News

  • 21
    Feb

    Leaving comfort zone for triathlon

    The Straits Times by LAURA CHIA

    National water polo player Lee Kai Yang is used to competing in the water and having teammates spur him on in competitions. But come Sunday, he will be competing on an unfamiliar surface in the Super League Triathlon at One 15 Marina on Sentosa. He… More

  • 20
    Feb

    Mixed martial arts' One Championship names new group president

    The Straits Times

    Singapore-based mixed martial arts organisation, One Championship, has promoted Mr Teh Hua Fung to group president, it announced yesterday. Prior to the appointment, Mr Teh was chief financial officer and chairman of Greater China at One Championship,… More

  • 20
    Feb

    Fitness industry shapes up: Gyms are having a good run

    The Straits Times by AW CHENG WEI

    Gyms and fitness studios in Singapore are having a good run, with membership figures up as new year resolutions get couch potatoes onto the treadmills. There is usually a spike in membership in January, with many people keen to work off the excess weight… More

  • 18
    Feb

    Quah Ting Wen still has the fire as she sets national record in 100m freestyle

    The Straits Times by LAURA CHIA

    After winning a bronze medal as part of the women's 4x100m medley team at the Asian Games in Indonesia last year, Quah Ting Wen was often asked if she would hang up her goggles as she was "one of the oldest" swimmers in the Singapore national team.… More

  • 30
    Jan

    Passing of baton to local coaches

    The Straits Times by LAURA CHIA

    Singapore Athletics (SA) is not looking to fill the technical director position vacated by Volker Herrmann last month. Instead, SA president Tang Weng Fei is putting his faith in a host of local coaches. He said: "I am a firm believer that local coaches… More

  • 22
    Jan

    SEA Games marathon champion Soh Rui Yong wants to build on 'good shape'

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    He is on a quest to break the national marathon record as well as to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. And, on Sunday, Soh Rui Yong produced further evidence that he is a man on form at the moment. Fresh from being the local men's winner at last… More

  • 17
    Jan

    Eye on SEA Games medal with launch of duathlon plan

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    National triathlete Phoebe Kee has won several local races in recent years, such as the 2017 Tri-Factor Triathlon. But the 18-year-old believes she is a better fit for the duathlon (run-bike-run) and is keen to make the switch in time to represent Singapore… More

  • 10
    Jan

    Former national swimmer May Ooi calls time on combat sports

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    For the last 18 months, former national swimmer May Ooi had put her life on a "standstill" as she trained to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) and jiu-jitsu, the latter at the Asian Games level. One particular set of e-mail drafts she penned lay unsent… More

  • 08
    Jan

    SportSG to run S'pore Sevens

    The Straits Times by SHAMIR OSMAN

    There are only three months to go before Singapore opens its doors to again welcome the world's best rugby sevens players on April 13 and 14. But there has been hardly any publicity for the fourth edition of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens. The Straits… More

  • 02
    Jan

    Ice skating: Chun leaves with goal achieved

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    Four-gold Olympic champion Chun Lee-kyung has left her post as Singapore's national short-track speed skating coach. The 42-year-old South Korean, who joined the Singapore Ice Skating Association (Sisa) in November 2015, told The Straits Times she had… More