Tag: Sport

Unfazed by haze, Singapore’s athletes keep up SEA Games training

Singapore—Haze or no haze, the country’s premier athletes are busy getting ready for the upcoming SEA Games later this year. If needed, they will wear protective gear or move training to indoor venues, as they single-mindedly prepare for their athletic events. According to The Straits...

Unconstructive Singapore politics, Italian fascism and the World Cup

by Michael Y.P. Ang Since it began in 1930, the World Cup has been linked to political, economic, social and cultural developments. Using FIFA's premier event to serve political ends is commonplace. Goh Chok Tong tried to do it when he was prime minister. So...