Singapore upholds law that criminalises gay sex

Singapore`s highest court ruled on Wednesday that a law that criminalises sex between men is in line with the city-state`s constitution, rejecting two separate appeals by three men that the measure infringed their human rights.

Singaporean activists charged over protest march

Two Singaporean activists questioning the government`s management of more than $200 billion in pension funds were charged Monday with staging an illegal march at a venue designated for protests.

Williams demolishes Halep, captures WTA Finals title third time in row
Williams demolishes Halep, captures WTA Finals title third time in row

Serena Williams sealed her fifth WTA Finals title and took sweet revenge for her crushing loss to Simona Halep when she hammered the Romanian 6-3, 6-0 in Singapore on Sunday.

WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup
WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup

Women`s tennis is considering introducing a new World Cup team event, its head said Saturday, a move which may bring competition for the soon-to-be-launched International Premier Tennis League.

Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical
Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical

Serena Williams said she`d like to see a musical of her life performed on Broadway after she reached the WTA Finals title match following a strong dose of drama and Mariah Carey.

Sania Mirza, Cara Black record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals
Sania Mirza, Cara Black record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals

Sania Mirza and Cara Black showed nerves of steel as they saved three match points in the Super Tie Break against Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik to cruise into the summit clash of the WTA year-end finals, here on Saturday.

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

 Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said here today.

I was never away, says resurgent Caroline Wozniacki
I was never away, says resurgent Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she never left tennis`s top level after she underlined her return to form by reaching the WTA Finals semis as the only unbeaten player on Friday.

Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova failed to advance out of the WTA Finals groups and conceded the year-end No.1 ranking to Serena Williams despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.

Forge society to triumph over ignorance, bigotry: Singapore Deputy PM

People should muster their collective will to forge a tolerant society based on open- mindedness, empathy and understanding for each other, as winds of religious and ethnic conflicts were blowing in some parts of the world, country's Deputy Prime Minister on Thursday said.

Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard
Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.

Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic
Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic

Ana Ivanovic said she was thrilled for men`s world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday after her childhood friend announced the birth of his first child.

Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win
Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win

Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.

Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`
Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`

Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday.

Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins
Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins

Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova`s bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to outlast the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

Reforms needed to attract investment, create jobs: Vasundhara

The process to start business must be made simpler and certain old regulations have to be revisited in order to push ahead with reforms and create jobs, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Tuesday.

China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn
China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn

Chinese star Li Na ruled out a return to tennis Sunday despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss
Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign
Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign

Reigning US Open champion and World No.9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

Singapore shift events to protect pitch for Suzuki Cup

Proprietors of Singapore`s much-maligned National Stadium have bumped a concert in an attempt to assure concerned organisers that they will have a pitch up to the standards for next month`s Suzuki Cup.