News and developments in Singapore sports

“I hope that I won’t be just a bowler who will have achieved many things but also an inspiring bowler, who can inspire people around me.” – and interview with Deaflympics gold medallist Adelia Naomi Yokoyama

Adelia Naomi Yokoyama, 20, who was born with profound hearing loss, grew up in a sporty family. While her eldest sister, Natasha represented Singapore in sailing, Adelia made history by winning Singapore’s first Deaflympics gold medal in 2017. As she prepares for her upcoming competition at the World Deaf Bowling Championship this August, Adelia sat down with Red Sports to share about her bowling journey.

World University Games: Jillian Lee, Cheryl Teo, Scott Lau, Tan Jen-E win sailing bronze

The Singapore 2 team of Jillian Lee (Skipper – National University of Singapore), Cheryl Teo (Ngee Ann Polytechnic), Matthew Scott Lau (NUS), and Tan Jen-E (Edinburgh Napier) won a bronze at the Summer Universiade.

By |2019-08-01T10:48:01+08:00August 1st, 2019|Nation in Motion, sailing|0 Comments

Singapore National Swimming Championships: Quah Ting Wen, Glen Lim set new marks on final day

Quah Ting Wen, despite falling short of personal expectations, surpasses the Women's 50m Freestyle meet record in both the preliminary round and final en route to clinching gold in her event.

By |2019-06-23T21:49:16+08:00June 23rd, 2019|Nation in Motion, swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

Singapore National Swimming Championships: Lionel Khoo, Randall Neo set new milestones on meet’s penultimate day

Only one meet record was felled by a local on the third and penultimate day of the Neo Garden 15th Singapore National Swimming Championships (SNSC) as Lionel Khoo set a new mark of 28.08 seconds in the men's 50-metre breaststroke heats. The 24-year-old's timing surpassed his own record of 28.46s set in 2017, and he went on to strike gold in the afternoon final touching the wall in 28.21s.

By |2019-06-22T14:36:26+08:00June 22nd, 2019|Nation in Motion, swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

Singapore Sports Awards: FINA Swimming World Cup named Best Sports Event (International) for first time

The 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup Singapore Presented by Yakult picked up the Best Sports Event of the Year (International) accolade at the annual Singapore Sports Awards (SSA). This is the event's maiden win in the category, though it has been shortlisted for the last six years.

By |2019-05-15T18:37:42+08:00May 15th, 2019|Nation in Motion|0 Comments

Singapore Sports Awards: HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens in running for third consecutive Best Sports Event (International) award

The HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens is up for its third straight Best Sports Event of the Year (International) accolade at the annual Singapore Sports Awards (SSA) 2019. It is up against the 2018 HSBC Women's World Championship for golf and the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup Presented by Yakult.

By |2019-05-13T16:07:33+08:00May 13th, 2019|Nation in Motion|0 Comments

Singapore Open Track and Field: Chen Xiang rewrites 110m hurdles national record twice as Tia breaks national mark in triple jump

Going into the final of the Men’s 110 metres hurdles event, Ang Chen Xiang was looking to rewrite the national record for the second time at the 81st Singapore Open after clocking 14.27 seconds in the heats, which bettered his previous mark of 14.36s. But as he warmed up for the race, he did not even know if his body could make it to the finish line. “I went to the first hurdle (during warm-up), my calves started cramping so I was like I knew my body was starting to complain,” said Chen Xiang.

SNSC Day 4 Wrap: Glen Lim cracks another national record ahead of Asian Games

Glen Lim can now add another national record to his name, after the 16-year old's outstanding swim in the Men's 400m Freestyle in the 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships.

By |2018-08-13T00:58:40+08:00June 27th, 2018|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments