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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…

Dipna Lim Prasad: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

On a good day, you find the strength to pull through as everyone else fades behind you, and that’s an amazing feeling. That translates to life in some metaphorical sense…

Nur Alfian: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

Some people assume that the SEA Games is easy for me as the defending champion, but it’s not. Silat itself originated in Southeast Asia, and most of the world champions are here…

Sasha Christian: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

When I’m on the water – be it for wakeboarding or waterskiing – I feel like a completely different person. Nothing can compare to the kind of focus that goes into it…

Mark Leong: SEA Games 2017 Athlete

When I finished the event, I didn’t know that I had broken any record. I didn’t know Singapore had not won gold in slalom skiing in 18 years…

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