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Other Sport 28 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Fespic Games: Reward for winners

Malaysian gold medal winners in the Fespic Games stand to receive RM80,000 under the Government's incentive scheme, pledged Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Azalina Othman Said on Monday.

Other Sport 27 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Persistence pays off for Nursyafawati

Long jumper Nursyafawati Arshukri has no regrets swapping her books for spikes in order to compete in the Fespic Games.

Community 10 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Big strides after a poor start

Frustration over lacklustre performance almost made her quit athletics a year ago.

Community 28 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Foon Yew emerge champs in new meet

HAVING carved a niche as the kingpins of athletics in Johor for nearly two decades, Foon Yew High School added another feather to its cap when they won the overall title in the inaugural Malaysian Chinese Independent Schools Athletics Championships held in Kuching recently.

Community 12 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Local athletes still far off the mark

B>D/B>ESPITE the ample sports programmes initiated by the Youth and Sports Ministry, local athletes have yet to reach international standards, said Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali.

Other Sport 21 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

High jumper Hup Wei fails to book ticket to Doha

It's goodbye Doha for high jumper Lee Hup Wei. His hopes of making his debut in the Asian Games went up in smoke in the Malaysian Amateur Athletic Union (MAAU) Open championships at the City Stadium.

Community 20 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Close fight for sports awards

IT WILL be a three-way battle for the Sportsman of the Year award at the Kuala Lumpur Sports Awards 2005 to be announced in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

Other Sport 12 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sprinter Gay runs third fastest 200m ever

American Tyson Gay made the most of the fast conditions to put up the third best performance of all time in the men's 200m at the world athletics final here on Sunday.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Powell, Wariner and Richards share the jackpot

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell and American 400m runners Jeremy Wariner and Sanya Richards blitzed their rivals yesterday to share the Golden League jackpot for a perfect six wins in the six-meet series.

Other Sport 20 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Marion fails dope test

Triple Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones has failed an initial doping test, a source familiar with the test said.