News and developments in Singapore sports

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+08:00September 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+08:00August 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+08:00August 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+08:00August 25th, 2017|Nation in Motion, track-and-field|0 Comments

SEA Games Swimming: Quah siblings lead Singapore in golden harvest

The Quah siblings accounted for four gold medals of the five Singapore claimed in swimming Wednesday, as eldest sister Ting Wen out-touched her rivals to defend her titles in the 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly and youngest sister Jing Wen anchored the 4 by 200m freestyle relay team to a new Games record time.

By |2017-08-29T11:50:27+08:00August 24th, 2017|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments

FINA Synchro Swim: Singapore shine against Malaysian rivals

Fresh from a one-month training stint in Canada, the Singapore synchronised swimming team delivered by bettering arch-rivals Malaysia at the FINA World Synchronised Swimming Championships.

By |2017-08-05T22:10:51+08:00August 5th, 2017|Nation in Motion, synchronised swimming|0 Comments

C’wealth Youth Games Swimming: Singapore rake in another 3 gold to finish 6th on medal table

The swimmers managed to put Singapore sixth on the medal table with their haul of seven Golds, four Silvers and six Bronzes.

By |2018-01-18T14:16:44+08:00July 24th, 2017|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments

C’wealth Youth Games Swimming: Christie Chue, Quah Jing Wen, Francis Fong strike gold

Leading the charge for medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games was Quah Jing Wen who, despite having a heavy competition schedule, powered through to take the top spot in the Women’s 50-metre Butterfly and 100m Freestyle.

By |2017-07-24T20:52:56+08:00July 22nd, 2017|Nation in Motion, swimming|0 Comments