31 August 15 | The Straits Times by JEREMY LIM
It was the seventh edition of the OCBC Cycle but Singapore's biggest cycling event still managed to mark several firsts yesterday.
This year saw the introduction of The Straits Times Ride (23km), in addition to The Sportive Ride (42km). The participants also got a chance to finish the event inside the National Stadium.
There were also Saturday's Speedway South-east Asian (SEA) Championship, whi...
27 August 15 | The Business Times by NISHA RAMCHANDANI
A S$3 billion plan is being rolled out so Singapore's seniors can age actively. The initiatives range from running courses to hone their job skills or for enrichment, to efforts to enhance transport and infrastructure to transform Singapore into a more age-friendly, cohesive nation. With 60 programmes covering 12 areas, the programme comes after a year of consultation with more than 4,000 Singapo...
26 August 15 | The Straits Times
Most athletes who compete in a big meet hope to make a splash.
But Panama's Rolanda Bell got more than she bargained for when she fell headlong into a water jump at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing on Monday.
She was taking part in the women's 3,000m steeplechase, an obstacle race which features 28 hurdles and seven dreaded water jumps.
According to former US record holder, Ann Gaf...