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People of Legends | “At the end of the day, I just want to see our local boys and girls put in the hard work and win. When they win, I win too.”
People of Legends | “I want my dad to know that I really respect him a lot. We know it hasn’t been easy for him being a dad and a mom at the same time.”
Through “In My Shoes”, I hope to remove that financial barrier and give every kid in Singapore equal opportunity and access to proper (sports) footwear.
I knew there was no fixed road to follow if you wanted to be a fighter. But I guess I couldn’t help dreaming the dream, so I took a leap of faith and decided to just roll with it and see where this road would take me.
People of Legends | “Compassion is important because it helps me connect with people. I was at my worst when I felt like people didn’t understand me, so now I want to feel what others feel.”
Once they see that we’re not a bunch of people who are trying to emulate what they see on WWE, and that we’re just a bunch of hardworking people training to entertain, they’ll want to come back and be a part of this.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
It’s throwback Wednesday, and we relive a night of amazing fights that took place at the ONE Championship event in Singapore.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…