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Tan Karr Wei

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18 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

One-two high for Pahang woodballers

MALAYSIA had the honour of organising the first ever Wood-ball Premier Cup at the woodball course in Taman Metropolitan Batu, Kuala Lumpur, recently.

Elaine (left) presenting the prize for the Malaysia Woodball Premier Cup ladies’ champion to Wu Chih Han from Chinese Taipei. Looking on is Thomas.
17 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Coach aims for semi-final finish in Fiba Asia Under-16 meet

MALAYSIA’s Under-16 basketball coach Yong Kian Ann wants to attempt the impossible by setting a semi-final target for the team in the upcoming Basketball Federation (Fiba) Asia Under-16 Champion-ship.

16 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

TBA claw back from brink of defeat

DESPITE trailing behind Davidson Alumni for the first two quarters, TheOne Basketball Academy A (TBA-A) players kept their cool throughout the Ruby Cup Under-17 Basketball boys’ final.

Out of my way: TBA’s Choo Chee Lam (left) taking a shot as Davidson Alumni’s Chai Rong Feng tries to block it.
9 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Aliudin’s plan to move from pole vault to decathlon pays off – big time!

EVEN though he was an expert at pole vault in his heyday, veteran athlete Aliudin Jumaat, 58, knew well enough that he could not be a contender for the event at the recent World Masters Games in Torino, Italy. Instead, he chose to take on multiple disciplines and feature in the decathlon, from where he duly emerged with a medal.

7 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Indonesians upset defending champions in their first outing at Royal Selangor

A STRONG and organised ASIOP Apacinti from Indonesia caused an upset in their first RSC-Tiger International Soccer under-12 seven-a-side appearance when they won the tournament.

Indonesia's ASIOP Apacinti were crowned champions in their first appearance at the 13th RSC-Tiger International Seven-a-Side tournament.
6 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Ting Jun to lead U-16s in Teheran

MALAYSIA’S under-16 basketball team will be banking on captain Foo Ting Jun to lead from the front when they travel to Teheran, Iran for the Federation of International Basket-ball Associations (Fiba) Asia Under-16 Championships from Sept 25-Oct 4.

Brimmin g with confidenc e: Ting Jun has been training with the national team since he was 14.
5 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Selangor hockey side keen on doing well in the Razak Cup

AFTER losing out on promotion to Division One last year, Selangor are bent on landing the Division Two Razak Cup this season and making amends.

Preparing for battle: Selangor head coach S. Sivabalan (front) with his players during the Razak Cup trials.
3 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Selangor hockey players to use new kit till year end

SELANGOR hockey players in all age groups will be wearing a uniform set of jerseys for six tournaments this year.

New attire: Selangor hockey players (from left) Mohd Norikhwan Nor Rahman, Muhammad Amirullah Abdul Aziz, Saiful Azhan Mohd Afandi, Zulfaddli Mohd Isa and Hafif Elkam Nordin parading the new Selangor jerseys and training jerseys that will be used by all age groups.
2 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Astro sees opportunity in reviving Merdeka Tournament

GOING beyond being a broadcaster, Astro has taken its role of developing local sports another step further by bringing back the Merdeka Tournament.

Sweet memories: Vietnam celebrating the Merdeka Cup after defeating Malaysia Cup at penalthy shoot-out. — filepic
31 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM

Upgrading of KGSAAS complete, but number of holes will be reduced

GOLFERS at Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (KGSAAS) can now enjoy better playing conditions as the upgrading and refurbishment of the course is complete.

The lake by the signature hole at the Sultan Nine has been restored and the layers of silt collecting over the years have been removed