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

Straits Times 07 Dec 2021
The start-up is a member of the Global Sports Innovation Centre (GSIC) powered by Microsoft, which partnered with Sport Singapore (SportSG) to launch its Asia Pacific headquarters at the Singapore Sports Hub on Tuesday (Dec 7) ... Lim said that the centre will also play a crucial role in Singapore's ambitions of becoming a regional sports hub.
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Athletics: Pain in Spain earns Soh Rui Yong new marathon national record, Asian Games spot

Straits Times 06 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - Running his first marathon for over two years took such a toll on Soh Rui Yong that he suffered from blurry vision which meant he could not even identify his bottle at water stations for half the race ... "And secondly, I wanted to be the first Singaporean to qualify for the Asian Games, and to make Singapore sports history.".
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Pain and gain in Spain

Straits Times 06 Dec 2021
This, however, meant that he had not gotten the mileage he needed to be in his best shape for the 42.195km race, with his last competitive race being the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon in November 2019 ... "And secondly, I wanted to be the first Singaporean to qualify for the Asian Games, and to make Singapore sports history.".
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Swim school fined $6,500 for dumping chlorine powder illegally into public sewers

Straits Times 06 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - A sports and recreation company has been fined $6,500 for illegally disposing hazardous substances into public sewers, national water agency PUB said in a statement on Monday (Dec 6) ... The Singapore Civil Defence Force and PUB were alerted to the incident, which did not cause hurt to anyone or damage�the sewers, said PUB ... � ....
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Global network to tackle sexual abuse in sport planned by Fifa and UN agency

The Observer 06 Dec 2021
A global investigative network intended to tackle sexual abuse across all sports is due to be established by Fifa and a United Nations agency next year in the wake of the scandals in Afghanistan and Haiti revealed by the Guardian ... With sports we have a limit.” ... and equal sport”.
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Footprint November Monthly Report: DeFi TVL surpasses $288B, NFTs stall

Cryptoslate 06 Dec 2021
... digital currencies in facilitating cross-border payments India may ban listing and trading of cryptocurrencies without government approval US senators to introduce encryption amendment to Biden’s infrastructure bill Asian Blockchain Gaming Consortium launched in Singapore.
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Skateboarding in Singapore: Sport helps his 11-year-old son come out of his shell

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - Shy and mild-mannered, 11-year-old Elijah Scott Wee does not look like one who would enjoy the adrenaline rush on ...
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Must-reads

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
Sarawak has 82 seats in its state assembly, and a crowded electoral field is expected, with multi-cornered contests in most seats.� SINGAPORE. More rare birds make landfall in Singapore. Rare birds have been making landfall in Singapore in recent months, exciting birdwatchers keen on getting a glimpse of these unexpected visitors ... SINGAPORE.
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Football: Big welcome for AFF Suzuki Cup with 10,000 people at National Stadium

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
The football buzz at Kallang began as early as 9am at the Singapore Sports Hub as families and fans took part in activities at the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 Community Football Activation Zone, which will be open on match days at the National Stadium until Jan 1 ... The return of sport in ...
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Fans back in force as Suzuki Cup kicks off return of football frenzy to Kallang

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
The football buzz at Kallang began as early as 9am at the Singapore Sports Hub as families and fans took part in activities at the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 Community Football Activation Zone, which will be open on match days at the National Stadium until Jan 1 ... The return of sport in ...
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StanChart Marathon 'brings sport back' with in-person race for 4,000 runners

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - The Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) wrapped up the return of in-person mass participation running in Singapore on Sunday (Dec 5), with about 2,000 participants taking to the streets for a second day ... Sport Singapore chief executive officer Lim Teck Yin said ... Santoz Kumar, general manager, Singapore, The Ironman Group, said.
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Live audience for final stage of M3 e-sports event

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
Bang Bang (MLBB) M2 World Championship in January was the first international e-sports tournament to be held in Singapore amid the pandemic, and the competition returns with another big bang less than 11 months later with the M3 kicking off today ... Local teams RSG SG and Evos SG also qualified after making it to the MPL Singapore final in October.
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E-sports: S'pore's RSG SG, Evos SG aim for title at Mobile Legends' M3 World C'ship

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - The Mobile Legends. Bang Bang (MLBB) M2 World Championship in January was the first international e-sports tournament to be held in Singapore amid the pandemic, and the competition returns with another big bang less than 11 months later with the M3 kicking off on Monday (Dec 6).
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Suzuki Cup: Ikhsan Fandi scores twice as S'pore off to dream start with 3-0 win ...

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - The Lions got off to a dream start at this year's Suzuki Cup as they beat a hapless Myanmar 3-0 at the National Stadium on Sunday (Dec 5) night ... Coincidentally, he and Safuwan were also on the scoresheet the last time Singapore hosted an Asean Football Federation championship match in 2018 when they beat Timor-Leste 6-1 in a group game.
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Developing a child's discipline and resilience with a skateboard

Straits Times 05 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - Gone are the days when skateboarding was seen as a reckless sport for rebellious, angry youth.
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