PUTRAJAYA, Jan 5 (Bernama) -- The 21st edition of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from Feb 24 to March 2 will be marked by a first ever grand finish in the historic city of Melaka, while an eight-stage race format will see teams preparing for another grueling challenge.
By M. Santhiran NEW DELHI (Bernama) -- There are many who have contributed immensely for the advancement of sports in Malaysia and beyond but were never in the limelight. Among them is the unassuming Datuk Dr Gurcharan Singh, who may not have made headlines in local or international media but has contributed tremendously to sports science at the national and international stage. For many decades he has been closely associated with the Asian Football Federation (AFC) and Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), and was actively involved in the World Cup and the Olympics.
By Mazani Chan Yat Sin KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 (Bernama) -- The wait for the new head coach of the Harimau Malaya squad is set to end by this month, as the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) is expected to make an announcement on the matter.
By Noorazlina Hj Jindeh After the mountaineering activities resumed on Mount Kinabalu on Dec 1, 2015 Bernama's writer Noorazlina Hj Jindeh joined the group that scaled Mount Kinabalu using a new route for the first time Part one describes the writer's experience in scaling the Mount Kinabalu through the new Ranau Trail KUNDASANG (Bernama) -- At 8.30am on Dec 1, a short siren was heard at the Timpohon Gate of the Mount Kinabalu Park entrance, marking the start of climbing activities again that was halted since June 5, 2015 following a moderate earthquake. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake had destroyed much of the Mesiliau Trail, the main route used to reach the peak and thus climbers now have to use the new route known as the Ranau Trail from base camp Laban Rata. From Laban Rata located at an altitude of 3,272m, the 'Ranau Trail' will take climbers to Sayat-sayat (3,668m) before reaching the Low's Peak (summit) at 4,095 m. Another new trail to the peak is set to open this year (2016).
By M.Santhiran NEW DELHI, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- National top badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei lost to top Indian player, K. Srikanth in the Premier Badminton League in Mumbai Sunday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian junior silat squad lived up to expectations and target set by the Malaysian Silat Federation (Pesaka) by winning nine gold medals in the World Youth Silat Championships at the Titiwangsa Stadium here Wednesday.
LANGKAWI, Dec 29 (Bernama) -- Two national sailing athletes, Asri Azman and Nur Shazrin Mohammad Latif, are in comfortable positions after completing two of nine races on the first day of the 2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Sailing Championship, Tuesday.