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Singapore part of 24 cities supporting IAAF global one-mile run over 24 hours

Singapore is one of the 24 international cities which will be supporting the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) in its global IAAF Run 24:1 initiative, which will incorporate runs in 24 cities across 24 different countries. In a move to support the Global Running Day, the worldwide celebration that encourages everyone to get moving, the IAAF Run 24-1 returns …

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History made as women to referee men’s AFC Cup clash

The Asian Football Confederation announced Tuesday that for the first time an all-female referee team will take charge of a men’s continental club cup clash. Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi will officiate the AFC Cup match between Myanmar’s Yangon United and Cambodia’s Naga World at the Thuwunna Stadium on Wednesday. “This will be the …

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Indonesian teen defeats world surfing champ Medina in Bali

An Indonesian teenager pulled off a stunning upset Monday by defeating two-time surfing world champion Gabriel Medina in Bali. Granted a wildcard spot to compete in the World Surf League (WSL) event at Keramas beach on Bali’s east coast, 19-year-old Rio Waida quickly proved why he is considered Indonesia’s next big hope on the international stage. Waida scored a low …

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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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