15 Singaporeans Aged 25 And Under To Watch In 2015

Who says Singaporeans are untalented? Although Singapore might be a small island, we clearly have no lack of talents. We highlight (in no particular order) 15 young people under 25 to watch – from a fashion icon to a footballer – who have already accomplished far beyond their age and is...

This NMP Points Out Everything Wrong With Singapore Sports Culture In One Speech

Dr Benedict Tan thinks there's something very, very wrong with Singapore sports Contrary to popular belief, many other things went down in parliament in the latest session this Monday (19 January). MPs debated and heard about stuff apart from the Liquor Control Bill and penalties for not contributing to MediShield...

Delusional Sports Hub Management Gets Put In Its Place By Straits Times Journalist

Straits Times Calls Out Sports Hub Management On Their Lack Of Humility An improvement of Singapore's press freedom rating might be incoming Singapore's press freedom rating was at a dismal 150th out of 180 countries last year -- the worst ranking for a developed country. Since last year, The Straits Times (ST) has been...

S-League Club Posts Online Job Ad For Footballer

Balestier Khalsa trawls online job site to bolster squad We've all seen the standards of the S-League in recent years, especially after the LionsXII team took the best players across the Causeway to "reclaim the glory days". Unfortunately, the plan hasn't worked out in the S-League's favour. With continually declining...

5 Things Sports Hub Is Doing Wrong

On 30 June 2014, Singapore Sports Hub’s National Stadium opened its doors with much fanfare. After all, $1.3 billion was exhausted in its construction. However, a slew of mistakes soon surfaced. 1. Stadium capacity Back in her early heydays, the Grand Old Dame saw a capacity of 55,000 with Singapore’s population...

Malaysia Apologises To Vietnam Over Violent Fans During Suzuki Cup

Malaysian Football Fans Attack Vietnamese Fans During Semi-Finals The explosive behaviour of Malaysian football fans who attacked Vietnamese supporters during the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final first leg at Shah Alam Stadium has forced an apology from Malaysia's sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Five people were arrested and at least one Vietnamese fan...

Sports Hub Decides Fake Is Better (And Probably Cheaper Too)

Update as at 20 Dec: The Sports Hub has decided that the pitch at the National Stadium will be natural grass. However, rather than ripping up and replacing the existing turf, the new surface will simply be placed on top of it. Who Says Growing Grass Is Easy? It's been called "sandy", "unplayable", and...

‘Kampung Boy’ Fandi Ahmad Wants To Retire In Batam

Fandi issues Batam 'Come and Get me Plea' Singapore's best — and some say JB — is moving to Batam. Fandi Ahmad expects to retire from coaching in three to five years, and when he does, he's moving to Batam. Singapore’s first footballer millionaire is a kampung boy at heart, and explained that he likes...

Fandi Ahmad’s Son May Get You Excited About Singapore Football Again

Irfan Fandi Named One Of World Football's 40 'Best Young Talents' A video of then 13-year-old Irfan kickin' it. Back in the 90s, Fandi Ahmad was king of football. Now, it looks like his son will continue his legacy. Irfan Bin Fandi Ahmad has been named by The Guardian as one...

Ten Times Joseph Schooling Proved He Was The Perfect Singaporean Athlete

On 24th September 2014, Joseph Schooling clinched a gold medal for the 100-metres butterfly at this year’s Asian games at Incheon, with a record of 51.69 seconds. In case you missed it, here’s a video of his win: And now, we present ten fun facts about the 19-year-old gold medalist. Ten...

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