ST Full-time Report: Hassan Sunny to donate money from China fans to charity | Shanti Pereira announces engagement

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Singapore goalkeeper Hassan Sunny, the toast of Chinese fans for indirectly helping China reach the final round of Asia’s World Cup qualifiers, will donate to charity the money received from the grateful supporters at his food stall.

Separately, Singapore sprint queen Shanti Pereira, ahead of her Paris Olympic outing, crossed another milestone in her life afterannouncing her engagement to boyfriend Tan Zong Yang in Stockholm.

Finally, football fever has hit Singapore, with several food and beverage outlets preparing for big turnouts from fans for the live matches during the current Euro 2024.

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Lions goalkeeper Hassan Sunny to donate money from China football fans to charity

st full-time report: hassan sunny to donate money from china fans to charity | shanti pereira announces engagement

“When I receive money that’s not mine, I have to donate and do my part for the community,” said the 40-year-old.

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Shanti Pereira and former national sprinter Tan Zong Yang announce their engagement

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The couple, who have been together for three years, got engaged on June 9.

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Bars, restaurants in Singapore gear up for Euro 2024 crowds

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Despite the late-night timings, most of them expect similar crowds to the 2022 World Cup.

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Man allegedly posed as Lion City Sailors footballer to borrow money

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This is the first known case of someone impersonating a Singapore Premier League footballer.

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More tie-ups between Singapore and Thai football club BG Pathum after signing of MOU

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Football Association of Singapore is also in talks with Pathum to take part in the Singapore Cup in January 2025.

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S’pore table tennis player Zhou Jingyi, 19, qualifies for Olympics

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The Singapore Sports School alumna earned her spot as the top Asian player who has yet to make it to Paris Games.

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Near misses help Singapore shooter Teh Xiu Hong qualify for Paris Olympics

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The 30-year-old earns an Olympic spot via her world rankings.

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Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen misses out on 4th Olympics, rules out retirement

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Quah wants to end his career on his own terms and go out on a high.

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Singapore’s Hiroshi Tai misses cut by four strokes in US Open golf debut

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He shoots a four-over 74 in the second round of the tournament to finish with a nine-over 149 total.

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Ashwath Kaushik, 8, wants to be among world’s youngest chess grandmasters

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Ashwath, who is currently three rungs below grandmaster, made headlines by beating a 37-year-old grandmaster in February.

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