• 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

  • 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

  • ‘Try to Tri' Community Triathlon

    ‘Try To Tri' Community Triathlon

    Triathlon, which consists of a swim, a bike ride and a run, is one of the world’s fastest growing sports. So it was great more

  • Batu Gajah Mountain Bike Jamboree

    Batu Gajah Mountain Bike Jamboree

    The Batu Gajah Mountain Bike Jamboree 2014 held on Sunday, November 2 was a great success. This year’s competition more

  • First Medal in Lifesaving for Malaysia

    First Medal In Lifesaving For Malaysia

    The Life Saving Society of Malaysia (LSSM) has brought glory to the country by emerging with a Silver Medal at the Lifesaving 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