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KAILAS Malaysia and Project Rock Forge Dynamic Partnership, Expanding Horizons in Rock Climbing

The stage is set for a seismic shift in Malaysia’s rock climbing landscape as two titans of their respective fields, KAILAS Malaysia and Project Rock, join hands in an unprecedented partnership. Signed on 28 February 2024, this collaboration is poised…

Garmin Run Asia Series 2024 is Back by Popular Demand this October

Garmin Malaysia today announced the return of the much-anticipated Garmin Run Asia Series 2024 set to take place this October. Embracing the theme ‘From Zero to Hero’, the run aims to challenge participants on another great yet exhilarating run that…

Registration Opens Tomorrow for Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon 2024

Get your running shoes ready because the countdown to the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM) 2024 begins tomorrow! With anticipation reaching fever pitch, runners worldwide are gearing up for their shot at glory in one of Asia’s premier running…

Columbia Expands Footprint in Asia: Grand Opening in Malaysia Marks Milestone

GMG, one of the Middle East’s leading family-owned conglomerates, is thrilled to announce the grand launch of Columbia, the iconic American sportswear brand, in Malaysia. The exciting development comes with the opening of a new Columbia store at Mid Valley…

GMG’s Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) Debuts in Malaysia, Plans for 11 Stores Across Southeast Asia

GMG, one of the Middle East’s leading family-owned conglomerates that entered the Southeast Asia market at the end of 2020, is excited to announce the grand opening of Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) in Malaysia, solidifying its foothold in Southeast…

New Balance Redefines Retail Landscape with The Exchange TRX Grand Opening

Global athletic giant New Balance launches its latest store at The Exchange TRX, Level 2, heralding a retail era centred on community engagement. The store’s innovative communal seating encourages customers to gather, draw inspiration, and explore their unique style, solidifying…

9 Things You Need to Know Before Running the 2023 Penang Bridge International Marathon this Weekend

Anticipation is reaching a crescendo as the 2023 Penang Bridge International Marathon approaches, promising participants an experience to remember on 17 December 2023. As runners gear up for the challenge, we present a comprehensive guide to ensure a seamless and…

Penang Bridge Closure in Conjunction with the Penang Bridge International Marathon 2023

In preparation for the highly anticipated Penang Bridge International Marathon 2023, the Penang Bridge will experience temporary closure on 17 December 2023, from 12:00 am to 10:00 am. The closure aims to ensure the safety and smooth execution of the…

[ToughASIA Exclusive] Leo Tan’s Marathon Triumph: A Record-Breaking Journey to Glory

In an exclusive interview with ToughASIA, we explored the extraordinary journey of Malaysian running sensation Tan Huong Leong (Leo), as he shared the untold story behind his historic achievement at the Fukuoka International Marathon 2023. Breaking Malaysia’s national marathon record…

Malaysia’s Leo Tan Shatters National Record Again with 2:22:34 Finish at 2023 Fukuoka International Marathon

Tan Huong Leong (Leo) once again etched his name in Malaysia’s marathon history at the 2023 Fukuoka International Marathon held last Sunday, breaking the national record. Leo completed the challenging race in an impressive time of 2 hours, 22 minutes,…