13 Apr '11, 11am

SSC to call for bids to operate Singapore's first Olympic-sized ice skating rink

SSC to call for bids to operate Singapore's first Olympic-sized ice skating rink

SINGAPORE : The Singapore Sports Council (SSC) is expected to call for interested parties in August to operate Singapore's first Olympic-sized ice skating rink. The rink in Jurong is likely to be completed by early next year. The Jurong Entertainment Centre used to house a small 40-by-20-metre rink for years. It is now being refurbished to fit a spanking new Olympic-sized rink, measuring 30 by 60 metres. The new rink is part of the S$200 million re-development planned for the JCube mall managed by CapitaMall Asia. But already some are saying it's time for another Olympic-sized rink to build up the game. Among the advocates are International Olympic Committee Vice-President Ng Ser Miang, and America's eight-time Winter Olympic medallist, Apolo Ohno, who was in Singapore recently to promote ice skating. "It has the opportunity to have one that is dedicated specifically for s...

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