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National A Div Dragon Boating (Girls): NJC claim Challenge Trophy in dominating fashion

National Junior College claimed the Girls’ Challenge Trophy in dominating fashion at the National Inter-Schools Dragon Boating Championship 2018, after emerging victorious in both the 22-Crew (DB22) and 12-Crew (DB12) events.

By |2018-06-10T15:38:26+00:00June 4th, 2018|dragon boat, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National A Div Dragon Boating (Boys): NYJC make clean sweep to bag maiden Challenge Trophy

The National Inter-Schools Dragon Boating Championship 2018 saw NYJC make a clean sweep of the two Golds on offer to ultimately take home the Boys’ Challenge Trophy.

By |2018-06-10T15:31:54+00:00June 4th, 2018|dragon boat, Youth in Motion|2 Comments

Let the children play – Norway’s golden approach reminds us of what matters in sport

Norway has a population smaller than Singapore’s and a sports budget a fraction of their closest rivals, but that did not stop them from surpassing the current record for the most medals won at a single Winter Olympics and topping the medal tally at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. So what exactly is their secret to winter sport dominance?

By |2018-05-24T16:25:07+00:00May 23rd, 2018|RED out loud|4 Comments

National Schools Swimming: Final day concludes with fifth-consecutive grand slam for ACS(I)

The 59th National School Swimming Championships 2018 concluded with ACS(I) bagging their fifth consecutive grand slam, with a clean sweep of the boys’ A, B and C Division titles.

By |2018-04-25T11:18:46+00:00April 25th, 2018|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Swimming: Swimming’s next generation make a splash in 50m Freestyle events

The penultimate day of the 59th National School Swimming Championships saw a new under-17 national record in the B Division 50m Freestyle through Jonathan Tan of Anglo Chinese School (Independent) [ACS (I)] who led the way among Singapore’s rising swimming stars.

By |2018-04-25T10:28:34+00:00April 21st, 2018|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National B Div Sailing: Boys’ title goes to Raffles for ninth consecutive year; Nanyang defend theirs after close fight

Raffles Institution (RI) and Nanyang Girls’ High School (NYGH) proved their prowess out at sea yet again, both having defended their Championship title at the National B Division Sailing Championships.

By |2018-04-18T20:19:00+00:00April 17th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National C Div Byte Sailing: Victoria come close to title but still fall by one point to Raffles

A single point was all that separated the Boys’ Byte Division champions Raffles Institution and runners-up Victoria School at the National C Division Byte Sailing Championships.

By |2018-04-17T11:58:43+00:00April 17th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National C Div Optimist Sailing: Girls’ regatta concludes with dramatic protests; ACS(I) hand boys’ title back to Raffles

The two days of racing at the National C Division Optimist Sailing Championships saw a good measure of intense rivalry and drama - both on and off the water. Nanyang Girls’ eventually topped the table in the Girls’ Optimist division, while Raffles won back the Boys’ Optimist title from rivals ACS(I).

By |2018-04-20T15:32:16+00:00April 16th, 2018|sailing, Youth in Motion|1 Comment