21 October 16 | The Straits Times by CHUA SIANG YEE
One would not fault the Australian swim team for dreaming of a flurry of gold medals as they headed to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
After all, they had, among them, reigning world champions Emily Seebohm (100m and 200m backstroke) and Bronte Campbell (50m and 100m freestyle) and Cameron McEvoy, who still holds the fastest 100m free time in a textile suit.
Yet, none of the trio won individual...
21 October 16 | The Straits Times by ALVIN CHIA
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Tiffany Teo will face her biggest test when she makes her One Championship debut on Nov 11.
The 26-year-old holds a perfect 3-0 win-loss record, with all of her fights ending in the first round.
But on the day she turns 27, she has to get used to more raucous surroundings inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium, where she will fight former Egyptian boxing champion Wa...
20 October 16 | The Straits Times by NICOLE CHIA
The Kuala Lumpur SEA Games may still be 10 months away, but Singapore swimming's bid for glory after its record 23-gold haul at last year's edition begins this week.
A total of 29 national swimmers, including gold medallists Amanda Lim and Roanne Ho, have been pencilled in for the Singapore leg of the Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup that starts tomorrow.
Assistant national head coach Gary Tan...