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The Cambodian Basketball Federation will soon open the country’s first academy to keep pace with the growing popularity of the game among youth, according to the CBF vice president.

Davies Paints top scorer Fred Babida (left) shoots past the outstretched arm of Bayon Airlines’ Hon Wai in the second game of their Cambodian Basketball League quarterfinal playoff in Phnom Penh on Sunday. Photo supplied
Tue, 27 September 2016

Bayon and MSGM into CBL last four

Bayon Airlines and MSGM Beast completed the Cambodian Basketball League semifinal line-up with hard-earned wins over Davies Paints and Blue Thunder, respectively, in their quarterfinal playoffs at the Olympic Stadium Indoor Arena on

Tourism Minister Thong Khon and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, shake hands on the sidelines of the Olympic Council of Asia’s General Assembly.
Tue, 27 September 2016

Time for a chat

Tourism Minister Thong Khon, who is also president of the National Olympic Committee, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, shake hands on the sidelines of the Olympic Council of Asia’s General Assembly

EJFs’ David Sanders (two) goes for a jump shot as a Team Respeck player attempts a block. Photo supplied
Mon, 26 September 2016

Fighters, ALLN make CBL semifinals

Top ranked Extra Joss Fighters and their closest challengers ALLN Confucius Supermen had a smooth passage to the semifinals of the Cambodian Basketball League after scoring second straight wins in the best of three quarterfinal play

EJF centre Ken Gadaffi goes for the offensive rebound against Team Respeck in game one, which EJF won 82-41 last week. Photo supplied
Fri, 23 September 2016

Unbeaten Fighters looking for a quick kill

As the only unbeaten team in the Cambodian Basketball League with 11 wins on the trot, Extra Joss Fighters are looking for a quick kill following their first-round rout of Team Respeck in the second game of the best-of-three quarter

The Cambodian Eagles had mixed fortunes at a tri-nation Australian rules football series in Bangkok, part of the AFL Asia 2016 season. Photo supplied
Thu, 22 September 2016

Eagles go down fighting in Bangkok

The Cambodian Eagles matched up against the Thailand Tigers and Vietnam Swans in a tri-nation Australian rules football series in Bangkok as part of the AFL Asia 2016 season.

Doubles partners Katharina Hering (left), from Germany, and Cambodia’s Andrea Ka show off their trophies after winning the ITF Azores Open Futures 2 in Portugal. Photo supplied
Wed, 21 September 2016

Cambodian wins ITF doubles event in Portugal

Cambodia's Andrea Ka partnered German Katharina Hering to win the doubles title in the ITF women’s $10,000 Azores Open Futures 2 in the Portuguese city of Ponta Delgada last weekend.

Tue, 20 September 2016

Cambodia’s Rahus win Bowl Cup at Saigon 10s

The Phnom Penh Social Rugby Club Rahus returned home from Saturday’s Saigon 10s rugby tournament clutching the Bowl Cup, which they had to make do with after critical last-minute changes in the squad cost them the first two games in

Tep Rithivit (left), secretary-general of Tennis Cambodia, and Hisae Arai, managing director of Three Hearts Foundation, pose with four members of the national tennis team during a mini tennis program at the Happyland Orphanage in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photo supplied
Mon, 19 September 2016

Mini tennis in the mix at THF dental camp

Cambodian NGO Three Hearts Foundation and one of its steadfast partners, Tennis Cambodia, jointly organised the third of its four quarterly dental care awareness programs with a touch of mini tennis thrown in for 84 boys and girls f

Mon, 19 September 2016

Cambodia’s lone Paralympian fails in first heat

Van Vun, Cambodia’s lone competitor at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in Brazil, failed to get past Heat 3 of the Men’s 100 metres T54 wheelchair dash, finishing sixth out of seven contenders in a time of 15.44 seconds.

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