Good start by national sailors Down Under

LANGKAWI: Elite national sailor Kharulnizam Mohd Afendy remained within striking distance after the completion of two races in the Laser Radial Open category of the ongoing Australian National Sailing Championships in Adelaide yesterday. Malaysian Yachting Association (MYA) general manager Mohd … Continue reading

Wushu coaches need to ‘modernise’

KUCHING: Local wushu coaches should make it a point to attend coaching seminars to upgrade their training methods and knowledge of the sport. Sarawak State Sports Council (MSNS) coach for the Wushu Elite Centre in Sarawak, Huang Shao Xiong, said … Continue reading

Butterflies slow Erika down

KUCHING: Sarawak’s rising swimming star Erika Kong could have done better than just winning the bronze medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke in the recent SEA Games in Vientiane, Laos. Her father, Anthony Kong, said Erika, down for 200m individual … Continue reading

Chang siblings prove perseverance pays

KUCHING: Away from the fanfare of publicity, two young Sarawakians were reaping the rewards of their hard work in two junior tennis tournaments in Peninsular Malaysia last month. Jane and Augustine Chang, the younger siblings of Oscar, a state Sukma … Continue reading

Only gold will do for Sarawak girls

SIBU: Sarawak girls will settle for nothing less than a gold medal in the National U-16 Volleyball Championship in Selangor from Nov 21-26. Sarawak Volleyball Association chief Vincent Lau Lee Ming, however, admitted that it would be extremely hard for … Continue reading

Hitmenten as a tourism product

KUCHING: Hitmenten can be developed into a tourism product for Sarawak. Its inventor Abdul Rahman Hassan believes it can become a tourism product with a training package tailored to the requests of enthusiasts from overseas. According to him, even though … Continue reading