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ILO, Tokyo 2020 sign agreement to promote decent work in run-up to the Games
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The ILO and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have signed an agreement to promote decent work in the preparations for, and operation of the international sporting event. “Through this partnership we are committing together to uphold Read More

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52,000 expected to watch rugby event? But only 11,000 tickets have been sold
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In a Straits Times report on 25 April, the Executive Chairman of Rugby Singapore David Lim, organisers of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens have said that they are expecting 52,000 people to turn up to the National Stadium to watch the rugby event Read More

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Singapore team wins IFMP” Asian Nations Pairs Challenge in Bangkok
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by MS BANGKOK – The two men team from Singapore emerged as winners in the International Federation of Match Poker “IFMP” Asian Nations Pairs Challenge held on Thursday last week (19 April 2018). The match is organised as part of the Thai Sports Festival Read More

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Football match abandoned because of PAP MP Lee Bee Wah?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Centre of Excellence U-19 match between Warriors FC and a FAS U-19 side was abandoned in the 69th minute on Tuesday (10 April) because of alleged instructions given by Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC Lee Read More

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Way overdue, and Singapore needs a Sports Safety Act
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In October 2017, a call was made by Jose Raymond, an active policy commentator, about the need for a Sports Safety Act in Singapore.  Jose is also a Vice-President of Singapore Swimming Association among various other appointments, and is currently a post-graduate student Read More

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Where is the matching grants for sports announced by Minister Heng in Budget 2017?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jose Raymond Exactly one year after announcing the One Team Singapore matching grant in Parliament for Budget 2017, not a single National Sports Association (NSA) appears to have benefited from the fund despite having submitted claims to government agency Sport Singapore. What’s Read More

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Liverpool youth set for Padang date
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One of the world’s most prominent English clubs – Liverpool FC – have confirmed their participation in the JSSL Professional Academy 7s which will be held at the Padang in April 2018. Liverpool FC will join four other world-renowned clubs sides – Manchester Read More

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adidas Singapore supports JSSL, a youth football academy with three-year partnership
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Global sports brand, adidas has inked a partnership with one of Singapore’s most successful youth football academies, JSSL. JSSL Singapore is a youth football club that started in 2002. Currently it has over 1000 students in their grassroots program and an additional 200 Read More

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Athletics dives deeper into the dump
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Technical Director uses vulgarities on Singapore athletes. He also has a relationship with a female athlete, which many view as unethical. Singapore’s national track and field Technical Director Volker Hermann may have signed his exit out of Singapore if an email of his Read More

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PSB Academy inks partnership for sports science students to win smart with data analytics
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

PSB Academy (PSB) has inked an exclusive partnership with VX Sport to offer students from its sports science programmes the use of VX Sport software, and train them to harness data analytics for sports coaching and athlete performance management. Both organisations officiated this industry partnership at Read More

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