Indian-Origin Man From Singapore Wins MasterChef Australia Contest

first_imgSingapore-born Sashi Cheliah took home the title of MasterChef Australia 2018, after scoring a massive 93 out of 100, the highest grand finale score in the history of MasterChef Australia television reality show.“It’s a very weird feeling,” Cheliah said after winning the title. “I never thought this would happen!,” he was quoted as saying by TV Week.“I was literally jumping up and down screaming and cheering. It’s very hard to explain but it was a very beautiful feeling.”Congratulations to @sashi_cheliah for taking out the #MasterChefAU 2018 title! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/4olK1zNtjo— #MasterChefAU (@masterchefau) July 31, 2018Cheliah, a 39-year-old prison guard from Adelaide, beat Queensland builder Ben Borsht, who scored 77, in one of the most one-sided finals in MasterChef Australia so far.He commemorated his Indian connection by using the red chilli as his “hero ingredient” to prepare a starter and entrée for one of the two finale rounds. He made a Sambal prawn starter and snapper fish curry entrée with a side of cumin rice.The grand finale, which was aired on July. 31, showed him far ahead of his competitor right from the first round. His Sambal Prawn appetizer helped him get a 30 out of 30 in the first round itself, creating a major gap of 16 points between the two contestants.Hi everyone… thank you very much for the huge support and love from all over world. I am so blessed and honoured. Love you so much…Some exciting new ventures are coming soon so stay… https://t.co/orkhV2DmF4— sashi_cheliah (@sashi_cheliah) August 1, 2018Cheliah was a consistent performer throughout the show, creating Indian, Malaysian and Singaporean dishes inspired by his heritage and culture. His audition dish was called the “Best Indian Dish” that judge George Calombaris had eaten. His use of spices earned him the title “the spice king” on the show, while his western dishes showed that his skills go beyond his brilliant use of spices to blend and balance intricate flavors as well.Cheliah is the first Singaporean to win the title. After winning the $250,000 prize money, he said that his future plans include opening an Indian and South Asian fusion restaurant, according to theonlinecitizen.com. He also intends to work with ex-prisoners and offer them new opportunities in the food industry.Cheliah has served as a police officer in Singapore and migrated to Adelaide six years ago where he stays with his wife and two sons. He traces his roots to Madurai in Tamil Nadu, from where his grandparents moved to Singapore. Related ItemsAustraliaSingaporetelevisionlast_img read more

Under Armour Philippines 3×3 basketball clinic equips next generation Filipino basketball enthusiasts

first_imgMatteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. To ensure quality learning, over 30 coaches have been trained in the program’s 3-on-3 style of play and skill development. They later reached out to various schools and communities to share their knowledge with enthusiasts aged 17 and below.

 Under Armour is not only known for its innovations in sportswear but also its unwavering faith in athletes like Stephen Curry and even homegrown talents. This makes the program the best arena for young basketball enthusiasts to fully learn the essentials of the sport and the true makings of a world-class athlete.UA 3×3 Basketball participant showcases the skills he has acquired from his experience at the 3×3 basketball clinic by shooting a three pointerOn September 29, Under Armour Philippines 3×3 happened at the Moro Lorenzo Gym in Ateneo de Manila University. The TOP 24 boys teams and TOP 6 girls’ teams that qualified after two months of training competed for the championship.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40SPORTSBecoming his own manMVP Kengiel Tobias from LGU Binalonan Team A awarded with UA merchandiseMVP Florence Jil Talas from Chang Kai Shek Team B awarded with UA merchandiseADVT Latest auto creations on display at Tokyo Motor Show PLAY LIST 00:54Latest auto creations on display at Tokyo Motor Show01:55Cops raid Manila office of Bayan, nab 3 activists for guns, explosive00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue On September 29, LGU Binalonan Team A (Boys Category) and Chiang Kai Shek Team B (Girls Category) landed first place in Under Armour Philippines 3×3 at the Moro Lorenzo Gym in Ateneo de Manila University. The event is the national finals composed of the program’s Top 24 boys’ teams and Top 6 girls’ teams that qualified after two months of training and competitions. The champions expressed their joy for being given the opportunity to compete and showcase all the lessons and skills they have absorbed from their training.Chiang Kai Shek – Team A JM Barrios, Assistant Marketing Manager, awarding first runner up for UA 3×3 Basketball girl’s category( L-R KC Dela Rosa,Kristine Cayabyab,Junize Calago,Marylene Solis)Chiang Kai Shek – Team B JM Barrios, Assistant Marketing Manager awarding champions for UA 3×3 basketball girls category (L-R Eliza Nina Marie Cielo, Florence Jil Talas, Princesss Edevine Peñalosa, Agatha Bron )“We really learned a lot. Especially when it comes to working together as a team and how we communicate inside the court.” Jazzy Garcia, SPCP

 In its initiative to make 3-on-3 basketball more accessible to the country’s youth, Under Armour organized a series of basketball clinics to equip next-generation players basic to advanced” 3-on-3 basketball skills.

 What sets Under Armour’s program apart from many others is its focus on the rules, gameplay, and the skills needed to successfully play 3-on-3 basketball.ADVERTISEMENT Becoming his own man View comments Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical This jewelry designer is also an architect Wake-up call MOST READ Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Drilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers LATEST STORIESlast_img read more