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S'PORE'S SYNCHRONISED SWIMMERS WINS 1ST EVER SEA GAMES GOLD MEDAL

With a total score of 150.8445, Singapore managed to defeat reigning champion Malaysia who finished with a score of 146.5204 and won Singapore's first-ever SEA Games gold medal in the synchronised swimming. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong described the stellar win as probably the best start to Singapore's SEA Games campaign ever.

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FEW S'POREANS FEEL PROUD OVER TABLE TENNIS SEA GAMES GOLD MEDAL WIN

The SEA Games’ has not been officially opened and already Singapore has chalked up several medals, most notably in table-tennis. On Tuesday, the small island-city secured gold medals for both the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Doubles. When the news broke, members of the public posting their views online were mostly dismissive of the two wins and the medals haul.

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WHY LIONSXII FA CUP FINAL WASN'T SHOWN LIVE ON NATIONAL TV?

Congratulations to LionsXII for their wonderful win but I wonder why wasn't this important game shown "Live" on Free-To-Air TV? Of course it was shown LIVE on Starhub but why only Starhub? Was it because it's a foregone conclusion that our Singapore Lions will not make it? Was it because it make no monetary sense to show Our Local Players playing without foreign imports?

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PROUD THAT HOMEGROWN LIONSXII WON TROPHY WITHOUT ANY FOREIGN PLAYERS

I am so proud of our LionsXII team for clinching the Malaysia FA Cup after their thrashing of the much fancied Kelantan side. The win is more sweet because LionsXII achieved this victory with all homegrown true blue Singaporeans. They did not rely on expensive foreign imports and this win is more meaningful to most Singaporeans.

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LIONS COACH: THEY WILL RISE TO THE OCCASION

His team are still a "work in progress", but national Under-23 football coach Aide Iskandar has faith his charges will deliver at next month's South-east Asia (SEA) Games on home soil. Drawn in Group A, the Singapore football team kick off their campaign against the Philippines on June 1 at the Jalan Besar Stadium. The other teams in Group A are Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia, and Group B features favourites Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Laos, Timor Leste and Brunei.

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FILIPINOS UNHAPPY WITH MAYWEATHER VS PACQUIAO RESULT

Filipinos filled gymnasiums, cinemas and bars as the South-east Asian nation of 100 million people stopped for Pacquiao's battle with Mayweather in Las Vegas, which he lost in a unanimous points decision. A devastated Pacquiao said immediately afterwards that he thought he had won, and many at home agreed with him as they lashed out at the judges while heaping praise on their inspiration.

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