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Singapore beat France in women’s table tennis team event, to face favourites China in quarter-finals

Singapore beat France in women’s table tennis team event,…

TOKYO: Singapore’s women’s table tennis team have progressed to the quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics after they beat France 3-0 on Monday (Aug 2). They will next face defending champions China, who swept past Austria on Sunday. Singapore got off to a strong start in the round of 16 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium after Lin Ye and Yu Mengyu combined to win their doubles match 3-0. World number 9 Feng Tianwei followed that up with a 3-2 victory over Prithika Pavade stretch
Singapore's Yeo Jia Min loses to South Korea's Kim Ga-eun at Tokyo Olympics

Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min loses to South Korea’s Kim…

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Yeo Jia Min was knocked out of the women’s singles Badminton competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday (Jul 28).  The 22-year-old lost against South Korea’s Kim Ga-eun, ranked 18th in the world, 21-13, 21-14, at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza.  Yeo, ranked 30th in the world, had a 3-1 head-to-head coming into the match with Kim, winning their last two encounters in 2019. On Wednesday morning, Kim started strongly, pulling ahead 11-6 at the interval of the first game. She
4 more athletes chosen to represent Singapore at Paralympic Games

4 more athletes chosen to represent Singapore at Paralympic…

SINGAPORE: Four more athletes, including Singapore's first representative in para-powerlifting Nur 'Aini Mohamad Yasli, have been selected to compete in next month's Paralympic Games. Equestrians Laurentia Tan, who is a silver medallist at the Games, as well as Gemma Foo and Maximillian Tan, have also been chosen to represent the country, the Singapore National Paralympic Council announced on Friday (Jul 9). Nur 'Aini, who is the first woman on Singapore's national para-powerlifting team, thanked her mother for being her "main pillar of support"
Singapore resume 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-0 loss to Palestine

Singapore resume 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with 4-0…

RIYADH: Singapore returned to World Cup and Asian Cup qualifying action after more than 18 months on Thursday (Jun 3) with a 4-0 loss to Palestine. The second round of joint qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China has resumed after a lengthy delay caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Palestine raced to a three-nil lead in the first half at the King Fahd International Stadium, prompting Singapore head coach Tatsuma Yoshida to
Kim takes HSBC title after Green's bogey finish

Kim takes HSBC title after Green’s bogey finish

Kim Hyo-joo won the HSBC Women's World Championship at Singapore's Sentosa Golf Club on Sunday as Australian Hannah Green bogeyed the last two holes to hand the South Korean victory in the $1.6 million tournament. Kim's eight-under par final round of 64 earned her the title with a four round score of 17-under par, although it was Green's failure to see out the last two holes in regulation that ultimately gave the 25-year-old first place. Green, who had been third going into the
LPGA unsure of China event as Singapore, Thailand return

LPGA unsure of China event as Singapore, Thailand return

MIAMI: No final decision has been made on the status of the LPGA Blue Bay tournament planned for China in May, LPGA officials said on Wednesday (Mar 24) while confirming Singapore and Thailand events. While tweaking the United States schedule to ease travel to Asia for two other events, the LPGA said in a statement that the fate of the LPGA event on China's Hainan island, planned for May 13 to 16, "will be announced in the coming weeks as the LPGA continues