17 April 15 | The Straits Times by AFIQ ROSLAN
HE PLAYS a sport that is struggling to regain its popularity during its glory days in the 1970s and 1980s.
But that has not deterred Edward Thng from achieving success in squash.
He does not turn 11 till July but is already the top Singaporean squash player in his age group, sitting at fifth spot in the Boys' Under-11 Asian Junior Ranking.
He is proving a handful for those older than him,...
14 April 15 | The Straits Times by AFIQ ROSLAN
THEY were favourites to win the competition, yet faced a resurgent opponent who had eliminated the defending champions.
So when Raffles Institution (RI) faced Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) in the final of the Schools National B Division Squash Championship, they remain wary of their rivals, even though they had beaten them 5-0 in the preliminary round.
Said their coach Allan Chang: "Even...
13 April 15 | The Straits Times
A delighted Chinese badminton player, Sun Yu, celebrating her first Superseries title at the OUE Singapore Open yesterday.
The world No. 11 saved three match points before defeating Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-ying 21-13, 19-21, 22-20 in the women's singles final.
The men's title went to Japanese world No. 10 Kento Momota, who prevailed 21-17, 16-21,
21-15 over Hong Kong's Hu Yun.