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National athletes offer differing views on allowance

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BY AZRI METUSSIN

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - DIFFERING views were shared by national athletes when they were asked about their stance on training allowances.

Speaking to The Brunei Times during the sidelines of the Excellence Incentive Reward Scheme (SPKS) ceremony at the Green Room of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas on Wednesday, national sprinter Md Noor Firdaus Ar-Rashid Hj Md Idris said that the lack of training allowance hampered his motivation.
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Simunic to get help from M’sian legends

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - SABAH head coach Vjeran Simunic will be getting help from two Malaysian football legends for this year’s Malaysia Premier League season.

The former DPMM FC head coach, who took over at Sabah early December, will have James Wong and his former strike partner Hassan Sani as assistant managers of the state team, according to a report on Malaysian daily The Star on Tuesday.

Wong is best remembered for putting Malaysia through to the 1980 Moscow Olympics after scoring the all-important winner over South Korea (2-1) at the Merdeka Stadium.
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Dodgeball on the rise in the country

BY NADZIRAH MALEK-WEBB

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - DODGEBALL could be the next big sport in the sultanate as the Brunei Dodgeball Association (BDAS) is looking to promote the fast-paced game through their Open Dodgeball Tournament next month.

The tournament organised by SportsBru and in collaboration with BDAS will be categorised inp the men’s and women’s open at the Sungai Kebun Sports Complex.
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