• 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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. 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 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. 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 more

  • Law Games 2018

    Law Games 2018

      The 49th Malaysia-Singapore Law Games 2018 was held in Ipoh from April 28 to 30. The last time Ipoh hosted such an event was 26 years ago. Seventeen different sports more

  • Legal Eagles @ Meru Valley Resort

    Legal Eagles @ Meru Valley Resort

        Legal eagles soared to sporting success as they battled for supremacy in the 49th Malaysia-Singapore Law Games in more

  • 28th Annual School Sports

    28th Annual School Sports

    The 28th Annual School Sports of Seri Keledang Secondary School, Menglembu was officiated by Councillor Leong Chee Wai on April 13. The school sports was attended by Mr Choong Kai more

  • Handing Over of Perak Stadium

    Handing Over Of Perak Stadium

    A handing-over ceremony of the refurbished Perak Stadium from contractors Seri Bumi Sdn Bhd, Kota Lenggong Enterprise and Prense Bina (M) Sdn Bhd to the state government and Ipoh more

  • A Century of Sports

    A Century Of Sports

    SMK Anderson Ipoh is a school whose origins date back to 1909 and achieving a 100-year sports anniversary is no simple task. In conjunction with its 100th Sports Anniversary, a more

  • Ultimate Frisbee

    Ultimate Frisbee

    Ipoh hosted the 2018 Perak Hat at the Institut Pendidikan Guru Kampus Ipoh on February 24.  The event was organised by the Ipohbug organisation and its Ultimate Frisbee more

  • Subaru Cycling Day 2018

    Subaru Cycling Day 2018

    One hundred and thirty cycling enthusiasts, including Subaru XV Club members, participated in the “Subaru Cycling Day 2018” at Vivo Square on Sunday, March 11. With more

  • Annual Cross-country Run

    Annual Cross-country Run

    The annual cross country run leads the sports calendar for all secondary schools. Saturday, January 27 was the annual cross country for the Seri Keledang Secondary School students more

  • Gearing Up for Sukma

    Gearing Up For Sukma

    The official logo, mascot and theme song of the 2018 Malaysia Games (Sukma) were unveiled during a lively launch on Saturday, January 20 at the Amanjaya roundabout. The official more

  • Waterfront City Fun Run

    Waterfront City Fun Run

    Stretching as far as the eye could see, over a thousand runners took part in the WaterFront City Charity Fun Run ‘17 Walk-A-Thon at Lahat Mines, Ipoh recently. With a more

  • Silver Nite Ride 4.0

    Silver Nite Ride 4.0

    More than 300 cycling fans and riders in Perak gathered at Perak’s Youth Sport Centre to celebrate the fourth Perak Silver Nite Ride in December 2017. The event which is more



    The 2017 Kejohanan Sukan MASISWA Zon Utara saw Universiti Teknologi Petronas emerge as the champion of the cup when they bagged four gold, two silver and two bronze, defeating six more

  • SUKMA XIX - An Update

    SUKMA XIX - An Update

    Perak will host the 19th Malaysian Games or Sukan Malaysia (SUKMA) scheduled for September 12 to 19, 2018. The first SUKMA was held in 1986 in Kuala Lumpur. It is a game held more

  • GT Sports Opens for Public

    GT Sports Opens For Public

    Fitness enthusiasts or health junkies can now head to and explore Ipoh’s latest recreation club, the GT Sports club located at Lebuh Bercham Selatan. The grand opening was more

  • Cricket in Sukma 2018

    Cricket In Sukma 2018

    After almost 14 years, Perak Cricket Association has succeeded in getting cricket as one of the competing sports in Malaysia Games (Sukma) 2018. This edition of the biennial games more

  • Kelantan Wins National 7's Rugby Championship

    Kelantan Wins National 7's Rugby Championship

    Kelantan defeated Perak 19-14, to emerge champion in the National 7-a-side Rugby Championship (National Sevens 2017) at Ipoh more

  • Silverman 2017 Brings Manjung to Life

    Silverman 2017 Brings Manjung To Life

    The inaugural Silverman Duathlon and Half Marathon set the town of Lumut, its outskirts, and the district of Manjung abuzz, as more

  • Kenyan Mburu Won IIR 2017

    Kenyan Mburu Won IIR 2017

    The 22nd edition of the Ipoh International Run (IIR 2017), held on Sunday, August 6, at Dataran Bandaraya Ipoh (MBI Square), saw over 8000 participants from 14 countries competing more

  • Asia Rugby Championship 2017 Division 1

    Asia Rugby Championship 2017 Division 1

    The annual Asia Rugby Championship (ARC) 2017 Division One tournament kicked-off on Sunday, May 14 at Ipoh Padang, Ipoh. Held more

  • Malaysia is Division One Champion

    Malaysia Is Division One Champion

    Malaysia defeated Sri Lanka 22-9 to emerge champion in the Asia Rugby Championship (ARC) 2017 Division 1, at Ipoh Padang, Ipoh on more

  • Second Win for Malaysia

    Second Win For Malaysia

    Malaysia clawed its way to the top of Asia Rugby Championship (ARC) 2017 Division 1 table when the home team thumped Philippines 40-8 in their second game at Ipoh Padang, Ipoh on more

  • Upcoming PCCCI Sports Events

    Upcoming PCCCI Sports Events

    The Perak Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCCI) is kicking off their 110th anniversary celebration this year with two upcoming major sports events: Tour De Perak 3 Days more

  • Perak International Century Ride 2017

    Perak International Century Ride 2017

      The Perak International Century Ride (PICR) 2017, a cycling race covering a distance of 160km (100 miles), is expected to more

  • Bukit Aman Wins Bowling Championship

    Bukit Aman Wins Bowling Championship

    Bukit Aman Contingent won the 2017 Inspector-General of Police Ten-Pin Bowling Championship held at Aeon Kinta City on Friday, more

  • Safety in Extreme Sports

    Safety In Extreme Sports

    "Jom Bersukan Ekstrem Dengan Selamat" or "JomBEDS", a programme organised by Persatuan Mendaki Perak (PsMP), was held on Sunday, February 12 at Victoria Bridge, Kuala Kangsar. more

  • 5000 Joined Sultan Nazrin Shah Run

    5000 Joined Sultan Nazrin Shah Run

    When it first started five years ago, the annual Sultan Nazrin Shah Run (formerly known as Sultan Azlan Shah Run) was attended by more

  • Chandan Mountain Bike Challenge

    Chandan Mountain Bike Challenge

    More than 1500 contestants from Malaysia and all over the world joined the Chandan Mountainbike Challenge Kuala Kangsar 2016 more

  • Perak to Build First Motor Sport-Theme Development

    Perak To Build First Motor Sport-Theme Development

    To be located at Gopeng, Perak is currently in the process of building the first ever motor sport-theme modern integrated more

  • Perak International Sixes

    Perak International Sixes

    Perak Cricket Association organised the third edition of the Perak International Sixes from Friday October 21 to Sunday, October 23. The game was held at the Ipoh Padang cricket more

  • Jelajah Teams Visit Ipoh

    Jelajah Teams Visit Ipoh

    Ipoh became the first pit stop for Malaysia’s oldest cycling race, Jelajah Malaysia 2016, a week-long contest that saw Iranian cyclist, Emami Rahim from Pishgaman Giant Team more

  • Raintown Half Marathon

    Raintown Half Marathon

    Taiping has some very unique natural features which are ideal as backdrops for people-related activities. The annual Raintown Half Marathon recently at the Esplanade was one fine more

  • ICC Free Wall Climbing Session

    ICC Free Wall Climbing Session

    Outdoor sports enthusiasts can now head to Indera Mulia Stadium to work off excess energy with wall climbing sessions held for free by the Ipoh Climbers Community (ICC). The club, more

  • Perak Wins Water Polo

    Perak Wins Water Polo

    Perak’s water polo team, led by coach David Heong, won the National Under-15 Championship in Kuching recently. It is an annual competition and this year Sarawak was the more

  • Hasa Pull-up Jam

    Hasa Pull-up Jam

    Touted to be the biggest street workout competition in Malaysia, Hasa Street Workout organised its fourth Hasa Pull-up Jam on Saturday, August 27 at Taman D R Seenivasagam, Ipoh. more

  • Badminton is their Passion

    Badminton Is Their Passion

    Malaysia’s badminton is ranked sixth in the world and Ipoh has a major part to play. Two Ipohites in particular have been responsible for keeping badminton in the limelight more

  • Ipoh International Run 2016

    Ipoh International Run 2016

    The 21st edition of the annual Ipoh International Run was held on Sunday morning, August 7 at Ipoh City Square. The event, which began at 6.30am, attracted some 7180 participants more

  • Friendly Cricket

    Friendly Cricket

    Despite not having much exposure to cricket, what most of us do not know is that Malaysia is ranked in the top 25 in the world. Ipoh Echo had the chance recently to interview more

  • Perak MGTF Makes State Proud

    Perak MGTF Makes State Proud

    RTC Gopeng recently become the place for over six hundred participants from various ages and gender battling against each other in 2015 National Community College Taekwondo more

  • Over 10,000 Runners

    Over 10,000 Runners

    Stretching as far as the eye could see, over 10,000 local and international runners took part in the 21km, 10km, 7km and 5km categories of the 20th Ipoh International Run on the more

  • 9th Iron Bound Challenge

    9th Iron Bound Challenge

    International ultimate adventure racing co-organised by the state government and SNR Adventure Consultant, the 9th Royal Belum Iron Bound Challenge Series would be held from more

  • Perak Masters 10km Run

    Perak Masters 10km Run

    On Sunday, September 6, I was with over 350 participants, clad in red, for the first-ever Perak Masters 10km Run. It was flagged off by Dato’ Seri Ir Haji Mohammad Nizar more

  • Raintown Half Marathon 2015

    Raintown Half Marathon 2015

    Non-governmental organisation, Persatuan Kebajikan Masyarakat and the Taiping Municipal Council jointly organised the first-ever Raintown Half Marathon 2015 on Sunday, August 23. more

  • New Badminton Complex

    New Badminton Complex

    Badminton enthusiasts in Ipoh will soon have a new venue to train and test their skills as YMCA Ipoh is on a mission to build a mammoth 10-court badminton complex along Jalan Raja more

  • Sporting Legends of ACS Ipoh

    Sporting Legends Of ACS Ipoh

    SMK Methodist, Ipoh (Anglo-Chinese School) organised its 100th annual sports day meet recently at the school’s playing field. The event, themed, ‘100 years of Sports more

  • VolleyBall Excellence

    VolleyBall Excellence

    The Perak Amateur Volleyball Association and the Kinta Volleyball Association jointly organised a fundraising dinner recently at the Ipoh City and Country Club. The objective was more

  • Mount Bujang Melaka Challenge 2014

    Mount Bujang Melaka Challenge 2014

    A 72-year-old man emerged champion in the veteran's category of the Perak International Mount Bujang Melaka Challenge 2014 held more

  • Cycling For A Cause

    Cycling For A Cause

    Most people cycle these days. They do so either for recreation or to keep fit. However, few have the endurance to cycle 850 km from Singapore to Penang! This feat was successfully more

  • Annual Fishing Carnival

    Annual Fishing Carnival

    A crowd of 10,000 is expected to descend on Teluk Senangin beach, Lumut in conjunction with a 2-day fishing carnival on May 3 and 4. According to the Executive Councillor for more

  • Sponsoring Goodwill

    Sponsoring Goodwill

    Kinta Saujana Properties sponsored RM10,000 to Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Sports Club recently, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility project. A mock cheque more