Amidst a legal storm, Soh Rui Yong keeps his cool

This isn't the first time that two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh Rui Yong has courted controversy in the media spotlight. But it's the first time that the legal system has been involved, whether he's on the receiving end (over the validity of Ashley Liew's sportsmanship award) or the other (Soh is suing national

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Running|Tags: |

From recreational multisport athlete to top-ranked half-marathoner

Even though Serena Teoh took up sports as an extracurricular for most of her school life, she never fully identified as an athlete. Ironic, considering that the 31-year-old recorded Singapore’s second-fastest half marathon time of 1 hour 22 minutes 7 seconds at the Gran Canaria Half Marathon in January. (Earlier reports listed Teoh as

By |March 2nd, 2019|Categories: SEA Games, Running, Aquathlon|Tags: , , |

Two Trebles and SEA Games qualifiers at 2019 IVP Track and Field

Ever since Ang Chen Xiang stepped onto the IVP scene in 2014, save the pulled hamstring in his first year, it has been title after title, record after record. The national record holder won his first gold in 2015 and has held a stranglehold on the title and meet record (14.39s) since. Ang has

Soh Rui Yong wrests back half marathon national record at Houston Marathon

The war on the half marathon national record has been raging since 2014. Since 2010, the season's best times for the half marathon reflect just two names, but the competition has been anything but dull. The high turnover in record ownership between Soh Rui Yong and Mok Ying Ren saw the record drop from

Third time’s the charm for marathoner Mohamed Iskandar as he finishes on the podium for the first time

Mohamed Iskandar may not have been on top of the podium at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon, but he certainly felt on top of the world that Sunday morning. After completing his third marathon in 2 hours 49 minutes 46 seconds, smashing his previous best by over 7 minutes, Iskandar dropped to the floor,

Soh Rui Yong, Lim Bao Ying national champions at Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

“This is impossible,” thought Lim Bao Ying as she powered past Mok Ying Rong and Rachel See in the final 10 kilometres of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. Lim’s best finish was fifth place last year. Clocking sub 3:20 on home soil remained a dream in the wee hours of Sunday morning. That all