| Aziz Idris |
THE Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports held a meeting for the heads of contingents participating in the upcoming 2nd Brunei Darussalam National Games at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium yesterday.
The meeting was chaired by Acting Director of Youth and Sports Department, Haji Rosmadee bin Haji Mohd Daud. Also present were committee members, officials and the contingents’ heads.
A total of 14 contingents will compete in 23 sports including badminton, netball, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, dart, cue sport, futsal, top-spinning, golf, hockey, karate-do, cycling, boat racing, athletics, silat, petanque, sepak takraw, taekwondo, tug-of-war, tenpin bowling and wushu.
Contingents taking part are from Brunei Muara District, Belait District, Tutong District, Temburong District, Royal Brunei Armed Forces’ Sports Council, Royal Brunei Police Forces’ Sports Council, Higher Educational Institutions, Brunei Telecommunication Companies, Brunei Shell Petroleum, Royal Brunei Airlines, Brunei Banks Association, Sabah Sports Council, Labuan Sports Council and Sarawak.
The 2nd Brunei Darussalam National Games which will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 6, is organised by the Youth and Sports Department and co-organised by the national sports associations.
The National Games are organised once in every two years and aimed to identify potential talents and a systematic and continuous guidance and training for athletes to represent the country at the regional or international level.
Top three winners from the 1st Brunei Darussalam National Games were Brunei Muara District, Sport School Council and Tutong District.