27 February 15 | The Straits Times by JERMYN CHOW DEFENCE CORRESPONDENT
SOLDIERS, sailors and airmen who underwent the revised Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) trials bettered their previous performances in the current test, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
They did more sit-ups and ran faster, with some shaving as much as two minutes in their runs, he shared on his Facebook page yesterday.
The revised IPPT, which kicks in from April 1, will replace the...
25 February 15 | The Straits Times
THE Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) values its local sports talents and is committed to helping them achieve more sporting glory for Singapore ("Don't let red tape hold back sports talent" by Madam Chua Chuu Suh; last Thursday).
The STTA is proud of Yin Jing Yuan's world junior ranking of No. 23. It is a testament of the STTA's training and competition programme that so long as our...
11 February 15 | The Straits Times by MARISSA LEE
REPUTATION is everything in the events planning business.
And for newcomer Exceed Sports & Entertainment, Singapore's open market is the best place to build that reputation, away from other more opaque regional centres.
"All the other South-east Asian markets are a lot more about who you know, not what you know. It can be bureaucratic, and networks become important," says Exceed's executive...