tutong teams got their 2010 National Veterans League campaign off on the right foot yesterday.A hat-trick from Suni helped Tutong A (Persatuan Pemuda Pemudi Kg Penanjong Perda) beat Brunei Muara...

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