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Inactive football clubs to close unless they rejoin S-League, or give up their cash machines
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ten Leu-Jiun and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the article “Football: FAS going after inactive clubs with jackpot rooms” (Straits Times, Jun 25). It states that: “The new Football Association of Singapore (FAS) council has given the four inactive S-League clubs that Read More

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National Athletes receive $50 a month average from Sport Singapore?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Based on the Singapore government agency Sport Singapore’s High Performance Sports (HPS) policy, there are national athletes who are receiving $600 a year or $50 a month on average under its SPEXTAG funding programme. This revelation was made today via a Facebook post by Read More

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Community Play Day at Sports Hub for active lifestyle
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The first day of the two-day Sports Hub Community Play Day kicked off in spectacular style as over 10,000 participants took to the OCBC Arena with their families and friends to take part in the nostalgic carnival and amusement park festivities. Following the Read More

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T2APAC confirms player lineup for inaugural season
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The inaugural T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2APAC) has confirmed its player lineup that includes several world-class paddlers from China and Japan. 17-year old World No. 16 Hina Hayata from Japan, who recently clinched the bronze in the women’s doubles at the Liebherr Read More

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Rugby: Scotland beats Italy in historic test in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

SINGAPORE, 10 June 2017 – Scotland coach Gregor Townsend was rewarded with a well-deserved 34-13 win over Italy for his first match in charge in the first ever international test played between two Six Nations teams in Southeast Asia. The Scots delivered a Read More

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So much for diversity, SNOC 
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kannan Raj Singapore will have more than 800 athletes, both men and women, across all races, and a substantial number of young athletes below the age of 20, who will represent Singapore at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur in Read More

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F1 too expensive in Singapore? Here’s a good news for F1 fans!
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

This year’s Formula One (F1) season started with the first race held in Melbourne, Australia on the 26th of March. For those who are unaware, F1 is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Read More

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Has the Singapore government interfered in the electoral process for the FAS elections?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kannan Raj Over the last month, Singapore’s government agency Sport Singapore has held meetings with the Ad Hoc Electoral Committee for the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) elections on two occasions. This has now been reported in the mainstream media in both Read More

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Why did FAS take 11 months to pay the $500,000 donations from Tiong Bahru FC to AFF?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the articles “Football: Winston Lee releases evidence to prove Bill Ng was aware $500k donation was for Asean Football Federation” and “Football: Asean Football Federation issues conflicting statements over $500,000 donation from S’pore on the same day” (Straits Times, Apr 18). The Read More

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FAS needs to explain the $500,000 ‘donation’ to a foreign entity
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Kannan Raj Throughout the 2016 football year, Singapore’s National Football League (NFL) only received about $70,000 in allocation of financial resources from the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). And for the longest time, the FAS has been crying for more financial resources. Read More

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