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A conversation with Platinum Pass winner Tzai Wei Phua

Singaporean poker player, Tzai Wei Phua was one of the big winners of the recent APPT Manila. His victory in the Mega Stack Shot Clock Big Blind Ante earned him a Platinum Pass, which guaranteed his ticket to the Bahamas next January, where a USD 25,000 poker event will be held. During his talk with Somuchpoker afterwards, Tzai shared with how important this title is to him, as well as the …

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Singaporean Brandon Ng all set for Muay Thai showdown in Kuala Lumpur

Singaporean Muay Thai exponent Brandon Ng is set to keep the Singapore flag flying when he takes on Malaysian Mohd Amirul Ariffin at the second edition of the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) scheduled for 21 September at Axiata Arena, KL Sports City (KLSC). Both fighters will be battling for the 66kg title on the night and Ng and Amirul are both the main draws …

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Singapore’s MSK_Poseidon raising the bar for local PUBG esports scene

Esports is a fast growing sector of sports and Singapore is not being left behind. In April, a group of gamers who call themselves MSK_Poseidon became the only Singaporean team to qualify for the PUBG Australia Invitational 2018, placing 7th our of 20 teams. In June, they were crowned champions at the PUBG SEA Championship Tournament. Most recently in August, …

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No valid grounds for Ben Davis’ NS deferment, plays for Fulham FC as “an English national, not a Singapore citizen”: Defence Minister

Granting young Singaporean footballer Benjamin Davis, who has secured a deal with English Premier League club Fulham FC, a National Service (NS) deferment would result in grave unfairness to many other Singaporean sons who have carried out their obligations without also asking to be deferred despite potentially inconvenient timing on their part, said Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen in Parliament …

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