27 Dec '11, 9pm

Singapore's sports future in trio's hands

SINGAPORE - With the S$1.33 billion Sports Hub slated to be ready by April 2014, the task of charting Singapore's sporting future will take on greater urgency. Apart from ensuring Singapore athletes reach the standard befitting of the world-class facility, the Republic's top sports administrators will also have to scour for ideas to reinvigorate the local sporting scene, and make Singaporeans fall in love with sports again. Before becoming chairman of the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) last October, Richard Seow was better known as a sprinting prodigy, and the nation's fastest schoolboy in the late '70s. Brigadier-General (NS) Lim Teck Yin started his tenure as the chief executive of the SSC in April and the former national water polo star's credentials include six SEA Games gold medals and an Asian Games bronze in 1986. Completing the triumvirate was Major-General (NS) Ch...

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