SPORT NEWS

  • 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 wer...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 C...read 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 sp...read 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 membe...read 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 cy...read 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 ...read 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 m...read 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 catchy...read 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 hel...read more

  • UTP won MASISWA

    UTP Won MASISWA

    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 ...read 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 every...read 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 l...read 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 ...read 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 Padan...read 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 clo...read 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 ...read 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 for...read 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 ...read 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 W...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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, Feb...read 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. Acc...read 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 ...read 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 organ...read 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 township...read 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 pi...read 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 ...read 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 e...read 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,...read 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 host...read 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. T...read 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 o...read 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 f...read 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 some...read 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 Champio...read 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 mo...read 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 Friday...read 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 Jama...read 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. T...read 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 ...read 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 E...read 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 t...read 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 ne...read 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 ...read 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 Heal...read 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 fo...read more