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.
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.
Out of the many brave souls we have in the community, two were selected to represent (and take photos for) SingaSports.com in this year's Men's Health Urbanathlon 2015. Posssibly the most hyped obstacles-race event this half of the year, the two men ran, jumped and climbed their way to the finishing line. But was it a race worth going for? Here's what one of the urbanathlete has to say:
ONE FC: Battle of Lions, what a night! Firstly, we would like to congratulate local fighters Amir Khan and Kirstie Gannaway for winning their respective bouts! You guys did the nation proud. It was an international MMA spectacle jam packed with action, entertainment, takeaways and talking points.
ONE FC 22: BATTLE OF LIONS' upsets and first round knockouts left the audience with mixed emotions leaving the arena but definitely an exciting experience the fans will remember. If you love the MMA scene, read on y'all.
What's the difference between Ebola and the Zombie Fever? The latter is an epidemic in the Singapore running scene! Over 5,000 caught th "Zombie Fever" at second edition of Run For Your Lives Singapore held on 25th October at West Coast Park.
Let’s just accept the fact that we all know what it looks like and that it is not. If you still want to pretend you’re Tony Hawk on YouTube without burning a hole in your wallet, check out this SJ4000 ($120) review to see why this baby is the best deal.
The Singapore Selection VS Juventus FC was the first football match held in the new National Stadium last weekend and boy was it hyped to much fanfare (and expectations)! Despite all its ticketing/marketing sales issues nearing the kick-off date, here are 5 points to ponder now that the Sports Hub's pitch is "officially" launched.
Its been a while since we last reviewed a running gear and so here we are pounding the trails just to get you in the know of NewBalance's latest trail running shoe - the FreshFoam 980 Trail (S$169)! But should you trade in your running shoes for one of these? Read more to find out.
To anyone who shares the same distaste as me for training with a heart rate monitor strapped across your chest, the TomTom Multisport Cardio GPS (S$499) watch is godsend. This watch packs more than just your-typical-GPS sports watch out there in the market.