Articles

  • Wang Phanee, Femininity in Singapore's Muay Thai Scene

    "When people say age is a factor for Muay Thai, I tell them that is not true. It is different being a professional fighter and coaching because for fighting you just need to train but for coaching you need to guide your students and this requires patience."

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • Above and Beyond – a National Athlete’s Commitment in Growing Sport

    There was nothing short of a pleasant surprise for the national high jumper, Michelle Sng, when over 40 participants turned up for the 2nd Singapore High Jump Series event she had organised in June. The sport was in a clear need for increased participation and representation in Singapore at the elite level.

    By Dylan Mah
  • Singapore Shooting for Victory with Jasmine Ser

    Jasmine Ser, at 25 years old, has already shown the world that our little red dot is a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to the Olympic stage.  Singapore’s national shooter, gives a whole new meaning to the term “guns of steel”, when she overcame a bout of food poisoning earlier this year while competing...

    By Siti Zawani
  • Top Tips For Athletes' Post Exercise Recovery

    Nutrition and sleep – these are the two key factors you should keep in mind for effective post-exercise recovery. Mr. Carl Bradford, Associate Sports Physiologist at the Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) also strongly recommends the national athletes that they do the same.

    By Dylan Mah
  • APG2015: Living The Dream Of A Paralympian

    Currently ranking 8th internationally in her Boccia BC3 Individual Category, Nurulasyiqah shows no sign of slowing down in her athletic career. The paralympian shares with us her goals for the upcoming Asean Para Games (APG) 2015.

    By Charity Chan
  • FULL VIDEO #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)

    In the second episode of #OurTeamSG Athlete Series, meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.

    By Dylan Mah
  • SNEAK PREVIEW #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)

    Meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.  

    By Dylan Mah
  • #OneTeamSG Athlete, Cheng Jian Huan (Episode 1)

    In this first episode of the #OurTeamSG Athlete series, we will meet Team Singapore Shooter, Chen Jian Huan. Get to know how she got into the sport, how she feels about the upcoming SEA Games, and in the fun quickfire questions segment, what's her favourite cartoon growing up, and more!

    By Dylan Mah
  • Do You Know - The Sam Willows Were Ex-Athletes?

    The Sam Willows is one of Singapore's most successful pop band, but little did we know that The Sam Willows used to be ex athletes! One must then wonder, how do they feel about singing the SEA Games Songs of the Games? Do they have any personal experiences with the past SEA games? Well, stop cracking your brains out and let me fill you...

    By Chelza Chong
  • Former Asian Champion Excels in Life After Sports

    Ex-National Athlete, Carl De Vries, represented Singapore Bowling for 12 good years. "Since then, after my Bachelor's, I have found a way to pay my dues back to the local sporting scene by working with young local athletes. Helping them improve in their sport and perform better, seeing them win and fulfil their goals was my way....

    By Joy Xie & Debbie
  • You Don't Have To Be In A Competitive Sport To Keep Fit & Healthy

    Former National athlete Ms Yeo Pei Li shares about her life after sports, and how she continues to keep a healthy and active lifestyle.  

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • "To Have A Purpose For Doing The Things You Love" - Sayidah Aisyah

    2013 SEA Games Gold Medalist Sayidah Aisyah catapulted herself and Singapore Rowing into the spotlight and more importantly into the hearts of Singaporeans when Singapore's only competitive female rower clinched a historic gold in the rowing event. 

    By Charity Chan
  • On Track to Rio- How Far Will You Go To Chase Your Dreams?

    Having the 400m hurdles national record, being the first woman in 16 years to deliver a track medal at the SEA Games and being a 2012 London Summer Olympic Games competitor, Dipna Lim has had a lot of success on the track and she might just possibly take it one step further. The rent graduate from NTU's Sport Science Management course has...

    By Dylan Mah
  • “It’s because I fall so often that I learn how to get up”

     Theresa Goh has had to struggle with her disability since she was born but that has not stopped her from achieving multiple success on the international stage.

    By Johnson Koh
  • A Day In The Life Of Running Superstar Mok Ying Ren

    Medical Doctor, Running Superstar & All round great person, Mok Ying Ren definitely has it all. We catch up with him to find out what a typical day is like for him.

    By Chelza Chong
  • Did The Singapore National Games Serve It's Purpose?

    The 2014 Singapore National Games 2014 edition has concluded with many new champions crowned. So is it a Boon or Bane? We speak to two athletes from different sports, Engineer Alvin Lin & Bowler Vincent Lim to find out!

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • FROM SUN AND SEA TO SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY

    The Nicholas De Cruz Story. You might have seen him in the news many years back. Afterall, he became a world champion 16. 8 years on, currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Psychology with the intent to major in Sports Psychology, former national sailor Nicholas de Cruz has no desire to leave the sporting arena just yet. 

    By Tay Yu Shan
  • So How Much Is 4 Years Of Hard Work Worth?

      It's been over a month since the Asian Games ended and tonight some of the biggest stars at the Games will be receiving their awards under the Multi-Million Dollar Awards Programme (MAP) for their efforts at the Games.  

  • Meet Calvin: Sprinter, Student, Poster Boy, Entrepreneur

    Some guys have it all. I'm sure many of you have heard about Calvin Kang because he's almost always on that Milo packet or can and if he's not there, you might have probably seen him on the papers somewhere. Apart from his ultra mad running skills, he also happens to be an entrepreneur! Read on to find out more!

    By Chelza Chong
  • Leandro Ataides: 5 Time BJJ World Champion & Champion MMA Fighter

    A great sense of humour, a friendly disposition and a welcoming smile was what I would describe of Leandro Ataides after having had a chance to spend some time with him. Though he may be known as one of the deadliest middleweight MMA fighters, behind the scenes, some have described him as one of the most awesome guys.  

    By Chelza Chong