• Strong is the new sexy and fitness is the new party. With society leaning towards health and fitness, Yahoo's #Fitspo of the Week series is dedicated to all inspirational women in Singapore leading active lifestyles. Know of any who deserve to be featured? Hit me up on CherylTay.sg and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram (cheryltay11).

    Photo by Cheryl TayPhoto by Cheryl Tay

    Name: Citira Corrigan
    Age: 34
    Occupation: Fitness instructor    
    Height: 169cm
    Weight: 62kg
    Status: Married
    Training: HIIT, resistance training, weights and Zumba

    Photo by Cheryl TayPhoto by Cheryl Tay

    Q: You were working as a fitness instructor until you had an accident. How did that affect your fitness regime?

    A: I was working as a fitness instructor for outdoor boot camps since 2010 when I moved to Singapore with my husband and kids from London, but I stopped working for nearly two years after a back accident.

    I felt ashamed of myself back then and I felt like such a failure. I stopped working because I felt I wasn’t being a good role model for my trainees and not setting the right example of being

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  • Football - Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal - Barclays Premier League - Loftus Road - 4/3/15 Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in action with QPR's Nedum Onuoha Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.Football - Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal - Barclays Premier League - Loftus Road - 4/3/15 Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in action with QPR's Nedum Onuoha Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
    (Original post on Eurosport)

    Nedum Onuoha lasted just 44 minutes on his QPR return before being forced off after a nasty collision with team-mate Stephen Caulker.

    The defenders clashed heads as they challenged Olivier Giroud in the air during the 2-1 defeat to Arsenal at Loftus Road, with Onuoha having to the replaced by Clint Hill.

    What emerged after the clash was a very gruesome injury with the defender's cheek having ripped wide open.

    A stomach-churning photo, posted by Shaun Wright-Phillips to KICCA, revealed the impact had ripped open the former Manchester City man’s cheek.

    “Wish big chief all the best and it goes back to normal,” Wright-Phillips wrote underneath the photo.

    Nedum Onuoha’s cheek rips open after nasty collision with QPR team-mate. (Screengrab from Kicca)Nedum Onuoha’s cheek rips open after nasty collision with QPR team-mate. (Screengrab from Kicca)

    Onuoha was making his first appearance since the 1-0 defeat to Southampton on February 7.

    QPR can climb out of the relegation zone on Saturday with victory over Tottenham at White Hart Lane in their game in hand.

    It's been a tough week for Premier League players after Stephen Ireland suffered an equally

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  • Irfan Fandi, eldest son of Fandi Ahmad, beside Courts Young Lions coach Aide Iskandar.Irfan Fandi, eldest son of Fandi Ahmad, beside Courts Young Lions coach Aide Iskandar.

    Just hours after signing for the Courts Young Lions, Irfan Fandi made his S.League debut as his team took on Tampines Rovers on Thursday night.

    The eldest son of Singapore football legend Fandi Ahmad, who turns 18 later this year, will link up with what is essentially the national Under-23 side until 30 June in order to be part of their preparations for the upcoming SEA Games.

    Irfan, who stands at a strapping 1.86 metres despite his age, was deployed in a centre-back role instead of his usual position as a striker at Jurong West Stadium.

    The teenager acquitted himself well enough at the back with a few no-nonsense clearances, while weighing in with one or two solid tackles. He was also involved in some robust challenges and the number 23’s night ended when he was taken off after 62 minutes in a 1-0 loss.

    It was not Irfan’s first time playing as a defender, having been deployed in the position the Singapore U22s’ recent 3-0 loss to Cambodia’s senior side in a friendly a week ago.

    Irfan, who

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  • George Boyd - the Premier League's Running ManGeorge Boyd - the Premier League's Running Man

    By Pitchside (original post on Eurosport)

    George Boyd has often been hailed as the Premier League's fittest player - and it seems that the stats are there to back it up. 

    With 7.45 miles covered on average per game, Boyd is ahead of leading names such as Nemanja Matic and Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea.

    The Scotland forward joined Burnley from Hull City in a £3 million deal at the start of the season, and has also covered four of the top six distances in England's top flight this season, putting in a whopping 8.42 miles against Newcastle United earlier this season. 

    The Daily Telegraph has collated the official Premier League statistics.

    Premier League's top 10 miles-per-game players (Stats: Premier League)Premier League's top 10 miles-per-game players (Stats: Premier League)

    Despite his obvious fitness levels, Boyd is not going to ask Burnley manager Sean Dyche for a rest any time soon as the Clarets battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

    While their latest opponents Liverpool allowed winger Raheem Sterling a mid-season break in January after his World Cup exertions with England, Scotland forward Boyd isn't going

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  • Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Queen's Park Rangers and Arsenal at Loftus Road Stadium in London on March 4, 2015Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Queen's Park Rangers and Arsenal at Loftus Road Stadium in London on March 4, 2015

    Richard Lenton is an experienced journalist and broadcaster. He won Best Sports Presenter at the 2013 Asian TV Awards, and, despite being in his late 30s, still believes that he can make it as a professional footballer. www.richardlenton.co.uk Twitter: @richardlenton

    Match Selection: Arsenal to beat Manchester United
    Making sense of the statistics to come up with an FA Cup dead cert

    Anything can happen in the FA Cup – if you disagree then cast your minds back to the third round of this season’s competition when Chelsea were dumped out by lowly Bradford, and Premier League champions Manchester City were humbled by Middlesbrough.

    On current form it’s difficult to split Manchester United and Arsenal; the Red Devils have won 15 and lost only two of their last 22 games, while the Gunners have won 17 and lost just four of their previous 22.

    However, their recent meetings at Old Trafford have been one-sided with United winning nine and losing none of the last 10 showdowns at the Theatre of

    Read More »from Here's why the Gunners will blow the Devils away this weekend
  • David Beckham with sons Romeo (L) and Cruz (Reuters)David Beckham with sons Romeo (L) and Cruz (Reuters)

    By Tramlines (original post on Eurosport)

    He may only be 12-years-old, but Romeo Beckham could be the future of British tennis - that's according to his coach.

    David Beckham's young son is currently shining as part of Arsenal's football academy, but it is in tennis that his talents have been particularly highlighted already.

    It may sound like a young age for such hype to be developing, but actually most future tennis stars were spotted around this early stage in development.

    Indeed, given that Boris Becker won Wimbledon at the age of 17, Romeo is only five years away from that stage - it's a helpful guide in terms of how quickly players must develop in the sport.

    Romeo, who has been talked of in glowing terms around his Arsenal performances in the youth set up, apparently has such talent for playing tennis that he could even swap sports.

    The Beckhams reportedly pay £30-an-hour for his tennnis lessons and his coach, John Johnson, believes that his ability is extraordinary for someone

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  • (from left to right) James Walton, Micky Lin, Charmaine Soh and Shane Ong(from left to right) James Walton, Micky Lin, Charmaine Soh and Shane Ong

    At the 33rd-level reception lobby of Deloitte Singapore’s office, the wall facing the waiting area is adorned with posters of local athletes.

    Top local shuttler Derek Wong smiles right at you, the only male face surrounded by the likes of netball captain Lin Qingyi, her team-mate Charmaine Soh and basketball player Sharlene Li.

    They are just a few of the 20 or so Team Singapore athletes who work at the professional services firm, where their training and competitive needs are looked after thanks to flexible work arrangements.

    Building relationships with Singapore sports

    Since their sponsorship role at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Deloitte’s association with local sport has increased; the professional services firm is also the official partner for the upcoming 28th SEA Games.

    As the deputy clients and markets leader for Singapore and Southeast Asia, James Walton has played a key role in nurturing the relationship.

    Deputy clients and markets leader for Singapore and Southeast Asia, James WaltonDeputy clients and markets leader for Singapore and Southeast Asia, James Walton

    The 37-year-old Englishman, who has been with at the company for 15

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  • Strong is the new sexy and fitness is the new party. With society leaning towards health and fitness, Yahoo's #Fitspo of the Week series is dedicated to all inspirational women in Singapore leading active lifestyles. Know of any who deserve to be featured? Hit me up on CherylTay.sg and on FacebookTwitter and Instagram (cheryltay11).

    May Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)May Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)

     

    Choy Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)Choy Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)

    Names: May Wan / Choy Wan

    Age: 33

    Occupation: Mumpreneur / Public Relations Specialist (both signed to Beam Artistes)

    Height: 170cm

    Weight: 54kg / 56kg

    Status: Both married

    Diet: No restrictions but will watch portions / Fruit juices in the morning, no carbs at night, cut out sugar completely, no processed foods

    Training: Combination of weights, HIIT and Pilates with a personal trainer three times a week

    May and Choy Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)May and Choy Wan (Photo by Cheryl Tay)

    Q: Both of you are former models, actresses and veejays, was there a lot of pressure to be of a certain shape and size in the entertainment industry?

    May: Oh, we were so brainwashed back in the day. I look at my old photos now and I was SOOO THIN.

    Read More »from Singapore's #Fitspo of the Week: Twins May & Choy Wan
  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected during the Spanish league match against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium on February 7, 2015Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected during the Spanish league match against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium on February 7, 2015

    By World of Sport (original post on Eurosport)

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been forced to withdraw his CR7 footwear range after Nike threatened to end his contract with them over the multi-million euro issue, according to SPORT.

    Ronaldo earns around 9 million euros a year from the American sportswear manufacturer and following the launch of CR7 footwear at Milan Shoe Fair last week, they offered the 30-year-old an ultimatum.

    Nike told Ronaldo to "drop" his footwear brand or risk losing the contract he has with them.

    SPORT also claim that Nike had no problem with his underwear and shirt line but "viewed his move into the footwear market as direct competition"

    Ronaldo's side play Villarreal on Sunday where he will be looking to add to his impressive 29 La Liga goals and 10 assists so far this season.

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  • Manchester United's David Beckham (R) stands with manager Sir Alex Ferguson before their match against [Charlton Athletic] in the English premier league match at Old Trafford, Manchester, May 11, 2002.Manchester United's David Beckham (R) stands with manager Sir Alex Ferguson before their match against [Charlton Athletic] in the English premier league match at Old Trafford, Manchester, May 11, 2002.

    By World of Sport (original post on Eurosport)

    David Beckham's relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson has received plenty of attention over the years.

    The pair's strained relationship worsened towards the end of Beckham's Manchester United career in 2003 with many famous incidents between them.

    But the pair were at least spotted together at the Parc des Princes for the first leg of Chelsea's Champions League last-16 clash against PSG last week indicating they may have made up.

    And ex-England star Beckham has revealed for the first time that Ferguson once ordered him to shave off his famous mohawk hairstyle.

    Not only that, but quite unbelievably, Beckham said he was forced to in the Wembley Stadium toilets!

    The Ricky Vaughn wild thing look. Short and groomed mohawk.The Ricky Vaughn wild thing look. Short and groomed mohawk.


    "I was in the dressing room with an hour to go before kick off when Sir Alex Ferguson saw it and made me shave it off," Beckham said in an interview to appear on Friday's Graham Norton Show.

    "I said no at first and then I saw his face change very quickly so I went and shaved it off in the

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