Sport

Participants take part in last year’s Angkor Empire Marathon.

Chinese dominate Angkor marathon entries

The fourth Angkor Empire Marathon and other added attractions like the 21km, 10km and 3km fun run will race through the breathtaking surrounds of the World Heritage Site of the Angkor Wat temple complex on August 6, with runners fro

Thu, 13 July 2017 H S Manjunath
Cambodia head coach Leonardo Vitorino gives instructions during the 2-0 friendly defeat to Indonesia on June 8.

Cambodia draw tough group for SEA Games

Cambodia face a tough footballing test at the South-east Asian Games in Malaysia next month after being drawn in a six-team Group B that includes three of the four semifinalists from Singapore 2015, the last edition of the regional

Tue, 11 July 2017 H S Manjunath
Nagaworld’s Soung Virak (centre) chases the ball under pressure from opposition players.

Boeung Ket face Global; Naga draw Hougang

Boeung Ket Angkor and NagaWorld have drawn Global FC and Hougang United respectively in next month’s quarterfinals of the ongoing RHB Singapore Cup.

Thu, 6 July 2017 H S Manjunath

SEA Games to make draw; ticket deadline looms

The official draw for football and eight other disciplines at the 29th SEA Games next month will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday at 10am, according to the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia.

Thu, 6 July 2017 H S Manjunath

Sailors make way to Malaysia for SEA Games

Traditional boat racing has been part of Cambodia’s true water culture for hundreds of years and now the Kingdom is turning its sights on the more conventional competitive sailing, which is all about the art of moving a boat by harn

Wed, 5 July 2017 H S Manjunath
Bokator grandmaster San Kim Sean holds up illustrations from a new book on the martial art.

New book traces bokator’s historic roots

As Cambodia awaits Unesco’s verdict on Angkor-era bokator getting its due as a World Heritage tangible asset of humanity,

Mon, 3 July 2017 H S Manjunath

Seavmey ‘should train in SK ahead of Games’

Sorn Seavmey’s long-time coach Choi Yong Sok has suggested to the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia to keep the taekwondo star training in South Korea before sending her to the SEA Games in Malaysia in mid-August.

Fri, 30 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
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
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