ST Podcast: 2 grand plans for Singapore sport, a bowling champion rises

FAS vice-president Edwin Tong said that the target group for the 2034 World Cup would be those currently aged between eight and 15. There are an estimated 6,800 of such youngsters playing in FAS' Centres of Excellence (COE), Sport Singapore's develop
FAS vice-president Edwin Tong said that the target group for the 2034 World Cup would be those currently aged between eight and 15. There are an estimated 6,800 of such youngsters playing in FAS' Centres of Excellence (COE), Sport Singapore's development centres and ActiveSG academies, private academies and schools.PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN FILE
ST sports editor Lee Yulin (right), sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz (centre) and reporter Nicole Chia (left) discuss what type of footballer is needed in order for Singapore's target of  reaching the 2034 World Cup to be achieved. They also di
ST sports editor Lee Yulin (right), sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz (centre) and reporter Nicole Chia (left) discuss what type of footballer is needed in order for Singapore's target of reaching the 2034 World Cup to be achieved. They also discuss the ongoing US Open tennis action in this sports podcast.

#GameOfTwoHalves Ep 48: Two grand plans for Singapore sport, and the rise of a bowling world champion

16 mins

Synopsis: #GameOfTwoHalves is The Straits Times' weekly sports podcast that is out every Tuesday.

A new breed of Lion, a new world champion, a new path to glory for Singapore cycling and rumbles from the US Open. 

In this week's episode, ST sports editor Lee Yulin, sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz and reporter Nicole Chia discuss what type of footballer is needed in order for Singapore's target of reaching the 2034 World Cup to be achieved. 

They also talk about bowler Cherie Tan's World Championship-winning feats and assess Singapore cycling's plan to win an Asian Games medal and churn out a professional cycling team.

Chia also discusses grace and disgrace at tennis' US Open.

Produced by: Lee Yulin and Sazali Abdul Aziz

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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