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  • 15
    Aug

    Asian Games 2018 countdown: Swimmer Amanda Lim just wants to finish well what she started

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    Amanda Lim wakes up at 4.45am almost every day and is in the pool less than an hour later. By 6am, her heart rate is up to 180 beats per minute. Why? Unfinished business. Two years ago when things were not exactly going swimmingly for her, hearing the… More

  • 13
    Aug

    S'pore wins bid for Tchoukball

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    Singapore will host the fifth World Youth Tchoukball Championships next year, after beating Brazil five votes to two in the bidding process in Europe yesterday morning. The tournament will be from Aug 16-18 next year at either Our Tampines Hub or Pasir… More

  • 08
    Aug

    Netball: From sitting in stands to standing on court

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    Four years ago, a 14-year-old Lee Pei Shan watched from the OCBC Arena stands as the Singapore netball team clinched their third Asian crown on home ground. The experience inspired the then-budding netball player, who had just been picked for the Tanglin… More

  • 07
    Aug

    MCCY doesn't favour individual over team sports, says Grace Fu

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) does not favour individual sports over team sports, and objectively assesses national sports associations' (NSAs) development plans and targets, as well as the performance and potential of their athletes,… More

  • 01
    Aug

    M1 Asian Netball Championship: New format fairer for all

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    The upcoming M1 Asian Netball Championship at the Singapore Sports Hub will break new ground on two fronts. A record 12 teams will compete in the Sept 1-9 event at the OCBC Arena, up from the previous high of 10 teams in 2009, 2012 and 2014. Taking… More

  • 31
    Jul

    Singapore may host Silat World C'ships

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    The World Pencak Silat Championships could be coming to Singapore at the end of the year. This year's edition of the biennial tournament was originally scheduled to be hosted by Indonesia in Jakarta in December. However, the Indonesian Pencak Silat… More

  • 26
    Jul

    Asean Schools Games: Golden trio end on a high

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG

    Being a student-athlete implies that there is as much learning going on as there is competing. This was borne out admirably by Singapore's trio of gold medallists yesterday, the Asean Schools Games' (ASG) final day of competition. Bairavarasu Rutvik… More

  • 19
    Jul

    'Fortunate' to win 5th Sportsman of the Year award, says Joseph Schooling

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    Joseph Schooling won the Sportsman of the Year for a record-extending fifth time at the Singapore Sports Awards last night, but said he was "fortunate" to win the accolade this year. The reigning Olympic 100m butterfly champion may have won six gold… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Singapore sport: National women's floorball side earns Team of the Year Award, Joseph Schooling in line to win fifth Sportsman title

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    The Singapore Floorball Association (SFA) completed a landmark achievement when the finalists of the Singapore Sports Awards were released yesterday, as its women's national team were named the Team of the Year (team sports). Aside from the pair of… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Singapore sport: East beats west in Singapore for physical activity levels, says new study

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG,NICOLE CHIA

    Those who live in the eastern part of Singapore are the most physically active here, but put those same people in the west and they are likely to start spending more time on their couches. According to the Singapore City Active Citizens Worldwide Report… More