A new year of hopes & dreams

(Clockwise from above) Raffles Institution players celebrating at the final whistle for the National Schools' A Division boys' floorball final in May. They clinched their third consecutive title after edging out Meridian Junior College 2-1. Barcelona
(Above) Runners being flagged off at the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore last month.ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM
(Clockwise from above) Raffles Institution players celebrating at the final whistle for the National Schools' A Division boys' floorball final in May. They clinched their third consecutive title after edging out Meridian Junior College 2-1. Barcelona
Barcelona's Lionel Messi shielding the ball from Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo during last month's Clasico. Seeing the two stars on the same side would bring a smile to many sports fans. PHOTO: REUTERS
(Clockwise from above) Raffles Institution players celebrating at the final whistle for the National Schools' A Division boys' floorball final in May. They clinched their third consecutive title after edging out Meridian Junior College 2-1. Barcelona
Raffles Institution players celebrating at the final whistle for the National Schools' A Division boys' floorball final in May. They clinched their third consecutive title after edging out Meridian Junior College 2-1. TNP FILE PHOTO

Sports fans, welcome to 2017. Another 12 months of sporting action are before us, with new memories and moments to be forged. From reviving football to greater support for local sports, from a legend's one last hurrah to remembering why we love sport, here's what The Sunday Times' Sports Desk is looking forward to this year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 01, 2017, with the headline 'A new year of hopes & dreams'. Print Edition | Subscribe