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Athletics 20 Jun 2020 | 7:00 AM

Jumper Hakimi gets his degree – after nine long years

KUALA LUMPUR: Triple jumper Mohd Hakimi Ismail has finally completed his degree – after nine long years.The Taiping-born athlete was offered a place to do physical education at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 2011. It was a four-year course but he has had to hop, skip and jump past a few semesters to focus on training and competitions.

Athletics 13 Jun 2020 | 7:00 AM

For teeny Winnie, size doesn’t matter in heptathlon

KUALA LUMPUR: Heptathletes are often tall, imposing figures – after all, it takes a lot of brawn to excel in seven different disciplines.

Athletics 27 May 2020 | 7:00 AM

Quek ready to overcome hurdles in 400m comeback

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah’s Quek Lee Yong was tipped to be the top national 400m hurdler after winning back-to-back gold medals in the Sukma (Malaysia Games) in Kuching and Ipoh in 2016 and 2018 respectively