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Behind the Scenes: Sports Psychology Plays Big Role for Team Singapore

26 September, 2016

By Simon Evans

Eesha Shah is part of the sports psychology team at the Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) and was present at both major Games this summer and gave some insight into the work she and her team do.

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Rio Daily: Low Gives Team Singapore A Grade for Games

20 August, 2016

By Simon Evans

We are generally pleased with the performance of all the athletes despite some not being able to perform beyond their personal best, bearing in mind that they were competing with the world's best in their respective disciplines

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Rio Daily: Timothee On Track With Bolt, Liang Xiaoyu Progresses

14 August, 2016

By Simon Evans

Team Singapore sprinter Timothee Yap was unable to make it to the semi-finals of the Men's 100m event but he did gain the experience of racing alongside his sport’s most successful athlete, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt.

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Rio Daily: Derek Bows Out After Defeat to World Number One

14 August, 2016

By Simon Evans

Despite the loss, Derek had enjoyed the opportunity to compete with the world’s best and to soak up the Olympic atmosphere

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Rio Daily: Derek Glad Waiting Game is Over

13 August, 2016

By Simon Evans

Derek claimed the opening match 21-5, 21-6. His next encounter will be against Malaysia’s world number one Lee Chong Wei.