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Syafiq Creates History At QubicaAMF World Cup 2012

Story courtesy of Rajes Paul-StarSports

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia finally completed the collection of all the major bowling titles in the world, thanks to Syafiq Ridhwan Abdul Malek.

The 26-year-old, who reached the men’s step-ladder finals by the skin of his teeth, bowled the match of his life to beat top seed Marshall Kent of the United States 236-225, 237-221 in the final to clinch the prestigious AMF World Cup crown in Wroclaw, Poland, on Saturday.

Malaysia came close twice in the championships. The late Michael Chuah was placed second in the men’s category in Mexico ‘83. In the women’s section, Shalin Zulkifli’s best show was second in Belfast ‘96. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Tribute To A Great Bowling Coach

Some of you may have wondered why our bowling blog has been inactive for many months now. Some of you may know why.

It has been difficult to pen the reason, as there’s a feeling of finality that is always painful when we have to let a loved one go.

Jonathan was diagnosed with prostate metastatic cancer in January of 2009. Whilst we were told he had between 2-5 years to live, our hopes were always high that he would respond well to treatment and beat the death sentence. Truth be told, only a handful of people were aware of his illness as he responded well to his medications. However, we knew the day would come when the cancer cells would become uncontrollable.

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We knew his days of coaching on the lanes were limited. Because of his love and passion for the sport of tenpin bowling, we decided to set up a membership site where bowlers could learn online, a comprehensive home study training program to take their bowling to the next level. Read the rest of this entry »

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Locals Retain 35th Canon Malaysian Open Masters Titles

Courtesy of The Star Sports

PETALING JAYA: National bowlers Zulmazran Zulkifli and Zandra Aziela Ibrahim Hakimi shed tears of joy after emerging as the king and queen of the alley in the Canon Malaysian Open at Sunway Mega Lanes.

And immediately after their sensational wins yesterday, they dedicated their victories to their mothers – Maznah Ahmad and Zauyah Ahmad respectively.

It was also Zulmazran and Zandra’s third home titles.

Zulmazran Zulkifli giving his mother Maznah Ahmad a kiss after winning the Canon Malaysia Open Masters bowling title at the Sunway Mega Lanes yesterday. It was Zulmazran’s third home title and he dedicated the win to his mother who has been a pillar of strength in his career.

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