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With the exception of Sophoen Oeun, who will fly directly to Malaysia, the rest of the United States-based Cambodian basketball players have assembled in Phnom Penh as they prepare to depart for their SEA Games campaign on Friday.

Philippines’ Julian Mariano Clarino (right) outjumps Cambodia players to head the ball in their match at the SEA Games on Tuesday. AFP
Thu, 17 August 2017

Pressure mounts after loss to Philippines

Cambodia head coach Leonardo Vittorino was left wondering where the goals would come from after Cambodia spurned numerous chances before going down 2-0 to the Philippines in the Group B opener of the SEA Games football competition l

Ho Sreynoch (left) and Hour Sreypov pose for photos at the Future Stars event in Singapore in 2015. Photo supplied
Thu, 17 August 2017

From orphanages to the 2017 SEA Games

Picking up tennis in lessons at the two different orphanages they were growing up in, teenage girls Hour Sreypov and Ho Sreynoch had no idea that one day they would be representing Cambodia in a major event like the SEA Games.

Gymnast Sam Rim (right) receives a certificate from federation chief Noy Sophanna on December 22, 2016.
Thu, 17 August 2017

Gymnastics fed confident in SEA Games hope

Sam Rim will be the only athlete representing Cambodian in gymnastics at the upcoming SEA Games event in Malaysia but the Cambodian Gymnastics Federation is confidant their man will get a good result after a attending a four-month t

Seng Socheata (front) and the women of the Cambodian Yeak-or squad that will take part in the AOUCC in Manila pose for a photo with a male player. Photo supplied
Thu, 17 August 2017

Discers ready for Manila big time

Cambodian team Yeak-or will appear in the Asia-Oceanic Ultimate Club Championships (AOUCC) in Manila, which begin today.

The Cambodian delegation attends the Opening Ceremony of the biennial Southeast Asian Games in Singapore’s National Stadium on June 5, 2015. AFP
Wed, 16 August 2017

Kingdom aiming high as Malaysia set sights on 111 SEA Games golds

As Thailand push to zealously safeguard their status as the region’s leading medal winners and Cambodia drive to overcome the disappointment of the last edition, the hosts of the 29th SEA Games, gearing up for a colourful opening in

The 2017 SEA Games football competition got underway on Monday, with hosts Malaysia opening their Group A account at the regional sporting showpiece with a 2-1 victory over Brunei at the Shah Alam Stadium.

Local channel Hang Meas TV has struck a partnership with the 29th SEA Games Organising Committee for live coverage of 11 football matches, including the semifinals and final, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies.

Cambodian league champions Boeung Ket pulled off a 2-1 win over Global Cebu Fc in the second leg of their RHB Singapore Cup quarterfinal on Friday, but the victory failed to stop the Philippine champions from making it to the semifi

Cambodia head coach Leonardo Vittorino instructs his player at a training session on Tuesday.
Fri, 11 August 2017

Vittorino says SEA Games a chance to strengthen under-22s

Cambodia head coach Leonardo Vittorino is striking an optimistic note that the inexperienced under-22 squad he will be taking to next week’s SEA Games football competition in Malaysia will be a great opportunity to build a strong ba