Netball Singapore welcomes MiRXES as new title sponsor for Nations Cup

Netball Singapore has acquired a lift forward of a busy and eventful yr for the nationwide workforce, with home-grown biotechnology firm MiRXES approaching board as a title sponsor for the 2023 and 2024 editions of the Nations Cup.

As a part of the sponsorship, MiRXES, a number one Asian analysis and improvement diagnostics powerhouse that creates and gives multi-cancer options, may also present well being screening for the nationwide netball gamers. The baseline screening will allow the gamers to optimise their physique for efficiency by understanding distinctive physique baseline, in addition to zooming in on particular dangers and taking motion with customisable plans which can be centred round distinctive wants and existence.

“We’re very proud to be companions with MiRXES, a number one bio-technology agency in Singapore, providing a variety of cutting-edge providers and merchandise together with screening and diagnostic testing for early-stage gastric cancers. We wish to thank MiRXES for his or her dedication to netball, the biggest feminine workforce sport in Singapore. Uplifting native sport can solely be achieved with the backing of all stakeholders together with the company neighborhood, and we hope to see extra companies supporting sport in Singapore,” stated Jessica Tan, President of Netball Singapore.

Isaac Ho, co-founder and chief funding officer of MiRXES, is happy to notice that Netball Singapore’s programmes and his firm’s mission are aligned, and this partnership will additional improve the 2 organisation’s agenda in selling well being and wellness by way of sports activities in Singapore.

“Netball Singapore’s programmes cater to folks of all ages and encourage a wholesome way of life by way of bodily exercise. This goes hand in hand with MiRXES’s mission to make early illness detection accessible and reasonably priced in the neighborhood, making certain Singaporeans lead more healthy and longer lives. By means of this partnership, we hope to enrich Netball Singapore’s initiatives by elevating consciousness of the significance of preventive well being and the way MiRXES’s services and products are enabling preventive healthcare and precision medication, aligned with Singapore’s More healthy SG initiative,” stated Ho.

The Nations Cup is essentially the most prestigious annual worldwide occasion in Singapore and Asia. It options international locations from most netball areas, together with Europe, Africa, Oceania, and Asia. In 2022, the competitors made a much-anticipated comeback after a two-year hiatus, with Botswana successful their first-ever Nations Cup title. The opposite groups competing have been finalists Fiji, second runners-up Eire, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Singapore received the primary two editions of the match in 2006 and 2007 and was a finalist in 2019. Within the inaugural match, Singapore misplaced to Papua New Guinea within the round-robin match however managed to show the tide when the 2 groups met once more within the remaining because the host received 46-41 on the Toa Payoh Sports activities Corridor. The next yr, Singapore defeated all their opponents within the group stage and received 56-32 towards Trinidad and Tobago within the remaining.

“Healthcare is a very powerful aspect of our lives, and with 2023 being a giant yr for us, we’re grateful to have MiRXES right here to assist Singapore netball. I’m trying ahead to studying extra about their expertise and the way it can assist me dwell my greatest life off the courtroom,” expressed Charmaine Soh, nationwide netball aim shooter.

The 2023 MiRXES Nations Cup will probably be held from the twenty second to the twenty eighth of October and will probably be one of many highlights for the Singapore nationwide netball workforce.  They may play within the Pacific-Australia collection on the Gold Coast in April, adopted by a tour to South Africa in June. The nationwide netball workforce will then compete within the Netball World Cup, which will probably be held in South Africa from the twenty eighth of July to the sixth of August. After the MiRXES Nations Cup in October, Singapore returns to competitors once more the subsequent month on the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Video games in Bangkok, the place netball is making its maiden look on the quadrennial multi-sport occasion.


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