Microsoft-powered Global Sports Innovation Centre sets up base in S'pore

SINGAPORE – When fitness technology start-up EliteFit was founded last year, it quickly evolved from a software for artificial intelligence remote physiotherapy sessions to teaching users how to exercise remotely during the pandemic. While it was initially limited to pitching the software to potential clients via Zoom, the company will now have an offline presence to boost their reach to […]

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Table tennis: Nigeria's Quadri Aruna on a mission to get Africa playing

SINGAPORE – Having experienced firsthand the struggles of pursuing a professional table tennis career, Nigeria’s top paddler Quadri Aruna tries his best to ensure the next generation will have an easier time. Away from travelling and competing, he donates equipment and kits to the Nigerian Table Tennis Federation and local orphanages, while also organising table tennis competitions for youths in […]

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Swimming: Singapore's Colin Soon wins fourth gold at Asian Youth Para Games

SINGAPORE – Swimmer Colin Soon continued his fine form at the Asian Youth Para Games in Bahrain, adding a fourth gold to his haul on Monday (Dec 6). The 16-year-old Singaporean clocked 1min 2sec in the S11-13 100m freestyle (boys’ 12-16) to also break the S12 national record of 1:10.75 set by Wong Meng Ee at the Asean Para Games […]

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Floorball: S'pore upset 9-4 by the Philippines at the Men's World C'ship

SINGAPORE – The Singapore men’s team slumped to their second defeat at the Men’s World Floorball Championship (WFC) in Finland on Sunday (Dec 5), losing 9-4 to a lower-ranked Philippines side. The Philippines, who are 19 rungs below world No. 16 Singapore in the world rankings, dominated proceedings against their South-east Asian counterparts at the Helsinki Ice Hall. Head coach […]

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MLB comes to work stoppage as owners lock out players

Fox Business Flash top headlines for December 1 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Major League Baseball owners locked out players at midnight Wednesday for the first work stoppage in the sport since 1995 as the collective bargaining agreement with the players union expired. The lockout ended the sport’s labor peace after 9,740 days over 26 and a half years. […]

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