Here in Singapore, the sport of rugby is alive and well especially in the junior ranks. But this is arguably, only known to those who follow the sport. Though the number of tournaments may be healthy; the numbers when it comes to junior rugby clubs based locally is still far from being significant. So when we […]

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Sneaker Pimps is kicking up the jam in Singapore this weekend. Fancy some sole food? This weekend your appetite is going to be filled as Sneaker Pimps, the traveling sneaker exhibition, makes a return appearance to this island nation. It’s been 14 years since the Pimps were last in town so this weekend’s show is […]

Combat sports is, one of the most demanding of any contact sport disciplines. For this special breed of athletes, Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is a crucial component of their training programme. We recently spoke to a man who knows more than just a thing a two about the demands of the sport and for a […]

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In boxing if you have no gas, you won’t have the brains to survive your bout. At the same time, if you have no boxing brains, you’d never be able to maximize your gas efficiently to finish a fight. In his IBO International Super Featherweight Title fight, Muhamad Ridhwan “The Chosen Wan” proved he had […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

“You should change your moniker to ​The Social Media​,” I said, which got his attention. He looked up from his phone and we both laughed. Being in fight sport, moments like these are always welcomed. Laughter, after all, goes a long way in soothing frayed nerves, easing tensions and erasing disappointments. For Syafiq Abdul Samad, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Diseases affect all gender but yet, women have been shown to be more susceptible to some. One of these conditions is Urinary Tract Infections (or UTIs). The reason women are more prone to Urinary Tract Infections than men is because women have a shorter urethra than men. This gives bacteria easier access to the bladder. […]

Motivation is one of the key factors behind achieving our goals and dreams. Without it, we won’t have the drive to succeed or to overcome difficult situations. There are many examples of why motivation is important in our daily lives. When it comes activities that can be somewhat challenging both physically and mentally, like exercising […]

What inspired these women to start their own businesses and what spurs them on? We speak to Ace Chia, one half of Elska – an online fashion boutique- on what inspired her to delve into the fashion business. Over the years, more women have stepped up to the plate and announce their arrival in the […]

As I was working on this article and reminiscing about MMA fights I’ve witnessed, it occurred to me that the ones I fondly remember always took place in a ring. Call me old school but there’s something about fighting in a ring that does it for me and I meant that as no disrespect to […]

In the sport of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), it takes more than just skill and technical know-how to emerge victorious. Above all, it takes resilience and grit determination. The explosion of MMA over the years has presented opportunities for clothing brands, in particular, to reach out to more people aka consumers. In stand-up fighting, a […]

Yoga, as we all know and agree, is a holistic approach towards better self both for the mental and physical wellbeing. For generations, this ancient art has healed many people and has helped them attain a better and healthier life. Such is the influence of this mystic art of health and wellness. LAVA Yoga is a […]

World Club 10s Rugby

The inaugural Rugby World Club 10s tournament takes place this weekend (June 21 and 22), and the eight teams are already in Singapore as of Wednesday (June 18). Despite the heat and humidity, the players are all set for competition at the new National Stadium. Top professional club teams and big names in the sport […]

Wrestling Federation of Singapore

The Wrestling Federation of Singapore  (or WFS) was started in 2008 where a small group of wrestling enthusiasts got together and spent most Saturdays, learning and refining the sport’s techniques. Its mission is to establish and develop the sport of wrestling in Singapore and since its inception, the WFS has managed to do so with […]

We all know about the perception of beauty in Korea. We are too familiar with that, but what about Plastic Surgery Tourism in Singapore? Japan, the land of the rising sun. To promote medical tourism, the Japanese government issues six-month entry visas to travellers entering Japan to receive medical care, double the duration of regular tourist […]