News

  • 01
    Nov

    $250,000 payout for Asian Para Games

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    A record $250,000 was handed out to Singapore's medallists at the 3rd Asian Para Games during the Athletes' Achievement Awards yesterday evening. While the cash rewards were considerable, it also marked the emergence of a bigger and stronger contingent… More

  • 30
    Oct

    Lack of practice at 'home' National Stadium pitch before Suzuki Cup but fan support more crucial

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE

    The National Stadium has been marketed as the "Home of the Lions", but the Singapore football team will train on its pitch only once ahead of their Nov 9 Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup opener against Indonesia. The Straits Times understands… More

  • 25
    Oct

    Dream sculpture by local artist unveiled at Sports Hub

    The Business Times by LIM LI SHIAN

    Singapore A SYMBOLIC art piece commemorating the achievements of women in sport and entertainment was unveiled at Singapore Sports Hub on Wednesday, as the Republic marks the fifth and final edition of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented… More

  • 15
    Oct

    GE run a hit with runners

    The Straits Times by Lim Say Heng

    A pre-dawn thunderstorm failed to dampen the spirits of Secondary 4 student Natalie How, who was among 14,500 runners to lace up for the Great Eastern Women's Run yesterday morning. "I think the organisers have done a better job organising this race… More

  • 09
    Oct

    Football: Former Singapore national coach V. Sundram Moorthy signs three-year deal to coach Laos

    The Straits Times by MOHAMED SHAMIR MOHAMED OSMAN

    Former Singapore coach V. Sundram Moorthy last night signed a three-year deal to become the national coach of Laos. Another Singaporean, Mike Wong, the technical director of Laos, had been leading the national team prior to Sundram's appointment. Former… More

  • 09
    Oct

    Charm offensive is what sponsors seek from sports ambassadors

    The Business Times by GODFREY ROBERT

    Singapore IT was way back in the 1960s when former national sprinter and rugby player Natahar Bava was offered a contract to advertise for a balm to help relieve muscle aches. The former athlete, a podium finisher at the 1965 and 1967 South-east Asia… More

  • 08
    Oct

    Call to be more athlete-centric

    The Straits Times by MUHAMMAD SAZALI ABDUL AZIZ

    Between 1965 and 1979, Singapore swept 145 track and field medals at eight editions of the SEA Games, 33 of them gold. Since then, the Republic's athletes have won 118 in 19 editions of the biennial Games, with only 26 golds. While he notes increased… More

  • 01
    Oct

    'Fun' way to scale new heights

    The Straits Times by Nicole Chia

    As a high jumper, Kampton Kam is always aiming to raise the bar - literally. He has done so four times this year after setting four personal bests over the last few months, and will chase another at the Oct 6-18 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires,… More

  • 27
    Sep

    Where there's top tennis, there's fine dining

    The Business Times by LEE U-WEN

    Singapore GARRY Edgley was at the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals tournament, but he didn't manage to watch a single match during the eight-day event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. "I did catch a bit of the action here and there when it was… More

  • 13
    Sep

    Table tennis set for watershed election

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE,LIM SAY HENG

    National sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) and the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) have urged the leadership of the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) to improve its governance of the sport. This follows concerns over the composition… More