SINGAPORE — From skipping tuition classes to go for Singapore Sports School trials, hurdler Kerstin Ong has grown to love her sport despite the setbacks.
SINGAPORE — Terence Toh has played in three Touch Rugby World Cups and, as the general manager of Touch Rugby Singapore, he is currently looking to grow the sport among the youths.
SINGAPORE — Lionel Loh plays the winter sport of curling, and is trying to grow the small community in Singapore with the Equatorial Curling Club.
SINGAPORE — Undergraduate Amraan Gani has won more than S$100,000 in prize money in his burgeoning esports career, and enjoys the support of his parents when he trains for competitions.
SINGAPORE — Former Singapore national vice-captain Laura Tan talks about why she plays hockey, and why she returned to the sport after walking away.
SINGAPORE — National ice hockey player Liu Zhi Yang explains why he is excited to see the development of the sport, especially with the recent infusion of young blood into the team.
SINGAPORE — Freediver Jonathan Chong is a 24-time national record holder in his sport, and is working to grow the freediving community through the Singapore Freediving Academy.
SINGAPORE — Veteran para swimmer Theresa Goh, who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, talks about the state of para athletes in Singapore and what keeps her coming back to the pool.
SINGAPORE — Why I Play is a fortnightly column showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Underwater hockey player Ena Ng.
“Why I Play” is a fortnightly series every Thursday showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Rope skipper Chang Chu Hua.
Jen Goh was a rising star in the Singapore golf scene before a serious arm injury threatened to derail her promising career right after it began to take off. Nevertheless, she is making a comeback after rehabilitating her arm, and maintains her desire to fulfil her golfing aspirations.
“Why I Play” is a fortnightly column showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Underwater rugby player Dawn Ng, who represented her club at the 2018 Champions Cup in Berlin.
"Why I Play” is a fortnightly series showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: National basketballer Kelvin Lim.
"Why I Play” is a fortnightly series every Thursday showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Singapore national weightlifter John Cheah, and how he overcomes his training "troughs".
Why I Play” is a fortnightly column every Thursday showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Singapore national water polo player Bryan Ong tells how he overcame serious injuries and tough defeats to continue excelling in his sport.
Floorball was supposed to be Glendon Phua’s fourth co-curricular activity (CCA) in primary school and, even then, his mother was initially apprehensive and against the idea.
"Why I Play” is a fortnightly column every Thursday showcasing the stories of people who enjoy playing sports. This week: Wingsuit pilot Alex Tran and how he overcame his fear of heights to "fly" in the air.
A large-scale counter-terrorism drill was staged at Changi Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday (17 October) in what Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said was a “very realistic scenario” for the exercise.This is the first time the exercise has been conducted at Changi Airport. During the drill, simulations included a shooting rampage by gunmen and a suicide bombing.Known as Exercise Northstar, the multi-agency counter-terrorism exercise involved more than 650 personnel from the Singapore Police Force, Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Civil Defence Force, Changi Airport Group and Ministry of Health.(Photos by Stefanus Ian)
A large-scale counter-terrorism drill was staged at Changi Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday (17 October) in what Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said was a “very realistic scenario” for the exercise. This is the first time the exercise has been conducted at Changi Airport.
Buddhist Sean Gian, 29, prepares to take part in a firewalking ritual alongside thousands of Hindus in the lead-up to Deepavali. How much do you know about the diversity of faiths in Singapore? In a new series, Yahoo News Singapore explores the lesser-known rituals and branches of religions in the country.
New Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata brushed off suggestions that he will need time to settle in and said the upcoming season will be important in staking his claim for a spot in the Spanish national team come Russia 2018. Speaking to the media at an event for Ericsson at the Ritz Carlton in Singapore on 27 July, the 24-year-old said he is adapting quickly to his new teammates and shrugged off suggestions that he might take a while to gel.
At the Fragment Room, visitors pay to smash items to release frustration. One month after its opening, Singapore’s first “rage room”, The Fragment Room, seems to be a smashing success. Visitors to the Fragment Room pay about $38 to smash a crate of “breakables” over a 30-minute session, while an hour-long session with an unlimited number of objects to smash costs $350.
Singapore Vice Captain Hariss Harun, Singapore head coach V Sundramoorthy and Singapore captain Shahril Ishak holding a jersey to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Football Association of Singapore. Having more quality friendly matches like Argentina will help to lift the national team and standard of Singapore football as a whole, said Singapore vice-captain Hariss Harun in the lead up to the first ever match between Singapore and Argentina.
Muhamad Ridhwan made history on 9 April by becoming the first Singapore male to win the World Boxing Association Asia Featherweight Championship title after beating Indonesia’s Waldo Sabu. The accomplishment even drew praise from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who said it was “inspiring” to see Ridhwan’s hard work pay off. Ridhwan is now focused on getting better fights and tougher opponents, starting with the UBO World Super Featherweight title on 27 May at the Resorts World Ballroom.
Avid cyclists turned up in full force at the opening of the new on-road cycling lane on Sunday (22 April) along the newly extended Tanah Merah Coast Road, with many applauding the move by the Land Transport Authority (LTA). Demarcated by raised chevron markings and a width of approximately two metres, the cyclist-only lane is the first of its kind in Singapore. The lane was first opened on Saturday evening and by Sunday morning, many cycling enthusiasts were already using the lane, according to cyclist Hong Kin Boon, who frequents the route around the area every week.