• SEA Games: Impressive young Singaporean athletes
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    SEA Games: Impressive young Singaporean athletes

    Of the total of 560 Singaporean athletes across 35 sports, 303 were debutants and 71 medalled at their first Games. Here are some of the standouts.

  • SEA Games: Swimming highlights
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    SEA Games: Swimming highlights

    The aquatics contingent also broke its best “away” record since the 2011 SEA Games in Palembang, notching a total of 23 gold, 16 silver and 17 bronze medals in five disciplines.

  • SEA Games: Team Singapore gets A- grade; football and athletics 'can do better'
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    SEA Games: Team Singapore gets A- grade; football and athletics 'can do better'

    Team Singapore concluded its 2017 SEA Games campaign in Kuala Lumpur with a record “away” medal haul of 57 golds, 58 silvers and 73 bronzes. The tally was its best showing since the 2007 SEA Games in Korat, Thailand, which reaped 43 gold, 43 silver and 41 bronze medals. It is also the second best performance compared with the 2015 edition in Singapore.

  • Historical medals for Singapore at the 2017 SEA Games
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    Historical medals for Singapore at the 2017 SEA Games

    Team Singapore had a record 'away' haul of 57 gold, 58 silver and 73 bronze medals at this SEA Games. Follow Yahoo News Singapore’s SEA Games coverage here

  • SEA Games: Singapore's Cheyenne Goh wins first medal in speed skating
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    SEA Games: Singapore's Cheyenne Goh wins first medal in speed skating

    Singapore rounded off its SEA Games campaign with four more silver medals from short track speed skating at the Empire City Arena. On the last day of competition on Wednesday (30 Aug), 18-year-old Cheyenne Goh and 28-year-old Lucas Ng won silver in their respective 1000m finals. In the 3000m relay finals, Singapore’s men’s and women’s teams also finished in the silver medal position.

  • Sasha Christian's slalom win marks Singapore's 50th SEA Games gold medal
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    Sasha Christian's slalom win marks Singapore's 50th SEA Games gold medal

    Sasha Christian has secured Singapore’s 50th gold medal the 2017 SEA Games with a win in the women’s slalom in the waterski event at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex. Christian told Yahoo News Singapore, “I was really, really nervous going into the final today. Malaysia’s Aaliyah Yoong Hanifah took silver and Indonesia’s Ummu Sholikah took bronze.

  • SEA Games: Swimmer Amanda Lim enlists social media to find young fan
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    SEA Games: Swimmer Amanda Lim enlists social media to find young fan

    Screenshot from swimmer Amanda Lim’s Facebook page of a young girl Lim has been looking for. Singapore swimmer Amanda Lim, who won a gold in the 50m freestyle at the SEA Games, has sought the help of netizens to find a young supporter who cheered for her in Kuala Lumpur. On Monday night (28 Aug), Lim posted a video on her social media accounts of a young girl in the stands at the National Aquatic Centre who waved at her after the victory ceremony of Lim’s event.

  • SEA Games: Singapore take bronze in rhythmic gymnastics mixed apparatus event
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    SEA Games: Singapore take bronze in rhythmic gymnastics mixed apparatus event

    Malaysia’s rhythmic gymnastics team came out tops in the mixed apparatus (2 ropes, 3 balls) final in front of a sold-out arena at MITEC Hall 10 in Kuala Lumpur on Monday (28 August). The Malaysian team recorded a score of 15.350 to take gold, with Vietnam taking silver (13.650) and Singapore taking bronze (11.450). Speaking on behalf of the Singapore team, Phebe Lau said the team was happy just to get on the podium.

  • SEA Games 2017: Lucas Ng, speed skating
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    SEA Games 2017: Lucas Ng, speed skating

    Singapore's Luca Ng will be looking to make history at the 2017 SEA Games as he aims for a podium finish in short track speed skating. This is the first time winter sports feature at a SEA Games. Follow Yahoo News Singapore’s SEA Games coverage here

  • SEA GAMES: Singapore's Yu Shuran wins gold in figure skating
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    SEA GAMES: Singapore's Yu Shuran wins gold in figure skating

    Singapore figure skater Yu Shuran has won Singapore’s first winter sports gold at the 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. The 17-year-old came out tops in the figure skating competition at Empire City, Kuala Lumpur on Sunday (27 Aug).

  • PHOTOS: Malaysia's rhythmic gymnasts steal the stage at SEA Games
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    PHOTOS: Malaysia's rhythmic gymnasts steal the stage at SEA Games

    Malaysia's rhythmic gymnasts took centre stage at MITEC during the individual all-round finals of the 2017 SEA Games on Sunday (27 August). In the individual all-round performances, gymnasts compete in four disciplines: the hoop, clubs, ball and ribbon apparatus.

  • SEA Games: Swimmers deliver three golds to record best ever 'away' gold haul for Singapore
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    SEA Games: Swimmers deliver three golds to record best ever 'away' gold haul for Singapore

    The quartet of Darren Lim, Joseph Schooling, Quah Zheng Wen and Lionel Khoo concluded the meet with a gold and new Games record and national record in the 4x100m medley relay in a time of 3:37.46. Singapore’s swimming contingent made sporting history at the SEA Games for Team Singapore when it contributed to the best-ever gold medal haul at an ‘away’ SEA Games on the final night of the swimming competition on Saturday at the National Aquatic Centre (26 Aug).

  • SEA Games: Fatigued Singapore fall in basketball bronze match against Thailand
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    SEA Games: Fatigued Singapore fall in basketball bronze match against Thailand

    Singapore’s basketball team failed to retain the bronze medal they won in the previous two editions of the SEA Games after suffering a 65-55 defeat to Thailand at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (26 August). “We did a lot of really good work against Thailand today.

  • SEA Games: Michelle Sng wins Singapore’s first high jump gold medal since 1965
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    SEA Games: Michelle Sng wins Singapore’s first high jump gold medal since 1965

    Singapore has won its first gold medal in the women's high jump event of the SEA Games in more than five decades after Michelle Sng leaped 1.83 metres at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

  • SEA Games: Gutsy Singapore fall to Philippines in basketball semi-final
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    SEA Games: Gutsy Singapore fall to Philippines in basketball semi-final

    The Philippines basketball team managed to see off a gritty Singapore side to advance into the final after defeating them 68-60 on Friday (25 August) at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. Singapore managed to keep themselves in the game thanks to some great defence and crucial buckets from Russel Low and Wong Wei Long. Wong had 12 points, including two crucial three-pointers in the second half.

  • SEA Games 2017: Diving
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    SEA Games 2017: Diving

    Twins Timothy and Mark Lee will be taking part in the diving competition at the Kuala Lumpur 2017 SEA Games. How do you tell them apart? Follow Yahoo News Singapore’s SEA Games coverage here

  • SEA Games: Singapore's ice hockey team falls to Malaysia in bronze playoff
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    SEA Games: Singapore's ice hockey team falls to Malaysia in bronze playoff

    Singapore’s hopes of winning the Republic’s first ever medal in ice hockey at the SEA Games were dashed by host Malaysia on Thursday night (25 Aug). In the match for the bronze medal at Empire City, Kuala Lumpur, a dominant Malaysia trounced Singapore 8-2 to win bronze in front of a packed crowd. Singapore had been aiming for at least a silver in the event. Singapore finished fourth out of five teams in the group.

  • Wins more important than best times at SEA Games, say Schooling and Quah
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    Wins more important than best times at SEA Games, say Schooling and Quah

    Team Singapore added three golds to their medal tally on Thursday (24 August), the fourth day of the SEA Games 2017 swimming competition. Joseph Schooling won his final individual event, the 100m freestyle, in a time of 48.93 seconds. The existing Games record of 48.58s for the event was also set by him in 2015.

  • SEA Games: Singapore basketballers clinch semi-final spot
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    SEA Games: Singapore basketballers clinch semi-final spot

    The Singapore national basketball team clinched a spot in the SEA Games 2017 semi-finals after defeating Vietnam 80-73 at the MABA Stadium on Thursday (24 August). Big men Delvin Goh and Russel Low led the way with game-highs of 18 points each. Low also had 10 rebounds, four of which came at the offensive end, as well as two blocks.

  • SEA Games: 16 Malaysian athletes hit by food poisoning
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    SEA Games: 16 Malaysian athletes hit by food poisoning

    Malaysia’s contingent arrives at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on 19 August for the 2017 SEA Games opening ceremony. Sixteen Malaysian athletes competing at the 2017 SEA Games were struck with food poisoning. This was revealed at a press conference organised chaired by the SEA Games Federation (SEAGF) president, Tunku Tan Sri Imran Tuanku Ja’afar on Thursday (24 August) at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre.

  • SEA Games 2017: Sasha Christian, Wakeboarding
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    SEA Games 2017: Sasha Christian, Wakeboarding

    "When I'm behind the boat, I almost feel like a completely different person." Hear what SEA Games champion Sasha Christian loves about her sport.

  • SEA Games: Singapore scrapes past Brunei in final match thanks to own goal
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    SEA Games: Singapore scrapes past Brunei in final match thanks to own goal

    Singapore’s Young Lions beat Brunei 1-0 in both sides’ final SEA Games match played at the Selayang Stadium on Wednesday (23 August) night. It was the perfect opportunity for the Singapore Under-22 team to showcase their potential for the 2019 SEA Games. 

But in the end, their performance only managed to cast more doubt on the team’s future. In their final SEA Games 2017 group match against Brunei at the Selayang stadium on Wednesday (23 Aug), they needed an own goal from defender Khalid Wassadisalleh to secure a 1-0 win.

  • PHOTOS: Singapore beat Brunei 1-0 at SEA Games
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    PHOTOS: Singapore beat Brunei 1-0 at SEA Games

    The Singapore Under-22 football team needed an own goal from Brunei's Khalid Wassadisalleh to eke out a 1-0 victory in their final match of the 2017 SEA Games campaign at the Selayang Stadium on Wednesday (23 August). The game, which was a dead rubber match given that both teams had been out of the running to make the knock-out stages, was dominated by Singapore.

  • SEA Games: Shanti Pereira in tears after finishing third in 200m race
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    SEA Games: Shanti Pereira in tears after finishing third in 200m race

    Singapore sprinter Shanti Pereira settled for third place in her pet event, the women’s 200m race, at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Wednesday (23 August) night. The 20-year-old clocked 23.63 seconds, finishing behind Vietnam’s Le Tu Chinh, who took gold in 23.32s, and Malaysia's Husniah Zullifli, who took silver in 23.64s.

  • Olympic champion Joseph Schooling still values racing at SEA Games
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    Olympic champion Joseph Schooling still values racing at SEA Games

    Despite "hurting" from competing in the World Championships, Singapore's Joseph Schooling clinched gold in his pet event – the 100m butterfly – at the 2017 SEA Games on Wednesday (23 August) night. The Olympic gold medalist clocked a time of 51.38 seconds, breaking his 2015 Games record of 52.13s. His best time this season was 50.83s, which earned him a bronze at the Championships.