06 May 16 | The Straits Times by CHUA SIANG YEE
Singapore para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu established herself as the firm favourite for two golds at the Rio Paralympics when she lowered two world records on Wednesday (Thursday morning, Singapore time).
In Funchal, Portugal, scene of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Open Championships, Yip smashed the 100m backstroke (S2) world record with her winning time of 2min 9.79sec...
05 May 16 | The Straits Times by MAY CHEN
Striding on, round after round, against a picturesque dusk at the Kallang practice track yesterday, T. D. Rajendran appeared to be just another grey-haired competitor in the 5,000m race walk.
Except while the others soldiered on with sturdy-looking trainers at the Asia Masters Athletics Championships, he was barefooted.
Not that going without footwear impeded his race. The 80-year-old from India...
05 May 16 | The Straits Times by ALEYSA JOHN
As the teacher in charge of recreational netball at CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace, Renuka Thiyagarajan conducts her pupils' Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) training herself with the team not having a coach.
But she will no longer have to rely solely on her wits to train her pupils - who are not on the school team - thanks to the Primary School Netball CCA Resource. The project by Netball Singapore an...