News and developments in Singapore sports

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

SNSC Day 3 Wrap: Pang Sheng Jun defends IM gold as regional talents break more meet records

The penultimate day of the 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships saw Pang Sheng Jun defend his 200m IM title as the meet's foreign contingent helped fell more of its meet records.

By |2018-06-24T12:13:07+08:00June 24th, 2018|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments

SNSC Day 2 Wrap: Singapore Olympic champion Schooling makes victorious home return

In Joseph Schooling's return to local competition, he took home the Men's 100m Butterfly in a jam-packed day 2 of the 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships.

By |2018-06-23T11:13:45+08:00June 22nd, 2018|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments

SNSC Day 1 Wrap: Glen Lim’s new national 800m freestyle record highlight of the day

The winners of the Men's 800m Freestyle and Women's 1500m Freestyle events were crowned on first day of the 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships 2018.

By |2018-06-24T05:25:32+08:00June 21st, 2018|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments

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+08:00April 4th, 2018|Nation in Motion, tennis|2 Comments