Amanda Lim and Joseph Schooling’s drug consumption saga has brought to the foreground of public debate the existence of Singapore’s extraterritorial law governing drug consumption.
Are Singapore’s Sportsmen One-hit Wonders?
By Zen — This is a curse that must end! Singapore was shocked when we saw the news that our national badminton player Loh Kean Yew failed to defend his title…
Singapore’s Sports Hub: A White Elephant Testament to Singapore’s Follies
On June 10 2022, it was announced that the Government’s sports statutory board, SportSG will be taking back full ownership and management of the Singapore Sports Hub later this year…
CNA Mixed Up Country Flags on SEA Games Medal Tally
Channel NewsAsia (CNA) flashed the wrong country flags on their SEA Games medal tally this morning. The country names did not match the country flags beside them. For example, the…
Soh Rui Yong Not Chosen For SEA Games Despite New National Record
SNOC says it’s because Soh Rui Yong didn’t make amends, but how to make amends if their president Tan Chuan Jin blocked all possible lines of communication with him?
To PAP: Serving the People Is Not About Dollars and Cents
PAP ministers should walk the talk when they say that recognition of citizens is not about dollars and cents. Edwin Tong recently said that the Government’s support for elite athletes…
Government Not Awarding Prize Money For Loh Kean Yew’s Historic Win
The government were so quick to congratulate him when he won. Yet there’s no prize money waiting for him, unlike Olympic medalists.
Why No Live Broadcast for Loh Kean Yew on National TV?
Can the government not afford the broadcast on national TV? Is our Singapore athlete unworthy of air time?
Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu Wins Gold But Gov Fails to Ensure Fair Reward
Back in 2008, the issue about disparity between the reward for a gold medal in the Olympics ($1,000,000) compared to the Paralympics ($100,000) was raised in Parliament by then-NMP Eunice Olsen. The…