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.

Youth Olympic Taekwondo: Christopher Lee misses out on third medal for Singapore after 12-1 quarter-final defeat

Singapore’s final taekwondo representative Christopher Lee was in contention for Singapore’s third medal of the Games when he received a bye to the Men’s 73kg quarter-final. He faced a tall task against current world junior champion Kim Jin Hak and eventually succumbed 12-1 to the mighty Korean.

By |2010-08-19T15:48:53+08:00August 18th, 2010|Front Page News, Nation in Motion, taekwondo|0 Comments

Youth Olympics Taekwondo: Daryl Tan wins Singapore’s first Youth Olympic medal while Zakirah falls in the quarter-finals

Daryl Tan claimed the first ever Youth Olympic Games (YOG) medal for Singapore after falling to world champion Rezaei Kaveh of Iran 12-0 in the semifinal of the Men Under 55kg Category. Daryl took home the bronze medal and prior to that, beat Burmese Shein Naing Dwe Shein 6-4 to qualify for the semifinal. On the other hand, his compatriot Nur Zakirah Zakaria was defeated by Canadian Melanie Phan 15-6. Losing on the home ground, Zakirah teared after her game.

By |2010-08-17T15:19:15+08:00August 16th, 2010|Front Page News, Nation in Motion, taekwondo|1 Comment

Let’s wish our fellow Singapore athletes all the best at the Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games are just around the corner and 130 Singaporean athletes will do battle in the red and white of Singapore. So feel free to express your best wishes to the athletes, especially if they are your teammates or your schoolmate, if they are your brother or your sister, if they are your son or your daughter.