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  • 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

  • 06
    Jul

    Gym-In-The-Box

    The Business Times by TAY SUAN CHIANG

    Going to the gym can be an intimidating affair, especially when you are shy or a newbie, and there are burly men huffing and lifting heavy weights beside you. Self-confessed skinny introvert Damian Chow understands that feeling. "I didn't like public… More

  • 29
    Jun

    Singapore Swimming Association's pursuit of 'everest'

    The Straits Times by Lim Say Heng

    Joseph Schooling may have scaled the pinnacle of the sport when he won Singapore's first Olympic gold medal in 2016, but Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) president Lee Kok Choy believes there is more climbing to do as a swimming nation. "I don't… More

  • 22
    Jun

    UFC Gym to open 15 outlets in Singapore over next decade

    The Business Times by NATALIE CHOY

    Singapore THE Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)'s fitness franchise UFC Gym is set to make its foray into Singapore with the opening of 15 gyms across the island over the next decade. Launched in partnership with local company NF Fitness, the gyms… More

  • 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