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Participants at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, which is popular with runners due to its cool weather and fast, flat course. Photo: Tourism & Events Queensland
Korea Tourism Organization and Dynasty Travel are working together to provide packages to the Chuncheon Marathon this year. Photo: Korea Tourism Organization/Dynasty Travel
Catherine New (back row, second from left) with the group of Singaporean runners at the Kumamoto Castle Marathon this February. Photo: Crest Travel & Tours

Marathons gain traction in sports vacations

August 22
More Singaporeans signing up for travel packages that include running a marathon
Teh’s silver sign-off

Teh’s silver sign-off

NANJING — She may have missed out on a medal during her individual event but yesterday, shooter Teh Xiu Yi made sure she will leave Nanjing with a Youth Olympic Games (YOG) medal.

European clubs eye U.S. market

European clubs eye U.S. market

MIAMI — As the American appetite for football continues to grow following the World Cup in Brazil, more and more kids are harbouring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or...

Sailors get day off after all

NANJING – All week long, the Jinniu Lake has been plagued with less-than-ideal conditions, and yesterday, competition was called off due to light winds, giving Singapore’s...

The selfie Games

The selfie Games

NANJING — International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach had urged the young athletes to send a message of friendship to the world when the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic...

Sailors stay in medal positions

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Bernie Chin leads the men’s Byte CII competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing after chalking up three top-five finishes in the three races...

Phelps at home down under

Phelps at home down under

SOUTHPORT — Michael Phelps is used to a circus. So when he arrived at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and saw that the 10-lane 50-metre racing pool was filling with competitors...

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