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  • Sea Spartan Race 2019

    Sea Spartan Race 2019

      By Rosli Mansor The 2019 South East Asian Regional Series Spartan Race from July 20 to 21 saw some 5000 enthusiasts partaking in the international-level Trifecta Weekend e...read more

  • Kedah Outplayed Perak

    Kedah Outplayed Perak

      By Luqman Hakim Kedah’s striker Mohd Fadzrul Danel was the man of the match when his team emerged champion in the 2019 FA Cup Final at Bukit Jalil Stadium, Kuala Lum...read more

  • Perak Taekwon-do Championship 2019

    Perak Taekwon-do Championship 2019

      By Ivana Qartika The 10th Perak Taekwon-Do Championship 2019 was held on July 27 and 28 at Aeon Midtown Falim, Lahat. The...read more

  • Perak State Sports Corporation

    Perak State Sports Corporation

      By Luqman Hakim Despite the passage of the Perak State Sports Corporation Enactment, maintenance and upgrading work at the various state’s sports complexes are still...read more

  • Ipoh to be a Sports City

    Ipoh To Be A Sports City

      By Luqman Hakim Ipoh will soon be known as a Sports City where state, national or even international-level sports will be held. Howard Lee Chuan How, Executive Councillor...read more

  • Personality: Ipoh Girl Dives In

    Personality: Ipoh Girl Dives In

      By Chris Teh Being a full-time athlete is a career that can be fraught with difficulties, but for renowned Olympian divin...read more

  • 5th Perak Century Ride

    5th Perak Century Ride

      By Afiqah Rafael Taking cognisance of being the only state that organises a 160-km (dubbed the Century Ride) for five consecutive years, this year’s edition was name...read more

  • Perak Open Pokemon Go

    Perak Open Pokemon Go

      By Chris Teh The Perak Open Pokemon Go PVP Tournament was held in conjunction with the state-level Youth Day on Sunday, June 30 at the multi-purpose hall of the Perak Yout...read more

  • VICTOR Malaysia International Series 2019 Champion

    VICTOR Malaysia International Series 2019 Champion

      By Luqman Hakim Malaysian badminton player Soong Joo Ven, 24, emerged as champion in the VICTOR Malaysia International Se...read more

  • Sport: Gala Renang ACS 2019

    Sport: Gala Renang ACS 2019

      Gala Renang in SMK Methodist (ACS) Ipoh 2019 was held recently at the ACS Swimming Complex. Five sport houses sent their respective representatives to compete in various ...read more

  • A New Sprint Sensation

    A New Sprint Sensation

      By Luqman Hakim A new sprint sensation has emerged in the form of Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi, 15, who is being acclaimed as the world’s fastest 200m sprinter in the U...read more

  • Special Olympics Bocce

    Special Olympics Bocce

      By Mei Kuan A total of 106 athletes from 53 schools participated in the Northern Kinta Special Olympics Bocce Competition held recently at the Sports Excellence Centre of ...read more

  • Perak Sportsman and Sportswoman

    Perak Sportsman And Sportswoman

      By Luqman Hakim Triple-jumper Mohd Hakimi Ismail, 28, and bowler Sin Li Jane, 27, were crowned Perak Sportsman and Sports...read more

  • ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors

    ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors

      By Mei Kuan Coleman Wong from Hong Kong and Funa Kozaki from Japan were crowned champions for individual boys and girls titles in the ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors J4 Pera...read more

  • Sport:  Perak E-Sports Representatives

    Sport: Perak E-Sports Representatives

      By Luqman Hakim A total of 17 E-sports athletes from Perak will compete for a spot to represent Malaysia in the upcoming ...read more

  • E-Sports Championship

    E-Sports Championship

      Malaysia’s first Northern Celcom Xpax E-Sports Championship was held at University Technology Petronas (UTP) from Friday, March 8 till Sunday, March 10. Teams from t...read more

  • Juniors Golf Challenge Debut

    Juniors Golf Challenge Debut

      Budding juniors from Tenby Schools Ipoh had their first swing out of class at the Meru Valley Resort’s River and Academy Course on Wednesday, March 20. The first ed...read more

  • An E-sports Centre

    An E-sports Centre

      The state government plans to build an e-sports centre to develop and popularise e-sports in Perak. Executive Councillor for Youth, Sports and Human Development, Howard ...read more

  • Celcom Axiata National Championships 2019

    Celcom Axiata National Championships 2019

      Double pair Teo Ee Yi and Ong Yew Sin defeated Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in straight sets, 21-12, 21-19 in the finals ...read more

  • Sports for the Disabled

    Sports For The Disabled

      On Sunday, February 10, Halcyon Agri along with Bali Sports Foundation Asia (BSF), organised a sports open day for the disabled at Poi Lam School, Klebang, Ipoh. The event...read more

  • Integrity on Target

    Integrity On Target

      The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Perak held the first-ever pistol shooting competition to foster closer ties with its strategic partners and media practiti...read more

  • Muaythai Championship Challenge: Perak Won!

    Muaythai Championship Challenge: Perak Won!

        The Muaythai Championship Challenge Perak 1.0 2019 held on Saturday, January 26 at the Headhunters Muaythai Academ...read more

  • Ipoh Boy to Represent Asia

    Ipoh Boy To Represent Asia

      Fresh from his twofold win in singles and doubles at the recent LTAM Juniors U-16 Malaysia tennis tournament held in Ipoh, 14-year-old Mitsuki Leong from SMJK Poi Lam, Ipoh...read more

  • 28th Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament

    28th Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament

      A media conference on the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Men’s Hockey Tournament, helmed by Dato’ Abd Rahim Md Ariff...read more

  • Let's Get Physical

    Let's Get Physical

      Ipohites get to use the upgraded MBI Sports Complex effective Thursday, November 1. The complex opens its doors to the public after refurbishment and upgrading in prepara...read more

  • Doping Report is Untrue

    Doping Report Is Untrue

      Despite report of one Perakean athlete being tested positive for triamcinolone acetonide, the Perak government is of the opinion that there was no element of doping invol...read more

  • Federal Territory Wins SOPMA 2018

    Federal Territory Wins SOPMA 2018

      Federal Territory emerged as the winner of the 20th SOPMA (Sukan Orang Pekak Malaysia) Perak 2018 that was held recently...read more

  • Friendly Tennis Match

    Friendly Tennis Match

      Perak Turf Club (PTC@YMCA) hosted its first friendly match recently at home ground against Royal Perak Golf Club (RPGC). Helming the PTC team was captain, Dr Yee Meng Kheon...read more

  • A Record Abseiling Event

    A Record Abseiling Event

      Some 176 participants of JomBEDS 2.0, an extreme sports programme, abseiled down the 18-metre high Victoria Bridge in Karai on October 13 and 14. And in the process creat...read more

  • Meru Valley Resort Club Championship

    Meru Valley Resort Club Championship

        Meru Valley Resort’s 25th annual club championship saw two thrilling days of golfing prowess on October 13 a...read more

  • Veteran Hockey Carnival

    Veteran Hockey Carnival

      Club Aman firmly engraved their name on the Tandoor Grill Challenge Trophy while Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) won the Late Sardar Sewa Singh Challenge T...read more

  • Mini Tennis Tournament

    Mini Tennis Tournament

      In conjunction with the SUKMA games, Perak Lawn Tennis Association jointly organised a mini tennis tournament with Perak Education Department from September 12 to 13 at t...read more

  • 2018 Asia Pacific Masters Games

    2018 Asia Pacific Masters Games

      Thomas Kok, principal of Ipoh Learning & Training Institute, Ipoh, competed in the 70-74 age-group, winning three go...read more

  • SUKMA XIX Closes With a Bang

    SUKMA XIX Closes With A Bang

      Cover Story By Ili Aqilah Yus Amirul and Tan Mei Kuan The 19th SUKMA (Sukan Malaysia) Games bade farewell after 15 days of competition. Terengganu rose to the occasion an...read more

  • Meru Valley Resort Takes Home Double Win

    Meru Valley Resort Takes Home Double Win

      Meru Valley Resort celebrated a double win for Best Golf Tourism Destination in Malaysia at the Asia Lifestyle Tourism A...read more

  • Colour Run

    Colour Run

      Five hundred people took part in a charity event named Colour Run. The 3km run organised by City Harbour International School, Lumut was held in aid of Sekolah Semangat M...read more

  • Sukma Games XIX 2018

    Sukma Games XIX 2018

    The Sukma Games (Sukan Malaysia, literally Malaysian Games) is a biannual national multi-sport event involving young athletes from the country’s 13-member states and Federal Territory.

  • For the Love of Hockey

    For The Love Of Hockey

      Ipoh Lads Hockey Club, together with Shaheen Sports Club hailing from Hong Kong and Ipoh Bug, held its annual junior hockey tournaments with a charity twist from July 24 ...read more

  • UCI Officially Homologates Velodrome Rakyat

    UCI Officially Homologates Velodrome Rakyat

      The refurbished Velodrome Rakyat track has been officially homologated by the International Cycling Union (UCI) today. Th...read more

  • 9th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Chess Championship

    9th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Chess Championship

      For the 9th year running, the Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Chess Championship was organised by Persatuan Catur Negeri Pera...read more

  • First Health H.A.T. Run

    First Health H.A.T. Run

      Under the acronym of H.A.T. (Happy, Active and Temperance), Pantai Hospital Ipoh (PHI) organised the first ever 5km hat run on Sunday, July 22. Sporting fancy hats of al...read more

  • Juniors Win at ITF

    Juniors Win At ITF

        Shihomi Leong Li Xuan, 11, and Mohammad Adam Aqil bin Anuar, 12, represented Malaysia in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Asian 12 & Under Team Champio...read more

  • KLK Muhibah Cup

    KLK Muhibah Cup

    Sponsored by Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK), a total of 15 teams competed in the annual KLK Muhibah Cup (Under-12 Boys) held from July 7 to 8 at the Ipoh Padang. Entering its fou...read more

  • SUKMA XIX Series: Part 1

    SUKMA XIX Series: Part 1

      In conjunction with the upcoming Sukan Malaysia (SUKMA) scheduled for September this year, Ipoh Echo spoke to Hj Musa Dun, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SUKMA XIX. T...read more

  • SUKMA XIX without Velodrome?

    SUKMA XIX Without Velodrome?

      During the weekly state executive council meeting on Wednesday, June 6, the Executive Councillor for Youth, Sports and Character Building, Howard Lee defended his claims th...read more

  • Celebrate Father's Day at Meru Valley Resort

    Celebrate Father's Day At Meru Valley Resort

      Thinking of where to treat your special man on Father’s Day? Treat Dad to something he deserves at Meru Valley Res...read more

  • Mitsuki Leong Emerged Tennis Champ

    Mitsuki Leong Emerged Tennis Champ

    Mitsuki Leong emerged champion in the 4th leg of the Tennis Malaysia Junior Tour 2018 in the singles and doubles categories for bo...read more

  • Best Maintained Golf Course

    Best Maintained Golf Course

    Meru Valley Resort had been nominated for best-maintained golf course 2017 at the Malaysian Golf Awards presented by Club Car and Tourism Malaysia. It was held on Friday, May 11 at...read more