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Shin Yoong gets a sign that she's made for shooting

June 25, 2014 - 9:46pm

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TNP PICTURE: REDZWAN KAMARUDIN

When she first picked up an air pistol five years ago, Chua Shin Yoong never liked the feeling of the weapon in her hands.

Marcus gets injured just as fast as he can recover

June 25, 2014 - 9:46pm

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TNP PICTURE: REDZWAN KAMARUDIN

His teammates call him the “Tanjong Katong’s Wolverine” for his courage, but mostly because he gets injured just as fast as he can recover.

Shing Kee defied his doctors orders and played table tennis on a crutch

June 25, 2014 - 9:46pm

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TNP PICTURE: MOHD ISHAK

After each training session, his hip grew increasingly more painful and, eventually, Chia Shing Kee had to visit the doctor.

He was stunned by the diagnosis.

Aizat chooses gymnastics over his A Levels

June 25, 2014 - 9:45pm

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TNP PICTURE: KIAT TAN

Not many students in Singapore defer taking a major exam to pursue a sports dream, but Aizat Jufrie bucks the trend.

Natalie the bus chaser

June 25, 2014 - 9:45pm

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TNP PICTURE: CHOO CHWEE HUA

Some people chase after buses when late.

Natalie Soh chases buses to see if she can outrun them.

Little John stands tall

June 25, 2014 - 7:35pm

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TNP PICTURE: GARY GOH

Standing at 1.62 metres, John Christopher has always been conscious of his lack of height.

But that hasn’t stopped him from wanting to follow in the footsteps of his idol — Stephen Curry of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

Vote for your top 10 TNP School Sports Stars 2013

October 7, 2013 - 11:05pm

You've read their stories and seen them in action. (If you haven't, you can click the Profiles link in the menu on the right to do so.)

Now, it is time to have your say.

Choose up to five girls and five boys who you think are worthy of forming the Top 10 Finalists for The New Paper School Sports Star Award 2013.

Check the boxes next to the student athletes who you think deserves to be this year's School Sports Star and click the submit button when you've made your picks.

Amazing Ashton

October 4, 2013 - 12:26am

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TNP PICTURE: Gary Goh

He was still locked in battle when his four teammates had sewn up the boys’ C Division tennis title for Raffles Institution.

Yong Ying has true grit

October 3, 2013 - 12:25am

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TNP PICTURE: Latashni Gobi Nathan

Bouncing back from injury is regarded as a genuine test of an athlete’s grit and resilience.

Victoria Junior College’s (VJC) Ho Yong Ying did it twice.

Hajar’s final hurrah

September 26, 2013 - 12:26am

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TNP PICTURE: Latashni Gobi Nathan

SHE ENDED her hockey career at Millennia Institute (MI) by winning her second consecutive A Division bronze medal in May.

But, for Siti Hajar Asri, it was as good as a gold.

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