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MAN DIED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON

It was believed he ran into trouble before 10 am, where he was competing in the standard distance relay event, where a trio would each take part in a part of the race. He was in the 1.5 km swim part of the race, where he was pulled out of the waters to shore, with emergency medical personnel administered CPR on him. He was later evacuated to SGH, where he sadly died.

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JOSEPH SCHOOLING IN FINAL OF 50M BUTTERFLY EVENT IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Joseph Schooling has qualified for the final of the 50m butterfly event in the World Swimming Championships in Budapest. His time of 22.93s in the semi finals of the event last night puts him as fifth fastest qualifier for the final.

The final will take place on Monday night. Singapore's other representative, Quah Zheng Wen, will also begin his first event, the 100m backstroke, on Monday. All the best for Singapore's swimming heroes!

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SG HAS 3 PEOPLE TO THANK FOR SMASHING NOTIONS THAT SPOREANS CANNOT WIN GOLD AT OLYMPICS

Singapore really has only 3 people to thank for smashing all notions that we cannot win gold at the Olympics, set an Olympic record and provide empowerment to our children and their children.

We have to thank them and them alone also for teaching us that if you want something bad enough then with sacrifice, family support, unyielding commitment and unwavering belief in the goal, then nothing and no one can stand in the way of that glory.

Three people and three people alone. They are standing in this picture framed in the glory that should be theirs and theirs alone. Always remember that.

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BLOGFATHER MR BROWN DEFENDS QUAH ZHENG WEN AGAINST TNP REPORTER, LEONARD THOMAS

"As various interviews were going on elsewhere along the line, we waited a little longer, before Quah emerged at one end, and walked past us all without breaking stride, only saying "Hi guys", before disappearing…
I just wished he stood up to face questions instead of walking off.
Because at this level, that is what athletes do…"

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