31st SEA Games: Rivals on court, friends off court

31st SEA Games: Rivals on court, friends off court

The SEA Games can sometimes be more than just about reaching new heights in sports. For many, friendships have also been forged between on-court rivals. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service on Telegram: https://cna.asia/telegram Follow…

Finswimming set to kick off at 31st SEA Games

Finswimming set to kick off at 31st SEA Games

Finswimming kicks off on May 21 at the 31st SEA Games. While the niche sport is growing in popularity in the region, it’s still lesser known in Singapore. CNA finds out how it differs from conventional swimming. The sport is…

SEA Games: Singapore's paddlers fail to defend gold medals in both men's and women's singles

SEA Games: Singapore’s paddlers fail to defend gold medals in both men’s and women’s singles

Singapore’s paddlers failed to defend their gold medals in both the men’s and women’s singles at the 31st SEA Games. Both Clarence Chew and Zeng Jian ended their campaigns in the semi-finals. SEA Games debutante Zeng lost her semi-final to…

SEA Games: Singapore's Peter Gilchrist, Alex Puan win English billiards doubles gold for first time

SEA Games: Singapore’s Peter Gilchrist, Alex Puan win English billiards doubles gold for first time

At the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Singapore won the men’s English billiards doubles for the first time. Peter Gilchrist made up for his singles disappointment, teaming up with Alex Puan to beat Myanmar 3-1. Gilchrist had finished with the…

SEA Games: Singapore swimming head coach Gary Tan on the team's next targets

SEA Games: Singapore swimming head coach Gary Tan on the team’s next targets

At the 31st SEA Games, Singapore’s swimmers dominated the final day at the pool. Teong Tzen Wei won the 50m freestyle in 21.93secs, making him the only Southeast Asian ever to dip below 22 seconds. Singapore took home 21 swimming…

SEA Games: Singapore's women complete sweep of bowling golds

SEA Games: Singapore’s women complete sweep of bowling golds

Singapore bowler Cherie Tan helped the women’s team win gold at the 31st SEA Games, after taking home gold in both the singles and doubles event. The quartet of Cherie Tan, New Hui Fen, Bernice Lim and Daphne Tan notched…

Fencing Singapore looking for success on Asian, global stage after best SEA Games showing

Fencing Singapore looking for success on Asian, global stage after best SEA Games showing

Fencing Singapore is immediately looking for more success on the Asian and global stage. At the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, the team produced their best ever Games showing, bringing home 15 medals — six gold, four silver and five…

SEA Games: Singapore women's table tennis team cope with absence of veteran player

SEA Games: Singapore women’s table tennis team cope with absence of veteran player

Singapore is in danger of not winning gold in any of the women’s table tennis events at the 31st SEA Games. They have lost to Thailand in the doubles final, after Sunday’s defeat in the team event to the same…

SEA Games: Amanda Lim's unbeaten streak in 50m freestyle ends

SEA Games: Amanda Lim’s unbeaten streak in 50m freestyle ends

Singapore’s Amanda Lim has been dethroned in her pet 50m freestyle event at the 31st SEA Games. The 29-year-old lost out to Thailand’s Jenjira Srisaard. Lim clocked 25.39 seconds to take silver, while compatriot Quah Ting Wen claimed the bronze.…

Unique ties among Singapore athletes at 31st SEA Games

Unique ties among Singapore athletes at 31st SEA Games

A couple whose relationship blossomed thanks to the SEA Games and a primary school football coach who now plays alongside several of her former students — these are some of the unique ties in the Singapore contingent at the 31st…

SEA Games: Singapore's Gan Ching Hwee wins inaugural women's 1,500m freestyle

SEA Games: Singapore’s Gan Ching Hwee wins inaugural women’s 1,500m freestyle

At the My Dinh Aquatics Centre in Hanoi, Singapore’s Gan Ching Hwee swam her way into the record books by winning the inaugural women’s 1,500m freestyle for her fourth gold medal at the 31st SEA Games. This makes her one…

Team Singapore's veterans and debutants team up at SEA Games

Team Singapore’s veterans and debutants team up at SEA Games

Getting the right blend of youth and experience — Singapore’s veterans and debutants are teaming up in Hanoi at the 31st SEA Games. And for one pair at least, the move has paid off. It’s 14-year-old Max Lee’s first time…