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Rafidah, Hazim win karate events in United Kingdom

Yusma Hazim Yusof and Rafidah Rosli in a photo with sensei and sports commitee members at the meet


BY  Azlan Othman 

RAFIDAH Rosli and Yusma Hazim Yusof did Brunei proud recently after winning gold in separate events at the 3rd East Midlands Open Championships, while representing Loughborough Karate Academy in the United Kingdom.
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Arm wrestling for charity

LOCAL participants will represent Brunei in the Premier 101 International Charity Arm Wrestling 2018 from January 19-20, at the Premier 101 Commercial Centre in Kuching, Sarawak.

The tournament, which is in its third edition since 2016, offers total cash prizes worth RM31,300.

It is also one of the biggest tournaments in Sarawak which will see participations from over 300 athletes from 21 countries, which include Brunei, Singapore, Russia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Australia and China among others.

Devon Larratt, the 2016 Champion of the World Arm Wrestling League (Northern Regionals: Right–Hand and Left-hand) will also make a special appearance during the tournament.

The charity tournament offers eight categories, namely Men’s Right 85kg Above, Men’s Right 75-85kg, Men’s Right 75kg Below, Men’s Left 80kg Above, Men’s Left 80kg Below, Men’s Right Amateur 75kg above, Men’s Right Amateur 75kg Below and Women’s Right Open.

--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


New DPMM FC coach calls for good football

DPMM FC newly-appointed head coach Rene Weber (centre) discusses with his coaching staff during a training session at the Jerudong Mini Stadium




BY  Fadhil Yunus

DPMM FC newly-appointed head coach Rene Weber has expressed his desire to assemble a team which plays good football and importantly register a victory ahead of the new season.
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SKKU basketball team share basketball tips with local lads

Participants in a dribble drill


BY  James Kon  

SOME 30 young basketball players gained insights and tips to improve basketball skills at the youth academy training session conducted by Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) basketball team of South Korea, at the Brunei Basketball Association yesterday.
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