The IPTL (International Premier Tennis League) officially announced the players to lead the Singapore Slammers. In a unique scoring format that is unlike the classic point system used by all other major tournaments, the IPTL showcases present champions, renowned legends and rising stars. Heading the team is world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, with the stellar ensemble of Spaniard Carlos Moya, who also once held the world No.1 ranking, Australian Nick Kyrgios, the current No. 25, who has defeated the likes of Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon 2014, Czech Karonlina Pliskova, ranked 12, and Swiss Belinda Bencic, ranked 21.
During a job interview some time back with a Fortune 500, I was shocked when the interviewer, a lady asked me a rhetorical question - What did you learnt from the Army? Isn't it just about following instructions? I was taken aback but kept a professional front and went to supplement her answer. So, it struck me that I should share 3 Life Lessons from the Military which will follow me for life. Here's a Singaporean's perspective. Enjoy.
Many Singaporean men would have served National Service (NS) as Specialists (Non-Commissioned Officers). They are adept at force preparation, training and discipline. In their unique position having close rapport among the men and higher command, they would have picked up things only seen from their perspectives that can be applied outside the NS context. So here are some life lessons from a Sergeant.
With SEA Games 2015 done and dusted, our National Stadium is dead you might think. But noooo...the Barclays Asia Trophy happening in July sees Premier League clubs such as Arsenal, Stoke City and Everton heading down to our sunny island for some exciting footballing match ups! And yes, Singapore will be fielding its own "Select XI" team to compete and battle it out with the English clubs. #MakeLocalYourFocal and check out the line-up for our Singapore Selection!
Local fitness event - Absolute Fitness Throwdown (AFT) Singapore 2015 brought plenty of fitness junkies and sporty athletes to Kovan Hub on 14th June and it appeared that the battle of wits between the competitors were close. The multi-fitness event co-organized by Abvolution, Community Sports Club (CSC) and Crossfit Hub was a first of its kind held for the masses to promote a competitive yet fun environment for such fitness activities.
Crossfitters and fitness enthusiasts! Let go of your self-restrain cause there’s finally a good reason to flood your social media with your preaching! An event not just for your fellow cultists, but also for everyone, even if they don’t match your mad crossfit fitness!
In our previous footballing article, the writer lamented 8 Reasons Why Kallang Roar Is Dead. With more than 120,000 readership on that piece alone in just 2 days, it covered the grounds following the dismal attitudes of Singaporean fans at the National Stadium during the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup. However, fast forward 6 months, it seems like things might just turn for the better.
Fans waited 6 long months for ONE Championship to make its way back home to the Singapore Indoor Stadium. It was worth the wait. Warrior's Quest saw a night stacked with unforgettable fights. Capping off the event, fans were also able to whet their appetites on two title fights. Singasports was there to cover the action and we now bring you the highlights of our favourite fights
Regional football fans unite! The 28th SEA Games football draw and fixtures are out! With only two groups in the games and the top two from each team will proceed on to the semis, who will make it and who will break it? Download the printable fixtures today! Details inside!