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Sponsorship boost for archery association (2019)


Manager of Borneo Middle East Trading Co (BMETCo) Pengiran Haji Emran bin Pengiran Seri Wijaya Pengiran Haji Ahmad with Brunei Darussalam Archery Association (PMNBD) members and local archers in a group photo at the sponsorship handover ceremony. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS


BY Aziz Idris

THE Brunei Darussalam Archery Association (PMNBD) due to compete for upcoming Singapore Archery Open 2019 from September 28-29 received a sponsorship boost from Borneo Middle East Trading Co (BMETCo) in the form of RealMix energy drinks.

Manager of BMETCo Pengiran Haji Emran bin Pengiran Seri Wijaya Pengiran Haji Ahmad handed over the sponsorship to team captain Mohd Shah Rezza bin Nassaruddin in a ceremony at the Jerudong Sports Complex on Wednesday.

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Varankou’s last-gasp equaliser rescues DPMM FC from defeat in Singapore Cup (2019)


A DPMM FC player and a Geylang International player vie for the ball during the match. PHOTO: SINGAPORE PREMIER LEAGUE


BY Fadhil Yunus

DPMM FC in-form forward Andrei Varankou scored a last-gasp equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Geylang International with seconds of injury time remaining in Group ‘B’ of the Komoco Motors Singapore Cup 2019 at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore last night.

The Belarusian rescued the side from defeat but local star Adi Said was again at the centre as a chief architect with an assist.

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Bruneian bags silver medal in Taiwan Spartan meet (2019)



Zulkernean bin Haji Tohara on the podium. PHOTO: ZULKERNEAN TOHARA


BY Fadhil Yunus

Brunei’s Zulkernean bin Haji Tohara bagged a silver medal in his age category at the Spartan Race Stadion at the Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in Taiwan recently.

The local participant competed in a 5km run with 20 obstacles. During the challenge, he failed one obstacle which was the Spear Throw, and as a result he had to do 15 burpees as a penalty.

Read more: Bruneian bags silver medal in Taiwan Spartan meet (2019)

32 Temburong cyclists go on Miri expedition (2019)



PHOTO: TEMBURONG PEDALLERS


BY Lyna Mohamad

A total of 32 cyclists from the Temburong Pedallers Team went on a cycling expedition in Miri, Sarawak recently.

The expedition flagged off at Niah Cave Resort and concluded in Sungai Teraban, Kuala Belait covering a distance of 127 kilometres. The team comprised cyclists aged 16 to 71 years including two female cyclists.

Read more: 32 Temburong cyclists go on Miri expedition (2019)

Firdaus represents Brunei at Qatar world meet (2019)


Muhammad Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid bin Haji Idris at the Brunei International Airport. PHOTO: FADHIL YUNUS


BY Fadhil Yunus

Brunei Darussalam’s sprinter Muhammad Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid bin Haji Idris will compete in the men’s 200m event at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar from September 27 to October 6.

The 17th edition of the world championship organised by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), marks Muhammad Noor Firdaus Ar-Rasyid’s second appearance having made his debut in the World Championships in London two years ago.

Read more: Firdaus represents Brunei at Qatar world meet (2019)


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