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Preparing kids for the real world of sports is a fine balancing act

In his first Test series representing his nation, the legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar looked at his shirt and it was bloody. A leather ball travelling very fast had dented his nose. As his autobiography Playing It My Way recounts, a banner fluttered: Kid go home and drink milk. He was 16 years old.

Sport is not a pretty place. It is absent of make-up and no rouge can hide the ...more

Shooting: Ser's World Cup silver stows Rio hurt away

Jasmine Ser put the disappointment of last year's Olympic Games well behind her yesterday when she found success at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup leg in New Delhi.

Competing in the women's 50m rifle three positions event, the 26-year-old knelt, laid prone then stood, eventually finding herself standing tall on the podium with a silver medal slung around her neck.

Ser ...more

Tennis: Advantage, Singapore for tennis' future?

Singapore's aspiring male professional tennis players can start accumulating ranking points here at home, with three consecutive International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures tournaments to be held at the Kallang Tennis Centre in May.

The Futures tournaments on the ITF circuit form the third and lowest level of the men's professional tennis competition, after the top-tier ATP World Tour and ...more

Rugby: Sunwolves need time to catch up

Amid calls for the Sunwolves to be dumped from Super Rugby , Singapore Sports Hub chief executive officer Manu Sawhney and Singapore Rugby Union president Low Teo Ping yesterday defended the franchise's inclusion in the 18-team competition.

The Sunwolves, co-based in Singapore and Japan, finished last in their debut season last year, recording just one win in 15 games.

Sawhney said: ...more

Table tennis: STTA will let Chen's contract run its course

Table tennis coach Chen Zhibin's stint in charge of the Singapore national women's team will come to an end when his contract expires at the end of next month, signalling a third coaching change for Yu Mengyu and Co in just over a year.

The Straits Times (ST) understands that the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) will not be renewing the German-Chinese coach's contract, ending a partnership ...more

Slingers fend off Kaohsiung for 84-76 win to stay in ABL title hunt

The Singapore Slingers' American import forward Xavier Alexander goes for a lay-up during their 84-76 Asean Basketball League (ABL) win over the visiting Kaohsiung Truth at the OCBC Arena yesterday.

Alexander finished the game with a triple-double - 15 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists - as the Slingers held on for the win, which improves their ABL win-loss record to 11-5.

They ...more

Swimming: Joseph Schooling happy with recent form, geared up for NCAA championships in March

With his third record in as many days at the just-concluded Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships in the United States, Joseph Schooling showed he will be the man to beat at next month's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 swimming championships.

Swimming in the first leg of the men's 4x100-yard freestyle on Saturday, the University of Texas (UT) student clocked ...more

Drama-filled opening night for S-League as Albirex beat Tampines 2-1 at National Stadium

Three goals, an equal number of red cards along with a penalty controversy plus a lively atmosphere inside the National Stadium ensured that the 22nd season of the S-League kicked off yesterday with a bang.

When the dust settled on an entertaining game of football for the 15,480-strong crowd, it was reigning champions Albirex Niigata who had plenty to celebrate.

The Japanese outfit, ...more

Schooling's record-smashing spree continues

After his record-breaking swim on Thursday, Joseph Schooling broke one more record with yet another win at the ongoing Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas.

The University of Texas (UT) student clocked 44.06 seconds to win the 100-yard butterfly on Friday, ahead of UT team-mates Jack Conger (44.56) and Brett Ringgold (46.32).

In doing so, he lowered the meet ...more

Athletics: Hurdler Dipna Lim-Prasad strides towards KL SEA Games

Going into her race at the Queensland Athletics Championships yesterday, Dipna Lim-Prasad had many reasons to doubt herself.

Training has been erratic and felt unsatisfactory, she was going to be running into "insane" head wind at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre and more critically, she had not raced a hurdles event for close to two years.

The 400m hurdles event yesterday ...more

Badminton: Tai Tzu-ying up for bigger challenge

Tai Tzu-ying's last memory of the OUE Singapore Open is a bitter one, as an unexpected loss in her opening match meant she was booted out of the badminton tournament in the first round last year.

The world's top-ranked shuttler, then No. 9, will return this year determined to ensure a better showing.

Organisers of the April 11-16 tournament announced her participation for the Superseries ...more

Football: New Stags Amri and Son give Tampines winning start

AFC CUP GROUP G Tampines Rovers 2 Felda United 1

New signings Khairul Amri and South Korean import Son Yong Chan helped Tampines Rovers to a 2-1 victory over Malaysian side Felda United in their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup opening group match yesterday.

After a lacklustre first half at the Jalan Besar Stadium, the Stags broke the deadlock in the 64th minute when Raspreet ...more

Cheyenne happy with Winter Games debut

Local short-track speed skater Cheyenne Goh may have fallen short of the B final in her first event on her Asian Winter Games (AWG) debut yesterday, but the 17-year-old was pleased with her performance.

She featured in the second of three semi-finals in the women's 1,500m. She posted a time of 2min 53.343sec to finish last among five competitors, including eventual silver and bronze medallists ...more

Sporting Life: On a crowded track, a lonely athlete labours in search of her best self

Dipna Lim Prasad is searching for oxygen. Opening her mouth and gulping it down gratefully. Trying to inhale life. The 400m runner and hurdler, her breath ragged, is sitting on a track at the Kallang and taking a brief break. But now she has to go again. There's no choice but to go again. One more series of four hurdles at a time. Then another. Then another. Excellence is far away.

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