After a rousing start at the 2010 Badminton World Championships in Paris, Singapore's youthful crop of shuttlers have to contend with a round of 16 exit after defeating formidable opponents in the earlier rounds.
May I suggest that the pent-up anger of most football fans in Singapore is rooted in the disappearance of that once upon a time tangible sense of national pride in football? But why should a group of talented 15-year-olds bear those grievances?
Singapore's lone representative in badminton, Huang Chao, was a face of chaos in his quarter-final duel and went down 21-18, 21-16 to Malaysia's 2010 Asian Junior runners-up Loh Wei Sheng.
While Singapore's best youth athletes are battling for Olympic glory at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the nation's first Paralympics champion, Yip Pin Xiu, has bagged a gold medal at the 2010 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Singapore's Huang Chao upset number two seed Sairaneeth Bhamidipati of India 21-12, 18-21, 21-17 in the Youth Olympic Games badminton tournament today. Sairaneeth was a semi-finalist at the 2010 World Junior Championships.
Yao Lei and Shinta Mulia Sari kept Singapore's flag flying at the Singapore Badminton Open as they defeated India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to become the first ever Singapore women's doubles pair to make the semi-finals at the Singapore Badminton Open.
Singapore shuttlers tasted sweet success on the second day of the Singapore Badminton Open through an interesting variety of 'rojak' doubles combinations that wreaked havoc in the first round of the mixed doubles and women's doubles events including knocking out two seeded mixed doubles pairs and a women's doubles pair.
If the cost of the World Cup has truly escalated so much, then why is Singapore the only one bearing the brunt? So it is revealed that the cost of watching the 2010 World Cup for non-sports subscribers has tripled while for sports package subscribers, it has gone up by five times.