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Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Olympian Tan Paey Fern to be chef de mission for Singapore's first Winter Olympics outing

SINGAPORE: Olympian Tan Paey Fern has been appointed chef de mission for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) announced on Wednesday (Jan 10). Tan is a former national paddler who competed at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. The 43-year-old has also won medals at the Southeast Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. In ...

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2018 major golf championship predictions: Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm get their first

Just as I’m here for all of your way-too-early college football top 25 predictions for 2018, I’m also here for predicting golf’s major championship winners in January. This is an exercise in insanity, of course. It’s impossible to pick winners the week of, much less months before.  Think about being the guy who picked Rory McIlroy or Dustin Johnson to ...

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Setting standards

Sentosa, Singapore, January 10: The season-opening SMBC Singapore Open is one of the most anticipated events on the Asian Tour calendar. For one, the 2017 edition won the Best Tournament award at the Asian Tour Awards Gala 2017. This year, the tournament, again co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, will be contested on January 18 to ...

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Hamdan praises extraordinary efforts of MBR winners

Courtesy: OrganiserPrincess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud, winner of the Arab Sports Personality Award, speaks during a pre-award presentation event in Dubai yesterday. Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has congratulated the winners of the ninth Mohammad Bin Rashid Al M… Sport RSS feed

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Spieth, Thomas split up to watch title game

HONOLULU – Although the PGA Tour is already nine events into the 2017-18 season, this week’s Sony Open has the feel of Opening Day for this year’s rookie class, a group that rolls 23 players deep and was described by one longtime observer as “sneaky good.” Compared to last year’s rookie class – which included 12 of 25 players keeping ...

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New Aussie TV combo for Masters

The 13th tee is likely to be redeveloped and expanded 50m backwards after the new land purchase. A new combination will bring the Masters to Australian television viewers in 2018. Channel Nine has bought the free-to-air and streaming rights from Augusta National, replacing the rival Seven Network as host for the … Golf Australia – News Headlines

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