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Distance runner Soh Rui Yong aims for 5,000m national record in Flash Relays
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Two-time gold medalist in the Southeast Asian Games marathon event Soh Rui Yong is attempting to add another milestone to his track and field career when he tries to break the 5,000m national record at the Flash Athletics Club annual Flash Relays to Read More

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Singapore Sailor Olivia Chen gets support from Chiam SeeTong Sports Foundation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore sailor Olivia Chen, who along with partner Griselda Khng are aiming to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, have been granted financial support by the Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation. 22-year-old Chen, is a former national netballer but who switched to sailing Read More

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Netizens support national athlete’s bid to transfer portion of prize money to his coach instead of Singapore Athletics
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated, 20 September 2017, it is reported that national athlete Soh Rui Yong is taking issues with having to donate $2,000 to Singapore Athletics (SA) after retaining his SEA Games marathon gold “without any coaching help” from SA Read More

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National U16 Girls team informed last minute by Basketball Association of Singapore of withdrawal from 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women’s Asian Championship
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by John Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS) last minute pulled out of 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women’s Asian Championship My daughter received a sudden whatsapp message from the association on 8 August to inform her and the team that they are not heading to Read More

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$150,000 raised in inaugural Charity Gala Dinner of Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation raises $150,000 in its inaugural Charity Gala Dinner on Saturday evening (12 Aug) at Fort Canning Hotel, organised to thank the warm support from friends and well-wishers for its cause and to showcase some of the helps provided by Read More

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Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation aims to raise $100,000 through its Charity Gala Dinner
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Influential rugby referee legend and sports personality Nigel Owens (MBE) is set to step foot into Singapore for the first time as the keynote speaker for the Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation (詹时中体育基金会) Charity Gala Dinner to be held on 12 August 2017 at Read More

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Singapore athletes’ brutal reactions to $600 a year grant
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Exactly a week ago, The Online Citizen ran a story after a Facebook post by Jose Raymond about government agency Sport Singapore’s current funding policy for national athletes. In the Facebook post and subsequent story, it was revealed how Singapore national athletes were Read More

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