15 March 18 | The Straits Times by SHAMIR OSMAN
Singapore is set to have another butterfly swimmer alongside Olympic champion Joseph Schooling at the Aug 18-Sept 2 Asian Games in Jakarta.
Swimfast Aquatic Club's (SAC) Ong Jun Yi narrowly beat the qualifying mark of 1min 59.93sec in the men's 200m butterfly on the first day of the Liberty Insurance 49th Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championships (Snag).
The 17-year-old clocked 1:59.90 at the OCBC Aquatic Centre yesterday and was...
15 March 18 | The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG
Rugby-loving children will have more to look forward to before the April 28-29 HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens at the National Stadium.
Organisers Rugby Singapore will introduce the Titans Ruck & Rumble 10s, comprising Under-8 and U-10 competitions for boys, as well as a girls' tournament.
The finalists in these competitions will play their title deciders at the National Stadium on the morning of April 29, and meet the Singapore Sevens' official...
14 March 18 | The Straits Times by LIM SAY HENG
He calls himself the "smallest giant" among his fellow nominees, but para-table tennis player Jason Chee stood tallest at The Straits Times Athlete of the Year 2017 ceremony yesterday.
The 35-year-old, nominated alongside Muhamad Ridhwan (boxing), Cheyenne Goh (winter sports), Shayna Ng (bowling) and last year's winner Joseph Schooling (swimming), was named winner of the annual award in its 10th edition.
"Among the nominees, I am the smallest...