23 October 14 | The Straits Times by CHUA SIANG YEE
ON A chilly and windy afternoon, out on the Yellow Sea at the Wangsan Sailing Marina in Incheon, South Korea, a slice of Singapore sporting history was created.
Sailors Jovin Tan and Yap Qian Yin may have teamed up less than a year ago, but that did not stop them from delivering Singapore's first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games yesterday.
It is Singapore's first gold at the quadrennial...
21 October 14 | The Straits Times by MAY CHEN
THE drumming, laser beams and pyrotechnics under the roof of the Singapore Indoor Stadium last night before the BNP Paribas WTA Finals kicked off were just a sign of what was to come.
The real fireworks were seen on centre court when the world's top-ranking female tennis player Serena Williams took out Serbia's Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4.
It marked the return of top-level professional tennis to...
20 October 14 | The Straits Times
A RECURRING left shoulder injury was not enough to stop local swimmer Theresa Goh from winning Singapore's first medal at the second Asian Para Games yesterday.
Goh, 27, swam through the pain barrier to snag bronze in the women's 100m breaststroke SB4 final with a time of 2min 16.19sec at the Munhak Park Tae Hwan Aquatics Centre in Incheon, South Korea.
She finished behind Chinese Taipei's Luo...