“I was thinking of quitting the sport” – silat world champion, Muhammad Shakir (Part 1)

Singapore’s Muhammad Shakir Bin Juanda was crowned world champion at the World Pencak Silat Championships in Chiang Rai, Thailand, after he came from behind to beat Vietnamese favourite Le Si Kien in the Class-I (85-90kg) category. Here is his story.

By |2013-06-15T17:50:18+08:00March 22nd, 2013|Front Page News, silat, The Red Sports Interview|1 Comment

SEA Games Day 5: Singapore in action

Singapore begins the fifth day of the 26th South-east Asian Games in fourth place on the medal tally with 19 gold, 17 silver and 31 bronze medals.

SNOC issues final list of 419 athletes who will represent Singapore at SEA Games

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) has issued the final list of 419 names of Singaporeans who will represent the country at the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games in Indonesia.

SEA Games: 369 athletes to go; table tennis in limbo

369 athletes were selected to represent Singapore at the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games in Indonesia in November, 2011. In the meantime, the SNOC have deferred their decision on the table tennis representatives.