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ITF Junior Fed Cup Pre-qualifying: Unseeded Singapore finish 2nd out of 9 nations

While the rest of Singapore teenagers took a break from school during the recent March school holiday, three girls battled it out on the tennis courts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, flying the Singapore flag and as it turned out, flying it high.

By | 2018-04-05T16:01:40+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Nation in Motion, tennis|2 Comments

“When you ask children why they quit sports, two things come up: too driven by adults, and pressure to do well” — Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sergio Lara-Bercial, a visiting speaker at the National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI) Youth Coaching Conference, gave his views on the junior division review that MOE will undertake.

By | 2018-02-07T22:08:51+00:00 February 7th, 2018|The Red Sports Interview|1 Comment

“Prepare the child for the path, not the path for the child” — Stephan Widmer

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Widmer has coached swimmers who have broken 20 world records, won three Olympic and 16 World Championship gold medals. However, the National Head Coach and Performance Director of the Singapore Swimming Association, urged parents to "help your child see him or herself as a whole person, not just an athlete".

By | 2018-02-07T17:21:35+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Industry in Motion|0 Comments

“Their ruthless yet not heartless leadership style accounted for a lot of their success. We have called it Driven Benevolence” – Sergio Lara-Bercial

Are you a super-coach? That was the implicit challenge from Mr Sergio Lara-Bercial at the Youth Coaching Conference organised by the National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI).

By | 2018-02-07T17:21:49+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Industry in Motion|0 Comments

Minister Grace Fu: “The Government has committed over $40m over five years starting from 2013 for spexScholarships”

Ms Grace Fu, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, gives an overview of the government's support for sports.

By | 2016-10-19T14:59:20+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Industry in Motion, RED out loud|0 Comments

ABL Finals: Wong Wei Long buzzer beater gives Slingers 75-73 win over Dragons to force Game 5

With one gutsy shot, the Singapore Slingers extended their season, sent this series back to Malaysia, and set up one of the greatest game finishes in ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) Finals history.

By | 2016-03-21T15:30:19+00:00 March 21st, 2016|basketball, Nation in Motion|0 Comments

Thinking of training for long distance running? Dr Nicholas Foo shows how to get started

"The core idea is that consistent and cumulative mileage is required if one wishes to participate in long distance events." – Dr Nicholas Foo

By | 2015-09-21T17:21:27+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Body in Motion, running|0 Comments