20 September 16 | The Straits Times by YOGARAJ PANDITURAI
Striker Fazrul Nawaz and midfielder Shahdan Sulaiman were overjoyed at the appointment of V. Sundramoorthy as national football caretaker coach in May.
They were first-team regulars for the 50-year-old when he was in charge of S-League club Tampines Rovers, immediately before he took on the Lions job.
In addition to the prospects of working with a familiar figure in the national team, the duo w...
20 September 16 | The Straits Times by JOAN CHEW&NBSP;IN RIO DE JANEIRO
It was - as Carlos Nuzman, president of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics organising committee, put it - a "mission of many doubts".
Yet, as the Paralympics drew to a close on Sunday - amid applause, song and dance at the closing ceremony - it was a case of mission accomplished for the organisers after 11 days of memorable sporting action for para-athletes.
They overcame Brazil's political and ec...
19 September 16 | The Straits Times by JOAN CHEW
Even as Team Singapore depart Brazil today with their best-ever haul of golds at the Paralympics, some are already dreaming of making a mark outside the action.
Boccia player Nurulasyiqah Taha campaigned for a four-year seat on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes' Council. She failed in her bid but remains undaunted in her mission to obtain greater representation on the council...