19 January 18 | The Straits Times by DAVID LEE
Samuel Deguara has stood out since childhood; he was two metres by the age of 10.
The boy who grew another 25cm since then to become his country Malta's tallest man will present the Singapore Slingers with a towering challenge today, when the hosts take on Asean Basketball League (ABL) rivals Mono Vampire of Thailand.
Deguara, ABL's tallest player, joined Mono earlier this month and has helped them win two of their last three games....
18 January 18 | The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA,SHAMIR OSMAN
Singapore will not be the host city of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals after this year as the season-ending tournament will move to Shenzhen, The Straits Times understands.
Ms Sarah Clements, vice-president, Tennis (Asia), at Lagardere Sports, the event promoter, confirmed the end of Singapore's run yesterday, saying: "It has been a wonderful journey, and we would like to wish the WTA as well as the next host city every success.
17 January 18 | The Straits Times by LESTER WONG
Theoretical knowledge may be what Stephan Widmer was hired for, but it is insufficient for Singapore's swimmers to break onto the world stage.
Discussing his strategy for elevating standards here, the national swimming head coach and performance director used promising 14-year-old Zachary Tan, who set five Under-14 national records last year, to illustrate his point.
"He is someone who has to learn how to travel, how to go through time zones,...