Happenings

Confusion, angst as gyms and fitness centres shut as part of Covid-19 updated measures.

The Government prohibits strength training under the new COVID-19 measures, allowing indoor gyms and fitness studios to open only if they offer “low-intensity physical activities”,

Trending

Customer at Kallang Decathlon suffers fractured nasal bridge after getting hit by golf ball in store.

Decathlon Singapore has shut its golf test zone in its Kallang store after a customer’s Facebook post which states that he was hit by a

Sports

From having to share a pair of boots, to a Tiger Cup winner.

His goal in Hanoi in 1998 against the host nation Vietnam won Singapore its first regional title but growing up, R. Sasikumar to share a

Entertainment

Get that chicken back in the cage please. Later the cat eat. Thx.

Former Singapore muay thai exponent Brandon Ng’s Facebook post about an usual request by a GrabFood customer has gone viral and earned him loads of

Esports

6 sim racers from Legion of Racers to take part in Olympic Virtual Series.

Six sim racers from the Legion of Racers (LOR) team across three different countries will be participating in the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), which has

Singapore Premier League

No fans for SPL matches with stricter rules in place to curb Covid-19 virus.

The bad news is that fans will not be allowed into any Singapore Premier League (SPL) matches this week.  The good news is that the

Sports

Football’s Ben Tan gets set to be part of Unleash the Roar project.

One of Singapore’s most valuable football exports is returning to Singapore to be part of the Unleash the Roar project.  Over the last week, various

Esports

Two more sim racers join Legion of Racers e-sports team.

The Legion of Racers (LOR) sim racing e-sports team has signed up two more sim racers to their roster.  On 3 May, the LOR announced

Happenings Sports

Singaporean teenager charged in court for threatening EPL player Neal Maupay via Instagram.

A Singaporean teenager has been charged in court with harassment after threatening to kill Brighton & Hove Albion forward Neal Maupay and his family in online messages

Esports

Singapore duo qualify for FIFA eNations finals.

Singapore have qualified for the finals of the FIFA eNations Series 2021 after three days of virtual battle. Amraan Gani and Muhammad Syakir will now

Sports

“The Magician” Ivica Raguz like you have never seen him before.

Fans of the Singapore Armed Forces Football Club (SAFFC) in the lat 1990s after the start of the S-League have always regarded Ivica Raguz as

Sports

An Olympic Games without fans? Maybe.

The upcoming Tokyo Olympics could be held behind closed doors, Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto has told AFP on Friday, 30 April. A former Olympian,

Sports

Broken, but the 2010 Youth Olympic Games will forever remain in their memories.

The 2010 Youth Olympic Games football team were the darlings of the inaugural global competitive event which Singapore hosted. With queues forming for tickets, and

Sports

Four years on.

Two members of the Game Changers team who contested at the Football Association of Singapore 2017 elections for office bearers four years ago were elected

Esports

Two Singaporeans to represent Singapore in FIFA eNations series 2021.

Amraan Gani and Muhammad Syakir have been called up to represent Singapore in the FIFA eNations series 2021, an international esports tournament that is part

Singapore Premier League Sports

Vidmar out of Lion City Sailors.

The Lion City Sailors have parted ways with their head coach Aurelio Vidmar after only 22 matches in charge. In a statement posted on their

Singapore Premier League Sports

Lion City Sailors and coach Aurelio Vidmar set to split?

The Lion City Sailors look set to make a major announcement soon over its coach Aurelio Vidmar. Over the last week, there had been increasing

Sports

Fencer Kiria Tikanah secures another Olympic spot for Singapore in Tokyo.

National fencer and chemistry undergrad Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman secured another Olympic spot at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after winning the women’s epee event at

Sports

Strict, but Kadir Yahaya cared his young players.

A member of Singapore’s 1994 Malaysia Cup and League winning side, defender Kadir Yahaya was a regular feature of Singapore’s national teams until injuries sidelined

Sports

Amita Berthier is first Singaporean fencer to qualify for the Olympics.

The Singapore sporting community stood up in cheer for national fencer Amita Berthier after she qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s foil event,

Esports

Zaim Rasyad takes SuperPole in Logitech G TRUEFORCE Challenge organised by the Legion of Racers.

Zaim Rasyad took a surprise win in the Logitech G TRUEFORCE Challenge after narrowly beating Team Flash’s Professional sim racer Ar Muhammad Aleef and Ethan

Singapore Premier League Sports

Sailors go top of table.

The Lion City Sailors climbed to the top of the AIA Singapore Premier League standings on 24 April after a Diego Lopes goal was enough

Sports

The connection with the fans was what made the 2010 YOG football team special.

The Cubs from the 2010 Youth Olympic Games football team captured the imagination of a nation more than a decade ago when Singapore became the

Sports

Young Lions management getting roasted on Twitter for $250 Young Player of the Month award prize money.

It did not help that Khairin Nadim Rahim was not smiling in the photo which was posted on the official Young Lions Facebook page and

Singapore Premier League Sports

250 fans for each SPL match from this weekend onwards.

Up to 250 fans of the Singapore Premier League will be able to attend matches from this weekend onwards without the need for any form

Sports

All six English Premier League sides pull out of European Super League.

After only two days since its announcement, all six English Premier League teams which were supposed to be founding members of the European Super League

Sports

Before the European Super League, there was (almost) an ASEAN Super League.

Now that the football world is up in arms about the proposed breakaway European Super League, it is perhaps timely to remind football fans in

Sports

Bye Bye Jose.

Jose Mourinho has been sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on 19 April after 17 months in charge of the London club and only six

Singapore Premier League Sports

Tanjong Pagar get a 6-0 bashing by Albirex Niigata, but Noh Alam Shah says the scoreline doesn’t matter much.

After getting hit by Albirex Niigata for six goals without a response, Tanjong Pagar United manager Noh Alam Shah said in a post match interview

Sports

Singaporean Izaac Quek Yong is current leader in global Under-15 ranking.

Paddler Izaac Quek Yong has become the first ever Singaporean to top the Under 15 world ranking list. He made the top of the list

Sports

Can Joseph Schooling pull off a shock again at the Olympics?

In an email interview with AFP which was carried on Channelnewsasia, Singapore’s swim darling Joseph Schooling said that “my biggest rival in myself.” While true,

Sports

Once Singapore’s top local striker, Indra Sahdan is now hoping to groom the next generation of strikers.

He scored more than 200 goals in the S-League when he was a player during a career which spanned two decades.  Now, Indra Sahdan Daud

Happenings

Drunken Farmer finds a spot at Stanley Street.

Drunken Farmer, the travelling natural wine bar, consultancy and merchant by lifestyle company Spa Esprit Group, has finally traded in the nomadic life for a new

Sports

Indra Sahdan pays tribute to former Lions coach Raddy Avramovic.

Former national striker Indra Sahdan Daud paid tribute to former Lions coach Radojko Avramovic, and called him among the best coaches he has played under

Sports

Singapore Cycling aims to have a Singaporean at the 2030 Tour de France while Government looks at licensing of cyclists on roads.

While the Government has announced that an expert panel will study the licensing of cyclists on roads, the Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) has shared a

Singapore Premier League

8-0 and Geylang fans are not happy.

Just two points above bottom-placed Young Lions with four points, Geylang International were hit for eight goals without a response on 11 April when the

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