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Grapple MAX: 50 Wild Pictures that Capture Pro Wrestling in Singapore

They say that wrestling is fake. While there is a degree of truth to that, the combination of passion and athleticism (and not to forget comedic timing) displayed at Grapple MAX: Enter the Ring was as real as it gets, or so photographer Kurt Ganapathy found out.

Word on the Street: Raviin Kumar (Singapore National Runner)

Whenever I meet people, they still remember me for my sporting achievement in 2015 and how it inspired or impacted them in some way…but right now, I want to rewrite my story and be acknowledged for the person I am today.

Word on the Street: Dennis “The Ladykiller” (Singapore Pro Wrestler)

Dennis The Ladykiller is a prize fighter. He’s very smooth and charismatic, and he walks out in a yellow robe and snakeskin tights. Yellow is not even my favourite colour, but I know that it suits the character. He’s very flashy, which is very different from who I am in real life.

Word on the Street: Danisha (Singapore Boxer)

You’re the only one who can determine if you’re going in the ring to fight, and I like that feeling of being in control of your own destiny.

Word on the Street: Muhammad Ashiq (Singapore Pro Boxer)

I wouldn’t look for fights, but if someone wanted to fight, I would. Why? Well, I grew up in a broken family and I just had a lot of anger management issues back then…

MMA Fighter Angela Lee Defends Belt on Home Ground in Epic Rematch at One: Unstoppable Dreams

It’s throwback Wednesday, and we relive a night of amazing fights that took place at the ONE Championship event in Singapore.

Singapore Roars as Pro Boxer Muhamad Ridhwan Remains Undefeated and Improves to 10-0

The Chosen Wan’s star continues to rise after a hard-fought victory at Roar of Singapore IV on 20th April 2018. Relive the action with these pictures.

Singapore Boxer Muhamad Ridhwan Discusses “Roar of Singapore IV”

Will The Chosen Wan bring home the IBO Intercontinental Featherweight Title? On EP 2 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, the boxer shares his thoughts, hopes and heartfelt message for his supporters.

Word on the Street: Hafiz (National Boxer)

I’ve had a total of 35 amateur fights now, 25 of which are wins. I guess I didn’t give up fighting because a part of me knew I wasn’t done with boxing yet…

Dream Chasers: Interview with Paralympic Swimmer Theresa Goh

Before she flies off to Kuala Lumpur to compete at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games, we catch up with the national swimmer to talk about her journey as a Paralympian, and using her voice to champion causes she feels passionately about.    

Tay Wei Ming: ASEAN Para Games 2017 Athlete

When I was bullied, badminton pulled me out of my gloomy days. My teammates never treated me differently. They admired me for playing despite my disability…

Jeremiah Tan: ASEAN Para Games 2017 Athlete

They say the sky’s the limit, but my physical limits had already been set for me when I was born with this body. My parents laid down all the facts of my condition, and I took it positively…

Syahidah Alim: ASEAN Para Games 2017 Athlete

The more I practised archery, the better I got at it. Fun eventually turned into passion, and passion quickly became an obsession to challenge myself and break my limits…

Aini Yasli: ASEAN Para Games 2017 Athlete

I also wanted to prove that people with disability can achieve a lot in life. When people look at me, they don’t believe I powerlift, but with the support of my coaches and teammates, I can do it…

Claire Toh: ASEAN Para Games 2017 Athlete

I think I enjoy how you have to constantly think, adapt and plan when you play table tennis. From the moment you serve, you have to anticipate the next move…

Jeremy Tong: Climbing Mount Everest

I had trained so hard, why did this have to happen when I was so close to the summit? It was a painful decision to make, but I knew that if I had continued, I might have lost my toes, so I turned back…

Gary Chow: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

Right now, I feel like I’m at my peak as a judoka, and I want to thank all of my training partners for lending me their bodies and time so that I’ll be in my best form…

Koh Thong En: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

A lot of hard work goes into that one throw in a competition…and I like how months of physical and mental preparation lead up to that one important moment to shine…

Shayna Ng: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

I’m attracted to the sound of the ball striking the pins. The impact gives me an adrenalin rush, and it drives me to strike over and over again…

Gregory Foo: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

Golf is a true test of skills, physically and mentally. It’s so easy to get ahead of yourself when you’re out there for four hours, so you have to stay in the present and be in control of your emotions…

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