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Cambodian taekwondo star Sorn Seavmey lost to South Korea’s Oh Hye-ri at the World Championships in Muju yesterday. AFP

Korea’s Oh outclasses Seavmey in the last 16

South Korea’s Rio Olympics gold medallist Oh Hye-ri outclassed Sorn Seavmey 18-9 in the women’s -73 kg last 16 in the ongoing World Taekwondo Championships in the South Korean city of Muju yesterday.

Thu, 29 June 2017 H S Manjunath
Chan Sreyda from Cambodian team Swa defends at the Zone Cup. Indrabott Romnea

Ultimate frisbee spreads its appeal beyond capital

The secretary of the Cambodian Flying Disc Association, Flo Zwiers, yesterday hailed the expansion of the fast-growing sport outside its Phnom Penh stronghold after the Kingdom’s ultimate frisbee organisation took two Kampot-based p

Thu, 29 June 2017 Post Staff
Cambodia’s Sorn Seavmey celebrates after defeating Iran’s Fatemeh Rouhani in the taekwondo women’s -73kg final at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on October 3, 2014. PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP

Bid for world glory begins for Seavmey

The Kingdom’s attention will once again be on taekwondo sensation Sorn Seavmey a year after her historic Rio Olympics qualification as the 21-year-old Asian Games gold medallist squares off today against Maisoun Farouk of Egypt in t

Wed, 28 June 2017 H S Manjunath
Leng Sarinreach won the Boys 16 and Under at the national junior tournament on Sunday. Photo supplied

Sarinreach stays strong at National Juniors

One of Cambodia’s fast-shaping junior talents, Leng Sarinreach overcame a fierce second-set challenge from Khleang Punlok to win the Boys 16 and Under singles title in the first National Junior Tennis Tournament at the National Tenn

Tue, 27 June 2017 H S Manjunath

Krousar Thmey take top honours in deaf tourney

The Indochina Star Fish Foundation’s football tournament for players of all abilities brought together 18 teams of the deaf and hearing impaired from five provinces for a day of intense action at Phnom Penh’s ISF grounds on Saturday

Mon, 26 June 2017 H S Manjunath
Cambodian gymnast Sam Rim (left) poses with his Chinese coach Wang Yibing in Shantou, China. AFP

Gymnast trains in China for SEA Games tilt

Cambodian SEA Games gymnastics hope Sam Rim has been preparing in the Chinese city of Shantou with the Guangdong provincial team and is planning to reach Malaysia directly from his training base for the biennial event, which will ru

Mon, 26 June 2017 H S Manjunath
AGR head professional Alan Martin is coaching Cambodian talent Tevy Sareoun.

Faldo Series event in Siem Reap postponed

The sixth edition of the Faldo Series Asia Cambodia qualifier, marked for tee-off at the Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Reap today, has been forced by the paucity of entries to be rescheduled for later this year.

Fri, 23 June 2017 H S Manjunath
NagaWorld forward Diego Gama scores against Kirivong Sok Sen Chey at Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

Seventh heaven for Gisung in MCL goalfest

South Korean striker Gisung Yeon may be relatively new to Cambodian football but his record seven-goal haul on Sunday against a hapless CMAC United in Phnom Penh Crown’s runaway 11-0 victory will place him in an elevated position i

Tue, 20 June 2017 H S Manjunath
Neko Hiroshi competes in the 7th Phnom Penh Half Marathon yesterday.

Hiroshi leads local marathon clean sweep

Rio Olympian Neko Hiroshi piloted a Cambodian clean sweep by repeating his success of last year in the men’s section of the 7th Phnom Penh International Half Marathon yesterday.

Mon, 19 June 2017 H S Manjunath
Cambodian striker Chan Vathanaka chases down the ball against Afghanistan yesterday at the Olympic Stadium.

Cambodia stun Afghanistan in Cup qualifier

Cambodia pulled off a sensational 1-0 win over Afghanistan in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 third round qualifiers group clash yesterday evening, triggering wild celebrations at the iconic Olympic Stadium filled to its capacity of near

Wed, 14 June 2017 H S Manjunath