Mama Said Knock You Out!

It’s fight week here in sunny Singapore. And arguably, the fight on everyone’s minds and lips has to be the bout between “The Iron Fists” from Namibia, Nataneal Sebastian and Singapore’s very own Muhamad Ridhwan, “The Chosen Wan”. These two warriors will duke it out for the vacant IBO International Super Featherweight title belt at […]

The Art of Tobyato

Creativity stems from inspiration and most often, inspires in return. We recently caught up with a young and talented artist/illustrator who first caught this writer’s eye with his skateboard art. Fill us in about yourself & what you do. “Hey everyone, I am Toby, and I go by the artist moniker tobyato. I am a young […]

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“The Baking Steel.” – John A. Dole IV, founder of John’s Pizza, on making great homemade pizza. Whether you’re ordering up a pie or a slice, you won’t leave no bones behind when it comes to good pizza. Pizzerias are a dime in a dozen but it’s not just about slapping out some skin or […]

Two games into the second season of the Muddy Penny Cup and only one point separates the top two teams.     This edition of the tournament sees the likes of SCC Growlers, Wanderers Wrinklies and Les Vieux Chefs all determined to wrestle the title away from the defending inaugural champions Bucks Stags (who beat […]

If you could sum up Shinya in one word – it’ll be a very long one. He trains, teaches, competes and is a husband and a father. Now repeat that a couple of times a day and you’d probably be an inch closer to the man’s daily routine. I first saw Shinya at a grappling […]

Boxing is a brutal sport. The agony, the broken nose, bruised ribs and crushed egos – the list is endless. And that’s before you even step into the ring for an actual bout.   “As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.” – Budd […]

As a kid, boxing was the first ever form of sport that I came to know of. My dad and his buddies would refer to boxing matches as fights and even the news would report them as boxing fights, which I found to be bewildering. My definition of a fight usually involved kicking, head butts […]

June 10th is a date in history not to be forgotten. Fight sport fans were treated to an amazing night of fights, thanks once again, to the folks at Singapore Fighting Championships. One of the most anticipated fights of the night was undeniably the bout featuring Muhd Ridwhan, whose third professional fight (and first on […]

It was just past 3pm and Gabriel called for time. But the lesson wasn’t over yet. As the kids gathered around, he asks, ”So what did you learn today?” Meerkats Wrestling Club was set up by Gabriel Huang, a name synonymous with the wrestling scene here and regionally. Fresh from his 3-month coaching scholarship stint […]

Fightsport fans in Singapore are in for a treat yet again. Arvind “The Juggernaut” Lalwani has been hard at work and true to his “no rest for the wicked” motto, Singapore Fighting Championship presents SFC3: The Next Chapter. Scheduled for June 10th 2016 at the Singapore Futsing Association on 2 Allenby Road, this event looks […]

Rugby (union) – if you don’t know what it is, google it. Super Rugby and if you don’t know what that is, click here. This Saturday weekend May 14th will see the Japanese Sunwolves hosting their game against South Africa’s the Stormers here in Singapore. It’s the 12th round of the tournament and for the Sunwolves; […]

“Most of the time I’m focused on the athlete’s expression. To capture that moment when it articulates the essence of their sport.” Photographer Zamri Hassan’s presence often goes unnoticed but his work always draws attention. As an Action Sports photographer, he has refined the art of capturing the moment without impeding the action. His uncanny […]

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”  – Jack Dempsey Everybody wants to be a champion until its time to do what a champion does. The sacrifices and hard work often goes unseen but they are the very essence that separates Man from men. Fresh off his back-to-back professional fight wins, Singapore […]

When you meet the man, you’d understand why the term resilience is synonymous with his name – Arvind “The Juggernaut” Lalwani. In fact, there are hosts of other adjectives that are apt but they don’t matter because he’s one who’d rather walk the talk. Arvind’s journey into boxing began as an outlet to release his […]

Still high and buzzing from its first success, Singapore Fighting Championship (SFC) is back with a second instalment that looks set to unveil a new set of combat sport talents and a night of adrenalin high for fight sports fans. Titled “SFC 2: Unfinished Business” it’s scheduled for February 20th 7pm at the Le Danz ballroom. […]

In this edition, we continue our interview series with Ahmed Haji who is currently stationed in Timbuktu, Mali. Ahmed is from Morocco and is just one of our many field staff who work away from home. For this special group of people, working in foreign and remote environments bring about challenges both on professional and […]

Recently, The Wrestling Federation of Singapore (WFS) conducted the United World Wrestling (UWW) Level 1 Coaching course. Held over 5 days, the event gave the opportunity for aspiring coaches and those interested, to better understand the sport. We managed to catch up with Gabriel Huang, Operations Manager WFS and pinned him down for a quick chat. What […]

Singapore Wrestling is at it yet again.Before you spladle yourself into confusion; what we mean is they’re writing themselves into the book of local sporting achievements and further cementing their determination to increase recognition of the sport. The 2015 Liew Siow Gian League of Lions Cup (Lions Cup) is being held every Friday from October […]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a business practice that involves participating in initiatives that benefit society. CSR is able to provide sustainability to not only the communities and areas involved but also to the businesses and organizations that practice it as well. The Arab School (HEGIRA) Dormitory Rehabilitation project in Timbuktu, Mali is an example […]

The Wrestling Federation of Singapore conducted a few wrestling sessions for the Singapore Men and Women Rugby teams as part of the latter’s preparation in the run up to the SEA Games 2015. We speak to Asyraf Salim who together with Sean Lee conducted the sessions to find out more. Good day Brutha! Thank you […]

As athletes, you can do all the preparation and everything else that needs to be done. You can be at the top of your game and ready to go but there are things that are beyond your control. Setbacks happen to everyone and at any time. You have to deal with the hand you’re left with […]

The true measure of our success is in the fulfillment of our client’s needs and the positive impact of the projects we’ve undertaken have had on the various communities involved. At the same time, we know that all of our successes could not have been possible without the dedication, commitment and perseverance of our team […]

Based in Japan, ABC Cooking Studio is launching in Singapore on 24th April 2015. Learn how to cook your very own Japanese gastronomical delights! Over the course of time, food has evolved from just being a staple need to a culinary experience and more. We mentioned ‘more’ because all over the world the interest in food – […]

Wrestling is still in its growing phase in Singapore and Gabriel knows there’s plenty of work to be done when it comes to public education and awareness. In this final part of our interview, he fills us in on the future plans WFS has for the sport. Representing a country where wrestling in some ways, is still a […]

Perseverance is key in sports. Without it, no goals can be accomplished and inspiration would be just a myth. “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” – Heywood Broun  These days it seems more people are getting into sports for (and because of) the commercial value rather than the substance- for lack of a […]