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Schooling seeks national service delay after Olympics moved

May 06, 2020 - 6:15 PM

Swimming star Joseph Schooling requests to defer national military service yet again following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics

epa05479169 Joseph Schooling of Singapore celebrates after winning in the men's 100m Butterfly Final race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Swimming events at Olympic Aquatics Stadium at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12 August 2016. EPA/DAVE HUNT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

'More sushi for us': Joseph Schooling makes Olympics cut in SEA Games 2019

Dec 09, 2019 - 7:50 AM

A relieved Joseph Schooling gets the chance to defend his 100m butterfly gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

GOLDEN RETURN. Joseph Schooling looks back and sees that he eclipsed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics cut in the 2019 SEA Games men's 100m butterfly.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Joseph Schooling targets Olympics return in SEA Games 2019

Dec 06, 2019 - 11:37 AM

Swimming star Joseph Schooling competes in the Philippine hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games with an Olympic berth on the line

ON THE LINE. Joseph Schooling races in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games for a chance to make the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

The story behind Olympian Joseph Schooling's success

May 14, 2019 - 1:48 PM

How did Joseph Schooling get to where he is now? Well, it's not just sheer luck.

Joseph Schooling: Swimming in Success

May 09, 2019 - 1:12 PM

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, swimmer Joseph Schooling made a splash when he clinched Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the 100-meter butterfly event.

Japan swimmer Ikee seeks Asian Games record haul

Aug 24, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Rikako Ikee continues to stamp her name all over the Asian Games while Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling pulls off a fingertip win

MEDAL CHASE. Japan's Rikako Ikee targets a record sixth Asian Games gold. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

'Coffee-grinder' Schooling roasts Asian swim rivals

Aug 23, 2018 - 5:01 PM

The 23-year-old who stunned Michael Phelps in the Olympics got less than five hours of shut-eye but still topped the heats

ON TOP. Singapore's Joseph Schooling competes in a heat of the Asian Games men's 50m butterfly event. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Olympic champ Schooling leads superstars to light up 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 11:52 AM

These global sensations will be solidifying their titles as 'Asia's Best' in the upcoming continental games

1ST OLYMPIC GOLD. Singapore's Joseph Schooling poses with his gold medal on the podium of the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Coming, ready or not: thousands pour in for 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Organizers are making reassuring noises about their arrangements but Indonesia has never hosted a sports event on this scale

CLOSING IN. Foreign badminton athletes walk past laborers working on the old athletes villages renovation at the Senayan sports complex. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

SEA Games organizers back tailoring sports to suit host country

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:09 PM

The hosts have topped the medals table at 6 of the last 10 editions and Malaysia looks set to finish top for the first time since they last hosted in 2001

HOME COURT ADVANTAGE. "You have to give some opportunity to the host country to win some medals," said SEA Games Federation president Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'afar. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Soul-searching Schooling snaps up SEA Games butterfly gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:08 AM

Joseph Schooling won in 51 38sec a new SEA Games record but short of the time he set at the Rio Olympics

Schooling picks up second 2017 SEA Games gold

Aug 23, 2017 - 5:05 AM

After a winless world championships Schooling is targeting 6 gold medals in Malaysia

TOP SWIMMER. Joseph Schooling led his teammates to a commanding 4x100m freestyle relay victory in a Games-record 3min 17.85sec. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Schooling banishes 'rough summer' with easy win at 2017 SEA Games

Aug 21, 2017 - 10:28 PM

Joseph Schooling breaks the 2015 SEA Games record with a time of 23 06 seconds in the 50m butterfly tourney

Swim star Schooling 'really sorry' for Malaysia jibe

Aug 19, 2017 - 3:29 PM

The Singaporean Olympic star s unguarded comments – he initially promised to teach the Malaysians a thing or two – has made him a target of Malaysian fans

Don't boo Schooling at SEA Games, Malaysians urged

Aug 11, 2017 - 2:43 PM

No booing no jeering That is not what the SEA Games is about says Malaysia sports minister

POOL CONTROVERSY. Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling sparked a furor after vowing to 'teach [Malaysians] a thing or two' at the SEA Games. Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

Schooling downplays Malaysia comments after online furor

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:23 PM

Joseph Schooling s comment triggers anger online especially in Malaysia which has a historically prickly relationship with Singapore

10 momen mengejutkan di dunia olahraga sepanjang 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Mulai dari berita duka juara tak terduga hingga pemecah rekor

After Olympic gold, Joseph Schooling considers pro career in US

Aug 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Schooling will finish his studies at University of Texas then ponder a professional career

NEXT PHASE. Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling, seen showing off a fresh tattoo depicting the Olympic logo, will focus on finishing his college education for the immediate future. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

Michael Phelps proud to inspire his own defeat in Rio

Aug 16, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Michael Phelps is happy to be a part of Joseph Schooling s historic victory even if it denied him another gold

END OF AN ERA. The Michael Phelps era came to an end at the hands of Joseph Schooling, a Singaporean swimmer he helped inspire. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Hero's homecoming for Singapore Olympic star Schooling

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:24 AM

UPDATED Third generation Singaporean Schooling s mixed European and Asian heritage has resonated strongly in the immigrant society of 5 5 million people

BACK HOME. Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling holds his gold medal poses upon arrival from Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 15, 2016 at Changi International airport in Singapore. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Aunty Yolly: The Filipina nanny behind Singapore's Joseph Schooling

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:17 PM

UPDATED Aunty Yolly – 56 year old Filipina nanny Yolanda Pascual – has played a major part in the life of the Olympics newest star

How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps in Rio

Aug 13, 2016 - 5:38 PM

Since the age of 13 Joseph Schooling had been plotting how to beat Michael Phelps Eight years later that moment came in Rio

UPSET. Joseph Schooling had once been a child looking up to Michael Phelps. At Rio he spoiled Phelps' party to win his country's first gold medal. Photo by Bernd Thissen/EPA

5 hal yang perlu kamu ketahui tentang Joseph Schooling

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Perenang Singapura berusia 21 tahun ini berhasil mengalahkan idolanya Michael Phelps di final nomor 100m gaya kupu kupu

EMAS PERTAMA. Pemenang medali emas Joseph Schooling dari Singapura berpose setelah penyerahan medali untuk final nomor 100m gaya kupu-kupu putra di Olimpiade Rio 2016. Foto oleh Esteban Biba/EPA.

Singapore rejoices over first Olympics gold

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:01 PM

Singaporean social media erupts in celebration as Schooling wins in Brazil as cheers break out in public housing estates where most Singaporeans live

Rio 2016: Slew of surprises in record-breaking day

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Schooling beats Phelps Ledecky obliterates competition Ayana smashes 10 000m record 3 suspended for doping – all in one Olympic day

OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. USA's Katie Ledecky (C) crosses Hungary's Katinka Hosszu (top) and Canada's Hilary Caldwell during the Women's 800m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Martin Bureau/AFP

FOTO: Joseph Schooling persembahkan emas pertama untuk Singapura

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:08 AM

Schooling mengalahkan favorit juara Michael Phelps di gaya 100m kupu kupu

LOOK: Joseph Schooling met Michael Phelps 8 years before beating him

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:57 AM

Eight years after taking a photo with Michael Phelps Joseph Schooling defeats him on the biggest stage

FRIENDS. USA's Michael Phelps (L) and Singapore's Schooling Joseph talk after competing in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Perenang Singapura batalkan rekor Michael Phelps

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:27 AM

Schooling menjadi atlet Singapura pertama yang meraih medali emas Olimpiade

Joseph Schooling saat memenangi balap renang 100 m gaya kupu-kupu, 13 Agustus 2016. Foto oleh EPA

Schooling stuns Phelps for Singapore's 1st Olympic gold

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:18 AM

UPDATED Singapore earns its first ever Olympic gold medal as Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in the men s 100m butterfly

WINNING FORM. Singapore's Schooling Joseph competes to win the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. Odd Andersen/AFP

SEA Games to hold minute of silence for Malaysia quake tragedy

Jun 07, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Singapore s success at the SEA Games was overshadowed by news of an earthquake in neighboring Malaysia that killed at least 6 school children and two adults

Singapore rolls out red carpet for SEA Games

Jun 04, 2015 - 2:15 PM

Athletes can expect the red carpet treatment with many staying at plush hotels and competing at top facilities including the new billion dollar Sports Hub complex

Badminton standout Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia will be a big draw at the SEA Games in Singapore. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Singapore Asiad star's dad refutes 'foreigner' tag

Sep 30, 2014 - 3:16 PM

The father of Singapore s Asian Games swimming star Joseph Schooling has hit back at critics questioning their family background amid discontent over foreign born athletes competing for the city state

SINGAPOREAN OR NOT? Gold medallist Joseph Isaac Schooling (Singapore) poses with his medal on the podium during the victory ceremony for the men's 100m butterfly swimming event during the 17th Asian Games at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Centre in Incheon on September 24, 2014. Philippe Lopez/AFP