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Other Sport 18 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tough to win again, says Ngew

Kuala Lumpur's Ngew Sin Mei broke two national records in athletics to earn the Best Female Athlete Award in the last Sukma (Malaysia Games) in Kota Kinabalu two years ago. But she does not think that she will win the honour again in the 10th Games, which begin in Negri Sembilan next week.

Other Sport 16 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Flop show for top guns in Qatar

Czech javelin thrower Jan Zelezny and featured runners Saif Said Shaheen of Qatar and Kelli White of the United States failed to win in a flop show for stars at the IAAF Super Grand Prix on Friday.

Other Sport 14 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Long jumper Ajunwa switches to chess after life ban

Nigeria's long jump gold medallist at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Chioma Ajunwa, banned for life after twice failing drug tests, has taken up competitive chess.

Other Sport 11 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Focus on pole vault pays off for record breaker Noor Akma

Selangor's Noor Akma Abdul Fatah decided to heed her coach's advice to concentrate on pole-vaulting instead of sprinting.

Other Sport 10 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sabah lass breaks oldest mark in U-12 high jump event

Sabah's Sue Rafflesia Charles Pan came to the National Sports Schools Council (MSSM) athletics championships in Seremban hoping to improve on her personal best in the high jump.

Other Sport 09 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jones wins 100m and long jump, Montgomery finishes fourth

Marion Jones won the 100m on Friday night at the Jamaica International Invitational, easily winning in 11.04 seconds. Aleen Bailey of Jamaica was a distant second in 11.19.

Other Sport 08 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jones plans to have round-the-clock protection in Athens

American sprint queen Marion Jones said she plans to use 24-hour security during this summer's Athens Games.

Other Sport 06 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Boon Syian leads Johor's chase for golds

Johor will not have their aces who have to register for Form Six in their quest for gold medals in the national schools (MSSM) athletics championships, which begin Friday in Seremban.

Other Sport 04 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sin Mei fails to make amends for Vietnam flop

It was a disappointing outing for long and triple jumper Ngew Sin Mei in the Thailand Open championships, which ended last Friday at the Thammasat University in Bangkok.

Lifestyle 01 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

71 and still going strong

The name Tamin Merican may not ring a bell with many of us, but he is an athlete for whom age is no obstacle.