Undergoing intensive development

His Majesty said the declaration of Labuan as a federal territory in 1984 and Putrajaya in 2001 consolidated the existence and importance of the federal territory entity and intensified development of the three territories. Tuanku Mizan said Putrajaya was also undergoing … Continue reading

Irfan to replace Worden as Terengganu coach

KUALA TERENGGANU: Former international Irfan Bakti Abu Salim, who coached Perlis last season, is expected to replace Ken Worden as Terengganu coach next season. Terengganu team manager Sheikh Tajudin Sheikh Yusoff, who expressed disappointment over the failure by Terengganu to … Continue reading

Journalists and Petronas in bowling friendly

MIRI: More than 20 local reporters took part in the Northern Sarawak Journalists Association (NSJA)-Petronas Sarawak 10-pin bowling friendly here on Tuesday. Oil Palm beat 16 others to emerge the champions. Sharin Tun Kamalul Zamri of Petronas and Deammy Sim … Continue reading

Catch Landas Cup futsal at Sports Planet

KUCHING: Forty-two teams, including nine for women, are taking part in the inaugural Landas Cup futsal competition at Sports Planet here today and tomorrow. Organising chairman Ramzi Abdillah said the teams were from both the public and private sectors in … Continue reading

Lundu centre for extreme sports

MIRI: Sarawak plans to put up a centre for extreme sports soon in Lundu, about 100km from Kuching. Social Development and Urbanisation Minister Dato Sri William Mawan Ikom, who disclosed this, said his ministry was focusing on the economic potentials … Continue reading

SMK Tung Hua, SMK Rosli Dhoby emerge champs

SIBU: SMK Tung Hua Team A and SMK Rosli Dhoby Team A topped the overall boys and girls categories respectively for the recently concluded Sibu Division Inter-School Chinese Chess Competition. For the boys category, the first runner-up was SMK Rosli … Continue reading

Malaysia humiliated by Indonesia

KUALA TERENGGANU: Malaysia failed to advance into the final of the men’s team event after suffering a humiliating 0-2 defeat to Indonesia in the semi-finals of the Sepak Takraw World Cup at Stadium Negeri here yesterday. Malaysia, who were expected … Continue reading

Players soldier on for Alberts

KUCHING: Sarawak players will soldier on – at least for now despite not receiving any word on payment of their outstanding salaries. Although all they can wish for at this time is ‘some Gawai gift’, they have decided to wait … Continue reading

Four games in Kota Sentosa sports carnival

KUCHING: Kota Sentosa Community Sports Club will organise the Kota Sentosa Community Sports Carnival-League 2009 at Politeknik Kuching Sarawak, Jalan Matang from June 14 to July 12. Four games will be held, including men’s football, sepak takraw and women’s netball … Continue reading

Nik Mahmud denies he will resign soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Sports Commissioner Datuk Nik Mahmud Nik Yusof has denied a blogger’s claim that he would be resigning soon. Nik Mahmud, who was appointed to the post in April last year, said his contract would only expire in June … Continue reading

Miri triathlon to go on

MIRI: The International Triathlon Sarawak Miri 2009 will be held on November 28 and 29 as scheduled despite fears over the global swine flu outbreak. Organising secretary Awang Hashim Awang Bujang, disclosed that this year, they had received entries from … Continue reading