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SEA GAMES: MEN ARCHERS CLINCH SG'S FIRST MEDAL

Congratulations are due to the Singapore Men's Archers team. They have just clinched the very first medal in this year's SEA Games. The team of archers Ang Han Teng, Alan Lee and Pang Toh Jin opened Singapore's medal account for the Games after clinching silver in the men's team compound event.

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TEAM SINGAPORE BEATS ENGLAND IN WORLD DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN BALI, WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

As a special birthday present for Singapore, the Team Singapore beat defending champions England in the World Schools Debating Championship (WSDC) on Thursday after eight out of nine judges voted in their favour.

And to make things even sweeter, this was won in Bali. Yes, the Indonesian resort island, where the little red dot, first called that by an Indoensian former president, reigned supreme.

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CLASSY MALAYSIAN MEDIA TALKS ABT ATHLETES THAT DID'NT WIN GOLD VS SG MEDIA

The difference between how the Malaysian media talks about their athletes that don't win gold medals vs. how the Singaporean media talk about theirs.

Rather embarrassing behavior from the local media, from them chewing out Quah Zheng Wen to this. Regardless of how they do or what media sound bites they don't give you, these athletes represent the country and we should be so proud of them. It wasn't that long ago that we glorified our athletes regardless, but you win just ONE gold medal and suddenly that's the new minimum requirement.

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RIO 2016: JOSEPH SCHOOLING & QUAH ZHENG WEN PROGRESS TO SEMI-FINALS OF 100M BUTTERFLY

In case you missed it, in the wee hours of the morning, Joseph Schooling finished first in the heats for 100m Butterfly with 51.41s. He raced along his idol and the most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps who came in second.

Quah Zheng Wen came in 10th in the 100m Butterfly in an earlier heat with a personal best of 52.08s.

Both our Singaporean sons made it to the semi-finals that will take place at 10.42 am local time.

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TEAM SINGAPORE ATHLETES WITNESSED SUICIDE AT SWISSOTEL

Team Singapore athletes in the vicinity of the Swissotel the Stamford were in for a big shock on Wednesday when they witnessed a man crashing down to the ground in front of the hotel at about 1PM. Some of the athletes, who are housed at the hotel for this month's South East Asian (SEA) Games, were near the McDonalds and Starbucks outlets where the man landed. The 33-year-old man was found dead at the foot of the hotel on Wednesday. Police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) were alerted to the incident about 1.10PM. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

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THREE SINGAPORE SWIMMERS CAUGHT DRINKING ALCOHOL WITHOUT PERMISSION AT INCHEON ASIAN GAMES

Team Singapore’s 224-strong contingent at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon have been hit by a disciplinary issue with only five days left in the two-week multi-sport event. TODAY has learnt that three swimmers – believed to be Joseph Schooling, Roanne Ho and Teo Zhen Ren – had left the Athletes’ Village at Namdong-gu last Friday (Sep 26) without seeking the permission of officials and that they had been drinking before returning to the village early on Saturday morning. The trio were escorted to their apartments by village security upon their return.

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