Cycling: Esports racing can be more intense than the outdoor format

SINGAPORE – Road cyclist Darren Lim has never donned the Singapore jersey in an international race since he joined the national training squad in August 2019. But on Sunday (Nov 28), he put one on and competed in the Asian qualifier for the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships – from the comfort of the OCBC Arena. While he did […]

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Rugby: Barbarians women get record crowd, men's game off due to Covid-19

LONDON (REUTERS) – The Barbarians women’s team beat a South Africa XV 60-5 in front of a world record crowd at Twickenham on Saturday (Nov 27) after the men’s match against Samoa was called off at short notice following an outbreak of Covid-19. A crowd of 29,581 watched the fixture – a record for a women’s match. The women’s clash […]

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CU Buffs can’t keep up with No. 16 Utah in season finale – The Denver Post

SALT LAKE CITY – Karl Dorrell’s message on Friday wasn’t too different than it’s been after several other games this season. “We didn’t play as well as we should have been able to play in a caliber of game like this,” Colorado’s head football coach said after a 28-13 loss to No. 16 Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium. “I don’t want […]

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Staff picks for Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season: Thanksgiving games, Steelers vs. Bengals, Titans vs. Patriots and more – The Denver Post

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions (Thursday, 12:30 p.m.) Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys (Thursday, 4:30 p.m.) Buffalo Bills at New Orleans Saints (Thursday, 8:20 p.m.) Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals (Sunday, 1 p.m.) Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins (Sunday, 1 p.m.) Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants (Sunday, 1 p.m.) Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots (Sunday, 1 p.m.) […]

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Table tennis: S'pore's Feng Tianwei not hanging up her bat yet

SINGAPORE – Feng Tianwei, Singapore’s most bemedalled Olympian with one silver and two bronze, has hinted she may not be hanging up her bat just yet as she heads into the Nov 23-29 World Table Tennis Championships in Houston, United States. In August, the 35-year-old told The Straits Times that Tokyo 2020 would be her fourth and final Olympics, sparking speculation […]

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Hundreds of Oceania athletes to debut at Hangzhou Asian Games

HONG KONG (AFP) – Athletes from Oceania – including sporting powerhouse Australia – will compete in athletics and four other sports when the region takes part at the Asian Games for the first time, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. About 300 athletes from Oceania will be able to compete in triathlon, wushu, roller-skating, weightlifting and athletics at the […]

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ANBL basketball: Hawks game cancelled after Breakers hit by four positive Covid-19 tests in Melbourne

Four members the Breakers’ camp in Australia have tested positive for Covid-19, forcing their ANBL warm-up game with the Illawarra Hawks scheduled for Thursday to be cancelled. All members of the Breakers touring party have been self-isolating in their inner-city Melbourne apartments since Sunday night. The Breakers are currently competing in Australia during the ANBL pre-season. All players and staff […]

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Combat sports: The fight is back on for the S'pore scene with December events

SINGAPORE – Consider for a moment the impact the fight against Covid-19 and its emphasis on social distancing and avoiding contact – with surfaces, handshakes and even your own face – has had on practitioners of combat sport. These are people whose lives are all about contact. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Latest headlines […]

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Biden: U.S. may not send top dignitaries to Beijing Olympics – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States was weighing a diplomatic boycott of next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s human rights abuses, a move that would keep American dignitaries, but not athletes, from the games. Speaking to reporters as he hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office, Biden said backing a boycott of […]

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