Bandar Maharani Badminton Club clinched their inaugural Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA) team event title in style at the Kompleks Kejiranan Presint 11 here today. The Southern club side were in smashing form when they brushed aside fancied Butterworth Badminton Club 9-1 in the final.   [caption id="attachment_177166" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bandar Maharani BC players celebrating their inaugural 2021 TGLPLA team event title.[/caption] Heavyweights Butterworth BC failed to live up to their top billing as Bandar Maharani BC made a clean sweep winning all three of their games. Bandar Maharani BC bagged the first win in the mixed doubles when Zachary Sia – Yap Yee defeated Tan Yi...

A nail-biting final is on the cards with Bandar Maharani Badminton Club and Butterworth BC vying for the inaugural Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA) title at the Kompleks Kejiranan Presint 11 here tomorrow. It was a heated clash in the first semi-final between arch-rivals Bandar Maharani BC and Serdang BC, which saw the southern side win (10-3). Yap Yee and Zachary Sia opened accounts for Bandar Maharani BC when they finished strongly after going down in the first set against Boon Xin Yuan – Tan Yan Yi (10-11, 11-4, 11-10, 11-7) in the mixed doubles. Bandar Maharani extended their lead when stalwart Tai Chuan Che...

Butterworth Badminton Club and Ampang Jaya Badminton Club booked their semi-final berths in style in the Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA). As expected, both Butterworth BC and Ampang Jaya BC advanced from Group A and B respectively. Joining the 2 badminton giants are Serdang BC who topped Group A and Bandar Maharani BC who finished second behind Ampang Jaya BC in Group B. As players scrambled to salvage as many points for their respective clubs, Samuel Lee from Butterworth BC was in his elements today as he led his team to secure a semi-final spot. Known for his energetic display, Samuel Lee showed...

The Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA) kept all those who were at the venue today on their toes as Ampang Jaya BC extended their winning streak after beating Petaling Jaya BC (12-9) in the last game of the third day. Ampang Jaya BC got off to a good start as Lim Tze Jian – Wong Kha Yan defeated Clarissa San – Tan Wei Liang (11-5, 10-11, 11-7, 11-5) in the mixed doubles. However, the club from Kuala Lumpur had to keep their calm after Tan Jia Jie lost to Low Eu Chong (6-11, 11-7, 11-6, 4-11, 8-11) in the men’s...

Seremban City Badminton Club came out victors in the battle of the cities on the second day of the Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA) tournament in Putrajaya today. Seremban City BC brushed aside neighbours Bangi City 11-4 and kept up the momentum in their bid to finish top of the group after having defeated DSBC Labuan 12-4 in their opening tie yesterday. Despite Seremban's City gallant run all eyes were on DSBC Labuan's up and coming singles player Arena Satu Samin who upset former national player Goh Jin Wei of Butterworth BC yesterday. Arena, who won the Singapore Youth International Series...

Serdang Badminton Club got off to an explosive start in the Top Glove Purple League Pro-Am 2021 (TGPLPA) after making short work of Bangi City BC 13-4 in their opening game at the Kompleks Kejiranan Presint 11 in Putrajaya today. The mixed doubles pair of Kashley Kho Tze Yin - Yap Qar Siong made a stellar start for Serdang BC when they overcame their opponent's Mohamad Najmi Kamarudin - Siti Farhanan Nabilah 10-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-8 in the opening game. Serdang BC continued with their smashing form as Too Ming Yap [caption id="attachment_177191" align="alignright" width="300"] Mixed doubles pair Kashley Kho Tze Yin - Yap...

KUALA LUMPUR (23 November 2021): RAWANG Badminton Club (RBC) received a huge boost ahead of the Purple League Junior (PLJ) and Purple League Pro-Am (PL Pro-Am) campaigns with the backing of Malaysia’s leading sports media and public relations agency, ShekhinahPR Sdn Bhd. ShekhinahPR have solidified their support towards the badminton club for the fourth consecutive year, with a total contribution of RM35,000, including RM10,000 this year. The sponsorship was announced at a cheque presentation and jersey launch ceremony at the Royal Lake Club, in Kuala Lumpur today. Also present were Purple League’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr, Ho Khek Mong, Rawang BC’s team...

10 September 2021, Malaysia / Singapore: Johor Darul Ta’zim FC are delighted to announce that Discovery, Inc. has acquired ‘Fearless: Rise of the Southern Tigers’ from distributors 108 Media to air across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. “I am delighted that many parts of Asia will now be able to watch the incredible story of Johor Darul Ta’zim FC and how we work so hard behind the scenes to ensure success on and off the field,” said HRH Major General Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor and JDT owner. Lynn Ng, Head of Content, Asia Pacific, Discovery, Inc....

Kuala Lumpur: Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) disaran supaya mencontohi pendekatan yang dilaksanakan oleh Liga Perdana Inggeris (EPL) bersama Kerajaannya apabila membenarkan kemasukan penyokong bola sepak ke stadium. Ia disuarakan Ahli Jawatankuasa Persatuan Bolasepak Malaysia (FAM), Christopher Raj yang berharap agar MKN dapat melihat dan mengkaji semula kebenaran ke stadium khususnya buat peminat yang sudah menerima lengkap dua dos vaksin. "28,342 kes di sana (kes Covid-19). 60% (peratus) lengkap vaksin. Stadium penuh. "Di Malaysia, skuad negara nak main friendly pun tak lulus. Harap MKN buka mata lihat senario sukan antarabangsa. "Tambah sikit, dua dos vaksin pun belum boleh masuk stadium. Murid yang belum vaksin pula kena masuk...

Industri sukan terus diabaikan. Sejak PKP 3.0 dilaksanakan, rakyat Malaysia yang mengusahakan padang, gelanggang, pusat sukan dan gimnasium terus diabaikan. Pendek kata, tutup kedai. Sukan bukan saja tertumpu kepada atlet profesional. Ia melibatkan juga para pekerja pusat sukan, jurulatih, instructor gimnasium, jurugambar dan ramai lagi. Sejak Total Lockdown dilaksanakan, jumlah kes positif yang disumbangkan sebahagian besar adalah daripada kluster tempat kerja. Hanya beberapa peratus saja melibatkan kluster komuniti apatah lagi kluster yang melibatkan sukan. Negara jiran, Thailand sekarang menjadi tuan rumah #ACL2021 dan sedang berlangsung dengan jayanya menggunakan model sports bubble. Malah, kita ada wakil negara yang bermain di sana. Kita pernah membuka sektor...