Singapore’s Olympic champion Joseph Schooling says his less-than-stellar performance at the recent National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) swimming championships was the wake-up call he needed to get back on track to achieving his world-record ambitions. Schooling was speaking to the Singapore
Joseph Schooling was disappointed with his performance at the NCAA meet. Despite catching a stomach bug and developing a fever during the week of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Joseph Schooling refuses to use the illness as an
Despite feeling under the weather, Joseph Schooling anchored the University of Texas team to help them win the 400 yard freestyle relay title at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships in a new NCAA record and US Open record of 2:45.39.
Quah Zheng Wen got on the podium in his very first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition. During the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships meet on Saturday (Sunday, Singapore time), he clocked 1:38.83 to finish second in the 200 yard butterfly final behind Jack
This Sunday (27 March), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships will see a new champion in the 200 yard butterfly after defending champion Joseph Schooling failed to qualify for the finals. Schooling, who represents the University of Texas
Joseph Schooling vowed to go under 44 seconds in the 100 yard butterfly, and clocked 43.75s in the final, but was dethroned by Caeleb Dressel in a big upset at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) swimming and diving championships on Friday (Saturday morning Singapore time). Dressel of
There were plenty of eye-catching sporting moments from the past week, including a fairytale ending to a German footballer’s international career and a clutch moments during a college basketball game. Yahoo Singapore picks out a selection. Lukas Podolski celebrates his stunning strike against England
After a promising start to his National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) swimming campaign, Singapore’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling admitted that he needed to take time off from swimming in order to set bigger goals for himself. During a media session on 24 March after his first
Singapore swim sensation Joseph Schooling got his 2017 college swim campaign off to a good start at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday (Friday morning, Singapore time). In his first event, Schooling anchored the 200 yard
National runner Dipna Lim-Prasad had been troubled when she saw students from the Andrew & Grace Home (AG Home) turn up for her coaching sessions wearing slippers or school shoes. Together with James Walton, a partner with Deloitte Singapore, they co-founded In My Shoes, a movement that aims to give
The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has called for their first-ever elections on 29 April in a media release sent out on Saturday (18 March). The elections will be held at the Sport Singapore (Black Box) Auditorium at the Singapore Sports Hub. Registration for elections will begin at 9am, while
Chelsea captain John Terry on holiday (left) and a photo of his home (right). When Chelsea captain John Terry went on a ski holiday in the French alps with his family last month, he paid a high price for being famous after posting a holiday snap online. When Terry’s family returned from their holiday
Shooter Teo Shun Xie receives her spexScholarship from Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, on 17 March 2017. Fifteen new Team Singapore athletes received the Sports Excellence Scholarship (spexScholarship) on Friday (17 March) in their quest to represent the nation and perform well
There were plenty of eye-catching sporting moments from the past week, including a dramatic conclusion to an MMA fight and a vintage performance on the football field. Alan Vasquez and Axel Cazares knocked each other out during the Shamrock FC 285 on Saturday.
With the Champions League entering its quarter-finals and the draw to be conducted on Friday (17 March), the focus will once again be on the potential conquerors of Europe. All three former players were in Singapore to attend the International Champions Cup press conference announcement on Thursday.
The International Champions Cup will be held in Singapore for the next four years (2017-2020). Singapore will be the exclusive host nation for the International Champions Cup (ICC) in South-east Asia over the next four years. The announcement was made at a press conference at the Mandarin Oriental
Singaporean Jeremy Tong’s greatest challenge will be his Mount Everest expedition which starts in April 2017. Inspired by the former’s will to live, Jeremy Tong will attempt his own death-defying feat in April as a mark of solidarity with cancer victims. “One of the things that made me decide to climb
Michael Essien while he was playing for AC Milan in the 2014-2015 season. Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has signed for Indonesian Liga 1 club Persib Bandung, the club announced on their Twitter feed. In a tweet sent out on Tuesday (14 March 2017), the club said “Welcome Michael Essien” and
Former Manchester United player, Memphis Depay, widely-regarded as a flop at Manchester United, has been busy making himself visible in the fashion world. The 23-year-old posted a status message photo on International Women’s Day, alluding to the watchful eyes of the famous comedian. Depay wrote, “
Former long-serving Potong Pasir Member of Parliament (MP) Chiam See Tong has launched a charity aimed at helping disadvantaged children to achieve their sporting dreams. Called the Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation, Chiam, 81, and his wife, Lina Chiam, will serve as patrons.
The government will spend up to $50 million to support Singapore’s athletes through matching grants. Speaking in Parliament on Thursday (9 March) during the Committee of Supply debate, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu announced that the grants will match sporting donations of up to
There were plenty of eye-catching sporting moments from the past week, including a shocking error from a goalkeeper and a mascot’s surprising debut on court while a basketball game was going on. Yahoo Singapore picks out a selection. Onana, who came through the youth ranks in Barcelona’s famed La Masia
Despite winning the Young Player of the Year award at the recent London Football Awards, Tottenham’s Delle Alli’s off-pitch family drama has cast a shadow over his stellar season. In new messages posted on social media, Alli’s sister, Barbara Johnson – who goes by the moniker “@deleallisnumber1fan”
There were plenty of eye-catching sporting moments from the past week, including bizarre goals in both the Netherlands and England, as well as a tennis player who smashed his racquet in anger. Yahoo Singapore has the details. Over the weekend in the Netherlands, Eredivisie league leaders Feyenoord claimed
The Stags would go on to lose the game 2-1. A total of three red cards were shown in the Community Shield match between Tampines Rovers and Albirex Niigata (S), which doubles up as a league match. All three sending-offs in the second half were given to Tampines players, which saw them finish the game