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Women Sepak Takraw squad trounces Japan 3-0

PALEMBANG, Aug 20 (Bernama) –  The national women's sepak takraw squad finally managed to win their first match by defeating Japan 3-0 in the team regu event in the third group match, at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang at Ranau Hall, Jakabaring Sport City, today.


Karim satisfied with Sarawak preparation for Sukma

KUCHING, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has expressed satisfaction with the preparations made by the state contingent for the coming 19th Malaysia Games (Sukma XIX) in Perak from Sept 11 to 22.


Karim denies MAF acting irresponsible over Poad

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (Bernama) – Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) president, Datuk Karim Ibrahim has denied the claims by the national contingent chief that he had acted irresponsibly towards national sprint coach Poad Md Kassim forcing him to seek his own sponsorship for the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games.


2018 Asian Games Medal Tally (7pm)

PALEMBANG, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Following is the medal tally on the second day of the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games as at  7pm Malaysian time Monday:


ASIAN Games Men's regu issue resolved - OCM

From Vikneswaran Raman

PALEMBANG, Aug 20 (Bernama) – The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) hopes the men’s regu sepak takraw squad will put up their best performance in the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, after Malaysia’s participation in the event was settled today.


No wushu birthday joys for Cheong Min in Asiad

From Mazani Chan

JAKARTA, Aug 20 (Bernama) – National wushu athlete Tan Cheong Min today celebrated her 20th birthday without much joy when she failed to garner a podium finish in her debut Asian Games attempt in the women’s nandao event here today.


New scoring format opens up bowling challenge - Shalin

PALEMBANG, Aug 20 (Bernama) – The introduction of a new scoring system in the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games poses a challenge for the bowlers at the Jakabaring Bowling Centre wide open, according to Shalin Zulkifli.