Cambodian tennis wonder find Chin Samphors, who picked up his tennis threads barely a year ago at an ASPECA-run orphanage in Kep, made a favourable impression on the big stage when he won the Boys U11 singles title in the first Junior National Tournament organised by the Tennis Federation of Cambodiaat the National Training Centre yesterday.
Striding out confidently on court, Chin Samphors directed the showdown to his liking and was all over TFC junior program product Leng Sarin Reach 4-0, 4-1.
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 H S Manjunath PhnompenhPost.com
The newly formed Smart Mobile Cambodian Basketball League is set for its grand launch at Phnom Penh’s Old Stadium on June 23, marking the onset of a fresh phase for the sport in this country.
Phone operator Smart Mobile has stepped in as title sponsor for the eight-team league, with the popular Khmer-language news website Sabay providing additional support.
Monday, 18 June 2012 H S Manjunath
National Police Commissary were held to a 1-1 draw by Boeung Ket Rubber Field in their Metfone C-League fixture at Olympic Stadium yesterday, giving the top half of the standings a bit of a shake-up.
The result allowed Preah Khan Reach to sneak to the top of the leader board with 25 points, ahead of the Police, who are clear second on 24 points and one ahead of Naga Corp.
(ATR) Chinese star hurdler Liu Xiang tells and Around the Rings and Tencent "I have tried my best" after topping a first-class field at Saturday's rain-soaked Shanghai Diamond League. The men's 110m hurdles champion from Athens 2004 was even with last year's world champ Jason Richardson of the U.S. for the first seven hurdles before Liu pulled away to clock a winning time of 12.97 seconds, the world's fastest the season so far.