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He leads school to takraw title

July 13, 2011 - 9:53pm

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 TNP PHOTO: Denis Edward

HE WAS ostracised by the older boys in his sepak takraw team last year.

Netting it the hard way

July 13, 2011 - 9:29pm

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 TNP PHOTOS: Kelvin Chng

SITTING in Nur Amelia Omar Abdullah’s cupboard is a eight-year-old netball which has seen better days.

Chua's success a matter of focus

July 11, 2011 - 8:23pm

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 PHOTO: Kua Chee Siong

RAFFLES Institution’s (RI) Chua Shao Shxuan was not always a dedicated athlete.

Rui Jun leads by example

July 11, 2011 - 8:18pm

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 Photo Courtesy of Wong Rui Jun

WONG Rui Jun shed tears of frustration with her teammates after coming so close to dethroning champions Teck Whye Secondary School in the B Division girls' hockey final in April.

So devoted she wakes up at 5.30am to run

July 11, 2011 - 7:59pm

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 TNP PHOTOS: Jonathan Choo

SOME of 14-year-old Lok Xin Ying’s earliest childhood memories were of her family cheering at the top of their voices.

Chris Yip-Au: Missy Messi

July 6, 2011 - 5:07pm

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 PHOTOS: Jonathan Choo

CHRIS Yip-Au often gets teased by her teammates and teacher about being the Lionel Messi of her Victoria Junior College (VJC) girls’ soccer team.

Smashing times ahead for Bolin

June 29, 2011 - 8:06pm

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THE WEIGHT of juggling studies, sports and teenage life pulls down many a young athlete.

But the only weight that burdens 13-year-old Zhu Bolin is the 5kg sandbag vest he strapped on his back during his badminton training sessions last year.

Karthic pushes the limits

June 23, 2011 - 11:44am

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HIS COACH Elangovan Ganesan's first impression of him was that he looked more like a chess player than an athlete. Looking at Karthic Harish Ragupathy, it's easy to understand why.

About the School Sports Star Award

June 15, 2011 - 11:00pm

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The inaugural The New Paper School Sports Star Award will recognise student sportsboys and sportsgirls like no other to date.

Its key focus will be on the student's contributions to his school.

Athlete with many talents

June 15, 2011 - 7:55pm

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 TNP PHOTOS: Choo Chwee Chua, Kelvin Chng

Read how this multi-talented and playful athlete battled it out in three competitions as well as the classroom in The New Paper on Thursday (June 16).

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