News

  • 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

  • 23
    Apr

    Floorball body gets $20,000 boost

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    The Singapore Floorball Association (SFA) has welcomed a new sponsor in Advisors' Clique, a group of financial consultants representing Great Eastern Financial Advisers Private Limited. The cheque presentation for $20,000 took place yesterday at Our… More

  • 19
    Apr

    Shuttlers must be 'hungrier' to perform

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    The national shuttlers have been issued a challenge by one of their main backers: Step up and make history for Singapore badminton on the global stage. Mahender Kapoor, managing director of Li-Ning distributor Sunlight Sports, told 15 national shuttlers… More

  • 03
    Apr

    Athletes come wearing armour of hope and optimism

    The Straits Times by ROHIT BRIJNATH

    Books are often randomly pulled from bookcases and last week I grabbed an old favourite, Rocket Men by Craig Nelson, which charts the journey of the first men on the moon. Neil Armstrong was originally a test pilot and there was a poetry to the motto… More