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Tong Kah Mun of Singapore competing during the rhythmic gymnastics at the 29th SEA Games 2017. Photo by Shaun Ho/SportSG news

Top 20 sporting moments of 2017

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2017 saw an exciting calendar of events including the Sultan Selangor match being brought back to the National Stadium, the 29th South East Asian Games occurring in Kuala Lumpur and GetActive! Singapore competitions taking place for the second year all across Singapore island – bigger and better than before.

To honour the extensive contributions from our dedicated group of Team Nila photographers, we have picked the top 20 crème de la crème images for 2017.

Scroll down to see the images captured by our talented volunteer photographers:  

The National Football Team, Khairul Nizam, Irfan Fandi and Faris Ramli celebrating together after scoring a goal at the Sultan of Selangor Cup 2017. Photo by Andrew Ho/SportSG

Team Singapore footballers, Khairul Nizam, Irfan Fandi and Faris Ramli celebrating together after scoring a goal at the Sultan of Selangor Cup 2017. Photo: Andrew Ho/ SportSG

 The Singapore spectators pulling the national flag over the entire crowd in celebration of Singapore retaining the Sultan of Selangor Cup. Photo by Sanketa Anand  

The Singapore spectators pulling the giant national flag over the crowd in celebration of Singapore retaining the Sultan of Selangor Cup. Photo: Sanketa Anand/ SportSG

 A canoe polo player making haste to throw the ball out to his team mate during the Singapore Polytechnic Canoe Polo Opens Championships. Photo by Stanley Cheah/SportSG  

A canoe polo player making haste to throw the ball out to his team mate during the Singapore Polytechnic Canoe Polo Opens Championships. Photo: Stanley Cheah/ SportSG

Canoe Polo Team getting a pep talk from their team mates and coach before the 2nd half game at the Singapore National Canoe Polo Championships 2017. Photo by Huang Xiao Long/SportSG

Canoe Polo Team getting a pep talk from their team mates and coach at the Singapore National Canoe Polo Championships 2017. Photo: Huang Xiao Long/ SportSG Spain's Carolina Marin focusing on her aim during the semi finals match against Korea's Sung Ji Hyun at OUE Singapore Open 2017. Photo by Dyan Tjhia/SportSG  

Spain's Carolina Marin in action during the semi finals match against Korea's Sung Ji Hyun at OUE Singapore Open 2017. Photo: Dyan Tjhia/ SportSG  Two athletes leading the 4x100 baton relay race during the Special Olympics Singapore National Game 2017. Photo by Foo Tee Fok/SportSG 

 Two para-athletes leading the 4x100 baton relay race during the Special Olympics Singapore National Game 2017. Photo: Foo Tee Fok/SportSG A kid yells in victory after scoring a goal in the Special Olympics Singapore National Games. Photo by Foo Tee Fok/SportSG  

A participant celebrates after scoring a goal in the Special Olympics Singapore National Games. Photo: Foo Tee Fok/ SportSG

The diving twins - Mark and Timothy Lee in sync in their diving sequence at the Singapore Diving Championships. Photo by David Wirawan/SportSG  

The diving twins - Mark and Timothy Lee, in sync during their diving sequence at the Singapore Diving Championships. Photo: David Wirawan/ SportSG

Singapore versus Malaysia rugby players captured in mid run during the SEA7s women's semi-finals match. Photo by Ben Cho/SportSG  

Team Singapore and Team Malaysia rugby players captured in mid run during the SEA7s women's semi-finals match. Photo: Ben Cho/ SportSG

Singapore Rugby Union's A division Boys Final Anglo Chinese School Independent against Raffles Institution held at the National Stadium during Super Rugby's curtain raiser on 20 May 2017. Photo by Victor Lim/SportSG  

Singapore Rugby Union's A division Boys Final Anglo Chinese School Independent against Raffles Institution held at the National Stadium during Super Rugby's curtain raiser on 20 May 2017. Photo: Victor Lim/ SportSG 

Shaheed Alam returning the ball to his opponent during the ITF Futures Tournament. Photo by Andrew JK Tan/SportSG  

Team Singapore tennis player Shaheed Alam returning the ball to his opponent during the ITF Futures Tournament. Photo: Andrew JK Tan/ SportSG

Opening match between Tampines Rovers and Brunei DPMM FC held at Our Tampines Hub during Football Week 2017. Photo by Flona Hakim/SportSG  

Opening match between Tampines Rovers and Brunei DPMM FC held at Our Tampines Hub during Singapore Football Week 2017. Photo: Flona Hakim/ SportSG

 

A participant of the womens track and field, long jump category lands on the sand during the GetActive! Singapore Competitions. Photo By Ayush Basu/SportSG  

A participant of the womens track and field, long jump category, lands on the sand during the GetActive! Singapore Competitions. Photo: Ayush Basu/ SportSG

Singapore's Goh Choon Huat in action against Thailand's Sarawut Sirironnachai in the individual pursuit Men's Qualifying Round during the 29th SEA Games in KL. Photo by Calvin Teoh/SportSG  

Singapore's Goh Choon Huat in action against Thailand's Sarawut Sirironnachai in the individual pursuit Men's Qualifying Round during the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Calvin Teoh/ SportSG

Clarence Chew having his eyes on the ball during the table tennis Mens round robin competitions at the 29th SEA Games in KL. Photo by Cheah Cheng Poh/SportSG  

Team Singapore paddler Clarence Chew has his eyes on the ball during the table tennis Mens round robin competitions at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Cheah Cheng Poh/ SportSG

Tong Kah Mun of Singapore competing during the rhythmic gymnastics at the 29th SEA Games 2017. Photo by Shaun Ho/SportSG  

Tong Kah Mun of Singapore competing in the rhythmic gymnastics category at the 29th SEA Games 2017. Photo: Shaun Ho/ SportSG Sasha Christian competing in the Slaloms category for the waterski Women's Open Overall competitions during the 29th SEA Games 2017. Photo by Knight Ong/SportSG 

Sasha Christian competing in the Slaloms category for the waterski Women's Open Overall competitions during the 29th SEA Games 2017. Photo: Knight Ong/ SportSG

Theresa Goh Rui Si swimming in the Women 50m LC Freestyle S5 competitions during the 9th ASEAN Para Games in KL. Photo by Andrew JK Tan/SportSG<

Theresa Goh Rui Si swimming in the Women 50m LC Freestyle S5 competitions during the 9th ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Andrew JK Tan/ SportSG

 

Chee Weng Fai Jason waving at the crowd estatically after winning the Mens Individual Class 2 Round-Robin competitions during the 9th ASEAN Para Games in KL. Photo by Sanketa Anand/SportSG  

Chee Weng Fai Jason waving at the crowd estatically after winning the Mens Individual Class 2 Round-Robin competitions during the 9th ASEAN Para Games. Photo: Sanketa Anand/ SportSG

Mei Yamaguchi of Japan pinned down Gina Iniong of Philippines in the Atomweight Division Match at OneFC Immortal Pursuit. Photo by Abd Rahman/SportSG 

Mei Yamaguchi of Japan pinning down Gina Iniong of Philippines in the Atomweight Division Match at OneFC Immortal Pursuit. Photo: Abd Rahman/ SportSG

 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Here's to an even better 2018 and have a Happy New Year!