23 June 15 | The Straits Times by MAY CHEN
THE Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) is keen to help athletes with the potential to perform on sport's biggest stages juggle their national service (NS) and sporting commitments.
SNOC president Tan Chuan-Jin, in a blog posted on the council website yesterday, called for a closer working relationship with the Ministry of Defence to explore if more flexible solutions can be worked out for...
23 June 15 | The Straits Times
SANTA CLARA (California) - Olympic great Michael Phelps won the 200m individual medley at the Santa Clara Pro Swim on Sunday for his second victory in as many nights.
The 29-year-old American, whose 18 Olympic golds include three 200m IM triumphs, said he was encouraged by his performance in the four-day meet, where he won the 200m butterfly on Saturday.
"I'm just happy to end the meet and have...
22 June 15 | The Straits Times by JONATHAN WONG
WITH four SEA Games silver medals in his trophy cabinet, golfer Johnson Poh has been one of Singapore's most successful amateurs. But it is as a touring professional that the 23-year-old hopes to leave his mark next.
He has submitted his application to join the Singapore Professional Golfers' Association and should make his pro debut at next month's $25,000 Boustead Golf Open held at Raffles...