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 […]

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 […]

This month being July marks one year since my second and final heart procedure. The whole heart episode happened like a thunderbolt out of nowhere and results from the multitude of tests that I went through even baffled doctors. My results indicated that I was perfectly healthy… Except for the heart, for some reason. So […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Teaser for Vamos Asia Fitness.

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 […]

Sara is our 4-year-old niece who’s been under our care since she discovered the joys (and to our relief!) of wearing diapers. Watching her grow, grasping and applying new knowledge and things she’s learnt is nothing short of inspiring and moving even. But seeing her take to commonplace objects such as park benches, safety railings […]

The common ‘Salt’ is a mineral substance composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl). Apart from adding flavor to food, there are many other uses of salt. Indeed the salt is quite a handy mineral and its good to have some lying about. But this article is not about salt. It’s about Deimos Athletics and the […]

The popularity of MMA over the years has seen a significant rise in the number of fight promotions, schools and dojos globally. Though this phenomenon doesn’t automatically make you a fighter by virtue of being a club member, it continues to fuel another ongoing phenomenon- that of fame by association. But that’s another story. A […]

Nevermind The Kicks Its Reebok Instapump Fury

Recently Reebok’s Pump Fury celebrated its 20th anniversary. It was a showcase of its past collaborations and the launch of its latest. “If a man’s fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.” – Horace Shoes, it’s […]

Rugby Sevens! Now that’s a game the world should be watching. Definitely a sport not for the faint hearted, both on the pitch and in the stands. Rugby Sevens is a fast-paced action packed game that has been winning fans all over since its inception. For the uninitiated, here’s a link to the definition, history […]

World Cup 2014 Argentina

Win an all expense paid trip to catch the World Cup Finals live in Brazil. The New Paper (TNP), a tabloid published by Singapore Press Holdings, has launched an integrated campaign to reward a lucky reader with an all expense paid trip to watch the World Cup Finals in Brazil. TNP is working with digital […]

Fighting has been around since the dawn of civilization and MMA has kept the spotlight on fighting. Fighting has been around since the dawn of civilization. Man would use this avenue to settle a host of disputes, ranging from territorial to even the kind of combat boots one’s mother are accused of wearing.  In short, fighting is […]

Fight in blood sport

We were born to fight and victory is the ultimate prize in any fight. But does it come by any means necessary and at what price? Blood sport is more than just about fighting. As students struggling with mathematical concepts in classrooms, as adults vying for jobs, as the gravely ill-stricken person fighting for his […]

Fighting out of Wales, Johnny Owen was a young boxer who stood out in the ring. The subject of discussions – ridicule even – amongst pundits & promoters usually centered around his physique or the lack of it, to be precise. “It is late in the 12th Round in what’s turning out to be a monumental fight. […]