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A chance meeting, and someone’s life has been changed

A chance meeting in a coffee-shop in Potong Pasir between a wheelchair-bound resident and a potential Singapore People’s Party (SPP) candidate at the next General Elections has led to what can only be described as a life-changing meeting. On 2 April, when details of the upcoming 2019 World Para-Swimming World Series Singapore leg which will be held in May at …

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POCARI SWEAT teams up with Singapore Athletics for the 2019 SEA Games

POCARI SWEAT, the isotonic beverage developed by Japan’s Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OPC) today announced the partnership with Singapore Athletics (SA) at a joint press conference ahead of the 81st Singapore Open Track and Field Championships. Underpinned by their corporate philosophy of improving the quality of health worldwide, POCARI SWEAT has been in the forefront of major sports events in …

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Marathoner Soh Rui Yong breaks 24-year-old record in Seoul

It has been a great day for national marathoner Soh Rui Yong. All of his hard work and training has been paid off when he clocked at 2hr 23 min 43 sec at the Seoul Marathon on Sunday Morning (March 17th). It is a big deal for him as he broke the 24 year old record at the event. The …

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Palestinian Struggle “a humanitarian struggle for justice and freedom” which “all Malaysians regardless of their background should support”: Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim

The Palestinian Struggle is a humanitarian struggle for justice and freedom which all Malaysians regardless of their background should support, said Malaysia’s Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim. Speaking in a meeting with the Palestinian Cultural Organization Malaysia (PCOM) in Putrajaya on Tuesday (29 Jan), Mr Sim added that greater communication between the peoples and institutions of both Malaysia and …

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Huge hole at the Sports Hub as CEO, CFO, COO resign

The Singapore Sports Hub is facing another round of staff upheaval. On Monday, 28 January, the Sports Hub Pte Ltd (SHPL) announced in a statement that Chief Executive Officer Oon Jin Teik had resigned and will leave his role after HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2019 in mid-April. What the statement did not say however, was that the SHPL had also …

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Women’s national team headed for Hockey Series Finals

Singapore’s national women’s hockey team has qualified for the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey Series Finals to be held in Dublin in June, following the withdrawal of Austria from the Hockey Series Finals (HSF). When the curtain came down on the Hockey Series Open 2018, the national women’s team had achieved a third-place finish ahead of higher ranked Kazakhstan, but …

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Singaporean e-racers earn chance to become race drivers

Three young Singaporean simulator racers have earned Legion of Racers (LOR) Esports contracts to undergo a combination of Motorsport training in Karting, Sim racing and Fitness. The best among the three racers will then be given a kart racing slot in the Rookie Class of the IAME Asia Series. The IAME Asia Series is Asia’s leading professional karting series that …

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