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Team Chief Unimpressed

Singapore, with 42 golds won and the SEA Games' most be-medalled athlete on its books, finishes fifth in the medal standings. But its performance here has not impressed chef de mission Tan Eng Liang. Using 2009 Laos Games, where Singapore claimed 33 golds, as a reference point, Dr Tan felt that the return of 42 golds did not necessarily represent an improvement as it has entered a larger contingent and comp ...

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It’s Official: Singapore will host the 2015 SEA Games

The long wait for the SEA Games to return to Singapore is over. Following a meeting in Palembang yesterday, the SEA Games Federation approved the Republic's bid to host the 2015 edition of the biennial Games. The good news was delivered in person by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who rushed to the aquatics arena to cheer on Singapore's swim team after attending the meeting. "Our neighbours in ASEAN ha ...

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Speech by Deputy Prime Minister and President Singapore National Olympic Council

EVENT: THE SEA GAMES FEDERATION COUNCIL MEETING VENUE: PALEMBANG, INDONESIA DATE: 12 NOVEMBER 2011 Madam Rita Subowo, President of SEA Games Federation Council Presidents and Council Members of our fellow National Olympic Committees from Southeast Asia. First, let me join my colleagues in congratulating our Indonesian colleagues in INASOC for putting up a great show last night at the Opening Ceremony. I am ...

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Singapore To Bid For 2015 Sea Games

Athletes, officials and other guests take a group picture with DPM Teo and Mr Chan at *Scape yesterday after the Team Singapore flag presentation ceremony for this month's SEA Games in Palembang. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM IT IS official. Singapore will launch a bid to host the 28th SEA Games in 2015 - the Republic's first major multi-sport event since last year's Youth Olympic Games. If Singapore gets the nod, ...

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