Tenacious Teo delivers superb shooting gold
Like her silver medal-winning feat at the SEA Games last year, shooter Teo comes from behind to taste glory - this time a glittering gold medal
Once again, she found herself with her back against the wall, on the brink of elimination.
Once again, Singaporean shooter Teo Shun Xie displayed tremendous mental strength to fight her way to a podium finish, as she won the Republic’s first medal — a gold in the women’s 10-metre air pistol event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow yesterday.
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Olympic champion Kitajima to swim here
Tao Li misses out on 100m fly final
Right on track for Rio
Olympic medal is a realistic target for 'exceptional talent' Schooling, say coaches Lopez and Turner
It just keeps getting better for Joseph Schooling at this Commonwealth Games. On Thursday, he outsprinted Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos of South Africa to win his 50-metre butterfly heat in 23.43 seconds, breaking his own national record and equalling the Asian record in the process. The 19-year-old swim sensation then clocked 23.48 in the semi-finals yesterday morning (Singapore time) to qualify for this morning's final. He continued to make waves at the Tollcross Swimming Centre in Glasgow yesterday evening when he broke Danny Yeo's 100m freestyle national record of 50.51. Swimming in the first leg of the Republic's 4x100m freestyle relay team, Schooling clocked a sizzling 50.05s to eclipse the previous mark set by Yeo at the Singapore National Swimming Championships last June. Read the full report in our print edition on July 26. Subscribe to The New Paper, now available in print and digital, at http://bit.ly/tnpeshop.
TNP turns 26, with a twist
To mark the occasion, a stop-motion video of all its staff currently working for the paper was produced
The New Paper marks its 26th birthday today with a unique video of the people behind the paper.
But the story behind the video is no less amazing: father and son, both TNPers, spent a painstaking week putting the three-minute stop motion video of every person who works here.
How did they do it? What makes them unique?
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