Sports World: Five keen cyclists win ST Ride prizes

Five keen cyclists win ST Ride prizes

Five cycling enthusiasts have won slots to the OCBC Cycle's The Straits Times Ride on Nov 19. They are: Marcus Wong, Sally Lim, Jon (IG: @koh_jon), Charles (IG: chas_wu) and Andrew (@chickenandegg2006).

Winners should contact OCBC Cycle via direct message on www.facebook.com/ocbccycle to collect their prizes.


Warriors and Geylang win in S-League

Warriors FC dented Home United's slim hopes of ending second in football's S-League with a 2-1 win at Choa Chu Kang Stadium last night. Suria Prakash hit the winner after the Protectors' M. Anumanthan had cancelled out Andrei-Cosmin Ciolacu's opener.

Meanwhile, Geylang International's 4-1 drubbing of Brunei DPMM at Jalan Besar Stadium kept them fourth on 36 points, three above Warriors. Home trail Tampines Rovers (47) by four points with three games left, while leaders Albirex Niigata (56) are almost assured of retaining their title.


More perks for ActiveSG members

The country's 1.32 million ActiveSG members will be able to enjoy greater convenience and more incentives from ActiveSG partners, following the announcement of a partnership to link ActiveSG's "Active Wallet" and NetsPay.

Active Wallet is used by ActiveSG members to book sports facilities, programmes or gain entry to its gyms and pools across Singapore.

The partnership with Nets will enable ActiveSG to connect better with members through an improved ActiveSG app that will be released next month.


Feng in the swing in Malaysia defence

KUALA LUMPUR • Defending champion Feng Shanshan of China produced another bogey-free round to top the leaderboard yesterday at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.

Despite the second round having to be halted for almost four hours due to heavy rain and lightning, she carded a six-under 65 to follow up her first-round 66 for a total of 11-under 131. Sweden's Madelene Sagstrom (66) and American Cristie Kerr (63) are a shot back.

BERNAMA


Cate sets 100 free short course mark

ADELAIDE • Australian swimmer Cate Campbell has professed a new-found love for her sport after breaking the 100m freestyle short-course world record upon her return from a break, following the Rio Olympics where she failed to win a medal in the 50m and 100m free events.

The 25-year-old clocked 50.25 seconds at the Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Adelaide to beat Swede Sarah Sjostrom's mark by 0.33 sec.

REUTERS

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2017, with the headline 'Sports World'. Print Edition | Subscribe