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

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

Chinese machine rolls on

JOHOR BAHARU: The Chinese are surely the team to beat in the 1st FIBA Asia U-16 men’s basketball championship now underway at City Council Indoor Stadium here. A 109-29 win over Saudi Arabia in their opening Group A match yesterday … Continue reading

Selangor country’s sole representative

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor will be the country’s sole representative in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) 2010 AFC Cup after Perlis turned down opportunity to be the second team. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) secretarygeneral Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad said Selangor qualified … Continue reading