Aftar Singh

Recent and archived articles by Aftar Singh

4 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ridzuan is first Malaysian voted Asia’s best male athlete

KUALA LUMPUR: National para athlete Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi cemented his status as one of the country’s sporting greats by winning the 2018 Best Asian Male Para Athlete award.

Sheer happiness: Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi celebrating with coach R. Jaganathan after winning the long jump gold medal in the Asian Para Games on Oct 11 last year. — Bernama
3 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

TNB sides charged with local energy eye podium finishes

KUALA LUMPUR: TNB is banking on local energy to charge its two teams – Tenaga Nasional and TNB Thunderbolt – for podium finishes in the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).

2 Jan 2019 | 10:49 PM

National Hockey Stadium and adjacent pitch to be closed from Feb 11 for repair works

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil and adjacent pitch will be closed from Feb 11 for repair works as both the hockey turfs are in poor condition.

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29 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Back-in-the groove Wee Wern targets top-25 ranking

KUALA LUMPUR: National squash player Low Wee Wern has achieved her target of breaking into the top 50 in the world within a year. Now, she is ready to up the ante.

29 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

UiTM in a tight spot before league starts

KUALA LUMPUR: Things are not looking rosy for Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) ahead of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) starting on Jan 3.

28 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Settling down is not on skipper Siti’s mind yet

KUALA LUMPUR: National women’s hockey captain Siti Noor Amarina Ruhani (pic) has turned 31 but she has no plans to settle down just yet.

27 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Maybank to go all local for 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Seasoned campaigners Maybank have struggled to make an impact in the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) over the last few years.

Experienced: Maybank have signed national player Meor Muhammad Azuan Hassan (centre) for the 2019 Malaysia Hockey League.
27 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

16 players shortlisted in quest to retain SEA Games rugby gold

KUALA LUMPUR: Sixteen players have been shortlisted by Malaysian Rugby in their challenge to retain the men’s rugby Sevens gold medal at the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines.

24 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Harsh lesson keeps Aifa on guard at British Junior Open

KUALA LUMPUR: Aifa Azman endured a bitter experience in the World Junior Squash Championships in Chennai, India, in July and she hopes that harsh lesson will stand her in good stead for the British Junior Open in Birmingham from Jan 2-6.

23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mixture of young and old to spearhead Tenaga’s challenge in the league

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional are reaping the fruits of their labour from their hockey development programmes.