Sports World: MGS leads the way in synchronised swimming

MGS leads the way in synchronised swimming

The 7th Singapore Swimming Association National Schools' Synchronised Swimming Championships concluded yesterday, and saw Methodist Girls' School (MGS) (Secondary) emerge as the big winners at Toa Payoh Swimming Complex.

The school placed first in three out of the nine events - the C Division Team Free Routine, the B Division Solo Free Routine and the B Division Team Free Routine.

MGS (Primary) also fared well as they emerged the top team in four categories.

Quek finishes in 34th, Mardan in 66th in Taipei

TAIPEI • Singapore golfers Quincy Quek and Mardan Mamat finished joint-34th and joint-66th respectively at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship in Taipei yesterday.

Quek shot a final-round 69 to finish with a four-under total of 284, while Mardan shot a 74 for a total of 291. Spain's Carlos Pigem won the Asian Tour event with a 12-under 276 total.

Arteta signs up as coach for City under Guardiola

LONDON • Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has accepted a coaching role under new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

The 34-year-old Spanish footballer is retiring after a five-year stint with the Gunners, with whom he won two FA Cups.


Williams siblings picked for NZ Sevens teams

WELLINGTON • Rugby World Cup star Sonny Bill Williams and his sister Niall joined the rare Olympic siblings club on Sunday, when both were named in the New Zealand Sevens teams for the Rio Games.

Sonny Bill, 30, has targeted the Olympics to add to his list of sporting triumphs. Niall, 28, was a touch rugby player for several years before switching to the tackle game last year.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2016, with the headline 'Sports World: MGS leads the way in synchronised swimming '. Print Edition | Subscribe