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Singapore's male athletes fail to impress

Updated: May 7, 2009, 7:22 AM ET
By Ossian Shine | Reuters

SINGAPORE -- The sorry state of men's sport in Singapore was thrown into sharp focus when organizers failed to honor a Sportsman of the Year for the first time since the nation's annual awards began more than 40 years ago.

The judging panel considered its list of nominees but chose not to bestow the honor for the first time since 1967 because none of the shortlisted athletes was deemed worthy.

"We felt that the performance of the men could have been better and decided not to make an ...

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