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Bruneians excel at Strongman Mania 2019


Presidents of Chainblock Lim Boon Kheng and Hong Kim Seng with the athletes at the Brunei International Airport. – AZLAN OTHMAN



BY Azlan Othman

TIGER Chainblock Strongest Athletes of Brunei Darussalam and Tiger Chainblock Strongest Athletes from Sabah won the Strongman Mania 2019 competition in Jakarta, Indonesia recently.

Pengiran Roslannie bin Pengiran Haji Jumat emerged champion in the under 100kg category, while Awangku Mohd Adri Imani bin Pengiran Sahari clinched third place in the under 75kg category.

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Anaqi Danish captures maiden men’s sabre title at Brunei Open (2019)


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin with Anaqi Danish Asahrin and other men’s sabre winners. – FADHIL YUNUS


BY Fadhil Yunus

BRUNEI-MUARA fencer Anaqi Danish Asahrin captured his maiden title in the men’s sabre event at the Brunei Open Fencing Championship after a closely-fought 15-14 victory over teammate Mohd Haziq Asahrin in a brotherly affair at the Youth Centre in the capital on Sunday.

Mohd Haziq Asahrin, the elder of the Asahrin brothers, enjoyed a bright start in his title defence with separate 4-1 and 6-2 leads in the halfway mark of a tense final.

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Local, foreign cyclists form BCCT for Langkawi tour (2019)


BruPay Chief Executive Officer Haji Sophian bin Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny (2nd L) with BCCT Sports Director Muhammad Firdaus bin Daud (3rd R). – KHAIRIL HASSAN


BY Khairil Hassan

BRUNEIAN cyclists Muhammad Raihaan bin Abdul Aziz, Azmi bin Abdul Hadzid and Amiruddin bin Haji Amir linked up with four former Java Partizan Pro Cycling Team members to form the backbone of Brunei Continental Cycling Team (BCCT).

BCCT, formed for the 2019 Union Cycliste International (UCI) season, will compete in the Le Tour de Langkawi, an eight-stage race which flags off on April 6 and concludes on April 13.

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Brunei claims second place at Borneo Karatedo Championship (2019)


Sabah karate contingent in a group photo. – KHAIRIL HASSAN



BY Khairil Hassan

BRUNEI Darussalam finished the 1st Borneo Karatedo Open Championship 2019 in second place behind Sabah, who was crowned the overall champion at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas on Sunday.

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