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  • 19
    Jun

    New diving coach wants leap of faith

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    Singapore has never sent a diver to the Olympics, but new national coach Li Peng believes the Republic can break the duck at the Tokyo 2020 edition. Furthermore, the 52-year-old former Chinese national champion said that with the right plans in place,… More

  • 07
    Jun

    New leader for badminton body

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    There will be a new leader at the helm of the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) when the fraternity gathers for its annual general meeting on Saturday. Current president Tan Kian Chew has decided not to stand again after his two-year term, paving… More

  • 06
    Jun

    Swimming: National Championships to use knockout sprint format

    The Straits Times by SHAMIR OSMAN

    Former Singapore swim queen Joscelin Yeo believes spectators are in for a treat at the June 20-23 Neo Garden 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships, and not just because Singapore's first Olympic champion, Joseph Schooling, is competing. The… More

  • 01
    Jun

    A 'football hub' in kallang

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    As the most popular sport in the country tries to get back on its feet, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) received a massive boost when national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) revealed plans to build a dedicated training centre to… More

  • 24
    May

    Two key changes to swim chief Lee's election team

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    As he prepares for the upcoming elections possibly next month, Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) president Lee Kok Choy announced yesterday two changes to his executive committee should he win a third two-year term of office. In a statement, Lee… More

  • 22
    May

    Changes for 2024 Games not a big blow

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG

    The winds of change could be blowing for sailing at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, with three of 10 medal events likely to be replaced. In a drive for greater gender equity at the event level, the existing Finn single-handed and 470 double-handed dinghy… More

  • 10
    May

    Swim Guru gets his 'dream' role

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    Since its inception in 2004, the Singapore Sports School (SSP) has groomed more than 80 national swimmers and that conveyor belt will now be boosted further by the addition of renowned breaststroke coach Jozsef Nagy. An inductee in the International… More

  • 03
    May

    Local boxer Nurshahidah gets top award from WBC Asia

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    Local professional boxer Nurshahidah Roslie added another feather to her cap when she was named WBC Asia's Female Champion of the Year in Bangkok on Monday. WBC Asia - formally known as the Asian Boxing Council - is an affiliate of the World Boxing… More

  • 30
    Apr

    Up close with the world's top footballers in Singapore

    The Business Times by LEE U-WEN

    Singapore IF you fancy being within almost touching distance of some of the world's most famous footballers as they dazzle the National Stadium this July, you can experience just that - at a price, of course. Organisers of this year's International… More

  • 30
    Apr

    OCBC Cycle wants youth with special needs to hop on a bike

    The Straits Times by KIMBERLY YEO

    Before being diagnosed with autism, David Rudolph's behaviour was disruptive to other children around him at his daycare centre. His mother Clara Toh began seeking treatment for his condition and outlets for his boundless energy, one of which was cycling… More