Happenings

Top muay thai fighter Brandon Ng is now a GrabFood delivery rider.

It was only slightly less than two years ago that Singaporean muay thai fighter Brandon Ng was crowned Singapore’s first World Boxing Council (WBC) muay

Singapore Premier League

Tanjong Pagar get their first win since returning to action in 2020.

Tanjong Pagar United earned their first win in the Singapore Premier League since returning to action in 2020, and lifted themselves off the bottom of

Sports

Liverpool fan Indra Sahdan remembers THAT goal against Manchester United at the old National Stadium in 2001.

For football fans, the names Ruud van Nistelrooy, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer and Fabian Barthez will remain etched in memory as legends. 

Singapore Premier League Sports

Same old Young Lions.

Tampines Rovers chairman Desmond Ong asked for a response from his Stags after a defeat to Hougang United the last time out. And his team

Singapore Premier League

250 fans will be allowed to watch SPL matches from this weekend onwards.

Fans of the Singapore Premier League will be able to attend AIA Singapore Premier League (SPL) matches starting this weekend. In a statement posted on

Sports

Investigation findings into alleged misuse of funds being reviewed by Attorney-General Chambers.

In a written response to a Parliamentary question, Minister for Home Affairs K. Shanmugam has said on 5 April that the Attorney-General’s Chambers is reviewing

Esports

Esports and lifestyle brand Legion of Racers launches ECO+ Plan.

Singapore’s esports and lifestyle brand Legion of Racers (LOR) have started an ECO+ plan to help highlight and bring more attention towards climate and environmental

Singapore Premier League Sports

Did you know that Hougang United and Woodlands Wellington merged in 2014? Here are 5 facts about the club for non-Hools fans.

On Saturday 3 April, Hougang United sent a considerable measure of shockwaves to the rest of the Singapore Premier League when it served up a

Singapore Premier League

Balestier Khalsa’s 4-0 win over Tanjong Pagar leaves the Jaguars in familiar territory. At the bottom.

If form dictates the future, Tanjong Pagar could well end the 2021 Singapore Premier League season the same way it ended their 2020 season. Right

Singapore Premier League

Tampines Rovers react to 5-1 bashing.

It was somewhat a foregone conclusion that Tampines Rovers would have collected all three points from Hougang United in Saturday’s league clash on 3 April. 

Singapore Premier League

Doi scores a hattrick as Hougang United puts five goals past Tampines Rovers.

Hougang United sent Tampines Rovers packing with a 5-1 hammering and ended the evening leading the AIA Singapore League standings with nine points, at least

Singapore Premier League Sports

Song Uiyong makes the internet go awwwww…

Lion City Sailors forward Song Uiyong made the internet go ‘awww’ after he posted photos of himself helping a Mdm Tan from Yio Chu Kang

Sports

Germans lose at home for first time since 2001.

Germany suffered their first home defeat in a World Cup qualifier in 20 years when they were stunned 2-1 by unheralded North Macedonia in Group

Entertainment

Madame Tussauds Singapore launches new Marvel Universe 4D film.

Feel the power of your favourite Marvel Super Heroes in Madame Tussauds Singapore’s new thrilling 4D Marvel movie experience!  Visitors can look to experiencing wind-chilling,

Sports

Selangor II player suspended for supporting anti-coup protests in Myanmar.

Selangor II player Hein Htet Aung has been suspended for a match for displaying a “political” symbol during a match against PDRM FC. In a

Sports

Unleash the Roar: The aftermath of a disaster announcement.

Judging by online sentiment alone, the announcement of Singapore’s grand football plan to qualify for the men’s World Cup in 2034 has been nothing short

Sports

Lim Kia Tong to serve as President for another term; former Lions Goh Tat Chuan and Lionel Lewis join Team LKT and will be returned unopposed.

Incumbent president Lim Kia Tong will continue to serve another four years as the president of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). When nominations closed

Sports

Jo Schooling hits 52.93s, finishes second to Caeleb Dressel in Florida meet.

The 26 March night session of the ISCA International Senior Cup in St Petersburg, Florida had some international-podium flavour when it came to the 100-meter

Sports

Powerlifter Matthew Yap worked at a Korean cafe, saved up to travel and then returned with a gold medal. He was only 17.

He was only 17 then and he had dreams of hearing the Majulah Singapura being heard as he received his gold medal.  So powerlifter Matthew

Sports

Soh Rui Yong meets 1500m SEA Games mark but will he get to Vietnam?

Singapore’s double Southeast Asian Games marathon champion Soh Rui Yong has met the qualifying mark for the 2021 SEA Games in the 1500m event, an

Sports

5 people we hope will put their names up for elections at the Football Association of Singapore.

If you are keen to take part in the upcoming elections for office bearers at the Football Association of Singapore, you have till Monday, 29

Sports

What happened that day in 2017 when powerlifter Matthew Yap was stranded in Belarus?

Singapore powerlifter Matthew Yap earned a gold, a silver and a bronze medal at the 2017 World Classic Championships in powerlifting in Belarus.  Apart from

Sports

Here’s what we found out about the online capabilities of the Singapore Premier League clubs. Points 1 and 2 are just embarrassing.

Wondering about that main image? Read on and you will understand its significance. Communication is key, and vital in an organisation’s outreach to its fans. 

Sports

Two former FAS staff to challenge for Council seats at upcoming elections.

Two former Football Association of Singapore (FAS) staff look set to throw their names into the ring for the upcoming elections for office bearers.  The

Sports

Two Singaporean hockey officials headed to the Tokyo Olympics.

Two of Singapore’s hockey officials are set for the Tokyo Olympics.  Lilian Chee and Lim Hong Zhen will be officiating at the upcoming Olympics in

Sports

$500,000 boost for water-polo players through donation.

The Tan family synonymous with Singapore water polo for decades has donated S$500,000 to help fellow athletes, the Singapore Olympic Foundation said on Sunday, 21

Sports

No new ‘A’ qualifiers for Tokyo after 5 days of competition.

Singapore’s swimmers were unable to meet the Olympic “A” Cut marks in their respective events at the end of the Liberty Insurance 51st Singapore National

Esports

Legion of Racers’ Luis Moreno is Next Level Racing’s latest global ambassador.

Next Level Racing, one of the fastest growing simulator solution brands in the world, has announced a partnership with Legion of Racers pro sim racer

Sports

Maximillian Ang breaks own national record and sets new national record in men’s 200m breaststroke.

Having just turned 20, Maximillian Ang from Aquatic Masters Swim Club (AMSC) gave himself the best belated birthday present when he lowered his own National

Singapore Premier League Sports

Fans react after Hougang United stun Lion City Sailors.

Hougang United stunned pre-season big spenders Lion City Sailors and brought them right down to earth with a 3-1 win at the Jalan Besar Stadium

Sports

An alumni of the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Clarence Chew becomes first Singapore-born paddler to qualify for Olympic Games.

Paddler Clarence Chew, who started bearing the national flag on his chest at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games held in Singapore, has become first Singapore-born

Sports

A tragedy one month before the 2017 SEA Games did not stop cyclist Calvin Sim from striking gold for Singapore.

As part of his training leading up to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Singaporean cyclist Calvin Sim and a few of his

Sports

Perseverance pays off for fly specialist Ong Jung Yi.

Dedication and perseverance towards his craft finally paid off for Chinese Swimming Club’s (CSC) Ong Jung Yi, as the butterfly specialist broke his own personal

Sports

Swimmer Gabriel Koo cracks U-17 record, sets sights on greater things.

A National U-17 record that had withstood challenges for eight years finally fell on the second day of finals at the Liberty Insurance 51st SNAG

Sports

Trio of speed demons in the pool qualify for SEA Games but aiming for Olympics.

The Liberty Insurance 51st Singapore National Age Group Major Games Qualifier got underway at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on Wednesday, 17 March as Singapore’s top

Esports

Prize details for Legion of Racers TRUEFORCE Challenge announced.

Singapore’s esports and lifestyle brand Legion of Racers (LOR) have announced more details of the prizes which  sim racers can stand to win for the upcoming

Sports

No challenge expected at FAS elections but new faces expected in Lim Kia Tong’s line-up.

The Singapore football fraternity will have a chance to decide who leads the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) when it holds its elections on 28

Sports

SEA Games gold by “2027…latest 2029”.

The Chief Executive Officer of Sport Singapore Lim Teck Yin expects Singapore to win a Southeast Asian Games gold medal by “2027…latest 2029” if it

Singapore Premier League Sports

10 goals as SPL resumes, fans show their support for teams from outside venues.

Football fans were not allowed into the venues for the opening day matches but they turned up and showed their support for their teams at

Singapore Premier League Sports

The 2021 Singapore Premier League season starts today. Our 6 predictions for the season.

Today marks the start of the 2021 AIA Singapore Premier League season.  Eight clubs will battle it out in yet another Covid-19 impacted season, where

Sports

We always have plans, but where is the follow up, asks former Lion Kadir Yahaya.

Former Singapore Lions defender Kadir Yahaya, who coached the bronze-medal winning side at the 2010 Youth Olympics Games in Singapore has asked a couple of

Sports

He took a pay cut, saved his own money for his overseas trips, and then went on to win a gold medal at the 2017 SEA Games.

At the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore earned 57 gold medals from the event, finishing in fourth place in the final medal

Sports

Former Singapore technical director Michel Sablon says players in Singapore ‘disappear’ after NS.

In an interview with the The New Paper published on 11 March, former Singapore technical director Michel Sablon lamented how footballers end up leaving the

Opinion Sports

OPINION: Lots more questions need to be answered on national football plan.

By Jose Raymond There are many questions about the grand football plan released by Sport Singapore and Football Association of Singapore (FAS). For example, which

Sports

International Cricket Council asks CEO Manu Sawhney to go on leave.

The former chief executive of the Singapore Sports Hub Manu Sawhney who joined the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2019 has been told to go

Sports

Dominant in Southeast Asia, Suzuki Cup victories along the way and World Cup 2034 is an aspirational goal.

The anticipated announcement by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and Sport Singapore was delivered by the trio of Lim Kia Tong, Bernard Tan and

Sports

Netizens and football fans react to new national football plan.

Singapore’s fans who are glued to the internet are responding to the Government’s announcement of a plan to unite Singaporeans through football. The Minister for

Sports

Government announces new plan to unite Singaporeans through football.

The Singapore Government announced on 8 March the launching of a new national project to unite Singaporeans through football, TODAY reports, with Singapore’s sports minister

Singapore Premier League Sports

U-23 rules not helping Lions, says Lion City Sailors coach Aurelio Vidmar. National skipper Hariss Harun also joins chorus of voices against the rule.

Lion City Sailors coach Aurelio Vidmar is the first coach in the Singapore Premier League to speak up against the under-23 rulings in the professional,

Sports

Who remembers Stephen Ng, Singapore’s new national women’s football coach.

If you know who Stephen Ng is, then you are an old-timer who has followed Singapore football since the S-League was started in 1996. On

Sports

No challenge expected against Lim Kia Tong’s team at next FAS elections.

The upcoming elections for office-bearers at the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is not expected to see any challenge against the slate to be led

Sports

Johor Darul Ta’zim get off the blocks with a win.

Malaysian Super League (MSL) giants Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) kicked off their defence of the Malaysia Super League title by defeating Aidil Shahrin’s Kedah Darul

Sports

SSA, Liberty Insurance extend partnership.

The Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) and Liberty Insurance have renewed their partnership until 2022. The partnership will mean that Liberty Insurance will remain as the

Sports

Irfan Fandi and his BG Pathum United lift Thai League 1 title.

Singapore’s Irfan Fandi’s team in Thailand Bg Pathum United lifted the Thai League 1 title, and made Irfan the first Singaporean to earn a winner’s

Sports

Amateur football sides thinking of putting up a fight at FAS elections.

Current Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president Lim Kia Tong may have a battle to face at the upcoming elections for office bearers to be

Esports

Legion of Racers to host Trueforce Challenge with time attack format.

Simracers aiming to out speed and outdo each other in a time attack format can now look forward to the TRUEFORCE Challenge, to be organized

Sports

Is the Johor Crown Prince taking over Spanish club Valencia?

If reports and speculation is anything to go by, Spanish club Valencia CF will have a new owner soon. In a report carried by football-espana.net,

Singapore Premier League Sports

FAS, AIA extend partnership.

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and life insurer AIA Singapore have extended their partnership of the Singapore Premier League. On 3 March, the FAS

Sports

FAS president Lim Kia Tong seeking new mandate for another 4 years, says he has the stature and wisdom to lead for another term.

Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president Lim Kia Tong is keen to lead the football body for another four years. On the sidelines of a

Sports

Singapore to host AFC Cup group matches involving Lion City Sailors and Geylang International.

Both Lion City Sailors and Geylang International have been served an advantage in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup competitions. On 1 March, the Asia’s

Singapore Premier League Sports

The Singapore Premier League’s U-23 rulings are a disincentive for any kid to get into the sport, says Dez Corkhill on CNA938 programme.

There have been more discussions surrounding former national youth footballer R Aaravin’s revelations that he was offered $1200 to play professional football with a Singapore

Sports

Unseeded Aussie Alexei Popyrin lifts Singapore Tennis Open title.

Unseeded Australian Alexei Popyrin recovered from going a set down against fourth-seeded Alexander Bublik to claim his first ATP Tour title at the Singapore Tennis

Entertainment

Tales of Arcadia: 3Below premieres on Dreamworks on 1 March.

DreamWorks, NBCUniversal International Networks’ 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment has announced the channel premiere of Tales of Arcadia: 3Below.  The new series

Singapore Premier League Sports

Whatever success I have today is due to my wife, says national footballer Gabriel Quak.

National and Lion City Sailors footballer Gabriel Quak has paid tribute to his wife Melissa Teo for being his pillar of support in his pursuit

Singapore Premier League Sports

Fans react to former national youth player R Aaravin’s $1200 offer to play professional football in the Singapore Premier League.

Former national youth footballer R Aaravin’s revelations in a podcast carried by The Final Whistle has brought about loads of reactions from netizens and football

Singapore Premier League Sports

The road to success is a lonely journey, says 2020 Player of the Year Gabriel Quak.

2020 Singapore Player of the Year Gabriel Quak has revealed in a video interview that 2018 and 2019 were the years which defined his career,

Sports

The U-23 rulings have shortchanged a lot of players, says former national youth defender R Aaravin, who retires at 24.

A former Young Lion and national youth defender and The New Paper Dollah Kassim award winner R Aaravin has spoken out against the current under-23

Sports

No brain. Babies. Pondan. Rafi Ali’s hard truths about football talents in Singapore.

Former national midfielder Rafi Ali has shared that while Singapore has many talented players, most of them have “no brain”, “they are babies” and are

Singapore Premier League Sports

Geylang International rescues Dutch goal machine who is owed thousands at former club in Malta.

Dutch footballer Sylvano Comvalius, who was Bali United’s hotshot in the Indonesian league in 2017, has joined Geylang International for the 2021 Singapore Premier League

Sports

Tiger Woods seriously injured in car crash.

American golfer Tiger Woods was seriously injured when his SUV crashed into a median, rolled over and ended up on its side near a steep

Happenings

National cyclist Calvin Sim and ERA division director Shen Jiaming team up in safe cycling video.

With instances of angst between motorists and cyclists on the road appearing to be rising based on online posts, national cyclist and 2017 Southeast Asian

Singapore Premier League Sports

DPMM FC out of 2021 season which starts on 13 March.

The 2019 Singapore Premier League champions are out of the 2021 season. On 23 February, the Football Association of Singapore released its fixtures for the

Singapore Premier League Sports

Egmar, Peres, Fabio, Diego. And now we have Moresche.

Singapore football fans have been accustomed to having samba-styled Brazilian strikers in their midst. Think Egmar Goncalves (who later became a Singapore citizen), Peres de

Singapore Premier League Sports

Players in training but when will the league start?

Die-hard fans of the Singapore Premier League will need to wait a little longer to soak in the action. The curtain raiser Community Shield was

Sports

Hail the new queen of tennis.

Naomi Osaka destroyed Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 to secure her second Australian Open title on 20 February and cemented her standing as the new queen

Opinion

OPINION: World Cup in 2034? But Singapore hasn’t won a SEA Games football gold since 1959.

By Jose Raymond So, Singapore aims to make it to the football World Cup again, this time with 2034 set as the light at the

Sports

Is it over for Serena Williams after Australian Open exit?

American tennis superstar Serena Williams broke down, cut short her post-match press conference in tears after another failed bid to equal Margaret Court’s record Grand

Singapore Premier League Sports

Is the Young Lions project a sacred cow which cannot be slayed, asks Straits Times Forum writer.

A Straits Times reader has opined that the effort put into the Young Lions project has not justified the effort. In a letter published on

Sports

Singapore wants to host AFC Cup group stage matches.

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has submitted a bid to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) host the group stages of the competition in which

Singapore Premier League Sports

Geylang International and Fight Zone in fitness partnership for 2021 season.

Geylang International Football Club (GIFC) has tied up a pre-season partnership with Fight Zone, a local fitness concept which combines heart rate monitored high intensity

Singapore Premier League Sports

After years of decline in local football, this is our opportunity, says newly appointed Lion City Sailors chief executive.

The Lion City Sailors have hired a former army colonel as its new chief executive and he has said in his first interview with the

Singapore Premier League Sports

Former footballers, fans weigh in on Faritz Hameed’s The Final Whistle podcast comments.

Former footballers have reacted to the comments made by former national defender Faritz Hameed in a The Final Whistle podcast.  The story, which was published

Singapore Premier League Sports

The football path leads nowhere, lot of things to change in Singapore football says former Lions defender Faritz Hameed.

In what be described as an honest and frank interview with the Final Whistle podcast team, former national footballer Faritz Hameed shared how the under-23

Sports

Former US Open winner Marin Cilic among players set for Singapore Tennis Open.

Former US Open winner Marin Cilic who is currently ranked 43rd in the world is the headliner for the upcoming Singapore Tennis Open to be

Sports

Liverpool torn apart at Anfield by Manchester City.

Manchester City are clearly in the driving seat, with five points clear and a game in hand ahead of Manchester United after a 1-4 win

Opinion

OPINION: The scarcity of sports facilities needs to be addressed.

By Jose Raymond In April 2003, when I was still a journalist at TODAY, I exposed how the touts had taken control of the booking

Sports

Lutz Pfannestiel headed for West Ham?

Is West Ham in pursuit of former Sembawang and Geylang goalkeeper Lutz Pfannestiel?

Sports

Yoshida stays on as Lions coach till end of 2022.

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has announced the extension of national coach Tatsuma Yoshida’s tenure as Lions national coach till December 2022. Tatsuma, 46,

Singapore Premier League Sports

Former Japan youth player joins Albirex Niigata for 2021 season.

Singapore Premier League side and defending champions Albirex Niigata have made former Japan youth player Kondo Kuraba their fifth signing for the 2021 Singapore Premier

Sports

Tampines Rovers face uphill task in Champions League.

Tampines Rovers have been drawn into a group made up of iconic Asian football clubs in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League tournament. The

Sports

Singapore to host top men’s tennis event in February.

Tennis fans could be in with a treat as a few of the men’s top tennis players cold well make their way to Singapore after

Sports

Lion City Sailors sign $3m player. Fans react.

The Lion City Sailors have signed up Brazilian footballer Diego Lopes from Portuguese side Rio Avenue for almost $3 million.  The club made the announcement

Esports

Legion of Racers Racing to field 2 entries in ERGP Endurance Series 2021.

The Legion of Racers will start the 2021 season by entering a two-car entry for the ERGP Endurance Series in 2021, with the first round

Sports

Reunion for Alam Shah and Ridhuan Muhammad at Tanjong Pagar.

After ending their return season in 2020 with a wooden spoon, the only way has to be up for Tanjong Pagar. For the 2021 season

Opinion

OPINION: Time to scrap the Young Lions.

By Jose Raymond The time has come to put an end to the Young Lions project in the Singapore Premier League. The Young Lions have

Sports

Anu lands up in Kedah.

Kedah has announced the signing of Singapore international Anumanthan Mohan Kumar.  The Singaporean signing was revealed by the club in their social media channels and

Sports

Aiming for Podium finish by 2030 at the Asian Games.

The Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has announced the hiring of a Technical Director (TD), Paul Oberman, for Water Polo – a new position that will

Esports

11-year old Singaporean among 6 simracers given contracts for 2021 season by Legion of Racers.

6 simracers have been signed on contracts by the Legion of Racers for the 2021 season.

Happenings Trending

Nazri Nasir suffers minor stroke.

Former Singapore national skipper Nazri Nasir has suffered a mild stroke after he was admitted to hospital on Wednesday (Dec 16) for a medical procedure. This was

Sports Trending

Malaysian teenage girl plays for Bayern Munich U-17 team.

A 15-year-old Malaysian girl has joined the second squad of Bayern Munich’s under-17 women’s team. According to various news reports, Celine Chuang, a Malaysian national

Trending

Klopp pays tribute to Houllier.

Jürgen Klopp has paid tribute to Gerard Houllier on behalf of the current Liverpool squad after the former Reds boss died on Monday morning. The

Trending

The joke about a mini stadium in Kedah.

A Kedah state official became the subject of criticism after Malaysian netizens caught on that a newly built football stadium in the state had been

Sports

Divers secure SEA Games 2021 spots.

National divers Mark Lee (main photo), Timothy Lee, and Ashlee Tan, qualified for next year’s Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam

Esports

LEGION OF RACERS ATHLETE ANDIKA RAMA LIFTS 2020 TCL GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SIM-PRO CROWN.

Legion of Racers pro athlete Andika Rama Maulana has lifted the 2020 TCL GT World Challenge Asia Esports Championship presented by Tarmac Works Sim-Pro crown.

Happenings Sports

Former FAS Deputy Director and wife charged for allegedly cheating FAS of more than $600k.

Former Football Association of Singapore (FAS) deputy director Rikram Jit Singh and his wife Asya Kirin Kames, alone with two others have been charged in

Sports

Suzuki Cup 2020 postponed to December 2021.

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) has announced that its flagship tournament, the AFF Suzuki Cup – which was originally scheduled for November 2020, has been

Singapore Premier League Sports

Albirex Niigata are the Singapore League champions.

Albirex Niigata continued the trend of foreign based clubs in Singapore picking up the championship when it pipped Tampines Rovers to the 2020 AIA Singapore

Sports

Swimmers return to the competition pool.

Singapore’s top swimmers returned to competitive action on Day 1 of the closed-door Singapore National Olympic Qualifiers held on Thursday, 3 December at the OCBC

Entertainment

Dreamworks announces Channel Premiere of Captain Underpants.

DreamWorks – NBCUniversal International Networks’ 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – has announced the channel premiere of The Epic Tales of Captain

Singapore Premier League Sports

Tampines Rovers on the brink of title.

Tampines Rovers are on the verge of achieving what no other Singapore club has done since 2015.  Win the Singapore Premier League – Singapore’s very