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  • 11
    Dec

    Sports World: Two bronzes for S'pore at para-sailing c'ships

    The Straits Times

    Two bronzes for S'pore at para-sailing c'ships Singapore clinched two bronzes at the first South-east Asia Para Sailing Championships in Hong Kong last weekend. Desiree Lim was third in the 2.4mR class , behind gold medallist Foo Yuen Wai of Hong Kong… More

  • 07
    Dec

    Athleisure market gets active

    The Straits Times by MELISSA HENG

    The athleisure trend is not going away any time soon and fashion entrepreneurs in Singapore are hopping on the bandwagon with their own labels and collections. The Straits Times found at least four home-grown brands focused on sportswear that have launched… More

  • 06
    Dec

    National coach by next month

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    Come next month, it is not only the time to usher in a new year, but the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) will also be welcoming a new national coach. The timeline was revealed by FAS president Lim Kia Tong last night, as the next set of dates… More

  • 04
    Dec

    Historic showing by male bowlers

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE

    Singapore will pick up a historic medal at the World Bowling Men's Championships today after qualifying for the semi-finals, which assures them of at least a bronze. It will be the Republic's first medal at the tournament - renamed the CGSE. Million… More

  • 27
    Nov

    New coach must build on momentum: Pundits

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE

    As the dust settles on the Lions' third straight Asean championship group-stage knockout, The Straits Times understands that the Football Association of Singapore is searching for a permanent national coach to take over from interim trainer Fandi Ahmad.… More

  • 20
    Nov

    Table Tennis: Young paddlers punch above their weight at SEA Championships, ready to step up at senior level

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE

    The retirement of stalwarts Gao Ning, Yang Zi, Zhan Jian and Pang Xue Jie in recent years, and the sacking of Li Hu for disciplinary reasons, have left a void in Singapore's men's table tennis team but the next generation is ready to step up. Led by… More

  • 19
    Nov

    Even short physical activity has benefits: US health authorities

    The Straits Times by SALMA KHALIK

    Just moving more can help you stay healthy, sleep better and even be smarter, according to the latest American guidelines on physical activities released last week. More information on the benefits of greater physical activity has emerged since the… More

  • 15
    Nov

    Joseph Schooling knows he must perform as he returns to Singapore for 2020 Tokyo Olympics training

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    Olympic champion Joseph Schooling is ready to go "more than full steam ahead" when he moves back to Singapore early next year to train for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year-old said in a video interview for the SwimSwam website last week that he… More

  • 07
    Nov

    Suzuki Cup: May the four be with them

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    The Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup is not only a biennial regional tournament, but it is also a chance for the national football teams in South-east Asia to regenerate by giving young players a platform to shine. As the Lions head into Friday's… More

  • 01
    Nov

    Making sport safe from sexual abuse

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    At the first SafeSport forum organised in May, many national sports associations (NSAs) said they were unprepared to deal with cases of alleged sexual abuse and did not have standard operating procedures to handle such disclosures, according to CoachSG… More