myActiveSG Editor & Presenter (supposedly Singapore's favourite Facebook LIVE presenter)
Armed with a laptop and a notepad for "old-school" note-taking, Gary Yang started his career as a suit cum copywriter at an advertising agency, followed by a successful stint in Corporate Communications with Singapore Press Holdings and Asia Pacific Breweries, before eventually joining the editorial team at Sport Singapore. He now turns his attention to sporting headlines and sniffing out news angles in the sporting arena.
myActiveSG Editor & Presenter
Often mistaken as a bad boy, John Yeong is really more of a softie at heart. His 6 years spent overseas has helped him to seamlessly toggle between local coffee shop talk and an 'ang moh' accent without skipping a heartbeat, making him a versatile potato. John's stint as a footballer over the years spans competitions like the Canadian National Soccer League and Singapore's National Football League. This multi-talented jock is also the defacto host and emcee for SportSG events. In his free time, he loves to eat anything filled with red beans.
Rena believes in striking the ultimate balance between work and fitness. Working full time in a bank does not stop her from indulging in fitness workouts every day. She is a strong believer of “strong is the new sexy” and that one has to take good care of one's body to live a healthy life and fulfill one’s fullest potential.
Nicolette cannot stop moving. A fervent believer in the importance of fitness and sports, she cannot imagine a life washed clean of physical activity. When she isn’t having fun in the swimming pool or dance studio, she enjoys keeping up with the exhilarating world of Formula One.
Koo Ching Long
Being an avid spectator of all sports, Ching Long finds it interesting to write and learn more about them. She has come to realise that watching and playing a sport are two very different things, gaining great appreciation for the the hard work athletes put in to perform in competition.
Previously, Karyn dabbled in food writing where she honed her skills writing various features as well as reviews. Now, she continues to cut her teeth by penning sports articles, fuelled by her passion for watching sports competitions, and her willingness to try her hand at various sports.
Audrey wrote for The New Paper and The Straits Times, before moving on to writing about sports. She strongly believes sports ties people together, in addition to making them feel physically and emotionally better.
Yao has been a Reuters Sub-Editor for over 4 years. A big football fan when he was young, Yaocheng has transformed into an armchair enthusiast, following the sport across Europe’s top leagues. Now he spends most of his time watching, writing and shooting sports. As a multimedia producer, he's covered some of the biggest sporting events in the country, including the 28th SEA Games, 8th ASEAN Para Games, WTA Finals and Singapore Grand Prix.
A professional photographer for the past 10 years, and a Senior Sub-Editor on the Global Pictures Desk in Reuters and Action Images for the past 8 years, Jeremy has been around the globe covering some of the world's biggest sporting events. Having helmed the coverage of the 28th SEA Games and 8th ASEAN Para Games as Chief Photographer, as well as the Rio Olympics as a photographer, he eats multi-sport events for breakfast. When he isn't behind the lens, he lends his dubious visage to Canon as an ambassador for it's Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Yong Teck Lim
Hardcore is probably the right word to use when describing Yong Teck’s love for basketball. After all, he grew up playing the sport. Coupled with his love for writing and photography, the foray into sports journalism was a predictable one. Prior to the bigger playing field, he honed his knowledge on sports through a stint at local sports editorial site, Red Sports. Away from the bustle of work, you can probably find him coaching basketball to young kids. Yong Teck currently operates as a Multimedia Producer for Reuters Content Solutions.