Monday, June 18, 2012
LIONSXII RAN RIOT AGAINST SABAH WITH A 9-0 VICTORY
It was a night to remember for LionsXII and the 6,289 fans at th...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
HOME UNITED BASKETBALL CLUB WINS FOURTH WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Home United Basketball Club won the 2012 Women’s National ...
Monday, June 04, 2012
SINGAPORE FOUGHT OFF DETERMINED INDONESIA TO WIN MEN’S UNDER-23 AND WOMEN’S WATER POLO GOLD
Singapore and Indonesia went head-to-head in the men’s Und...
Friday, June 01, 2012
SOUTHEAST ASIA FINEST AQUATIC STARS TO COMPETE IN INAUGURAL SEA SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday, June 01, 2012
Shape Run 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
SINGAPORE WATER POLO MEN’S TEAM KICKS OFF SEA SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH AN EMPHATIC WIN OVER THAILAND
Singapore kick started their bid to prove they are the region...

Entries for December 2011

PENNETTA CLINCHES INAUGURAL SINGAPORE WOMEN'S TENNIS EXHIBITION TITLE

Italian Flavia Pennetta overcame World No 8, Agnieszka Radwanska, to win the very first Singapore Women’s Tennis Exhibition in a 6-4, 7-5 epic battle on Sunday.. Tennis fans at the Singapore Indoor Stadium also witnessed Australian Samantha Stosur overcome Peng Shuai to claim third place in the tournament, after losing the first set to her Chinese counterpart.In the closely contested match which lasted for an hour and thirty minutes, Twenty-nine year old Pennetta put on a fantastic display to defeat the higher ranked Radwanska. Pennetta came in as the crowd’s favourite after beating World No 6 Stosur in Saturday’s Semi Final. ,.  Both Pennetta and Radwanska played an entertaining opening game as they displayed nifty lobs and amazing drop shots. Pennetta showed her determination as she reached Radwanska’s shots from all around the court.

 

FIJI CLINCHED THE NATION CUP DESPITE A SPIRITED DISPLAY BY SINGAPORE

Singapore’s women netball team narrowly missed out on winning their third FairPrice Foundation Nations Cup after going down 51-42, to Fiji in the final at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall.Despite fielding a few young players, host Singapore had a good run in the competition and proved to be serious contender in the next World Championships.  

 

 

LionsXII ready to roar in Malaysia in 2012


A Singapore team will take part in the Malaysian Super League, Malaysia and FA Cups from 2012 to 2015. This is the first time in 18 years the FAS are fielding a team in competitions across the Causeway, since Singapore won the M-League and Malaysia Cup double in 1994.Earlier this July, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) at Selangor, to agree on both associations sending a team each to compete in the neighbouring country’s domestic league across the Causeway.
 

Singapore blitz past Sri Lanka in Netball Nations Cup opener


The Singapore national netball team raised the roof of Toa Payoh Sports Hall when they beat Sri Lanka, 73-36 in the opening match of the sixth edition of the FairPrice Foundation Nations Cup.Sri Lanka has constantly been the nemesis of the Singapore team in three previous losses - at the 2008 Nations Cup (66-63), the 2009 Asian Netball Championships (77-48) and, recently, at the Mission Foods World Netball Championships in July, where Singapore were beaten 62-51 in the classification match.Without the likes of Captain Jean Ng and veteran custodian, Premila Hirubalan in the starting line-up, many would have predicted another Singapore loss.
 

Sweet Victory for Kenyans at Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore

Kenyans dominate Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore once again by sweeping both the men's and Women's Open category titles.All eyes were on reigning champion, Kenneth Mburu Mungara and serious contender, Jackson Kipkoech Kotut to take home the winner's cheque of US$50,000. However, Charles Kanyao emerged from the tough elite runners’ group to clinch his first ever victory.Kanyao managed to win the gruelling 42.195 km Men’s marathon with a dramatic sprint to the finish line clocking in 2 hours 14 minutes 33.75 seconds beating compatriot Luka Kipkemoi Chelimo who came in 2:12:38.75, followed by John Kelai, who took third in 2:15.45.65.The 2011 SCMS victor, Kanyao said, "It’s my first time in Singapore and I'm glad I came here and won the race. I used to run but did not win anywhere. It's my good luck today."
 

Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore: The Reigning Champion vs The Contender


It is bigger and better with participation of this year’s Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) hitting a record high of 65,000 runners, surpassing last year’s total of 60,000 participants.On the 4th of December, SCMS 2011 will feature an impressive contingent of elite athletes, which includes some of the highest ranked marathon runners in the world alongside last edition’s race champions.Many changes have been made to enhance the race experience for all participants, as the organiser, the Singapore Sports Council (SSC), works towards achieving the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation Gold Label certification for the event.

 

 

Singaporean Para-Athletes ready to shine in the 6th ASEAN Para Games

36 Singaporean athletes, together with 21 officials, will be taking part in the 6th ASEAN Para Games from 12 to 20 December in Surakarta (Solo), Central Java, Indonesia.The ASEAN Para Games is a biannual multi-sport event held after every Southeast Asian Games for athletes with physical disabilities. The biannual Games are participated by the 11 Southeast Asian countries. The Para Games, patterned after the Paralympic Games, are participated by physically challenged athletes with mobility disabilities, visual disabilities, those who are amputees and those with cerebral palsy.Led by flag bearer Muhammad Firdaus Nordin, the Singapore contingent will compete in five sports - Athletics, Badminton, Swimming, Tenpin Bowling and Table Tennis.
 

Record breaking - 65,000 participants will gear up for the 2nd Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore

 As one of the marquee races in Singapore’s growing running calendar, the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) has certainly won the hearts of many Singaporeans.This year’s race will set a new record as 65,000 participants gear up to begin their races from three different start lines. To date, the SCMS remains one of most popular sporting events in Singapore for Singaporeans and our regional friends alike.But apart from the tens of thousands lacing up to run, the people’s race continues to attract legions of supporters and sporting fans who rise at the break of dawn to spur and cheer on our runners. Their spirited enthusiasm adds to the day’s triumphant atmosphere.