First Footballer To Play In Europe

Fandi Ahmad played for Niac Mitra (Indonesia) in 1982 and moved to FC Groningen (Netherlands) from 1983-1985. He managed Pelita Jaya (Indonesia) from 2006-2010. He is also the first Singaporean millionaire sports person and first sports person to have a published biography. Read More »

Fastest 50m Swim Ever

In 1982, Ang Peng Siong set a world record at the US Swimming Championships with a time of 22.69 sec in the 50m freestyle. In the same year he won the gold in the 100m freestyle at the Asian Games in New Delhi. He was crowned Sportsman of the Year from 1983 to 1985. Ang won golds at the SEA Games in 1983 and 1985 for the 100m. He also ... Read More »

Top Scorer In S-League

1.92m tall Aleksandar Duric is the S-League’s all-time top scorer. By the end of the 2010 season, he had a haul of 351 goals. He first started playing for Tanjong Pagar United in 1999 and for Home United the following year. He later joined Geylang United in 2001 before signing up with the SAF Football Club in 2005. He has won 5 S-League titles, 3 Singapore Cups, 3 top scorer ... Read More »

World’s Most Comprehensive Collection Of Pelicans

The Pelican Cove, which spans 2,500 sq m at the Jurong Bird Park houses the most comprehensive collection of pelicans in the world, with over 40 birds, including all 7 species of the pelican family. The cove, which is designed to simulate the pelican’s habitat, boasts the world’s only underwater viewing of pelican feeding, allowing visitors to observe the birds’ underwater feeding behaviour. Read More »

World’s Most Poisonous Crab

The colourful mosaic crab (Lophozozymus pictor) found in Singapore waters, is the world’s most poisonous crab. Its shell contains saxitoxin. Gram for gram, it is 1,000 times more deadly than cyanide. If consumed it causes paralysis and death, even after cooking. Read More »

World’s Longest Skating Distance Covered In 24 Hr

Sandy Snakenberg broke the 24-hr speed skating world record by skating 504.92 km from 30-31 Oct 1999 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. In 1991, he won the longest single-day race in the world, skating 138 miles from Fresno, California, to Bakersfield in 9 hr 22 min. Snakenberg currently runs AG Sports and Skate Pro training programmes in Singapore. Read More »

World’s Smallest Domestic Cat

The Singapura Cat, native of Singapore, entered the Guinness as the smallest breed of domestic cats. The cat is a combination of both the ticked coat pattern and the dark brown in colour. In the early 1970s, the Singapura cat was brought to the US and in 1982, this breed was accepted for registration by the Cat Fanciers Association and given championship status in 1988. The breed is also known ... Read More »

Fastest Round Singapore By Outrigger Boats

A team from Aon Singapore and its business partners paddled around Singapore in 3 outrigger...

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Largest Display Of $5 Currency Notes

Liz Lu Meiru came up with an innovative way to save for her family emergency...

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Longest Distance Walked Around Singapore

R Subramaniam, 56, a competitive walker, broke the Round-Singapore record, walking a distance of 103.6...

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Largest Chinese Character Made Of Heart-Shaped Notes

Yuan Ching Secondary School celebrated Chinese New Year with performances by students, staff members, parents...

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Largest Demonstration Of Rouliqiu

Rouliqiu, or originally referred as Taiji Rouliqiu (太极柔力球) combines the principles of taiji and sports by...

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Most Number Of People Doing Lohei Together

1,608 participants gathered around over 200 tables at Our Tampines Hub to lohei together. The...

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Longest Batik By A Group

Wisma Geylang Serai celebrated its first anniversary with many live performances and having the public...

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Largest Trove Of Calligraphy Iterations

Merlin Gallery's director, Johnny Quek, has been practising Chinese calligraphy since a tender age. In...

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Largest Mass Bachata Dance

Bachata is a form of romantic music and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic...

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Largest 10-Legged Race

To mark its 10th anniversary, 10 C4I Batallion of the SAF looked to a 10-related...

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Largest Word Formation Made Of Cookies

Allspice Institute baked and displayed around 6,400 cookies for the Kids of Hope Bicentennial Charity...

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Largest Climbing Wall With Furniture Fixtures

Kids' wishes to climb over their furniture came true at Century Square's Christmas climbing wall....

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Largest Mass Bounce Dancefit

The sports clubs of Tampines GRC jointly organised a community-bonding Christmas event which also broke...

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Largest Street Carolling

In 2017, the Nee Soon community held the largest street carolling record only to be...

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Largest Mass Ceilidh Dance

In 2014, SJI International Elementary School set the traditional Scottish Ceilidh dance record with 457...

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Most Number Of People Eating Tangyuan Together

Fengshan CC celebrated the winter solstice on 14 Dec 2019. On that day (dongzhi), the Northern...

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Largest Display Of Ghostly Lanterns

Jurong Spring Zone B RC volunteers spent more than 6 months planning to build a haunted...

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Largest Gathering Of Minions Fans

The Minions are celebrating a yellow Christmas with their fans in the Frasers Property malls. On...

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Tallest Christmas Tree Made Of Plastic Bottles

A 12.8m-tall Christmas tree was lighted up at UBS's Appreciation Night held at Hotel Fort...

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Largest Configurable Snow Playground

The Plaza Singapura Snow House gives you an authentic sub-zero experience from 26 Nov to...

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Largest Group Of Seniors On A Trishaw Outing

Cycling Without Age Singapore connects senior citizens with the community and helps them beat social isolation...

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Most Number Of People Drawing Indian Motifs Together

Alcon celebrated the launch of its new contact lens manufacturing platform, DSM Flex, with a...

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Youngest To Reach Everest Base Camp

Darrshan Raj snagged the record of the youngest Singaporean to reach Mount Everest Base Camp...

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Largest Text Made Of Bottle Caps

The first recycling drive organised by the Singapore Youth Group of Rajayoga Power Transcendental Meditation Society brought...

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Largest Logo Made Of Cookies

On 17 Nov 2019 Our Tampines Hub turned into ‘Sesame Street’ with characters such as...

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Longest Handmade Toran Display

Sengkang West CACC organised a Deepavali dinner celebration at Anchorvale CC on 16 Nov 2019....

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Largest Gathering Of Car Clubs

The Singapore Motor Festival was held at Changi Exhibition Centre on 9 Nov 2019 with...

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Most Number Of Laps In An 800m Relay Run In 24 Hr

Nurses at Singapore General Hospital organised a relay run at the hospital's premises to emphasise...

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Most Number Of Star Jumps Performed By A Group In 24 Hr

Batches of Singapore General Hospital nurses took turns to complete an 800m relay run from...

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Largest Ship Sculpture With Handpainted Sails

Mayflower Primary School marked its 40th anniversary this year with a model of a sailing...

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