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NOCC to contest petanque, tennis axe

Publication date 21 May 2018 | 10:01 | ICT

The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia will lobby hard over the next few weeks for the inclusion of the Kingdom’s most productive medal-earning sport, petanque, along with vovinam and tennis after the disciplines were left out of the



  • Camobodia coach Prak Sovannara praised his young side's team spirit after their victory over Myanmar on Wednesday night.

    Cambodia stun Myanmar to set up final showdown with Timor-Leste

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 17:07 | ICT

    For the first time in nearly a decade, Cambodia's National Football Team is well poised to bring home silverware from a major regional tournament, following a 2-1 win over a much favoured Myanmar side in the semifinals of the U22 Ha

  • Bangladeshi capital Dhaka held the second 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Fun Run in December. AGFunRun via Twitter

    Pyongyang run sets perfect pitch for Phnom Penh OCA Forum

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 17:38 | ICT

    As the world watched last week’s historic summit between the leaders of South and North Korea in awe, the region’s sporting fraternity celebrated Pyongyong’s staging of the Asian Games Fun run on Tuesday.

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp applauds the fans following their Champions League semifinal second leg victory over Roma at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on Wednesday night. AFP

    Kop that! Liverpool ready for new golden era

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 19:04 | ICT

    Fuelled by Mohamed Salah’s astonishing feats and inspired by Jurgen Klopp’s tactical mastery, Liverpool are ready to launch a new golden era after sealing their return to the Champions League final.

  • Cyclist Chris Froome gives a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days before Friday's start of the Giro d'Italia. The race's 'Big Start' will be first time any of cycling's three major races – the Giro, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana – begins outside Europe. AFP

    Froome motivated by history bid at Giro d’Italia

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 18:07 | ICT

    Chris Froome is trying to put his tumultuous Giro d’Italia preparations behind him as he focuses on making history.

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger awaits the start of their Europa League semifinal first leg with Atletico Madrid at the Emirates Stadium in north London last Thursday. AFP

    Wenger wants happy ending with Arsenal’s future at stake against Atletico

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 18:21 | ICT

    Arsene Wenger wants a happy ending to his Arsenal love story and admits their Europa League semifinal against Atletico Madrid on Thursday night (at 2:05am Cambodian time) will affect the future of the club.

  • Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Salah and manager Jurgen Klopp hug after the Reds won their Champions League semifinal second leg with Roma at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Wednesday night. AFP

    Liverpool reach Champions League final after nervy night in Rome

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 16:01 | ICT

    Liverpool held off a spirited Roma fightback to reach the Champions League final 7-6 on aggregate despite losing a hectic semifinal second leg in Rome on Wednesday night.

  • Joe Ingles of the Utah Jazz goes up for a basket against the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of Round 2 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Wednesday at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. AFP

    Jazz shock Rockets to level NBA playoff series

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 15:20 | ICT

    The Utah Jazz started strong then held their nerve to beat the top-seeded Houston Rockets 116-108 on Wednesday and level their NBA playoffs second-round series at one game apiece.

  • David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins defends Ondrej Palat of the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second round in the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on Wednesday in Boston, Massachusetts. AFP

    Palat pots two as Lightning take series lead over Bruins

    Publication date 03 May 2018 | 17:19 | ICT

    Ondrej Palat scored twice and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 to seize a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference NHL playoff series.

  • Camsoc secretary-general Vath Chamroeun looks at a model of the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex at NOCC headquarters. The facility will be the centrepiece of the 2023 SEA Games.

    Camsoc projects $35 million spending on competition costs for 2023 Games

    Publication date 02 May 2018 | 16:41 | ICT

    The chairman of the Cambodia SEA Games Organizing Committee 2023 (Camsoc), Deputy Prime Minister Tea Banh, is reportedly seeking from the government a “clear spending” of $35 million in competition costs alone when the Kingdom host

  • Twelve-year-old Sengkea Sokheng will play as a midfielder for Team Angel Shark. Supplied

    Sokheng and Sok selected for Moscow tournament

    Publication date 02 May 2018 | 22:24 | ICT

    Two lucky football-mad 12-year-olds have been selected by the Football Federation of Cambodia to go to Moscow and take part in the Gazprom Football for Friendship International Championship in June.