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Exceeding All Expectations – Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games

Innsbruck successfully hosted the first Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in January this year. It now shares a special place in Olympic history together with Singapore, which hosted the inaugural YOG in August 2010. What more, Innsbruck became the first city to welcome the Olympic Flame thrice - it hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1964 and 1976. From 13 to 22 January 2012, this picturesque city located on ...

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Singapore’s Top Athletes Rewarded For Their Achievements At The 26Th Sea Games

The achievements of Singapore's top athletes at the recent 26th SEA Games in Indonesia were celebrated at the Multi-million Dollar Award Programme (MAP) Presentation and Team Singapore Appreciation Dinner on 2 February 2012 at Raffles Town Club. In total, Team Singapore won 42 gold medals, 45 silver medals and 73 bronze medals. ...

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Singapore National Olympic Council Confers on Tote Board and Singapore Pools the 2011 IOC Trophy – “Sport And Social Responsibility”

[caption id="attachment_165" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Co-ordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs and President of the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) presented the IOC Trophy to Mr. Bobby Chin, Chairman of Tote Board. Looking on was Mr Ng Ser Miang, Vice-President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Singapor ...

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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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