About Us

The foundations of Ararat Sports & Souvenirs were laid in 17th February 1989 when husband and wife Ben Wong and Lucy ong established Ararat Sports & Souvenirs Sdn. Bhd. in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia.

The company began specializing in printing, designing and manufacturing as well as multiband retailing in sports apparel, footwear and equipment. Moving into the 21st century, Ararat Sports & Souvenirs has since grown and is acknowledged by the Malaysian private sector and government agencies corporate sector for our wide range of sports products and services, and thus, have undertaken numerous projects/suppliers in various scales in the above mentioned sectors. Ararat Sports & Souvenirs headquarters is currently located in Alamesra, Kota Kinabalu.

The name Ararat comes from the famous Mount Ararat, where Noah's Ark landed after the biblical flood. This mythical mountain is Armenia's most respected symbol of national culture and identity, a source of vitality and pride. Ararat is also the location of one of the oldest vineyards in the world.With this successor the founder of Ararat Sports & Souvenirs Sdn. Bhd. already opened seven outlet Sportmart Api-api, Sportmart Suria Sabah, Ararat International Sdn. Bhd. Keningau, Ararat International Sdn. Bhd. Lahad Datu, and Sportmart Tawau inaugurated on early 2015.

Ararat’s House Brand: Carino
The name carino is derived from the Italian word meaning pretty.
ca.ri.ño m(f carina, m plural carini, f plural carine)
i. a beloved person; used as terms of endearment; beloved; love.
ii. a positive feeling of liking; affection.
iii. a tedndency to express warm/warm and affectionate feeling; tenderness.
iv. a feeling of affection for a person or an institution; attachment; fond regard.

We specialize in :
Inkjet Printing(PVC BANNER), Sports Equipment, Premium Gifts & Souvenirs, T-shirts & Caps, Sport Thophies, Engraving & Lasering, Sewing & Embroidery, and Stringing. Premier Items include: School uniforms, Pendants, Pens, Caps, Copper Plaque & Souvenirs.