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The spectacle of teenage diver Nur Dhabitah flying under the roof of the 80,000-capacity Bukit Jalil stadium to light the 12-metre-high SEA Games cauldron was the climax to a glittering two-hour opening ceremony as fireworks blazed

Mon, 21 August 2017

NOCC chief pitches for SEA Games village

Cambodia’s ongoing preparations for the 2023 SEA Games drew praise from the SEAGF Council on Friday as National Olympic Committee of Cambodia President and Tourism Minister Thong Khon made a strong pitch for building a proper games

Mon, 21 August 2017

Cambodians go down to Singapore at SEA Games

Cambodia’s basketballers lost their way after a strong first half performance to go down 64-95 to Singapore in the opening game of the SEA Games campaign at the MABA Stadium yesterday afternoon.

Fri, 18 August 2017

Kingdom’s gold winners to get further rewards

With the Opening Ceremony for the 29th SEA Games on Saturday, Cambodia’s medal winners are assured of more cash incentives, thanks to the generosity of NOCC Vice President and President of the sailing federation Gordon Tang, who tod

Fri, 18 August 2017

Vietnam blitz Warriors; Kingdom bags bronze

An unforgiving Vietnam brushed aside Cambodia 4-1 at the Shah Alam Stadium yesterday evening to consolidate their hold on Group B in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games football competition.

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.

Thu, 17 August 2017

Busy day for US-based hoopsters

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