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Cameron Ultra 12-14 July: Registration, Travel Tips and Advice

The highly anticipated registration for this year’s Cameron Ultra – or CULTRA has opened. Six months to race day. You pick a category. Register. Start training.  And if you are based in Singapore, you may want to consider some of…

Columbia Expands Footprint in Asia: Grand Opening in Malaysia Marks Milestone

GMG, one of the Middle East’s leading family-owned conglomerates, is thrilled to announce the grand launch of Columbia, the iconic American sportswear brand, in Malaysia. The exciting development comes with the opening of a new Columbia store at Mid Valley…

GMG’s Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) Debuts in Malaysia, Plans for 11 Stores Across Southeast Asia

GMG, one of the Middle East’s leading family-owned conglomerates that entered the Southeast Asia market at the end of 2020, is excited to announce the grand opening of Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) in Malaysia, solidifying its foothold in Southeast…

Eliud Kipchoge Sets Sights on 2024 Tokyo Marathon as Pivotal Step in Paris Olympic Pursuit

In a strategic move ahead of the Paris Olympics, Eliud Kipchoge, the two-time Olympic men’s marathon champion, has confirmed his participation in the Tokyo Marathon on 3 March 2024. This decision allows the 39-year-old Kenyan runner a crucial five-month window…

HANA FINANCIAL GROUP SINGAPORE WOMEN’S OPEN RETURNS WITH MORE GOLFING ACTION

The Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open (HFGSWO) will return to Singapore with a bang, boasting more days of world-class golf action from 7-10 March 2024. Hana Financial Group is also returning as the title sponsor for the event, continuing…

Cold Weather Challenges Runners in Taipei Marathon: One Suffers Stroke, Three in Cardiac Arrest

The Taipei Marathon 2023 on Sunday encountered unexpected hurdles as low temperatures led to one runner suffering a stroke and three others grappling with cardiac arrest. The Taipei City Government’s Department of Sports revealed that adverse weather conditions directly contributed…

Brigid Kosgei Dominates ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon in Record-breaking Debut

Kenyan sensation Brigid Kosgei made a historic debut at the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, setting a new women’s record with an astonishing time of 2:19:15. The fifth edition of the event drew 25,000 participants from 168 countries, turning the streets…

Kenyan Athletes Gladys Chepkurui and Mathew Kimeli Secure Dominant Victories at Bangsean21 Half Marathon 2023

The Bangsaen21 Half Marathon witnessed a spectacular display of Kenyan dominance as Gladys Chepkurui and Mathew Kimeli claimed top honours in the women’s and men’s categories, respectively, at this World Athletics Platinum Label road race held in the dynamic Thai…

Two Doi Inthanon by UTMB Races in One Weekend For Trisha Thow

Talking about getting the best bang for the buck. Most ordinary runners would likely plan for a handful of races in a year, then train hard and pray harder they would complete those races. But not for ultra trail addict…

New Balance Redefines Retail Landscape with The Exchange TRX Grand Opening

Global athletic giant New Balance launches its latest store at The Exchange TRX, Level 2, heralding a retail era centred on community engagement. The store’s innovative communal seating encourages customers to gather, draw inspiration, and explore their unique style, solidifying…