29 May 17 | The Straits Times by ALVIN CHIA
Para-swimmer Danielle Moi and her 4x50m freestyle relay team-mates from Metta School were the second quartet to finish their race at the Special Olympics Singapore National Games.
But after they touched the wall in 3min 29.55sec, they found out that they had been disqualified - for swimming too fast.
Their time in the May 21 race was more than 20 per cent quicker than their seeded time of 5:00.47.
While the 17-year-old said she was...
29 May 17 | The Business Times by GODFREY ROBERT
SINGAPORE now has its first world champion in boxing after Muhamad Ridhwan stunned Tanzania's Fadhili Majiha with a fourth-round knockout to claim the Universal Boxing Organisation's (UBO) world super-featherweight title last Saturday. Some critics may scorn at this universal professional crown for Ridhwan, questioning the validity of that claim because the 29-year-old is a boxer who could not even win a South-east Asian Games gold or even silver...
28 May 17 | The Straits Times by IAN KIEW
In collaboration with ActiveSG, the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) launched its academy yesterday morning at the Pasir Ris Sports Hall.
Called the SBA Badminton Academy, it is open for registration for children aged six to 17. The first sessions will start on June 3 at the Bedok, Clementi, Hougang, Jurong West, Pasir Ris and Yio Chu Kang sports centres.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth Baey Yam...