Category Archives: Athletics

Minister proud of national para athletes

Ak Fauzi Pg Salleh BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN THE 9th ASEAN Para Games national contingent were accorded a heroes' welcome upon their arrival at the Brunei International Airport in Berakas yesterday. Present among hundreds of families and friends was the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi…
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Good outing for Brunei at 9th ASEAN Para Games

Caption: The national para 10-pin bowling team pose for a group photo. Picture: Courtesy of Brunei secretariat at 9th ASEAN Para Games Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRUNEI will return from the 9th ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur with a tally of two gold, six silver and six bronze medals. The result is just…
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Alihan and Shari target podium finish at 9th ASEAN Para Games

Ak Fauzi Pg Salleh BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRUNEI will be banking on the duo of Alihan Muda and Shari Hj Juma'at for their gold medal hopes at the 9th ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur. Twenty-four athletes will be representing the Sultanate in three sports: athletics, 10-pin bowling and cycling in the Malaysian capital and all eyes will be on…
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Athletics: Brunei smash 4x100m national record

Caption: The national athletics team pose for a group photo at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium. Picture: Courtesy of Nazirul Wardy Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN THE men’s national 4x100m relay team smashed the previous national record by 0.71 seconds at the 29th SEA Games earlier this afternoon. The team of Md Faizul Abdullah, Md…
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Athletics: Firdaus sprints to new 200m national record

Ak Fauzi Pg Salleh BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN NATIONAL sprinter Md Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid Hj Mohd Idris broke the national record in the men’s 200m event at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Firdaus made his debut clocking the country's latest record of 21.39s to finish second, just 0.10 seconds behind winner Jirapong Meenapra…
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Athletics: Fakhri, Syafi’e miss out on 100m final

Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRUNEI’S fastest man Md Fakhri Ismail missed out on the final of the men’s 100m event at the 29th SEA Games after coming in fifth in with a time of 10.75 seconds in semi-final 2 earlier today. With the top-four of each semi-final advancing tot he final, the Bruneian was…
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Firdaus puts up strong effort at World C’Ships

Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN NATIONAL sprinter Md Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid Hj Mohdd Idris put up a strong effort at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London on Monday (early Tuesday morning Brunei time). Firdaus clocked a time of 22.36 seconds to finish at the end of Heat 7 at the London Stadium. The…
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Firdaus to compete in 200m event at World C’Ships

Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN NATIONAL sprinter Md Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid Hj Mohd Idris is set to compete today’s men’s 200m event at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London. He will once again be running in cold weather conditions having had a taste of that at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan…
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105 athletes named to represent Brunei at 29th SEA Games

Equestrian - Polo Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Puteri 'Azemah Ni'matul Bolkiah binti Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Duli Pengiran Muda Abdul Mateen ibni Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Yang…
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Maziah looks to return to competitive running next year

Yee Chun Leong BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRUNEI’S first female Olympian Maziah Mahusin is hoping to get back to competitive running next year. The 24-year-old has been suffering from Calcaneal spurs on her right heel since 2010. It has since worsen and she has taken a step back from competitions. Her last tournament was in August…
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