News

  • 12
    Feb

    Sailing: Windsurfing teens secure two spots for Singapore at Youth Olympic Games

    The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG

    It was not smooth sailing for Alexander Lim on the waters off the National Sailing Centre at East Coast Park yesterday, on the last day of the Singapore Open Windsurfing Championships. A competitor collided with him at a turn in the penultimate race,… More

  • 06
    Feb

    Kyra strikes gold again at Wind Games

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG

    She is still only 15 but indoor skydiver Kyra Poh added two more golds to her burgeoning medal collection on Sunday at the 2018 Wind Games in Girona, Spain, matching her haul from last year's event. The Singaporean retained the solo freestyle title… More

  • 02
    Feb

    Sports Hub will not fail in its mission, says new CEO Oon Jin Teik

    The Straits Times by WANG MENG MENG

    As far as opulence goes, Oon Jin Teik's office is austere, spartan even. There is a simple desk, as well as a computer, filing cabinets, a round table for meetings and a small television set. His status as the chief executive officer of a facility that… More

  • 01
    Feb

    World No. 1 Feng eyes first HSBC title

    The Straits Times by JONATHAN WONG

    Having made history by becoming the first Chinese golfer to ascend to the No. 1 world ranking, Feng Shanshan will seek another record when she competes at this year's HSBC Women's World Championship. The 28-year-old yesterday confirmed her participation… More

  • 29
    Jan

    Friends for life and sport for life

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    The ongoing review of the Junior Division sports competitions at the annual National School Games could be key in sustaining young children's interest in sport. This is especially so if the review, announced by Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee… More

  • 26
    Jan

    Singapore sport: Increased exposure will open new doors for student-athletes

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA

    The nuanced implementation of the Ministry of Education's (MOE) review of the National School Games (NSG) Junior Division sports competitions will be key in ensuring its goal of offering student-athletes more playing opportunities, noted various officials… More

  • 23
    Jan

    OCBC Cycle 2018 to offer 2,000 Mobikes in first-of-its-kind tie-up

    The Business Times by NEO SHI WEI

    Singapore CYCLISTS who do not own a bicycle or have trouble transporting a bicycle will not have to worry about these issues at this year's OCBC Cycle, Singapore's largest cycling event. At the launch on Monday, OCBC announced that the company has partnered… More

  • 19
    Jan

    Basketball: Singapore Slingers come up against a giant Vampire

    The Straits Times by DAVID LEE

    Samuel Deguara has stood out since childhood; he was two metres by the age of 10. The boy who grew another 25cm since then to become his country Malta's tallest man will present the Singapore Slingers with a towering challenge today, when the hosts… More

  • 18
    Jan

    Tennis: Singapore to host WTA Finals for last time this year

    The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA,SHAMIR OSMAN

    Singapore will not be the host city of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals after this year as the season-ending tournament will move to Shenzhen, The Straits Times understands. Ms Sarah Clements, vice-president, Tennis (Asia), at Lagardere Sports,… More

  • 17
    Jan

    Developing coaches key in master plan

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG

    Theoretical knowledge may be what Stephan Widmer was hired for, but it is insufficient for Singapore's swimmers to break onto the world stage. Discussing his strategy for elevating standards here, the national swimming head coach and performance director… More