Tag Archives: Sporting

Fencer Lau Ywen: Singapore’s next big sporting star?

SINGAPORE: The victory was so unexpected that organisers of the 2016 Fencing Cadet and Junior World Championships in Bourges, France, scrambled to find Majulah Singapura in their collection of national anthems. Even Lau Ywen herself seemed in a state of disbelief after scoring the winning point that clinched her the cadet girls’ sabre world title,… Read More »

UK asks sporting bodies to do more to protect children from abuse

LONDON: The British government said on Tuesday it was asking all national sporting governing bodies to increase their efforts to protect children, following allegations of young boys being sexually abused at professional soccer clubs. English soccer’s governing body said on Sunday it had appointed an independent lawyer to oversee an internal investigation after former soccer… Read More »