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Singapore's Young Lions defeat Philippines 1-0 in AFC Under-23 Asian Cup qualifier!

by Circle News, on Oct 29, 2021 1:36:40 AM

Singapore's Young Lions defeat Philippines 1-0 in AFC Under-23 Asian Cup qualifier!

(Team Singapore before kickoff - Image from Live Stream) By Raj Kumar 2 days ago at the Jalan Besar Stadium, the AFC Under-23 Asian Cup 2022 Group H qualifiers opened …

Topic: Team Singapore | Sports Feature

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Back-to-back training stints in 2 continents, pays off for TeamSG's badminton star, Loh Kean Yew!

by Circle News, on Oct 27, 2021 6:20:20 PM

Back-to-back training stints in 2 continents, pays off for TeamSG's badminton star, Loh Kean Yew!

(Loh Kean Yew competing at the 2021 Denmark Open. Photo Credit - Loh Kean Yew's Instagram Page) By Raj Kumar Team Singapore shuttler Loh Kean Yew spent 4 weeks (departed …

Topic: Team Singapore | Loh Kean Yew | Sports Feature

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10-man Timor Leste force TeamSG to a 2-2 draw, in sold-out AFC Under-23 Asian Cup 2022 qualifier!

by Circle News, on Oct 26, 2021 8:42:48 AM

10-man Timor Leste force TeamSG to a 2-2 draw, in sold-out AFC Under-23 Asian Cup 2022 qualifier!

(Team Singapore before kickoff at Jln Besar Stadium - Image from Live broadcast) By Raj Kumar As the host of this series of Group H qualifiers of the AFC Under-23 …

Topic: Sports Feature | Singapore Lions

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May 2022 & May 2023 : Vietnam and Cambodia to host their respective SEA Games within a historic 12-month period!

by Circle News, on Oct 21, 2021 2:51:14 PM

May 2022 & May 2023 : Vietnam and Cambodia to host their respective SEA Games within a historic 12-month period!

(TeamSG athletes at the Opening Ceremony of 2019 SEA Games - Photo Credit : Singapore National Olympic Council FB Page) By Raj Kumar For the first time in the history …

Topic: Team Singapore | Sports Feature

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SPL : Resilient Lion City Sailors thrash Balestier Tigers 4-1 to win their 1st league trophy!

by Circle News, on Oct 10, 2021 10:06:32 PM

SPL : Resilient Lion City Sailors thrash Balestier Tigers 4-1 to win their 1st league trophy!

(Lion City Sailors are Champions - Image extracted from Live stream) By Chia Han Keong For 6 seasons from 2015 to 2020, the Singapore Premier League (SPL) title was won …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : An 8-goal thriller led to Albirex Niigata's downfall in final game of the season!

by Circle News, on Oct 10, 2021 9:20:22 PM

SPL : An 8-goal thriller led to Albirex Niigata's downfall in final game of the season!

(Albirex Niigata settle for 2nd place finish - Image from Live stream) By Sadat Osman On the final matchday (10 Oct) of the 2021 Singapore Premier League (SPL) season, where …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Lion City Sailors crush Geylang Eagles 3-0, to top the league table on goal difference!

by Circle News, on Sep 27, 2021 11:50:11 AM

SPL : Lion City Sailors crush Geylang Eagles 3-0, to top the league table on goal difference!

(Lion City Sailors before kickoff - Image extracted from Live Stream) By Chia Han Keong One more win. That is more or less what the Lion City Sailors (LCS) need …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL: Defending champions and current leaders Albirex's title hopes in jeopardy, after 0-0 home draw against Tampines Rovers!

by Circle News, on Sep 25, 2021 11:23:45 AM

SPL: Defending champions and current leaders Albirex's title hopes in jeopardy, after 0-0 home draw against Tampines Rovers!

(1 minute silence held before kickoff in memory of the late TeamSG football legend, Mat Noh - Image from Live Stream) By Sadat Osman Tampines Rovers FC (TRFC), off the …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL: Lion City Sailors thrash Tampines Rovers 6-1, to keep the title race alive!

by Circle News, on Sep 22, 2021 2:12:32 PM

SPL: Lion City Sailors thrash Tampines Rovers 6-1, to keep the title race alive!

(Celebrations for Lion City Sailors - Photo from Lion City Sailors Facebook Page) By Sadat Osman A dominant display by Lion City Sailors FC (LCSFC) saw them secure a spot …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Hougang United drop crucial points after 1-1 draw against Tanjong Pagar United!

by Circle News, on Sep 19, 2021 9:12:03 AM

SPL : Hougang United drop crucial points after 1-1 draw against Tanjong Pagar United!

(Amri scores equaliser - Photo by Tanjong Pagar United FC) By Chia Han Keong Tanjong Pagar United (TPUFC) have made by far, the biggest mid-season improvement among all Singapore Premier …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Hougang United crush Tampines Rovers 7-3 for their biggest win of the season!

by Circle News, on Sep 12, 2021 1:41:19 PM

SPL : Hougang United crush Tampines Rovers 7-3 for their biggest win of the season!

(Photo of HGFC - By Hougang United FC) By Chia Han Keong A high-scoring league match may be great entertainment for the spectators, but for the 2 teams involved, it …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Breath-Holding with Hyperventilation: An Invisible Danger

by Dr Joanna Chan Shi-En, on Sep 6, 2021 10:05:45 AM

Breath-Holding with Hyperventilation: An Invisible Danger

By Dr Joanna Chan Shi-En Breath-Holding with Hyperventilation: An Invisible Danger Breath-holding is sometimes seen as a gauge of fitness, and may be practised in various settings on land and …

Topic: GetActive! | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo Paralympics : Congratulations to the Class of 2020, on Singapore's 2nd Best Showing in 9 Paralympic campaigns!

by Circle News, on Sep 4, 2021 12:53:01 PM

Tokyo Paralympics : Congratulations to the Class of 2020, on Singapore's 2nd Best Showing in 9 Paralympic campaigns!

(Yip Pin Xiu's Gold Medal Victory Ceremony - Photo by SportSG) By Kenneth Tan The city of Tokyo saw the successful completion of another global multi-sports meet following the July …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Swimmer Toh Wei Soong agonisingly misses out on his 1st Paralympic medal, despite setting new National Record in 50m Butterfly S7 final!

by Circle News, on Sep 3, 2021 7:54:08 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Swimmer Toh Wei Soong agonisingly misses out on his 1st Paralympic medal, despite setting new National Record in 50m Butterfly S7 final!

(TeamSG para-swimmer Toh Wei Soong - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan 16 hundredth of a second (0.16s) – that was the difference between Team Singapore para-swimmer Toh Wei …

Topic: toh wei soong | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020: Yip Pin Xiu secures S'pore's 2nd Paralympic Gold, with superb win in 50m Backstroke S2 Final!

by Circle News, on Sep 2, 2021 9:12:21 PM

Tokyo 2020: Yip Pin Xiu secures S'pore's 2nd Paralympic Gold, with superb win in 50m Backstroke S2 Final!

(TeamSG's Yip Pin Xiu @Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Minister Edwin Tong) By Kenneth Tan She came, she saw and she conquered! Having successfully defended her 100 metres Backstroke Gold …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Swimmer Toh Wei Soong sets new national record, with a fine showing in 50 metres Freestyle S7 final!

by Circle News, on Aug 31, 2021 8:06:27 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Swimmer Toh Wei Soong sets new national record, with a fine showing in 50 metres Freestyle S7 final!

(TeamSG's Toh Wei Soong @Tokyo2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Team Singapore para-swimmer Toh Wei Soong continued to impress in his 1st-ever Paralympic campaign, as he achieved …

Topic: toh wei soong | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Laurentia Tan misses out on her 5th Paralympic medal, despite brilliant Individual Freestyle Dressage display!

by Circle News, on Aug 30, 2021 11:06:36 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Laurentia Tan misses out on her 5th Paralympic medal, despite brilliant Individual Freestyle Dressage display!

(TeamSG's Laurentia Tan @Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Experienced Team Singapore para-equestrienne Laurentia Tan, finished her 4th Paralympic campaign in style, as she achieved a …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Laurentia Tan

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SPL : Tanjong Pagar Utd prevent Tampines Rovers from catching up with top 3, with 2-2 draw!

by Circle News, on Aug 30, 2021 10:52:38 AM

SPL : Tanjong Pagar Utd prevent Tampines Rovers from catching up with top 3, with 2-2 draw!

(A moment of silence in memory of the recent passing of former Tampines Rovers manager, Francis Wong) By Sadat Osman Tanjong Pagar United FC (TPUFC) had to come from behind …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Md Diroy Bin Noordin sets new National Record, in splendid Men’s Shot Put F40 showing!

by Circle News, on Aug 29, 2021 12:18:17 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Md Diroy Bin Noordin sets new National Record, in splendid Men’s Shot Put F40 showing!

(TeamSG's Md Diroy Bin Noordin at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan With a couple of sharp spins, Md Diroy Bin Noordin released the heavy 726kg …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Diroy Noordin

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Laurentia Tan, Gemma Foo & Maximillian Tan, combined for a score of 200.792% in good Team Dressage showing!

by Circle News, on Aug 29, 2021 12:17:33 AM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Laurentia Tan, Gemma Foo & Maximillian Tan, combined for a score of 200.792% in good Team Dressage showing!

(TeamSG's Laurentia Tan at Tokyo 2020 : Photo by SportSG) By Kenneth Tan Team Singapore’s para-equestrian squad comprising Laurentia Tan, Gemma Foo and Maximillian Tan, put up a good showing …

Topic: Sports Feature | Gemma Foo | Maximillian Tan | Laurentia Tan

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SPL : Hougang United deny Lion City Sailors from going joint-top spot, with a 1-1 away draw!

by Circle News, on Aug 28, 2021 10:45:48 AM

SPL : Hougang United deny Lion City Sailors from going joint-top spot, with a 1-1 away draw!

(LCS' Stipe Plazibat scores - Photo by Lion City Sailors FC) By Sadat Osman Singapore Premier League (SPL) title-contenders Lion City Sailors (LCS) and Hougang United FC (HGFC) played out …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Para-Equestrienne Laurentia Tan reaches grand final, while team-mate Gemma Foo misses out!

by Circle News, on Aug 27, 2021 7:37:59 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Para-Equestrienne Laurentia Tan reaches grand final, while team-mate Gemma Foo misses out!

(TeamSG's Laurentia Tan @Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Experienced Team Singapore para-equestriennes Laurentia Tan and Gemma Foo, put up displays to be proud of, in …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Gemma Foo | Laurentia Tan

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Equestrian Maximillian Tan puts up decent Individual Dressage showing on 3rd Paralympic outing!

by Circle News, on Aug 26, 2021 5:34:33 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Para-Equestrian Maximillian Tan puts up decent Individual Dressage showing on 3rd Paralympic outing!

(TeamSG Equestrian Maximillian Tan - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan As he and his long-time horse partner "Don’s Day Dream" trotted off the arena, Team Singapore para-equestrian Maximillian …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Maximillian Tan

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Tandem Para-cycling duo of Steve Tee and Ang Kee Meng, shrugged off their recent training injuries to achieve Personal Best!

by Circle News, on Aug 25, 2021 9:33:49 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG's Tandem Para-cycling duo of Steve Tee and Ang Kee Meng, shrugged off their recent training injuries to achieve Personal Best!

(TeamSG's Steve Tee and Ang Kee Meng at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan All the hard work and sacrifices paid off for Team Singapore para-cyclist …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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SPL : Albirex Niigata (S) edge Young Lions 1-0, to move 3 points clear at the the top!

by Circle News, on Aug 23, 2021 8:32:32 AM

SPL : Albirex Niigata (S) edge Young Lions 1-0, to move 3 points clear at the the top!

(Albirex Niigata FC Singapore - Image from Live Stream) By Sadat Osman Albirex Niigata FC (S) (ANFCS) travelled to the Jalan Besar Stadium to take on the Young Lions (YL) …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Lion City Sailors rise to the top of the table, after 2-1 win over Tanjong Pagar United FC!

by Circle News, on Aug 21, 2021 9:54:28 AM

SPL : Lion City Sailors rise to the top of the table, after 2-1 win over Tanjong Pagar United FC!

(Lion City Sailors FC - Image from Live Stream) By Sadat Osman The Lion City Sailors (LCS) had to hold on to their slender lead to defeat a gutsy Tanjong …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Hougang United maintain 3rd spot with confidence-boosting 2-1 win over Geylang International FC!

by Circle News, on Aug 21, 2021 8:57:09 AM

SPL : Hougang United maintain 3rd spot with confidence-boosting 2-1 win over Geylang International FC!

(Match officials + Geylang Eagles' captain Yuki Ichikawa and Hougang United skipper, Fabian Kwok - Image from Live Stream) By Chia Han Keong Before the June international break, Hougang United …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Team Singapore : Class of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

by Circle News, on Aug 18, 2021 11:33:31 AM

Team Singapore : Class of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

By Kenneth Tan It's been over a week since the conclusion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. But there is another huge sporting tournament coming up in less than a …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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SPL : Tampines Rovers crash 4-1 to Lion City Sailors, in their 1st league match in 3 months!

by Circle News, on Aug 16, 2021 9:45:56 AM

SPL : Tampines Rovers crash 4-1 to Lion City Sailors, in their 1st league match in 3 months!

(Lion City Sailors - Image from Live Stream) By Sadat Osman Lion City Sailors (LCS) came away with a comprehensive victory, as they beat Tampines Rovers (TRFC) 4-1 at the …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Leaders Albirex Niigata (S) are 6 points clear, after a 4-1 win over Hougang United FC!

by Circle News, on Aug 14, 2021 12:21:35 PM

SPL : Leaders Albirex Niigata (S) are 6 points clear, after a 4-1 win over Hougang United FC!

(Albirex Niigata (S) FC - Photo by Football Association of Singapore) By Sadat Osman After a dominant display at the Jurong East Stadium, league leaders Albirex Niigata (S) (ANFCS) put …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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SPL : Lion City Sailors remain 3 points off the lead, after being held 1-1 by Balestier Tigers!

by Circle News, on Aug 9, 2021 8:27:57 AM

SPL : Lion City Sailors remain 3 points off the lead, after being held 1-1 by Balestier Tigers!

(Lion City Sailors - Photo by Football Association of Singapore) By Sadat Osman Balestier Khalsa FC (BKFC) had the right gameplan going into this ‘David and Goliath’ clash against the …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020 Review : A lookback on the performances of our Team Singapore athletes at the XXXII Summer Games!

by Circle News, on Aug 8, 2021 9:50:07 PM

Tokyo 2020 Review : A lookback on the performances of our Team Singapore athletes at the XXXII Summer Games!

(Tokyo 2020 Closing Ceremony - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan After a year’s delay and much uncertainty, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was finally successfully held from July 23 …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Latest One Day video serves as Tribute to TeamSG Athletes in Tokyo and a rallying call for National Day!

by Circle News, on Aug 8, 2021 8:05:34 PM

Latest One Day video serves as Tribute to TeamSG Athletes in Tokyo and a rallying call for National Day!

(Extract from One Day Campaign's 3rd Video - Table Tennis at the Singapore Indoor Stadium) By Raj Kumar Team Singapore launched a campaign in late April, entitled "One Day". It's …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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SPL : Tanjong Pagar United end Albirex Niigata's 13-match unbeaten league streak with 2-1 win!

by Circle News, on Aug 7, 2021 11:52:47 AM

SPL : Tanjong Pagar United end Albirex Niigata's 13-match unbeaten league streak with 2-1 win!

(Tanjong Pagar United FC - Photo By Football Association of Singapore) By Sadat Osman A dogged defensive display saw Tanjong Pagar United FC (TPUFC) stun the defending champions Albirex Niigata …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020 - Jonathan Chan becomes Singapore’s first-ever male Olympic diver after creditable showing!

by Circle News, on Aug 6, 2021 6:38:42 PM

Tokyo 2020 - Jonathan Chan becomes Singapore’s first-ever male Olympic diver after creditable showing!

(TeamSG Diver Jonathan Chan at Tokyo 2020 : Photo Credit : Kong Chong Yew/SNOC) By Kenneth Tan Flashing his trademark boyish smile after each dive, Jonathan Chan has every reason …

Topic: Jonathan Chan | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020 - TeamSG's new Olympians Amita Berthier and Kiria Tikanah, are confident of stronger performances against world's best in the future!

by Circle News, on Aug 5, 2021 9:06:25 PM

Tokyo 2020 - TeamSG's new Olympians Amita Berthier and Kiria Tikanah, are confident of stronger performances against world's best in the future!

(Zoom recording with TeamSG Fencers Amita Berthier and Kiria Tikanah on 5 Aug 2021) By Raj Kumar No athlete, especially on their Olympic debut would want or wish to face …

Topic: Amita Berthier | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Kiria Tikanah

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Tokyo 2020: Freida Lim creates history, as Singapore’s first ever, female Olympic diver!

by Circle News, on Aug 4, 2021 6:19:22 PM

Tokyo 2020: Freida Lim creates history, as Singapore’s first ever, female Olympic diver!

(TeamSG Diver Freida Lim at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Finishing 30th overall with a 5-dive score of 215.90 in the Women’s 10metres Platform Preliminaries, …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Freida Lim

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG paddlers' valiant effort against China, wasn't good enough to advance to semis!

by Circle News, on Aug 3, 2021 5:06:18 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG paddlers' valiant effort against China, wasn't good enough to advance to semis!

(Team SG's Lin Ye and Yu Mengyu in Team QF at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by SportSG) By Kenneth Tan The Singapore women’s table tennis team’s journey in Tokyo 2020, …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei | Yu Mengyu | Lin Ye

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Tokyo 2020 : Team SG books a date with China (No 1) in Table Tennis Team Quarter-finals, after 3-0 sweep of France!

by Circle News, on Aug 2, 2021 12:39:06 PM

Tokyo 2020 : Team SG books a date with China (No 1) in Table Tennis Team Quarter-finals, after 3-0 sweep of France!

(Team SG's Lin Ye, Yu Mengyu and Feng Tianwei - Photo by Singapore Table Tennis Association) By Kenneth Tan Singapore's Women's squad will face a crunch quarter-final clash against top …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei | Yu Mengyu | Lin Ye

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SPL : Geylang Eagles soar to their 2nd straight win, after taking down Tanjong Pagar Utd 3-1!

by Circle News, on Aug 2, 2021 11:23:21 AM

SPL : Geylang Eagles soar to their 2nd straight win, after taking down Tanjong Pagar Utd 3-1!

(Photo of Geylang International FC - By Football Association of S'pore) By Sadat Osman A dominant showing at the Jurong East Stadium saw Geylang International FC (GIFC) re-establish their 5th …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Sprinter Shanti Pereira is banking on her wealth of experience at previous Major Games, for a good showing in her Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Aug 1, 2021 11:14:29 AM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Sprinter Shanti Pereira is banking on her wealth of experience at previous Major Games, for a good showing in her Olympic debut!

(TeamSG's Shanti Pereira in Nov 2020 - Photo by Shanti Pereira) By Raj Kumar "65 Million Years In the Making", was the promotional tagline when the very 1st Jurassic Park …

Topic: Shanti Pereira | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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SPL : Young Lions clinch 1st win of the season, after taking down Balestier Tigers 3-2!

by Circle News, on Aug 1, 2021 9:29:26 AM

SPL : Young Lions clinch 1st win of the season, after taking down Balestier Tigers 3-2!

(Photo of the Young Lions : By Football Association of Singapore) By Sadat Osman A superb team performance saw the Young Lions (YL) claim their first win of the season, …

Topic: singapore premier league | Sports Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : Fulltime Staff Nurse & TeamSG Sculler Joan Poh, finishes her maiden Olympic campaign with her best race performance!

by Circle News, on Jul 30, 2021 11:07:56 AM

Tokyo 2020 : Fulltime Staff Nurse & TeamSG Sculler Joan Poh, finishes her maiden Olympic campaign with her best race performance!

(TeamSG Rower Joan Poh in the E Finals of the Single Sculls event at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Raj Kumar 1 week ago on a bright …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Joan Poh

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Tokyo 2020: Team SG paddler Yu Mengyu turns focus to Team event, after 4th place finish in Singles!

by Circle News, on Jul 29, 2021 10:41:44 PM

Tokyo 2020: Team SG paddler Yu Mengyu turns focus to Team event, after 4th place finish in Singles!

(Yu MengYu vs Mima Ito at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan She was the massive underdog, but that did not stop Team Singapore paddler Yu …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu

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Tokyo 2020 : Yu Mengyu remains on course to becoming, Team Singapore's 4th Individual Olympic Medallist in history!

by Circle News, on Jul 29, 2021 2:10:03 PM

Tokyo 2020 : Yu Mengyu remains on course to becoming, Team Singapore's 4th Individual Olympic Medallist in history!

(TeamSG's Yu Mengyu vs Chen Meng at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Down but certainly not out! Her gold medal hopes were dashed and she …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG's top shuttler Loh Kean Yew, goes down fighting hard against world no. 7, Christie!

by Circle News, on Jul 28, 2021 10:58:24 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG's top shuttler Loh Kean Yew, goes down fighting hard against world no. 7, Christie!

(Loh Kean Yew vs Jonatan Christie in Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan It was never going to be easy to defeat the defending Asian Games …

Topic: Loh Kean Yew | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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by Circle News, on Jul 28, 2021 8:59:16 PM

Tokyo 2020 : "Resilience" is the middle name of TeamSG Windsurfer Amanda Ng, in her 2nd Olympic campaign!

(Team SG's Amanda Ng competing at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Raj Kumar She was in a wheelchair, arriving daily at the Olympic qualification in Oman back …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Amanda Ng

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG shuttler Yeo Jia Min’s maiden Olympics journey ends, after defeat to higher-ranked South Korean opponent!

by Circle News, on Jul 28, 2021 10:50:09 AM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG shuttler Yeo Jia Min’s maiden Olympics journey ends, after defeat to higher-ranked South Korean opponent!

(Yeo Jia Min vs Kim Ga-eun in Group Stage of Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan After a strong and assertive start to her Olympic campaign …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Yeo Jia Min

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Tokyo 2020 : Team SG paddler Feng Tianwei loses battle against familiar foe, to bow out in Round of 16!

by Circle News, on Jul 27, 2021 11:20:11 PM

Tokyo 2020 : Team SG paddler Feng Tianwei loses battle against familiar foe, to bow out in Round of 16!

(Feng Tianwei vs Han Ying in Round of 16 at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Having lost the past 4 head-to-head encounters, there was the …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG shuttler Yeo Jia Min makes her Olympic debut, with a strong and decisive performance!

by Circle News, on Jul 27, 2021 6:31:55 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG shuttler Yeo Jia Min makes her Olympic debut, with a strong and decisive performance!

(Yeo Jia Min vs Haramara Gaitan at Tokyo 2020 - Image by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan She had to wait for more than two hours than expected, to make …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Yeo Jia Min

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Shuttler Loh Kean Yew is victorious on his Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Jul 26, 2021 10:41:26 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Shuttler Loh Kean Yew is victorious on his Olympic debut!

(Loh Kean Yew vs Aram Mahmoud in Group Stage of Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Team Singapore shuttler Loh Kean Yew showed no nerves on …

Topic: Loh Kean Yew | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Padder Feng Tianwei is just 1 step away from reaching Women's Singles QF stage!

by Circle News, on Jul 26, 2021 6:25:55 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Padder Feng Tianwei is just 1 step away from reaching Women's Singles QF stage!

(Feng Tianwei vs Maria Xiao in Rd of 32 at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Kong Chong Yew/Singapore National Olympic Council) By Kenneth Tan She got off to a sluggish …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei

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SPL : Geylang International end 3-match losing streak with 3-1 win over Balestier Tigers

by Circle News, on Jul 26, 2021 12:25:55 PM

SPL : Geylang International end 3-match losing streak with 3-1 win over Balestier Tigers

(Geylang International FC before kickoff - Image from live stream) By Sadat Osman Just before the international break in late May, Geylang International FC (GIFC) had suffered 3 straight losses, …

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Tokyo 2020 : Team SG Equestrienne Caroline Chew suffers unfortunate disqualification on her Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Jul 25, 2021 8:57:14 PM

Tokyo 2020 : Team SG Equestrienne Caroline Chew suffers unfortunate disqualification on her Olympic debut!

(Caroline Chew and Tribiani at Tokyo 2020 : Photo from Caroline Chew's Facebook Page) By Kenneth Tan It was supposed to be a memorable and significant day in Singapore's sporting …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Caroline Chew

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew puts up impressive display, before making 2nd Round exit

by Circle News, on Jul 25, 2021 6:17:00 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew puts up impressive display, before making 2nd Round exit

(Clarence Chew versus Daniel Habesohn in 2nd round at Tokyo 2020 - Photo credit: Kong Chew Yew/Singapore National Olympic Council) By Kenneth Tan He could not produce another miracle, but …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Clarence Chew

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Paddler Yu Mengyu dispatches Portuguese opponent in 30 minutes to reach 3rd round!

by Circle News, on Jul 25, 2021 5:03:54 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Paddler Yu Mengyu dispatches Portuguese opponent in 30 minutes to reach 3rd round!

(Yu Mengyu vs Shao Jieni in Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Raj Kumar 30 minutes is all it took for Team Singapore's Yu Mengyu to open her …

Topic: Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Fencer Amita Berthier bows out after hard fought opening defeat to World No 5, Kiefer Lee!

by Circle News, on Jul 25, 2021 12:49:13 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Fencer Amita Berthier bows out after hard fought opening defeat to World No 5, Kiefer Lee!

(Amita Berthier vs Kiefer Lee at Tokyo 2020 in Table of 32 bout - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Gary Koh 159 seconds was how long Amita Berthier’s debut Olympic …

Topic: Amita Berthier | Sports Feature | Tokyo 2020

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SPL : Tanjong Pagar Utd stun highflying Hougang 4-1 for 2nd win of the season!

by Circle News, on Jul 25, 2021 11:33:17 AM

SPL : Tanjong Pagar Utd stun highflying Hougang 4-1 for 2nd win of the season!

(Tanjong Pagar United FC - Photo by Football Association of S'pore) By Sadat Osman The battle of the big cats brought out a surprising result as Tanjong Pagar United FC …

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TeamSG Fencer Amita Berthier : I'm the underdog going to the Games, but I'll do my very best to make the nation proud!

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 11:29:25 PM

TeamSG Fencer Amita Berthier : I'm the underdog going to the Games, but I'll do my very best to make the nation proud!

(Team Singapore Fencer, Amita Berthier - Image from Amita's IG) By Raj Kumar She picked up the sport of fencing from the age of 7. And in the last 13 …

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Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew is off to a flying start on his Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 6:12:25 PM

Tokyo 2020: TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew is off to a flying start on his Olympic debut!

(Clarence Chew's Olympic debut - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan As his opponent’s backhand attempt went into the net to confirm his victory, he could not help but …

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Rower Joan Poh misses out on QF spot, despite decent showing in Repechage

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 2:43:41 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Rower Joan Poh misses out on QF spot, despite decent showing in Repechage

(Joan Poh competing on 23 July - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Team Singapore rower Joan Poh continued to push hard in her debut Olympic campaign, as she …

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Fencer Kiria Tikanah's Olympic debut ends, after heroic battle against current World No 1!

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 1:50:36 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Fencer Kiria Tikanah's Olympic debut ends, after heroic battle against current World No 1!

(Kiria Tikanah competing in round of 32 against Popescu at Tokyo 2020 - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Gary Koh Defeated but not overawed, Singapore fencer Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman …

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Tokyo 2020 : Using Sport to Unify the World!

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 10:50:23 AM

Tokyo 2020 : Using Sport to Unify the World!

(Team Singapore at Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony's Parade of Nations / Photo credit: Kong Chew Yew - Singapore National Olympic Council) By Raj Kumar It was the first time in …

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SPL : Leaders Albirex Niigata maintain 12-match unbeaten run with 1-1 draw against 2nd-ranked Sailors!

by Circle News, on Jul 24, 2021 8:36:44 AM

SPL : Leaders Albirex Niigata maintain 12-match unbeaten run with 1-1 draw against 2nd-ranked Sailors!

(Team Captains Hassan Sunny and Kazuki Hashioka with Match Officials before Kickoff - Image from Live Stream) By Sherman Yong On an early Friday evening in Jurong East Stadium, all …

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Let's GetActive! Singapore

by Circle News, on Jul 23, 2021 2:47:59 PM

Let's GetActive! Singapore

By Yeo Chee Yew With Singapore flitting in and out of Phase 2: Heightened Alert, we’ve all had to improvise, adapt and stay the course. Coupled with further tightening of …

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Tokyo 2020 : Rower Joan Poh kicks off TeamSG’s campaign with a brave performance on her Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Jul 23, 2021 1:20:44 PM

Tokyo 2020 : Rower Joan Poh kicks off TeamSG’s campaign with a brave performance on her Olympic debut!

(Joan Poh competes in the Women's Single Sculls rowing heats during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, at the Sea Forest Waterway - Photo by Sport Singapore) By Kenneth Tan Local …

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Team Singapore : Class of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

by Circle News, on Jul 19, 2021 9:40:41 PM

Team Singapore : Class of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Team Singapore will be making its 17th summer Olympic Games appearance in Tokyo 2020. And that's with 23 athletes competing in a record number of sporting disciplines (12) in this …

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SPL : Tanjong Pagar United & Young Lions battle to 1-1 draw in bottom-of-table clash!

by Circle News, on Jul 18, 2021 8:24:50 AM

SPL : Tanjong Pagar United & Young Lions battle to 1-1 draw in bottom-of-table clash!

(Tanjong Pagar's Luiz Junior - Photo by Football Association of S'pore) By Chia Han Keong After nearly two months of inaction, the Singapore Premier League (SPL) made its long-awaited return …

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Bringing Presidential cheer to TeamSG's Olympic-bound athletes

by Circle News, on Jul 1, 2021 6:52:30 PM

Bringing Presidential cheer to TeamSG's Olympic-bound athletes

From L to R - Eric Chua (Parliamentary Secretary, MCCY), Minister Edwin Tong (MCCY), President Halimah Yacob, Yeo Jia Min (Badminton Women's Singles, TeamSG) and Loh Kean Yew (Badminton Men's …

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Saudi Arabia's 3 late goals deny Singapore a commendable showing!

by Circle News, on Jun 12, 2021 10:47:16 AM

Saudi Arabia's 3 late goals deny Singapore a commendable showing!

(Photo of Team Singapore before kickoff) By Chia Han Keong For 83 minutes, Singapore’s national team looked as if they could produce an unlikely draw against Saudi Arabia - one …

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TeamSG's Chantal Liew en route to Portugal for Olympic qualification

by Circle News, on Jun 12, 2021 9:31:30 AM

TeamSG's Chantal Liew en route to Portugal for Olympic qualification

By Raj Kumar Singapore's most prominent open-water swimmer Chantal Liew is aiming to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympiad, before retiring from the sport altogether. The 22 year old is …

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SG Lions suffer 2nd straight defeat in World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan!

by Circle News, on Jun 8, 2021 11:18:21 AM

SG Lions suffer 2nd straight defeat in World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan!

(Photo Credit : Uzbekistan Football Association Facebook Page) By Chia Han Keong The heavy defeats kept piling up for the Singapore national football team in the Saudi Arabian capital of …

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NSG 2021: Persevering on despite the hurdles & challenges

by Circle News, on Jun 6, 2021 10:12:32 PM

NSG 2021: Persevering on despite the hurdles & challenges

(Photo Credit: Bukit Panjang Govt High School) By Sherman Yong Former US President Franklin D Roosevelt once said, "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor." Akin to life, our …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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Short-handed Singapore Lions dealt 0-4 defeat by Palestine in World Cup qualifier!

by Circle News, on Jun 4, 2021 11:05:08 AM

Short-handed Singapore Lions dealt 0-4 defeat by Palestine in World Cup qualifier!

(Photo Credit : Football Association of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong Any football team would struggle without three of their best players in the starting 11. And Singapore's national team …

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It’s a party in the MOBA way : INS clinches Telematch Mobile Legends 515 title!

by Circle News, on May 26, 2021 8:23:51 AM

It’s a party in the MOBA way : INS clinches Telematch Mobile Legends 515 title!

Final Roster - Image from TeleTrip.Gaming Live Stream By Yeo Chee Yew May was a month of hype for Singaporean Mobile Legends players. The first weekend saw MPL SG crown …

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NSG 2021: What does Sport mean to you?

by Circle News, on May 25, 2021 7:37:45 PM

NSG 2021: What does Sport mean to you?

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Sherman Yong A simple question (see Article header), yet it can have several different responses. Until its recent suspension, the 2021 National School …

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SPL : Albirex regain top spot after come-from-behind win over Geylang Eagles!

by Circle News, on May 24, 2021 9:51:48 PM

SPL : Albirex regain top spot after come-from-behind win over Geylang Eagles!

(Photo Credit: Football Association of Singapore) By Sherman Yong Running on an impressive 11-match unbeaten streak, Albirex Niigata Football Club (Singapore) or ANFCS, looked poised to claim yet another championship …

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SPL : Balestier Khalsa and Tanjong Pagar United in a hard fought 4-goal thriller!

by Circle News, on May 24, 2021 8:32:24 PM

SPL : Balestier Khalsa and Tanjong Pagar United in a hard fought 4-goal thriller!

(Photo Credit : Balestier Khalsa FC) By Chia Han Keong The good news for Tanjong Pagar United is that they have surpassed their points total for their poor 2020 Singapore …

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SPL : Hougang United stun title contenders Tampines Rovers 3-2!

by Circle News, on May 23, 2021 7:58:45 AM

SPL : Hougang United stun title contenders Tampines Rovers 3-2!

(Photo of HGFC : Football Association of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong Hougang United (HGFC) may not be playing the prettiest football in the Singapore Premier League (SPL). But they've …

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Lion City Sailors sent Tanjong Pagar United packing with 3-1 victory!

by Circle News, on May 17, 2021 12:23:41 PM

Lion City Sailors sent Tanjong Pagar United packing with 3-1 victory!

Photo Credit: Lion City Sailors Football Club By Sherman Yong By all accounts, the Lion City Sailors (LCS) looked poised for an easy victory against Tanjong Pagar United Football Club …

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SPL: Hougang United's Tomoyuki Doi scores twice to top the scorers chart!

by Circle News, on May 17, 2021 8:01:16 AM

SPL: Hougang United's Tomoyuki Doi scores twice to top the scorers chart!

(Photo Credit of HGFC : Football Association of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong Hougang United’s title challenge in this Singapore Premier League (SPL) season may have faded in recent weeks …

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2021 NSG Highlights : Talent and Grit were on show, as student-athletes excelled at the Games!

by Circle News, on May 14, 2021 8:52:55 AM

2021 NSG Highlights : Talent and Grit were on show, as student-athletes excelled at the Games!

(Photo of Queenstown Secondary School's Girls' B Division Volleyball squad : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong It may have been just five weeks of action, but the 2021 …

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NSG Badminton: RI's shuttlers take top spot in Group C, after their recent 4-1 triumph over VJC!

by Circle News, on May 11, 2021 9:31:05 AM

NSG Badminton: RI's shuttlers take top spot in Group C, after their recent 4-1 triumph over VJC!

(Photo by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong It was a showdown for top spot in Group C of the National School Games (NSG) A Division Boys’ badminton competition …

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Lion City Sailors defeat Eagles to stay 1 point behind leaders, Albirex!

by Circle News, on May 10, 2021 2:51:16 PM

Lion City Sailors defeat Eagles to stay 1 point behind leaders, Albirex!

(Photo Credit of Lion City Sailors FC : Football Assn of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong The Singapore Premier League (SPL) table may be showing that second-placed Lion City Sailors …

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Hougang United defeat Balestier Tigers 4-3 in 7-goal thriller!

by Circle News, on May 10, 2021 1:59:29 PM

Hougang United defeat Balestier Tigers 4-3 in 7-goal thriller!

(Photo by Football Association of Singapore) By Sherman Yong Reeling from their recent loss in the current season, Hougang United FC (HGFC) and Balestier Khalsa FC (BKFC) were headed for …

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NSG Girls' Volleyball : ACJC makes it 3 wins out of 3, to set up showdown with defending champions, NYJC!

by Circle News, on May 6, 2021 8:19:47 PM

NSG Girls' Volleyball : ACJC makes it 3 wins out of 3, to set up showdown with defending champions, NYJC!

(Photo by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) set up a potential preliminary group showdown with 2019 champions Nanyang Junior College (NYJC), as they won …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG Badminton : Holy Innocents’ Primary School edge out Fairfield Methodist Primary to finish 3rd!

by Circle News, on May 6, 2021 6:02:23 PM

NSG Badminton : Holy Innocents’ Primary School edge out Fairfield Methodist Primary to finish 3rd!

(Photo by Sherman Yong) By Sherman Yong The incessant sounds of chatter among the boys from both Holy Innocents’ Primary School (HIPS) and Fairfield Methodist Primary School (FMPS) filled up …

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NSG Badminton:  SJI Junior's shuttlers dominate ACS Primary in grand final to retain championship trophy!

by Circle News, on May 6, 2021 9:09:00 AM

NSG Badminton:  SJI Junior's shuttlers dominate ACS Primary in grand final to retain championship trophy!

(Photo of St Joseph's Institution Junior by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong It was a performance that would make any sports coach proud -- a group of players …

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NSG Taekwondo : Punches, kicks and shouts as TKD athletes perform their best routines on camera!

by Circle News, on May 5, 2021 10:48:05 PM

NSG Taekwondo : Punches, kicks and shouts as TKD athletes perform their best routines on camera!

(Photo by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong The usually-deserted former campus of Raffles Junior College along Ghim Moh Road was a bustle of activity on Tuesday (4 May), …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG Table Tennis : Hwa Chong Institution's Girls' team extend their unbeaten streak to 5 matches!

by Circle News, on May 5, 2021 11:09:10 AM

NSG Table Tennis : Hwa Chong Institution's Girls' team extend their unbeaten streak to 5 matches!

1st Doubles Round in the Quarter-Finals with Anderson-Serangoon Junior College (left) facing off against Hwa Chong Institution (Photo by Sherman Yong) By Sherman Yong Emerging from their respective preliminary groupings, …

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NSG Table Tennis : Kong Hwa School's paddlers display grit to retain championship title!

by Circle News, on Apr 30, 2021 6:56:40 AM

NSG Table Tennis : Kong Hwa School's paddlers display grit to retain championship title!

(Photo of Kong Hwa School by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong The two finalists of the National Sports Games (NSG) East Zone Senior Division boys’ table tennis competition …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG Badminton : Rosyth School wins back-to-back Boys' championship title!

by Circle News, on Apr 29, 2021 11:09:39 PM

NSG Badminton : Rosyth School wins back-to-back Boys' championship title!

(Photo of Rosyth School by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong In 2019, Rosyth School were victorious in both the Junior and Senior Divisions, by clinching top spots in …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG B Division Tennis : S'pore Chinese Girls' School end their 20-odd year quest for gold on a high!

by Circle News, on Apr 28, 2021 7:57:17 AM

NSG B Division Tennis : S'pore Chinese Girls' School end their 20-odd year quest for gold on a high!

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong For over 20 years, Singapore Chinese Girls’ School (SCGS) had tried to return to the summit of the National School …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG South Zone B Div Girls’ 3 v 3 Volleyball: “Battle of the Queens” saw Queenstown edge Queensway in thrilling final!

by Circle News, on Apr 22, 2021 9:35:55 AM

NSG South Zone B Div Girls’ 3 v 3 Volleyball: “Battle of the Queens” saw Queenstown edge Queensway in thrilling final!

(Photo Credit of Queenstown Sec by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Whenever Queenstown Secondary School and Queensway Secondary School face each other at the National School Games (NSG), …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG B Division Boys’ Tennis: Victoria stuns SJI 3-2 to reach first final in over a decade

by Circle News, on Apr 22, 2021 9:21:47 AM

NSG B Division Boys’ Tennis: Victoria stuns SJI 3-2 to reach first final in over a decade

(Photo Credit of VS Doubles Team : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong They were the underdogs in their first trip to the National School Games (NSG) B Division …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG Rope Skipping : Youngsters deliver creative & exciting skills after months of hardwork and training!

by Circle News, on Apr 21, 2021 9:50:29 PM

NSG Rope Skipping : Youngsters deliver creative & exciting skills after months of hardwork and training!

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Twirling their skipping ropes so rapidly that the ropes were a near-invisible blur, students from Holy Innocents’, Bendemeer and Kuo …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG Gymnastics : Athletes light up competition with flips, twists and somersaults!

by Circle News, on Apr 21, 2021 8:32:31 PM

NSG Gymnastics : Athletes light up competition with flips, twists and somersaults!

(Photo credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong One by one, the young girls stood beside their apparatus, anxiously waiting for the call to perform. When the judges …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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SPL: Late equaliser cruelly denies Young Lions a stunning upset over Hougang United

by Circle News, on Apr 18, 2021 9:31:01 PM

SPL: Late equaliser cruelly denies Young Lions a stunning upset over Hougang United

(Photo Credit : Football Association of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong They had just come off two heavy defeats, and were rooted at the bottom of the Singapore Premier League …

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NSG B Div Wushu: Kicks, flips and punches galore as wushu athletes dazzle with their pugilistic prowess

by Circle News, on Apr 16, 2021 6:53:03 AM

NSG B Div Wushu: Kicks, flips and punches galore as wushu athletes dazzle with their pugilistic prowess

(Photo by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Like actors going for auditions, athletes participating in the National School Games (NSG) B Division Wushu competition stepped into the cavernous …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG B Div Girls’ Shooting C’ship: A stern test of focus as shooters aim for success

by Circle News, on Apr 15, 2021 11:36:46 PM

NSG B Div Girls’ Shooting C’ship: A stern test of focus as shooters aim for success

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Along the 30 lanes of air rifle targets at SAFRA Yishun’s indoor air weapon range on Thursday (15 April), participants …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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SPL: Biggest-ever signing Diego Lopes finally breaks out with hat-trick, 2 assists as Lion City Sailors thrash Geylang 8-0!

by Circle News, on Apr 12, 2021 12:40:37 PM

SPL: Biggest-ever signing Diego Lopes finally breaks out with hat-trick, 2 assists as Lion City Sailors thrash Geylang 8-0!

(Photo of LCS by Football Association of Singapore) By Chia Han Keong It has taken Diego Lopes -- the Singapore Premier League's (SPL) most expensive signing -- five matches to …

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NSG B Div Sepak Takraw: Bartley Sec aims top-4 finish after topping their prelim group with win over Yishun Sec

by Circle News, on Apr 11, 2021 9:22:35 AM

NSG B Div Sepak Takraw: Bartley Sec aims top-4 finish after topping their prelim group with win over Yishun Sec

Photo of Bartley Sec (Light Blue jerseys) vs Yishun Sec by Chia Han Keong By Chia Han Keong They are aiming for a top-four finish at the National School Games …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG B Div Girls’ Badminton: Compassvale Sec boost hopes of advancing to next round after 4-1 win over Woodlanders

by Circle News, on Apr 8, 2021 11:23:19 PM

NSG B Div Girls’ Badminton: Compassvale Sec boost hopes of advancing to next round after 4-1 win over Woodlanders

(Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Compassvale Secondary School took a big step towards advancing out of the preliminary stage of the National Sports Games (NSG) …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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Tampines Rovers bounce back from heavy defeat to maul Young Lions 7-0!

by Circle News, on Apr 8, 2021 8:16:20 PM

Tampines Rovers bounce back from heavy defeat to maul Young Lions 7-0!

(Photo of Tampines Rovers by Football Association of S'pore) By Chia Han Keong Humbled 1-5 in their previous match, Tampines Rovers found the perfect riposte on Wednesday, (7 April) as …

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NSG B Div Boys’ Table Tennis: Victoria Sch are 2-for-2 with 5-0 win over Pasir Ris Crest!

by Circle News, on Apr 8, 2021 9:34:17 AM

NSG B Div Boys’ Table Tennis: Victoria Sch are 2-for-2 with 5-0 win over Pasir Ris Crest!

(Photo by Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong So far, so good. Victoria School recorded their second 5-0 win in as many matches in the National School Games (NSG) …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG A Div Sepak Takraw: Woodlands Sec show title intent in 3-0 series win over Northlight!

by Circle News, on Apr 6, 2021 8:00:02 PM

NSG A Div Sepak Takraw: Woodlands Sec show title intent in 3-0 series win over Northlight!

Woodlands Sec (Blue) vs Northlight / Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong By Chia Han Keong They had won the B Division boys’ sepak takraw title in 2019, the last …

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NSG B Div Boys’ Tennis: Victoria Sch beats St Andrew’s 5-0 to set up crunch clash with ACS(I)

by Circle News, on Apr 6, 2021 6:51:38 PM

NSG B Div Boys’ Tennis: Victoria Sch beats St Andrew’s 5-0 to set up crunch clash with ACS(I)

(NSG B Div Boys Tennis action @ Kallang Tennis Centre / Photo Credit : Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Victoria School made it two victories out of two …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG 2021 : Sepak Takraw B Div Boys Prelim (National) - 1 Apr

by Circle News, on Apr 5, 2021 10:31:36 PM

NSG 2021 : Sepak Takraw B Div Boys Prelim (National) - 1 Apr

Highlights of Geylang Methodist School (Sec) vs CHIJ Katong Convent and Temasek Junior College vs Chung Cheng High Sch (Main) (For the latest schedules on live streams, news updates and …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG 2021 : Badminton B Div Boys & Girls Prelims (East) - 1 Apr

by Circle News, on Apr 5, 2021 10:16:10 PM

NSG 2021 : Badminton B Div Boys & Girls Prelims (East) - 1 Apr

Highlights of Ngee Ann Sec vs Chung Cheng High (Main) and Geylang Methodist School vs Junyuan Sec Highlights of Geylang Methodist School (Sec) vs CHIJ Katong Convent and Temasek Junior …

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Moment of naivety costs Geylang dear, as Albirex eke out 1-0 win!

by Circle News, on Apr 5, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Moment of naivety costs Geylang dear, as Albirex eke out 1-0 win!

(Albirex Niigata FC / Photo Credit : ANFCS) By Chia Han Keong For more than half an hour last night, they held their own admirably against the Singapore Premier League …

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NSG 2021 : Yuhua & Xinmin volleyballers put up thrilling battle in Snr Div, as they share one win each

by Circle News, on Apr 2, 2021 5:40:09 PM

NSG 2021 : Yuhua & Xinmin volleyballers put up thrilling battle in Snr Div, as they share one win each

(Yuhua Primary (blue) vs Xinmin Primary (black) at the NSG Senior Division Girls' volleyball preliminary stage. Photo credit - Chia Han Keong) By Chia Han Keong Their skills may not …

Topic: Sports Feature | National School Games | School

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NSG 2021 : 3 v 3 Volleyball Snr Div Boys Prelims - 31 Mar

by Circle News, on Apr 2, 2021 4:09:32 PM

NSG 2021 : 3 v 3 Volleyball Snr Div Boys Prelims - 31 Mar

Highlights from 31/3 Round-robin matches of Catholic High School's 2-0 win over East Spring Primary. And Qifa Primary's 2-nil victory over Yumin Primary. (For the latest schedules on live streams, …

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Balestier Tigers stun leaders Albirex with 0-0 draw!

by Circle News, on Mar 22, 2021 4:35:23 PM

Balestier Tigers stun leaders Albirex with 0-0 draw!

(Photo Credit :Albirex Niigata Singapore FC) By Marvin Gold The pre-match interviews revealed two teams who knew each other very well and had a clear idea of their strategy for …

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Hougang United come from behind to deal the Eagles, a shocking big defeat!

by Circle News, on Mar 18, 2021 3:15:23 PM

Hougang United come from behind to deal the Eagles, a shocking big defeat!

(HGFC Photo Credit : Football Association of Singapore) By Marvin Gold Last night in Round 2 of the Singapore Premier League, Hougang United FC bounced back from their opening day …

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19 Goals scored in Rd 1 of the Singapore Premier League!

by Circle News, on Mar 15, 2021 12:49:14 PM

19 Goals scored in Rd 1 of the Singapore Premier League!

(Geylang Int'l Photo credit : Football Association of Singapore) By Marvin Gold It was a fantastic start to the 2021 AIA Singapore Premier League, with a whopping tally of 19 …

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Final Countdown to the 2021 SPL Season!

by Circle News, on Mar 13, 2021 12:53:36 PM

Final Countdown to the 2021 SPL Season!

By Marvin Gold All 8 clubs are in action this weekend for the opening round of the 2021 AIA Singapore Premier League. So let's take a brief look at the …

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Samuel Kang wins DYMON Asia SGSquash circuit #1 main event, to kick off the annual squash season

by Circle News, on Mar 10, 2021 11:32:20 AM

Samuel Kang wins DYMON Asia SGSquash circuit #1 main event, to kick off the annual squash season

Aaron Liang (Black Top) and Samuel Kang batting in the grand final The 2021 squash calendar kicked off with the DYMON ASIA SGSquash Circuit #1 at the Kallang Squash Centre …

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Building a cohesive society by supporting our artists & athletes to bring people together

by Circle News, on Mar 8, 2021 9:30:43 PM

Building a cohesive society by supporting our artists & athletes to bring people together

Introduction Thank you Mr Chairman, and I thank members that have spoken. I will address some cuts here and my colleagues from the Ministry will take the others. Sir, making …

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SG's No 2 Lynelle Lim : The STO & the upcoming KTC serve as a major inspiration for local tennis fans and players

by Circle News, on Mar 3, 2021 10:22:58 AM

SG's No 2 Lynelle Lim : The STO & the upcoming KTC serve as a major inspiration for local tennis fans and players

(Artist’s impression of an aerial view of the future Kallang Tennis Centre) By Lynelle Lim As compared to other countries, tennis has never been a big thing here in our …

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STO Review - The Highs, Lows and the Surprise packages!

by Circle News, on Mar 2, 2021 12:32:13 PM

STO Review - The Highs, Lows and the Surprise packages!

By Dillon Lim The US$300,000 Singapore Tennis Open came to an end last Sunday, after a week of high quality tennis at the OCBC arena. We saw a first time …

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STO 2021 Champion Alexei Popyrin : This 1st ATP Tour title victory is for my Family!

by Circle News, on Feb 28, 2021 6:59:34 PM

STO 2021 Champion Alexei Popyrin : This 1st ATP Tour title victory is for my Family!

(Alexei Popyrin) (By Dillon Lim) The second grand final scheduled for play on Day 7 at the Singapore Tennis Open is the coveted Men’s Singles battle. 250 lucky fans gathered …

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Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen win STO Doubles Final in convincing fashion, for their 5th ATP Tour title!

by Circle News, on Feb 28, 2021 4:38:05 PM

Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen win STO Doubles Final in convincing fashion, for their 5th ATP Tour title!

(Sander Gillé and Joran Vliegen) By Dillon Lim After nearly a week of intense action, it was time for the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles finals on Day 7 of …

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NextGen stars Bublik and Popyrin to meet on ATP-Tour level for 1st time in STO grand final!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 10:18:59 PM

NextGen stars Bublik and Popyrin to meet on ATP-Tour level for 1st time in STO grand final!

(Alexander Bublik) By Shaheed Alam In the last match of the penultimate day of the ATP 250 Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena witnessed Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik and Moldova’s Radu …

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NextGen Aussie star Popyrin remains on course for history, after 3rd seed Cilic crashes out in STO semis!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 7:18:02 PM

NextGen Aussie star Popyrin remains on course for history, after 3rd seed Cilic crashes out in STO semis!

(Alexei Popyrin) By Dillion Lim On Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open on Centre Court, 3rd seed Marin Cilic of Croatia took on Australian youngster, Alexei Popyrin, in the first …

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STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith set up clash against top-ranked Belgians in final!

by Circle News, on Feb 27, 2021 4:17:56 PM

STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith set up clash against top-ranked Belgians in final!

(Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith) By Dillon Lim Spectators were allowed to attend the Singapore Tennis Open for the very first time at the OCBC Arena today. A maximum of …

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STO 3rd seed Cilic holds off tough Korean challenge to reach the semis!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 9:30:25 PM

STO 3rd seed Cilic holds off tough Korean challenge to reach the semis!

(Marin Cilic) By Dillon Lim The third Men’s Singles quarter-finals of Day 5 at the Singapore Tennis Open saw the 8th seed, Kwon Soon-woo (ranked 81) take on the 3rd …

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Au Revoir Mannarino as STO Top seed is taken down by Albot in QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 8:56:28 PM

Au Revoir Mannarino as STO Top seed is taken down by Albot in QF!

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim Fighting for a spot in the semi-finals of the Singapore Tennis Open, the Centre Court at the OCBC Arena saw Radu Albot and top seed …

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Australian sensation Popyrin storms into STO semi-finals after close victory over compatriot, Ebden

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 6:05:25 PM

Australian sensation Popyrin storms into STO semi-finals after close victory over compatriot, Ebden

(Alexei Popyrin) By Lynelle Lim In a battle of the Australians on Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open, wildcard Matthew Ebden (ranked #316), went up against his compatriot and rising …

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STO Dbles Top Seeds Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen, have a date with destiny in Sunday's grand final!

by Circle News, on Feb 26, 2021 3:48:20 PM

STO Dbles Top Seeds Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen, have a date with destiny in Sunday's grand final!

(Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen) By Dillon Lim The first Doubles semi-final kicked things off on Day 5 of the Singapore Tennis Open on Centre court. Top seeded Belgian duo, …

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STO Top seed Mannarino, books his spot in the last 8, after defeating huge serving Marcora!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 10:15:30 PM

STO Top seed Mannarino, books his spot in the last 8, after defeating huge serving Marcora!

(Adrian Mannarino) By Lynelle Lim In the second last match on day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open, top seed Adrian Mannarino from France (whose rank is #35), went up …

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STO 2nd seed Millman in shocking Rd of 16 exit, no thanks to wildcard, Ebden!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 8:17:28 PM

STO 2nd seed Millman in shocking Rd of 16 exit, no thanks to wildcard, Ebden!

(Matthew Ebden) By Shaheed Alam Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw two Australians on court for the 2nd time in their respective ATP Tour careers. It was the …

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STO 6th seed Albot saved 3 match points to stop German underdog Hanfmann

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 6:59:10 PM

STO 6th seed Albot saved 3 match points to stop German underdog Hanfmann

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim Eyeing a spot in the quarterfinal at the Singapore Tennis Open, Yannick Hanfmann looked to cause an upset against Moldova’s Radu Albot, who is the 6th …

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STO 3rd seeds Bambridge & Inglot fend off huge comeback to stay alive!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 4:46:11 PM

STO 3rd seeds Bambridge & Inglot fend off huge comeback to stay alive!

(Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim The 3rd doubles quarterfinals took place on Court 1 on Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open at the OCBC Arena. And …

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STO Top Dbls pair of Vliegen and Gillé struggle to reach the last 4!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 4:02:33 PM

STO Top Dbls pair of Vliegen and Gillé struggle to reach the last 4!

(Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé) By Dillon Lim The first match of Day 4 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw the Top seeded Belgian pair of Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé, …

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Popyrin triumphs in battle of the NextGen stars to reach STO QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 25, 2021 9:42:25 AM

Popyrin triumphs in battle of the NextGen stars to reach STO QF!

(Alexei Popyrin) By Lynelle Lim For the last match on Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, the Centre Court at the OCBC Arena saw 20-year-old wildcard Adrian Andreev (ranked …

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STO 4th seed Bublik inflicts devastating defeat upon Çelikbilek in Rd of 16

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 10:55:57 PM

STO 4th seed Bublik inflicts devastating defeat upon Çelikbilek in Rd of 16

(Alexander Bublik) By Shaheed Alam In the night session of Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena saw Turkey's Altuğ Çelikbilek go up against Alexander Bublik, to vie …

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STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith advance to QF after straight sets win

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 10:23:33 PM

STO Dbls 4th seeds Ebden and Smith advance to QF after straight sets win

(Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith) By Dillon Lim The final match of Day 3 on Court 1 at the Singapore Tennis Open, saw the 4th seeded Australian duo of Matthew …

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STO 5th seed Nishioka eases into QF stage, after taking down big serving American, Maxime Cressy!

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 8:43:30 PM

STO 5th seed Nishioka eases into QF stage, after taking down big serving American, Maxime Cressy!

(Yoshihito Nishioka) By Lynelle Lim On Day 3 of the action on Court 1 at the Singapore Tennis Open, Maxime Cressy of America (ranked #156) looked to battle for a spot …

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STO 3rd seed Marin Cilic bags his first win of 2021!

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 8:12:55 PM

STO 3rd seed Marin Cilic bags his first win of 2021!

(Marin Cilic) By Dillon Lim In the 2nd singles match on Centre Court on Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open, Croatian 3rd seed Marin Cilic, opened his campaign against …

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STO 8th seed Soon-woo eliminates tough American challenge to reach 2nd Rd

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 7:36:32 PM

STO 8th seed Soon-woo eliminates tough American challenge to reach 2nd Rd

(Kwon Soon-woo) By Shaheed Alam Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open sees Korea’s Soon-woo Kwon and America’s Thai-son Kwiatkowski battle it out on Court One for a place in the …

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STO Dbls 3rd seeds Bambridge and Inglot cruise into the QF

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 5:01:05 PM

STO Dbls 3rd seeds Bambridge and Inglot cruise into the QF

(Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open saw the pairing Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann and Australia’s John Millmann face off against the 3rd …

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Cerretani & Shamasdin reach STO QF, with a masterclass performance

by Circle News, on Feb 24, 2021 11:01:12 AM

Cerretani & Shamasdin reach STO QF, with a masterclass performance

(James Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin) By Rehmat Nohal Veteran doubles pair James Cerretani of the USA and Adil Shamasdin of Canada took on youngsters Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan and Marc Polmans …

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STO Dbls Top seeds Gillé & Vliegen deliver sterling performance to reach QF!

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 7:47:04 PM

STO Dbls Top seeds Gillé & Vliegen deliver sterling performance to reach QF!

(Sander Gillé & Joran Vliegen) (By Lynelle Lim) The American pair of Evan King (ranked #134 in doubles) and his partner Hunter Reese (ranked #129), looked to cause a major …

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STO 6th seed Radu Albot clings on to victory, after surviving a scare from doubles specialist, John-Patrick Smith!

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 5:47:15 PM

STO 6th seed Radu Albot clings on to victory, after surviving a scare from doubles specialist, John-Patrick Smith!

(Radu Albot) By Lynelle Lim On Day 2 at the Singapore Tennis Open, Australian qualifier, John-Patrick Smith ranked #306, took on the 6th seed of the tournament, Radu Albot of Moldova …

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Martinez & Hernandez took down 2nd seeds Bopanna & McLachlan in STO Rd of 16 !

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 3:41:31 PM

Martinez & Hernandez took down 2nd seeds Bopanna & McLachlan in STO Rd of 16 !

(Luis David Martinez from Venezuela and David Vega Hernandez) By Dillon Lim On Day 2 of the Singapore Tennis Open, Luis David Martinez from Venezuela and David Vega Hernandez from …

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5th seed Nishioka survives strong American challenge to reach STO Rd of 16

by Circle News, on Feb 23, 2021 9:11:11 AM

5th seed Nishioka survives strong American challenge to reach STO Rd of 16

(Yoshihito Nishioka) By Lynelle Lim In the last match of Day 1 of the main draw at the Singapore Tennis Open, American Michael Mmoh, (ranked 178) faced the 5th seed …

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NextGen star Popyrin takes down

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 10:44:48 PM

NextGen star Popyrin takes down "gentle giant" Eubanks to reach STO 2nd Rd

(Alexei Popyrin) By Dillon Lim In the first round of the Singapore Tennis Open, American Christopher Eubanks (ranked 240), faced Australia's Alexei Popyrin, (ranked 114) for a spot in the …

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Bulgarian wildcard Andreev sends STO 7th seed Harris packing!

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 8:41:27 PM

Bulgarian wildcard Andreev sends STO 7th seed Harris packing!

(Adrian Andreev) By Lynelle Lim Kicking things off on Day 1 of the main draw at the Singapore Tennis Open at the OCBC Arena, the centre court saw the 7th …

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Taro Daniel sets up 1st-time clash with 3rd seed Marin Cilic in STO!

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 7:14:57 PM

Taro Daniel sets up 1st-time clash with 3rd seed Marin Cilic in STO!

(Taro Daniel) By Dillon Lim In the first round of the Singapore Tennis Open main draw, Taro Daniel of Japan, ranked 120, took on India's Ramkumar Ramanathan (ranked 200) at …

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STO Player Profiles : Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik

by Circle News, on Feb 22, 2021 11:09:55 AM

STO Player Profiles : Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik

(Kwon Soon-woo & Alexander Bublik) By Rehmat Nohal Alexander Bublik, is a Russian-born tennis professional who's representing Kazakstan on the ATP Tour. And he's now in the Lion City as …

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STO Player Profile : John Millman

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 8:49:05 PM

STO Player Profile : John Millman

By Rehmat Nohal John H. Millman, also known as "The Mailman", is the 2nd seed at the inaugural Singapore Tennis Open, and ranked 39th in the world. He reached a career-high …

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Smith ends spirited fightback by Jaziri to reach main draw of STO

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 7:31:54 PM

Smith ends spirited fightback by Jaziri to reach main draw of STO

(John-Patrick Smith) By Shaheed Alam In the second round of the qualifying match of the Singapore Tennis Open, the OCBC Arena saw the likes of Australian John-Patrick Smith and Tunisia's …

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STO Player Profile : Marin Cilic

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 3:15:18 PM

STO Player Profile : Marin Cilic

By Shaheed Alam Hailing from Krstine, Međugorje, a town in Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is Croatia’s No. 2 professional tennis player, Marin Čilić. Towering at a height of …

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STO Player Profiles : Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 9:26:52 AM

STO Player Profiles : Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot

(Luke Bambridge & Dominic Inglot) By Dillon Lim Dominic Inglot is a British professional tennis player, born in London. He is 34 years-old and is currently ranked 60 by the …

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Tough STO Openers for Singapore's top tennis players

by Circle News, on Feb 21, 2021 1:51:10 AM

Tough STO Openers for Singapore's top tennis players

By Rehmat Johal Home favorite Shaheed Alam kicked off his maiden ATP level match at the OCBC Arena earlier this afternoon in the first round qualifying match of the Singapore …

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STO Player Profiles : Rohan Bopanna & Ben McLachlan

by Circle News, on Feb 20, 2021 12:14:25 PM

STO Player Profiles : Rohan Bopanna & Ben McLachlan

(Ben McLachlan and Rohan Bopanna) By Lynelle Lim Rohan Bopanna is a 41-year-old professional tennis player from India, who is currently ranked #38 in doubles by the ATP Tour (Association …

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Singapore Tennis Open 2021 - All You Need to know

by Circle News, on Feb 20, 2021 9:31:39 AM

Singapore Tennis Open 2021 - All You Need to know

Tournament Details When is the Singapore Tennis Open held? Singapore Tennis Open will be held between 20 to 28 February 2021. Qualifying Rounds will be on 20 and 21 February …

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STO Player Profile : Yoshihito Nishioka

by Circle News, on Feb 19, 2021 6:23:30 PM

STO Player Profile : Yoshihito Nishioka

By Lynelle Lim Yoshihito Nishioka is a 26 year old professional tennis player from Japan who turned pro in 2014. He is currently ranked #58 by the ATP Tour and …

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STO Player Profile : Adrian Mannarino

by Circle News, on Feb 19, 2021 5:16:41 PM

STO Player Profile : Adrian Mannarino

By Dillon Lim Adrian Mannarino is a French professional tennis player, born in Soisy-sous-Montmorency. He is 32-years-old and is currently ranked 35 by the ATP Tour with a career high …

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Tatsuma Yoshida to continue to train Lions with contract extension

by Circle News, on Feb 5, 2021 2:35:53 PM

Tatsuma Yoshida to continue to train Lions with contract extension

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has announced that Tatsuma Yoshida will continue to serve as the Men’s National Team Coach until December 2022. Tatsuma Yoshida. Photo: FAS Tatsuma, 46, …

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Farewell to Water Polo Icon, Tan Hwee Hock

by Circle News, on Jan 27, 2021 3:48:42 PM

Farewell to Water Polo Icon, Tan Hwee Hock

He embodied the values of excellence, camaraderie, leadership, passion and drive, both in his professional life as a PE Specialist/Coach, and in his sporting career as a Team Singapore athlete …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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