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October 31, 2017 8:27 AM Prince Charles begins Asia tour in Singapore

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrived in Singapore Monday to kick off an Asian tour aimed at cementing relations ahead of a meeting of Commonwealth states next year. The heir to the British throne and Camilla are undertaking an 11-day trip that will also include stops in Malaysia and India. British media had said the Foreign Office was originally 9

October 26, 2017 11:32 AM North Korea slams sanctions for blocking sports activities

SEOUL: North Korea protested on Thursday (Oct 26) that its sports activities were being blocked as a result of US-led sanctions, just days after Australia denied visas to North Korean football players. The nuclear-armed North is subject to a host of UN sanctions for its weapons programme, which include restrictions on imports of sporting equipments like skis, yachts 6

October 11, 2017 11:02 PM Fox Sports was the real loser in the U.S. World Cup qualifying flop

Missing out on the 2018 tournament will be bad for big business. The U.S. men’s national soccer team lost to last-place Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night on the last day of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 men’s World Cup, failing to make the tournament for the first time since 1986. But the team isn’t the biggest loser of the night. The shocking 8

October 11, 2017 11:05 AM Sporting Life: When it matters most, magical Messi proves elusive

A day before he scores I know he will score. I don't read tea leaves or own a degree in voodoo, but this is Lionel Messi. Professional reassurer. Remarkable rescuer. Club liberator. Nation saviour. Of course he'll score against Ecuador. I haven't seen a single World Cup qualifier lately, but this one, Wednesday morning, Singapore time, 7.25am, I have to. Because 6

October 6, 2017 1:50 AM Team Singapore athletes rewarded for their outing at the 29th SEA Games

A total of S$670,000 was given out to 101 Team Singapore gold medallists for their performances at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. The prize money, known as the Multi-Million Dollar Awards Programme (MAP) Award, was given out by the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and the Tote Board group at an appreciation dinner on Thursday night (5 Oct). Swimmers 11

October 5, 2017 12:20 PM SEA Games: Team Singapore gold medallists earn S$670,000

SINGAPORE: A total of S$670,000 was given out to Singapore's gold medallists from the recent Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, through the Singapore National Olympic Council's (SNOC) Multi-million Dollar Awards Programme on Thursday (Oct 5). The programme rewards medallists of the SEA Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian and Olympic Games. Athletes receive cash payouts 2

October 3, 2017 3:08 PM One Team Singapore Fund kicks off with S$500,000 donation for elite athletes

SINGAPORE — The One Team Singapore Fund is off to a winning start, as the Government-led initiative pocketed S$500,000 from three donors - Fullerton Health, Deloitte Singapore, and Tiong Bahru Gardens Joggers – at its official launch at Swissotel the Stamford on Tuesday (Oct 3). First announced in March, the fund will see the Government matching donations 4

October 3, 2017 1:31 AM Sports stars, teams grieve after Las Vegas shooting horror

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US sports world was left reeling on Monday in the wake of the shooting carnage in Las Vegas which left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 injured. Less than 24 hours after the massacre at a country music concert in the Nevada gambling hub, athletes, teams and leagues reacted in disbelief as the deadliest mass shooting in modern 3

October 2, 2017 11:13 AM The Daily 202: Trump’s tweets make matters worse in Puerto Rico and North Korea

THE BIG IDEA: If Donald Trump doesn’t have anything presidential to say, maybe he shouldn’t say anything at all. An instinct to counterpunch often leads Trump to try putting out fires with gasoline. That does not always best serve his, or the country’s, interests. This weekend brought two fresh illustrations that the president may say it best when he says nothing 2

September 25, 2017 9:01 PM Jennifer Lopez donates $1.35m to help Puerto Rico

NEW YORK • Jennifer Lopez is counting on the men in her romantic life to do the right thing. Even as the pop star on Sunday offered US$1 million (S$1.35 million) to Puerto Rico as she helped launch an effort by New York state to support the hurricane-battered United States island, she has roped in current flame Alex Rodriguez and former husband Marc Anthony 13