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Special Feature: Singapore's First Olympic Gold Medallist Joseph Schooling

8th ASEAN Para Games - Celebrating the Extraordinary

The 8th ASEAN Para Games (APG) was held in Singapore for the first time, and what an impression it made! For some it was the dazzling performances at the opening ceremony, for others the surprise appearance of international icon and English footballer David Beckham, but for many, it would be the inspirational stories told by the para-athletes, not in strings of words but ...more

The Games in Numbers

Empowering Persons With Disabilities Through Sport

Five centres providing expertise for disability sports will be rolled out island-wide over the next five years in Singapore’s drive to promote sports participation amongst the disabled. Together with five inclusive gymnasiums, these centres in Delta, Jurong, Queenstown, Sengkang and Toa Payoh will offer sports programmes to develop the motor skills and improve the overall hea ...more

Sports Facilities Within Easy Reach

Following the ramp up of public sports spaces, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and even pursuing sports more seriously has become a lot easier. In residential heartlands in Bedok and Tampines, new integrated sports facilities for the family are being built, while existing facilities at the Kallang Practice Track, Choa Chu Kang National Shooting Range and Geylang Town Play ...more

Live Better Through Sport

Singaporeans can look forward to a series of sport festivals, community initiatives and competitions with the introduction of a new national initiative. Called GetActive! Singapore, the annual event will be held in the week leading up to National Day and aims to provide a platform to inspire the Singapore spirit and celebrate our national identity through sport. The firs ...more

ActiveSG – Making Sports Our Way of Life

ActiveSG – the national movement for sports – has been a success so far. Launched on 26 April 2014 to encourage residents to lead an active lifestyle through sports, it reached the one million member mark before its second anniversary. The lucky one millionth member is Chua Sai Wei who signed up on 15 March 2016. In spite of initial reservations about the value of membersh ...more

Team Nila – Empowered Through Sport

With their trademark purple tops, Team Nila plays an important role in major sporting events, ensuring the smooth operation during Games Times, athletes are well cared for and spectators are happy. Now 17,000 strong, and growing, they contribute their time, expertise and experience in every imaginable role. At the 28th SEA Games Closing Ceremony, Tan Chuan-Jin, President ...more

SportCares Foundation - Changing Lives Through Sport

Three years ago, Abdul Hayei Azizz was an angry teenager whose only passion in life was football. He was not interested in school, he was not interested in working. The youngest of eight children, he bounced among his siblings’ homes, moving on when he broke the household rules. He was either hanging out with his friends or playing football. Then he got thrown off his regular ...more

Singapore Sports Institute - Fostering Breakthroughs

As host country Singapore was expected to do well at the 28th SEA Games. When the Games came to a close after 12 heady days of competition, the final score left the nation amazed. Pint-sized Singapore had outclassed its larger neighbours by winning 84 gold, 73 silver and 102 bronze medals – second only to Thailand in the gold medal tally and highest in the share of medals amo ...more

Major Sports Events

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Celebrating 15 Years of Running - Running is hot in tropical Singapore, and Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon is the only run which has been awarded with an International Association of Athletics Federation Gold Label in Southeast Asia. From 6,000 runners in 2002 when Standard Chartered Bank became the title sponsor, it reached a peak of 65,000 in ...more

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