The first International Champions Cup tournament held in Singapore on Tuesday (25 July) certainly did not disappoint in its opening match between English champions Chelsea and German champions Bayern Munich. Played in front of 48,522 fans at the National Stadium, the match was mostly dominated by Bayern
Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen narrowly missed out on a semi-final spot in the 200m butterfly event at the FINA World Championships. During the heats in Budapest, Hungary, Quah clocked 1 minute 56.76 seconds in his heat. “I felt quite strong the whole way through, I feel like I could have gone harder
Singapore swim star Joseph Schooling placed fifth in the 50m butterfly final at the FINA World Championships on Monday night (25 July). Schooling clocked 22.95 seconds while Briton Ben Proud took the gold in 22.75s. Brazil’s Nicholas Santos won silver in 22.79s and Andrii Govorov of Ukraine won bronze
New Bayern Munich signing James Rodriguez believes that leaving European champions Real Madrid for the German champions is no downgrade for his career. The 26-year-old Colombian moved to Germany on a two-year loan a couple of weeks ago, with Bayern holding the option of making it permanent at the end
Singapore will not step in to host the 2019 SEA Games after the Philippines backed out of hosting the biennial event. Last Friday (21 July), the Philippines announced that it would withdraw from hosting the games in order to focus on the “rehabilitation and rebuilding of Mindanao, specifically Marawi
Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling qualified for the final of the 50m butterfly at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday (23 July). Caeleb Dressel of the United States finished the semi-final as the top seed, clocking 22.76s.
Players from FC Internazionale arrived on Tuesday (25 July) for the 2017 International Champions Cup this week. Meanwhile, players from Bayern Munich and Chelsea FC arrived in Singapore on Sunday (23 July) and began their pre-season training at the National Stadium. Some players also made guest appearances
Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo touched down in Singapore Friday morning (21 July) and made a trip to Thomson Medical Centre (TMC). Ronaldo arrived in a mini-bus decorated with the Mint Media logo and his photo and was greeted by a scrum of media and curious members of the public
Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo touched down in Singapore Friday morning (21 July) and made a trip to Thomson Medical Centre (TMC).
Marathoner Jasmine Goh will represent Singapore at the SEA Games. Marathoner Jasmine Goh also has to give up another precious experience — time with her kids. In chasing for SEA Games qualification for the past two years, the 37-year-old single mother of two has missed out on eating breakfast with
Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben (left) and Jerome Boateng (middle) will miss the ICC in Singapore. Both Arjen Robben and Jerome Boateng will not be part of German champions Bayern Munich’s pre-season tour, which includes the International Champions Cup tournament in Singapore. Winger Arjen Robben sustained
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta believes the pre-season International Cup of Champions tournament in Singapore will be a good opportunity for the club to assess where they stand. The Premier League champions will face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and Italian giants Inter Milan in the three-club
After an insipid performance that resulted in a 1-0 defeat to India’s Under-23 team on Sunday, the Singapore side turned it around completely to defeat the same opponents by the same scoreline at the Choa Chu Kang Stadium on Wednesday (12 July). Singapore’s head coach Richard Tardy said it was “ a relief
Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen is targeting at least a final spot in the upcoming FINA World Championships that will be held in Budapest, Hungary from 14 July to 30 July. The 20-year-old will be competing in four events at the World Championships – the 100m and 200m butterfly, as well as the 100m
The Singapore Swimming Association’s new national head coach and performance director Stephen Widmer did not beat around the bush at his formal introduction in a media conference on Monday (10 July). The Australian has more than 24 years of coaching experience and was most recently the head coach of
The players that make up the team are expected to go to the SEA Games in August. While both sides were separated only by an 80th minute strike from India midfielder Germanpreet Singh and only had one shot on target each, the Indians were by far the more dominant and impressive team.
Philippines was drawn into the group of death in football for the upcoming 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (8 July).
Singapore were handed the easier of two groups in the football draw for the 2017 SEA Games in August, having avoided the likes of Vietnam and defending champion Thailand. Singapore’s national under-23 team was drawn into Group A with hosts Malaysia, 2015 runners-up Myanmar, Laos and Brunei. The draw
Philippines and Indonesia made it into the basketball final in the 2015 SEA Games. Hosts Malaysia were drawn into the same group with gold medal favourites Philippines in basketball for the SEA Games 2017. The draw, conducted on Saturday (8 July) in Kuala Lumpur saw both Malaysia and Philippines placed
Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling is looking to “send a message” ahead of the 17th FINA World Championships later this month. The Olympic gold medallist had said earlier this week that he is eyeing two gold medals at the world championships, which will be held from 14 -30 July in Budapest, Hungary.
Tickets to the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia went on sale on Tuesday, 4 July. Tickets sale at various ticketing outlets will only be announced later, said a news release on the SEA Games website. Of the 51 events, 19 events, including the opening and closing ceremonies at the Bukit Jalil
Philippines national basketball team head coach Chot Reyes has revealed the roster for August’s SEA Games, which will include two prominent names in Kiefer Ravena and Bobby Ray Parks Jr. The squad was announced personally by Reyes on his Twitter account. The team features a host of guards and no true
If everything goes according to plan for the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA), they will have a team capable of competing at a high level once again in the coming years, according to coach Jing Jun Hong. The association’s head of youth development has reason to believe after she witnessed her
Singaporean teenager Matthew Yap has set a new squat world record at the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday (18 June), according to media reports. Yap, an 18-year-old Republic Polytechnic student, lifted 208kg in his final attempt under the men’s Under-66kg sub-junior