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Orchids named after Joseph Schooling, Yip Pin Xiu

SINGAPORE: National swimmers Joseph Schooling and Yip Pin Xiu on Monday (Aug 7) became the first Singapore athletes to have orchids named after them at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. This is in recognition of their achievements at the 2016 Rio Olympics ... read more

Swimming: Olympic champ Joseph Schooling, Paralympic champ Yip Pin Xiu have orchids named after them

SINGAPORE - Swimmers Joseph Schooling and Yip Pin Xiu became the first local athletes to have orchids named after them on Monday (Aug 7) at a ceremony in the Singapore Botanic Gardens' Botany Centre. The Dendrobium Yip Pin Xiu's flowers have white petals ... read more

Beyond The Lane Lines: Lochte Is Already Grooming Next IM Champion

At a special ceremony which took place at Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Botany Centre on Monday, August, 7th, orchids were officially named after swimmers Joseph Schooling and Yip Pin Xiu. The Singaporean athletes were just the 2nd and 3rd citizens to ... read more

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Parliament to formally recognise Schooling's Olympic victory: PM Lee

SINGAPORE - The Parliament will move a motion when it sits on Monday to congratulate and formally recognise swimmer Joseph Schooling's Olympic triumph, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (Aug 13). Writing on Facebook, Mr Lee said he had called ... read more

Swimmers Joseph Schooling and Yip Pin Xiu get orchids named after them

SINGAPORE - Two Olympic swimming champs of Singapore have joined the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, Elton John and Michael Kors to have orchids named after them. They are none other than Singapore's first Paralympic Yip Pin Xiu and Olympian ... read more


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