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Awangku Hafidzon captures His Majesty’s 73rd Birthday chess title (2019)


Participating chess players in a group photo. – BCF



BY Fadhil Yunus

BRUNEI Darussalam chess star Awangku Hafidzon bin Pengiran Mohd Omar added the His Majesty 73rd Birthday Chess Rapid & Blitz Championship 2019 title to his growing collection in the domestic scene after besting a strong field in the Rapid Tournament at the Brunei Chess Centre of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex on Sunday.

Read more: Awangku Hafidzon captures His Majesty’s 73rd Birthday chess title (2019)

Strong show for UBD in ten-pin bowling meet (2019)


UBD ten-pin bowling athletes pose with their medals at the 14th UiTM International Sports Fiesta in Malaysia. – UBD


BY Khairil Hassan

UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) had a strong showing in the ten-pin bowling event of the 14th UiTM International Sports Fiesta in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia on Thursday.

UBD won gold in the women’s double ten-pin bowling after collecting 2,218 points, and finished runner-up in the women’s singles category with 1,120 points. UBD’s Dillah also bagged gold in the women’s all-events.

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Yayat Abdul gets sponsorship ahead of One Warrior Series bout (2019)


Mohd Norhidayat Abdul (C) with OCDBN Managing Partners Hafiiz Ranie and Rashid Zakaria. – KHAIRIL HASSAN


BY Khairil Hassan

LOCAL mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Mohd Norhidayat Abdul of Khalifa MMA has received sponsorship from OCDBN Auto Detailing Service, for his fight in the One Warrior Series in Singapore on August 6.

Hidayat, commonly known as Yayat Abdul, will face Indonesia’s top prospect Toreq Rayis of Bali MMA in the series. The 29-year-old currently holds Brunei’s best record of six wins and one loss (one win in One Warrior Series). His latest fight was a win over Thailand’s Sonya Kongkatonk in April.

Read more: Yayat Abdul gets sponsorship ahead of One Warrior Series bout (2019)

Brunei veteran secure victory at Borneo Intercity Basketball (2019)

BY James Kon

BRUNEI Darussalam’s veteran team started their Borneo Intercity Basketball Tournament 2019 campaign with a 63-57 victory against Labuan in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on Friday.

Lee Hee Ho, a former player of Brunei’s Barracudas, had a big game by scoring 20 points while Kenny Lim contributed 16 points.

Read more: Brunei veteran secure victory at Borneo Intercity Basketball (2019)

Brunei athletes grab gold, bronze at Thailand Sports School Games (2019)


The medallists in a group photo with Deputy Principal of Sports School Hajah Nor Aisah binti Haji Mohd Salleh as the Chef de Mission of the Brunei Sports School contingent and karate-do coach Md Ishak bin Haji Abu Bakar. – BRUNEI SPORTS SCHOOL


BY James Kon

ATHLETES from the Brunei Sports School under the Ministry of Education did the country proud at the 22nd Thailand Sports School Games 2019 at Khon Kaen, Thailand, capturing one gold and two bronze medals in the karate-do events.

Muhammad Mirza Syahmi bin Mohamad Sumadi claimed Brunei’s first gold medal in the games through the U16 individual Kata event.

Read more: Brunei athletes grab gold, bronze at Thailand Sports School Games (2019)


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