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ONE Championship holds first live event of the year at Singapore Indoor Stadium

by Gary Yang, on Jan 25, 2021 8:44:29 AM

ONE Championship holds first live event of the year at Singapore Indoor Stadium

ONE Championship has officially kicked off its 2021 season on 22 Jan 2021. The world’s largest martial arts organisation held its first live event of the calendar year – ONE: …

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SMBC Singapore Open to return in 2022

by Circle News, on Jan 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

SMBC Singapore Open to return in 2022

The organisers of the SMBC Singapore Open have announced that the next edition of the tournament will take place in January 2022. The US$1 million event, jointly sanctioned by the …

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Swimming towards his goal, one stroke at a time

by Gary Yang, on Jan 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Swimming towards his goal, one stroke at a time

Perhaps this was his calling and he was always meant to be in the pool, doing what he does best. Jeremiah Liauw was only three years old when he first …

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Team Nila volunteers spread joy at SPD’s Day Activity Centre

by Gary Yang, on Jan 19, 2021 2:17:35 PM

Team Nila volunteers spread joy at SPD’s Day Activity Centre

Our Team Nila volunteers have been putting themselves out and about amidst the ongoing pandemic and they do not look to be slowing down at all as we begin the …

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Football: Albirex Niigata unlikely to be ready for start of upcoming Singapore Premier League season

by David Lee/ The Straits Times, on Jan 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Football: Albirex Niigata unlikely to be ready for start of upcoming Singapore Premier League season

The domestic football season is expected to kick off next month with the Community Shield on Feb 20 but defending Singapore Premier League (SPL) champions Albirex Niigata are unlikely to be in …

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Exercising safely with high intensity workouts

by Dr Cheah Si Oon, on Jan 18, 2021 11:04:56 AM

Exercising safely with high intensity workouts

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has gained popularity globally, promising to burn more calories and increase fitness in a shorter time. [1,2] Building more muscles also helps to increase the …

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SSA appoints new national head coach for water polo

by Circle News, on Jan 18, 2021 10:21:17 AM

SSA appoints new national head coach for water polo

Following the announcement of Paul Oberman as the new Technical Director for water polo, the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has added another key component in their bid for regional water …

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Badminton: S'pore shuttler Yeo out of Thailand Open after first-round loss to Ratchanok

by David Lee/ The Straits Times, on Jan 14, 2021 11:07:09 AM

Badminton: S'pore shuttler Yeo out of Thailand Open after first-round loss to Ratchanok

SINGAPORE - Passive play saw Singapore's top female shuttler Yeo Jia Min heading for an early exit at the Yonex Thailand Open on Wednesday (Jan 13), when she was beaten …

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Fencing: Singapore Junior Challenge 2021

by Circle News, on Jan 12, 2021 6:18:51 PM

Fencing: Singapore Junior Challenge 2021

Photo: Fencing Singapore The Singapore Junior Challenge 2021, which took place at the Singapore Sports Hub from 8 to 10 January, provided a platform for junior fencers aged 13 to …

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Temasek Foundation Inspire Fund to support promising athletes

by Circle News, on Jan 12, 2021 3:21:03 PM

Temasek Foundation Inspire Fund to support promising athletes

What is the Temasek Foundation Inspire Fund for Athletes? The new “Temasek Foundation Inspire Fund for Athletes” is a fund to support promising athletes who represent Singapore, but who are …

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Singapore Swimming Association hires Paul Oberman as Water Polo Technical Director

by Gary Yang, on Jan 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Singapore Swimming Association hires Paul Oberman as Water Polo Technical Director

The Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has hired a Technical Director (TD), Paul Oberman, for Water Polo - a new position that will enable the SSA to implement its plan for …

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More support for young athletes amidst pandemic with SOF-Peter Lim Scholarship

by Circle News, on Jan 11, 2021 10:00:33 AM

More support for young athletes amidst pandemic with SOF-Peter Lim Scholarship

The ongoing pandemic has halted many local and international sports competitions and this has affected the selection criteria for the application of the Scholarship. Benchmarks at such competitions would usually …

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Theresa Goh : My thoughts on 2021 and the year that just passed

by Circle News, on Jan 10, 2021 12:10:16 PM

Theresa Goh : My thoughts on 2021 and the year that just passed

(Photo by Flona Hakim/SNPC) By Theresa Goh "Eh, how can you retire without asking us first?” I remember having this conversation with a Grab driver recently and I couldn’t help …

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Badminton: S'pore shuttlers back in action at Thailand Open after Covid-enforced hiatus

by Kimberly Kwek/ The Straits Times, on Jan 6, 2021 10:41:28 AM

Badminton: S'pore shuttlers back in action at Thailand Open after Covid-enforced hiatus

A strange feeling settled in the Singapore shuttlers as they set foot in Changi Airport's unusually empty departure hall on Monday (Jan 4) for the first time in over 10 …

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Updated 24 December: Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise & Activity For Phase Three (“Safe Nation”)

by Circle News, on Dec 24, 2020 5:39:00 PM

Updated 24 December: Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise & Activity For Phase Three (“Safe Nation”)

We’re doing our best to keep this page up-to-date in the days and weeks to come, so do check back for the latest information. Alternatively, you may check in with …

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Looking back at 2020 and what it meant for SG Sports

by Circle News, on Dec 21, 2020 11:12:21 AM

Looking back at 2020 and what it meant for SG Sports

By C.Kunalan The first thought that came to my mind after hearing about the ‘Circuit Breaker’ was: “Oh goodness! What are our athletes going to do about training for the …

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Keeping fit safely amidst the pandemic with the Singapore Fitness Festival

by Circle News, on Dec 9, 2020 4:27:10 PM

Keeping fit safely amidst the pandemic with the Singapore Fitness Festival

As we gradually return to our favourite sporting activities, the priority is to ensure that everyone does so in a safe manner that does not endanger public health. That may …

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Gabriel Quak named SPL Player of the Year

by Gary Yang, on Dec 8, 2020 4:47:27 PM

Gabriel Quak named SPL Player of the Year

L-R: Keiji Shigetomi, Gabriel Quak and Saifullah Akbar with the night’s top awards. Photo: FAS Gabriel Quak has come a long way since he started his professional career with the …

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New and safe ways to play amidst the COVID-19 situation

by Circle News, on Dec 7, 2020 9:54:00 AM

New and safe ways to play amidst the COVID-19 situation

Over the recent weekend, ActiveSG, in partnership with Foot Locker, organised The Playoffs, a 2v2 basketball tournament. Photo: Foot Locker Siglap Basketball Club’s Shayan and Teo Yung Juen, both 17, …

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Remembering two sporting legends who continue to inspire us and future generations

by Dr Nick Aplin, on Dec 7, 2020 9:10:02 AM

Remembering two sporting legends who continue to inspire us and future generations

Dr Nick Aplin shares with Circle News his thoughts on two iconic figures in the Singapore sporting scene. Annabel Pennefather is now recognised as the leading advocate for women’s participation …

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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon’s first-ever virtual running edition ends on a high

by Gary Yang, on Dec 7, 2020 8:27:02 AM

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon’s first-ever virtual running edition ends on a high

Following 13 weeks of the SCSM Virtual Racing series, the Grand Finale that started from 27 November through to 6 December, offering runners both locally and around the world to …

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Team Singapore tennis player Audrey Tong’s recipe for success

by Gary Yang, on Dec 6, 2020 3:37:50 PM

Team Singapore tennis player Audrey Tong’s recipe for success

WTA Charities has launched the WTA Cookbook, a digital publication that contains more than 70 international recipes contributed by players, past, present and future. Inside the WTA Cookbook, you will …

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Singapore Premier League roundup

by Circle News, on Dec 6, 2020 11:45:51 AM

Singapore Premier League roundup

Albirex Niigata are the 2020 AIA Singapore Premier League champions. The Japanese side won their fourth title after a thrilling finish to the season, with Tampines Rovers settling for second …

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Advisory for resumption of sport and physical exercise and activity for phase two

by Circle News, on Nov 18, 2020 9:00:00 PM

Advisory for resumption of sport and physical exercise and activity for phase two

Sport Singapore’s Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise & Activity For Phase Two (“Safe Transition”)has important measures to look after your health and wellbeing. For any queries, please …

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Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon launches first ever Virtual Club and Racing Series to complement year-end race

by Circle News, on Aug 24, 2020 5:07:00 PM

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon launches first ever Virtual Club and Racing Series to complement year-end race

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon launches first ever Virtual Club and Racing Series to complement year-end race The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Virtual Club becomes an all-in-one platform for runners to …

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COVID-19 Latest Updates (July 2020)

by Circle News, on Jul 28, 2020 10:59:00 AM

COVID-19 Latest Updates (July 2020)

We’re doing our best to keep this page up-to-date in the days and weeks to come, so do check back for the latest information. Alternatively, you may check in with …

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Run for Heroes 2020 introduces 55km and 550km categories to commemorate Singapore's 55th National Day

by Circle News, on Jul 27, 2020 9:08:00 AM

Run for Heroes 2020 introduces 55km and 550km categories to commemorate Singapore's 55th National Day

Virtual running initiative Run for Heroes 2020 will be introducing two expanded categories in the month of August to commemorate Singapore’s 55th National Day. With the introduction of these new …

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It is time to get active with the #GetActiveSG 2020 National Day Workout

by Circle News, on Jul 15, 2020 5:04:00 PM

It is time to get active with the #GetActiveSG 2020 National Day Workout

The annual GetActive! Singapore workout is back! This National Day, bring your friends and family together, and join us in this fun workout suitable for anyone and everyone, as we live better …

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Singapore Cycling Federation organises inaugural Virtual SCF National Day 2020 Indoor Cycling Challenge

by Circle News, on Jul 14, 2020 6:06:00 PM

Singapore Cycling Federation organises inaugural Virtual SCF National Day 2020 Indoor Cycling Challenge

As part of this year’s GetActive! Singapore 2020, the Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) launched its inaugural SCF National Day 2020 Indoor Cycling Challenge. This event is one of the many …

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COVID-19 Latest Updates (June 2020)

by Circle News, on Jun 24, 2020 10:43:00 AM

COVID-19 Latest Updates (June 2020)

We’re doing our best to keep this page up-to-date in the days and weeks to come, so do check back for the latest information. Alternatively, you may check in with …

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GetActive! Singapore rallies our people to celebrate the nation’s 55th birthday

by Circle News, on Jun 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

GetActive! Singapore rallies our people to celebrate the nation’s 55th birthday

As Singaporeans adapt to the new normal, GetActive! Singapore 2020 (GASG 2020) is set to once again celebrate our nation’s birthday through sport with this year’s National Day Parade’s theme …

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Safe Return To Sport And Physical Activity and Exercise For Phase Two

by Circle News, on Jun 17, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Safe Return To Sport And Physical Activity and Exercise For Phase Two

As announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce, Phase Two will commence on 19 June 2020. In addition to SportSG’s latest advisory (updated 18 June), we have also prepared an infographic (see …

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Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise and Activity For Phase Two

by Circle News, on Jun 17, 2020 9:11:00 AM

Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise and Activity For Phase Two

UPDATED 26 AUGUST: ADVISORY FOR RESUMPTION OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL EXERCISE & ACTIVITY FOR PHASE TWO (“SAFE TRANSITION”) Sport Singapore’s Advisory For Resumption Of Sport And Physical Exercise & Activity For Phase …

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Coronavirus: Sport Singapore to push out $3 million Enterprise, Innovation and Capability grant

by Circle News, on May 29, 2020 6:02:00 PM

Coronavirus: Sport Singapore to push out $3 million Enterprise, Innovation and Capability grant

(By KIMBERLY KWEK/STRAITS TIMES) National sport agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) will be rolling out a new $3 million Enterprise, Innovation and Capability grant to support those in the fitness and …

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Virtual Run for Heroes 2020 to build solidarity and support for frontliners in the battle against COVID-19

by Circle News, on May 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Virtual Run for Heroes 2020 to build solidarity and support for frontliners in the battle against COVID-19

Run for Heroes 2020 is a groundbreaking virtual running initiative that aims to build a national movement of support for Singapore’s healthcare and service frontliners during the coronavirus disease 2019 …

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How to apply for COVID-19 support grant?

by Circle News, on May 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM

How to apply for COVID-19 support grant?

Full/ part-time employees who are financially affected can now apply for the COVID-19 support grant. More details in the infographic below …

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Coronavirus: Do yoga, pilates in the comfort of home with SportSG's new online platforms

by Circle News, on Apr 20, 2020 6:09:00 PM

Coronavirus: Do yoga, pilates in the comfort of home with SportSG's new online platforms

(By NEO YEE PUNG & ARVINASH RAVINDRAN/ THE STRAITS TIMES) Before stricter social distancing measures kicked in here on April 7, Joris Mathias would play tennis with his friends at …

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Virtual Super Sport Club coming your way

by Circle News, on Apr 9, 2020 4:20:00 PM

Virtual Super Sport Club coming your way

Attend virtual classes with your favourite instructors and participate in virtual races to add to your medal tally. These are just some examples of what to expect on the ActiveSG …

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Sport Industry to get Singaporeans active through Active Enabler Programme

by Circle News, on Apr 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Sport Industry to get Singaporeans active through Active Enabler Programme

As Singapore introduced stricter safe distancing measures to contain community transmission of the COVID-19 virus, SportSG launched a national call for the sport industry to come onboard to create innovative …

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Coronavirus: Continue exercising, but only with members of the same household, advises SportSG

by Circle News, on Apr 6, 2020 4:29:00 PM

Coronavirus: Continue exercising, but only with members of the same household, advises SportSG

This includes personal training sessions that take place indoors or outdoors as well as social games.PHOTO: ST FILE All sports and physical activities involving groups - regardless of nature, size …

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Closure of all sport and recreation facilities

by Circle News, on Apr 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Closure of all sport and recreation facilities

All our sports facilities will remained closed until further notice. For more information, you may read SportSG’s Advisory On Tightened Measures For Sport And Physical Exercise During The Extended Circuit Breaker …

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COVID-19 Latest Updates (March 2020)

by Circle News, on Mar 29, 2020 10:20:00 AM

COVID-19 Latest Updates (March 2020)

We’re doing our best to keep this page up-to-date in the days and weeks to come, so do check back for the latest information. Alternatively, you may check in with …

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Temporary suspension of senior-centric ActiveSG programmes

by Circle News, on Mar 24, 2020 5:06:00 PM

Temporary suspension of senior-centric ActiveSG programmes

On 10 March 2020, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that it has found that many of the recent cases were transmitted during social activities and gatherings among seniors. MOH will therefore …

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Singapore sports events respond to Coronavirus Covid-19 threat

by Circle News, on Mar 13, 2020 4:10:00 PM

Singapore sports events respond to Coronavirus Covid-19 threat

The global Coronavirus outbreak is likely to continue for some time, and in a statement to the Singapore public on Thursday, 12 March 2020 at 8pm that was aired on …

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Sporting fraternity, pupils and parents laud CCA pilot move

by Circle News, on Jan 22, 2020 6:15:00 PM

Sporting fraternity, pupils and parents laud CCA pilot move

(BY KIMBERLY KWEK/ THE STRAITS TIMES) Pupils at play at Clementi Primary School. The Ministry of Education will look at dropping selection trials for co-curricular activities by starting a pilot …

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Application for 2020 Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship opens today

by Circle News, on Jan 2, 2020 4:25:00 PM

Application for 2020 Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship opens today

In 2019, 280 student-athletes received $781,000 in cash scholarships, including Kampton Kam (above). Photo: Sport Singapore The Singapore Olympic Foundation (SOF) invites young athletes to apply for the Singapore Olympic …

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A number of roads to be closed this weekend for SCSM 2019

by Circle News, on Nov 29, 2019 4:12:00 PM

A number of roads to be closed this weekend for SCSM 2019

A number of road closures will be in place on and around the route of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) 2019 on the weekend of 30 November and 1 …

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Track your macros to ensure you're getting enough nutrition

by Circle News, on Sep 16, 2019 10:34:00 AM

Track your macros to ensure you're getting enough nutrition

Photo: Shutterstock Cutting calories is a popular way to monitor your diet, but many neglect the importance of tracking the macronutrients the body consumes. It’s often not just about the …

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ActiveSG Hockey Village at Boon Lay opens doors to public

by Circle News, on Aug 18, 2019 9:14:00 AM

ActiveSG Hockey Village at Boon Lay opens doors to public

The new ActiveSG Hockey Village is now open. Photo: Sport Singapore Residents of Boon Lay and hockey enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the new ActiveSG Hockey Village opened yesterday …

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Shaping the future of sporting Singapore together

by Circle News, on Aug 6, 2019 9:14:00 AM

Shaping the future of sporting Singapore together

Sport Singapore has announced 15 new recommendations for Vision 2030. Photo: Francis Wong/ SportSG Sport Singapore today announced 15 new recommendations for Vision 2030 as the national blueprint for sport reaches its …

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Ang Mo Kio Community Centre first to host ActiveSG gym for the elderly

by Circle News, on Jul 15, 2019 6:12:00 PM

Ang Mo Kio Community Centre first to host ActiveSG gym for the elderly

(by JEREMY LEE/ REUTERS PLUS) Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong opened the first ActiveSG gym designed specifically for the elderly and disabled at Ang Mo Kio Community Centre on Saturday …

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ActiveSG Park now open with a multitude of sporting facilities for all

by Circle News, on Apr 28, 2019 5:08:00 PM

ActiveSG Park now open with a multitude of sporting facilities for all

Sport Singapore's ActiveSG Park officially opened its doors to the public on April 27. Photo: Sport Singapore Sport Singapore's ActiveSG Park officially opened its doors to the public yesterday (April …

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