News and developments in Singapore sports

ASEAN Para Games Archery: Inspirational Syahidah stars for Singapore

Team Singapore's Nur Syahidah Alim may have retained her gold medal in the women's individual compound open final at the ASEAN Para Games on Thursday but has loftier goals in mind as she hopes to inspire more to pick up the sport.

By | 2017-10-01T13:08:51+00:00 September 21st, 2017|archery, Nation in Motion|0 Comments

ASEAN Para Games CP Football: Singapore’s CP footballers go down fighting against Causeway rivals

An early two-goal lead was not enough for the Singapore cerebral palsy (CP) footballers as they fell to a 5-3 defeat against home side Malaysia in their opening game on Monday.

By | 2017-09-21T10:23:23+00:00 September 18th, 2017|football, Nation in Motion|0 Comments

SEA Games Wakeboarding: Dry practice key to success on the water for Sasha Christian

Going into only her third competition since fracturing her right shin last July, Christian said she depended on a lot of “dry” practice to get into her zone. Before her competition run, Christian would tie her handle to a pole and visualise her wakeboarding routine.

By | 2017-09-09T14:37:20+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Nation in Motion, wakeboarding|0 Comments

SEA Games Sailing: Sea of possibilities for Singapore’s youngsters

After Yukie Yokoyama and Cheryl Teo edged Malaysia for a thrilling gold in the 470 women's event, teenagers Jodie Lai and Evangeline Tan took silver in the 420 girls’ event, and Wong Riji and Koh Yi Nian finished third in the 420 boys.

By | 2017-09-09T14:39:01+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Nation in Motion, sailing|0 Comments

SEA Games Basketball: No tickets, no problem for Singapore’s supportive sporting families

Passports? Check. Hotel Reservations? Check. Missing — a guarantee to watch their daughters and sisters in action at the 29th SEA Games. But for family members of Team Singapore’s basketball team, it is all part of the trials and travails of having to support their loved ones through thick and thin.

By | 2017-08-29T12:58:32+00:00 August 29th, 2017|basketball, Nation in Motion|0 Comments

SEA Games Sailing: ‘Super-stressed’ Nicole can sleep easy after bronze

Just hours before her big race, windsurfer Nicole Lim found herself unable to get a good night’s rest. “I couldn't sleep at all last night,” said Nicole. “I was waking up a few times because I was thinking ‘Tomorrow, what am I supposed to do?’

By | 2017-08-29T12:37:15+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Nation in Motion, sailing|0 Comments

SEA Games Track & Field: Dipna Lim Prasad cracks 43-year 400m national record; Michelle Sng ends high jump gold drought

Dipna clocked 54.18 seconds, erasing the previous mark of 55.08s that Chee Swee Lee set at the 1974 Asian Games in Tehran on her way to winning gold. Michelle was awarded the gold medal, along with Vietnam's Duong Thi Viet Ahn, after a successful appeal -- this was Singapore's first SEA Games gold in the women's high jump since 1965.

By | 2017-08-29T11:50:36+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Nation in Motion, track-and-field|0 Comments