Recently acquired for $650 million by China's Dalian Wanda Group, the Ironman Triathlon is making its waves once again in the tropical island of Bintan, just an hour's ferry away from Singapore. With marathons and "typical running events" becoming passe in Singapore, more people are looking to explore new grounds, new boundaries and ultimately, a new self. Although, this post has been presented by Ironman Bintan, all thoughts and opinions are from SingaSports.
The Singapore 7s returned to the IRB Sevens World Series calendar after a 9-year hiatus. The last time it was held back in 2006 at the former National Stadium, Fiji defeated England 40-21 to win the Cup final. Nothing much has changed since then in terms of favourites as Fiji was hotly-tipped to win this leg of the series following a convincing Cup final victory in Hong Kong the previous weekend.
The biggest dragonboat race in Singapore is back with its 5th edition that promises bigger incentives for teams to push in every event and a host of attractions to bring in the crowd. Here’s a summary of what to expect at DBS Marina Regatta 2016 (DBSMR).
#DontSayWeNeverJio - World Rugby stars, Sonny Bill Williams (New Zealand) and Carlin Isles (USA) are coming down to Singapore later today, 11th April 2016, to rock, ruck and rumble for the Singapore-leg of the inaugural Singapore Rugby Sevens which is happening on 16-17th April. Read more to find out more where to catch them when they land and the draw for the this weekend's games.
Have an office job that keeps you on your butt all day? Or are you simply a homebody and TV addict, which keeps you glued to your couch? In today’s Age of the Workaholic, these descriptions seem to apply to everyone working and slaving away all day behind a computer screen, fighting to sit down on the commute home, and finally ending the day sitting on a couch to unwind.
No run is complete without music in your ears to nudge you forward to the finishing line. The Music Run is back this year with louder and more heart-thumping beats on 23 April 2016 at Sentosa. Runners can ditch the headphones and run to the 120 concert speakers dotted along the 5k run. Designed specially for this year’s run, each 1k zone along the running course will pump 150,000 watts of music known as ‘The Sound Track’ with different music genre for different music zones - rock, pop, old school, hip hop and dance.
Swapping our weekday executive wear for sports gear, we took to the CBD on a Sunday morning (so much for sleeping in) for this year's Urbanathlon. Promising (almost) all new set of obstacles, we rose to the occasion to see what they can throw at us. Here's what we have to say about the challenge.
The biggest night race in Singapore is happening on the 28th of May 2016 at the F1 pit building. Now in its 9th edition, the ever popular running event features Soh Rui Yong (SEA games 2015 marathon gold medallist) racing along an expected 30,000 runners this year. So lace up your running shoes and break your limits at this year’s Sundown Marathon.
Its the 8th of March and we are 38 days to the biggest sportainment event in Singapore for the month of April, the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens (16-17thApril). Yes, the world's sexiest gentlemen are coming to town to rock, ruck and rumbling it out at the Singapore Sports Hub to be crowned the champion of this 8th leg of the tournament.