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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 | Fitness 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: Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Feature

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Laurentia Tan | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Diroy Noordin | Competitions | Play

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The Science behind the Shot!

by Circle News, on Aug 28, 2021 8:31:47 PM

The Science behind the Shot!

(TeamSG Shot Putter Md Diroy Noordin) By Desmond Boey & Danny Lum The Olympics saw the crème de la crème from each sport competing for personal and national glory; a …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Diroy Noordin | Competitions | 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: Tokyo 2020 | Gemma Foo | Laurentia Tan | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Maximillian Tan | Competitions | Play

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Equestrienne Gemma Foo says,

by Circle News, on Aug 26, 2021 4:07:18 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Equestrienne Gemma Foo says, "One Day, I would like to win a Paralympic medal for Singapore"!

(TeamSG Equestrienne Gemma Foo - Photo by Gemma) By Raj Kumar At the age of 25, she's already on the verge of her 3rd Paralympic campaign. And her utmost desire …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Gemma Foo | Competitions | Feature

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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 …

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Tokyo 2020 : A 12-year dream comes true for TeamSG Para-Swimmer Sophie Soon, on her Paralympic debut!

by Circle News, on Aug 24, 2021 7:31:11 PM

Tokyo 2020 : A 12-year dream comes true for TeamSG Para-Swimmer Sophie Soon, on her Paralympic debut!

(TeamSG's Sophie Soon - Image from Sophie's IG) By Raj Kumar The Paralympic dream for Team Singapore swimmer Sophie Soon began at the age of 12. And it's taken her …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Sophie Soon | Competitions | Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : After spending 2 1/2 years of prepping, TeamSG Para-Cyclist Steve Tee is ready for his Paralympic debut!

by Circle News, on Aug 23, 2021 6:03:35 PM

Tokyo 2020 : After spending 2 1/2 years of prepping, TeamSG Para-Cyclist Steve Tee is ready for his Paralympic debut!

(Team SG's Steve Tee and Ang Kee Meng - Photo by Huw Fairclough Photography) By Raj Kumar How does a Visually Impaired person, ride a bicycle, let alone train and …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Ang Kee Meng | Steve Tee | Competitions | 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: Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Para-Powerlifter Nur'Aini is hoping to create history on her Paralympic debut!

by Circle News, on Aug 17, 2021 6:51:34 PM

Tokyo 2020 : TeamSG Para-Powerlifter Nur'Aini is hoping to create history on her Paralympic debut!

(TeamSG Para-Powerlifter Nur'Aini bte Mohd Yasli - Photo by Sembawang GRC) Raj Kumar She made her international debut in the sport of para-powerlifting less than 5 years ago, at the …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Nur'Aini Bte Mohd Yasli | Competitions | Feature

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The Science behind the transformation and success of 4-time SEA Games Gold medallist and 1 of TeamSG's newest Olympians, Ryan Lo!

by Circle News, on Aug 11, 2021 9:24:31 PM

The Science behind the transformation and success of 4-time SEA Games Gold medallist and 1 of TeamSG's newest Olympians, Ryan Lo!

(TeamSG Sailor Ryan Lo - Photo from Ryan Lo's IG Acct) By Dr Ricco Swinbourne and Ranald Joseph Olympic athletes work hard and hard work requires fuel. For Olympic sailor …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Ryan Lo | Competitions | 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: Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Feature

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | 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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Kiria Tikanah | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Freida Lim | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei | Yu Mengyu | Lin Ye | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei | Yu Mengyu | Lin Ye | Competitions | Play

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Joan Poh | Competitions | Feature

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Tokyo 2020 : Profile of Singapore's Fastest Woman - Shanti Pereira, ahead of her Olympic debut

by Circle News, on Jul 30, 2021 8:26:15 AM

Tokyo 2020 : Profile of Singapore's Fastest Woman - Shanti Pereira, ahead of her Olympic debut

(Team Singapore sprinter, Shanti Pereira - Photo by Richard Seow) By Nick Aplin Once described in 2013 as shy, a little gawky, yet charmingly polite and ever ready to break …

Topic: Shanti Pereira | Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu | Competitions | Feature

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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Tokyo 2020 :

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: Tokyo 2020 | Amanda Ng | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Yeo Jia Min | Competitions | Feature

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Feng Tianwei | Competitions | Play

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Yeo Jia Min | Competitions | Play

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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: Tokyo 2020 | Yu Mengyu | Competitions | Play

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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 | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Amita Berthier | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Clarence Chew | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Joan Poh | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Kiria Tikanah | Competitions | Play

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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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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 …

Topic: Parents | GetActive! | Fitness Feature | Tokyo 2020 | Working Adults

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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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TeamSG Shuttler Yeo Jia Min : Even though it's my Olympic debut, I hope Singaporeans will watch me fight in every match and also enjoy the Games!

by Circle News, on Jul 21, 2021 10:28:03 PM

TeamSG Shuttler Yeo Jia Min : Even though it's my Olympic debut, I hope Singaporeans will watch me fight in every match and also enjoy the Games!

(Yeo Jia Min - Image by Singapore Badminton Association) By Raj Kumar The last time she tasted success and won a championship title was back in August 2019. That was …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Yeo Jia Min | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Rower Joan Poh : I hope to use my Olympic debut to help inspire and groom the next generation of rowers for the nation!

by Circle News, on Jul 21, 2021 11:18:02 AM

TeamSG Rower Joan Poh : I hope to use my Olympic debut to help inspire and groom the next generation of rowers for the nation!

(TeamSG Rower, Joan Poh - Photo by Joan) By Raj Kumar She is a current fulltime staff nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Renal Department). And yet, she has managed …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Joan Poh | Competitions | Play

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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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TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew : I first picked up a table tennis bat at the age of 5 and today (at 25), I'm ready to represent Singapore at the Olympics!

by Circle News, on Jul 15, 2021 8:41:39 PM

TeamSG Paddler Clarence Chew : I first picked up a table tennis bat at the age of 5 and today (at 25), I'm ready to represent Singapore at the Olympics!

(Clarence Chew) By Raj Kumar At the age of 18 in 2014, he won his first Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Together with 4 others including Gao Ning and …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Clarence Chew | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Shooter Adele Tan : Be Happy in your Sports journey and don't chase things blindly!

by Circle News, on Jul 12, 2021 8:25:09 PM

TeamSG Shooter Adele Tan : Be Happy in your Sports journey and don't chase things blindly!

(Adele Tan - TeamSG Shooter) By Raj Kumar In January 2020, she won the prestigious Gold medal in the Women's 10meters Air Rifle Event at the H & N Cup …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Adele Tan | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Sailor Ryan Lo : I hope the performances of our athletes in Tokyo, will be a source of positivity for S'poreans!

by Circle News, on Jul 7, 2021 8:03:24 PM

TeamSG Sailor Ryan Lo : I hope the performances of our athletes in Tokyo, will be a source of positivity for S'poreans!

(Ryan Lo at 2019 SEA Games - Photo by SportSG) By Raj Kumar His sister represented Team Singapore at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. 3 years prior, Lo Man Yi …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Ryan Lo | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Shuttler Loh Kean Yew : It's my Olympic debut and I'm looking at 1 match and 1 round at a time!

by Circle News, on Jul 5, 2021 10:26:08 PM

TeamSG Shuttler Loh Kean Yew : It's my Olympic debut and I'm looking at 1 match and 1 round at a time!

(Loh Kean Yew) By Raj Kumar He will be going from 1 Major Games campaign to another, without physically seeing his family members in person. That is the story of …

Topic: Loh Kean Yew | Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Fencer Kiria Tikanah : My 13-year dream is finally about to be realised in Tokyo!

by Circle News, on Jul 2, 2021 4:23:18 PM

TeamSG Fencer Kiria Tikanah : My 13-year dream is finally about to be realised in Tokyo!

(TeamSG Fencer, Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman) By Raj Kumar 1 July 2021, will be a day she will never forget as Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman, for the very 1st time, …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Kiria Tikanah | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Loh Kean Yew | Tokyo 2020 | Kiria Tikanah | Competitions | Feature

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TeamSG Equestrienne Caroline Chew : After a journey of 6 years, I'm just weeks away from achieving my Olympic dream!

by Circle News, on Jun 29, 2021 5:10:39 PM

TeamSG Equestrienne Caroline Chew : After a journey of 6 years, I'm just weeks away from achieving my Olympic dream!

(Caroline Chew at the recent Olympic qualifier in Le Mans, France -Photo by Equestrian Federation of Singapore) By Raj Kumar Her mother (Melanie) was a showjumper who later, went on …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Caroline Chew | Competitions | Play

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TeamSG Artistic Gymnast Tan Sze En : After almost 2 years of preps, I'm looking to excel on my Olympic debut!

by Circle News, on Jun 23, 2021 11:29:27 AM

TeamSG Artistic Gymnast Tan Sze En : After almost 2 years of preps, I'm looking to excel on my Olympic debut!

(Tan Sze En at the 2019 World Championships - Photo by Singapore Gymnastics) By Raj Kumar She missed out on the 2017 SEA Games due to a fractured ankle. She …

Topic: Inspirational Stories | Tokyo 2020 | Tan Sze En | Competitions | Play

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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 …

Topic: Tokyo 2020 | Chantal Liew | Competitions | Play

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