[Media Release] Para Bowling and Para Archery score big wins at Singapore Disability Sports Awards 2020

August 11, 2020
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Para Bowling and Para Archery score big wins at Singapore Disability Sports Awards 2020 Para bowler Eric Foo takes home Sportsman of the Year and Team of the Year, won alongside teammate Muhammad Farhan Bin Ismail World No. 1 para archer Nur Syahidah Alim crowned Sportswoman of the Year alongside her coach, Pang Qing Liang,

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[Media Release] Singapore Disability Sports Awards returns for second consecutive year with 49 nominees contesting 9 awards

July 2, 2020
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Singapore Disability Sports Awards returns for second consecutive year with 49 nominees contesting 9 awards More being recognised for their contribution to disability sport with an increase in nominees (31 in 2019) Singapore, 2 July 2020 – The Singapore Disability Sports Awards (SDSA) presented by Haw Par Corporation returns for the second straight year with

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[Frequently Asked Questions] Exiting the Circuit Breaker

June 1, 2020
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[Updated 18 June 2020, 19:45]Dear member associations, athletes, coaches and officials, As announced by the government, while Singapore may be exiting the circuit breaker from 2 June 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet. As such, the key message to all Singaporeans has been to prepare ourselves adequately for Safe Re-opening (Phase 1) and

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[A Letter to our Community] Cancellation of the 10th ASEAN Para Games

May 11, 2020
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The Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) issued a media release on 9 May 2020, titled “10th ASEAN Para Games cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic”. This comes after the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) confirmed that Philippines would not host the biennial Games. This announcement comes at a very challenging time for all of us. The

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[SDSC Directive] Continued Suspension of all Activities and Training Programmes for all Sports until 1 June 2020

April 22, 2020
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22 April 2020 Dear Athletes, Officials, NDSAs, Sports Teams, SDSC Directive: Continued suspension of all Activities and Training Programmes for all Sports until 1 June 2020 The Ministry of Health (“MOH”) issued an advisory on 21 April 2020, titled “Strong national push to stem spread of COVID-19”. Additionally, Sport Singapore (SportSG) has also issued an

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[SDSC Directive] Suspension of all Activities and Training Programmes for all Sports Extended until 4 May 2020

April 6, 2020
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6 April 2020 Dear Athletes, Officials, NDSAs, Sports Teams, SDSC Directive: Suspension of all Activities and Training Programmes for all Sports Extended until 4 May 2020 The Ministry of Health (MOH) issued an advisory on 3 April 2020, titled “Circuit breaker to minimise further spread of COVID-19”. Additionally, Sport Singapore (SportSG) has also issued an

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First Singaporean appointed to Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport Swim Committee

March 30, 2020
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Mr Arthur Lee, 73, a name well known within Singapore’s swimming community, has been appointed the Asian representative to the Swim Committee at Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport. This is the first time a Singaporean has been appointed for this role. In a global movement to bring more professionalism to para sports, Virtus, the international

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[SDSC Directive] Suspension of Training Programmes for all Sports until 30 April 2020

March 24, 2020
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24 March 2020 (Updated 25 March 2020 with FAQs) Dear Athletes, Officials, NDSAs, Sports Teams, SDSC Directive: Suspension of Training Programmes for all Sports until 30 April 2020 The Ministry of Health (“MOH”) issued an advisory on 24 March 2020, titled “Tighter measures to minimise further spread of COVID-19”. Additionally, Sport Singapore (SportSG) has also

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Additional Measures for Travellers and Senior Athletes To Reduce Further Transmission of COVID-19 Cases

March 23, 2020
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21 March 2020 Dear NDSAs, Sports Teams, Additional Measures for Travellers and Senior Athletes To Reduce Further Transmission of COVID-19 Cases Over the past few days, about 70 percent of Singapore’s new COVID-19 cases were imported, most of whom were Singapore residents and long-term pass holders returning to Singapore after travel abroad. In view of

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Additional Precautionary Measures In Response To Escalating Global Situation

March 12, 2020
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12 March 2020 Dear NDSAs, Sports Teams, As of 12 March 2020, over 100 countries worldwide have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19. To control the import of COVID-19 cases, some countries have put in place travel restrictions against visitors from affected countries. The government has advised travellers to defer non-essential travel to Mainland China, Iran, northern

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Inclusive ActiveSG Facilities

February 20, 2020
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Did you know ActiveSG has committed to upgrading facilities and providing training to sport centre staff to make sports facilities more accessible to persons with disabilities and special needs? We have put together a list of these facilities for your easy reference. 1) ActiveSG Gym @ Ang Mo Kio Community Centre795 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1,

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[SDSC Advisory] DORSCON Level Changes to Orange and Impact on SDSC’s Activities

February 7, 2020
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7 February 2020 Dear NDSAs, Sports Teams, DORSCON Level Changes to Orange and Impact on SDSC’s Activities The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) would like to inform you that the Ministry of Health has announced that the ‘Disease Outbreak Response System Condition’ (DORSCON) is now DORSCON level Orange. With the latest developments, there will be

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[SDSC Advisory] Postponement and Cancellation of Sports Events

February 7, 2020
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7 February 2020 Dear Partner Organisations, Schools, Postponement and Cancellation of SDSC’s Sports Events The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) would like to inform all partner organisations and schools that in light of the latest developments of the coronavirus in Singapore, SDSC has made the difficult decision of postponing all sports events until further notice.

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[SDSC Advisory] SDSC Advisory To Members on Response to Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia in Wuhan and Hubei province

January 24, 2020
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24 January 2020 Dear Athletes, Coaches and Members SDSC Advisory To Members on Response to Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia in Wuhan and Hubei province 1.         Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute

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More than 70 youths celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities through Art – Painting a brighter future with the I’mPOSSIBLE Art Competition

December 17, 2019
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4 December 2019, Singapore –  More than 70 youths participated in an I’mPOSSIBLE Art Competition, organised by the Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) and supported by Haw Par Corporation and Agitos Foundation, a development arm of the International Paralympic Committee. Singapore was one of nine countries who organised the inaugural I’mPOSSIBLE Art Competition in celebration

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Para Swimmer Toh Wei Soong Encourages Educators to Play Instrumental Role in Pursuit of Sporting Excellence

November 11, 2019
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Borneo Motors (Singapore) and Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) held a Sports Talent Pathway Workshop to equip educators and staff of social service organisations with knowledge and tools to aid para athletes in their pursuit of high performance sports. Amongst the topics discussed include the various impairments and classification procedures, disability sports and the local

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Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Awards returns for second consecutive year in boost for local para athletes

October 29, 2019
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The second edition of the Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Awards organised by the Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC), was held today at the National Youth Sports Institute Satellite @ Kallang. 31 deserving para athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds received awards to continue to pursue sports excellence. Amongst the 31 para athletes who received the award

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Celebrated Singaporean Para Swimmer Toh Wei Soong Opens Up About His Journey In Para Sports

October 5, 2019
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Borneo Motors (Singapore) held its first Para Swimming Dialogue at the Athlete Services Centretogether with Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) earlier today, in a joint effort to bring to light the potential opportunities that persons with disabilities (PWDs) can achieve through para sports. Led by aspiring Paralympic swimmer and Toyota ’Start Your Impossible’ (SYI) Hero

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More swimmers make a splash at the annual Haw Par National Youth Swimming Championships

September 27, 2019
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The only national swimming championship that caters to youth across different impairments – intellectually impaired, deaf and hard-of-hearing, physically impaired, visually impaired, autism and down syndrome More youths with disability taking part (87 in 2018 to 89 in 2019) Singapore, 27 September 2019 – 89 youths from 20 different schools and organisations took to the

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Youths double for finisher event at para athletics meet, with youngest being 5 years old

September 4, 2019
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To encourage early intervention through physical activity and help young persons with disabilities enjoy participation in sports, the Singapore Disability Sports Council added a Finisher event to its annual national para athletics youth championships in 2018. The event has seen an encouraging increase in its second year, from 30 participants in 2018 to 61 in

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10 award winners honoured at the Singapore Disability Sports Awards 2019

August 6, 2019
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Nine individuals and one community group were awarded at the Singapore Disability Sports Awards 2019, which was held on 6 August evening at the Carlton Hotel. Excitement was palpable at the event, which many athletes and officials had looked forward to for a long time. The last Sports Awards had been held more than a

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The Republic of Korea tops the medal tally at the Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series 2019

July 27, 2019
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The final day of the competition saw to Singapore clinching 3 medals in the All Events – 2 Silver and 1 Bronze by Thomas Nathan Chan (TPB 1), Mohamed Ismail Bin Hussian (TPB 3) and Diane Neo Pei Lin (TPB 4) respectively. This brings Singapore to 4th place on the medal tally with 2 Gold, 5 Silver and

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Singapore achieves two more medals at the Micron Singapore World Para Bowling World Series

July 26, 2019
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Mohammad Ismail Bin Hussain (SGP) and his partner Thomas Nathan Chan (SGP) came in second in the doubles TPB1 + TPB2/TPB3 (Mixed) event with a score of 1908 behind Malaysians Mohd Rizal Hassan and Muhd Hairul Miran who scored 2263. Japanese Chiemi Inoue and Toshio Ozaki trailed in with a score of 1793 to secure

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Mohammad Ismail Bin Hussian secures another medal for Singapore

July 25, 2019
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Long-time rivals meet again at the Micron Singapore World Para Bowling. Mohammad Ismail (SGP) and Mohd Rizal Hassan (MAS) competed in the Singles TPB3 event and it was a see-saw of results throughout the 6 games. Mohd Rizal emerged with the top score of 1215 whilst Mohamed Ismail scored 1170, securing a silver ahead of

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Singapore rolls off with 2 Gold and 1 Silver on day 1 of the Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series

July 24, 2019
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The Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series 2019 starts today as over 100 athletes from ten countries – Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Singapore -gather to pit their bowling skills against one another. Setting the tone for the start of the competition, Thomas Nathan Chan bagged a Gold

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Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series sees huge growth: Participants more than double from previous year

July 17, 2019
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About 120 para bowlers from ten countries – Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore – have been confirmed to participate in the upcoming Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series 2019. This is a significant increase from 56 athletes at the 2018 inaugural edition. Besides the

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Singapore Earns Rights to Host Micron Singapore World Para Bowling Tour Series for Second Consecutive Year

July 9, 2019
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The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) today announced that Micron Foundation, the non-profit entity of Micron Technology, has pledged a $100,000 donation to its “Live the Dream” programme, enabling the advocacy agency to organise the World Para Bowling Tour Series in Singapore for the second time. Singapore is the only host country to be given

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Team Singapore finishes final day of the Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series with two more medals

May 12, 2019
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Backed by a strong home crowd, Team Singapore swimmers Toh Wei Soong and Yip Pin Xiu made their last attempts for podium finishes on this final evening of the Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series in the Men’s 50m Butterfly and Women’s 50m Backstroke events respectively. Their efforts paid off with two silvers medals,

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Final day of Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series set to wrap up with intense races and stellar finishes

May 12, 2019
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This morning heats saw Team Singapore swimmers Yip Pin Xiu and Toh Wei Soong entering the finals of the third and last day of Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series, which also marks the last two chances for Singapore to raise its medal haul. Yip placed fourth in the Women’s 50m Backstroke heats with

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Philippines and Vietnam obtain first medals while Pascoe sets second World Record

May 11, 2019
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Sophie Pascoe (NZL) broke her second World Record in the Women’s 50m Freestyle, to loud cheers by the crowd at OCBC Aquatic Centre this evening. The six-time Paralympian finished first place with a time of 27.69s (1041 points), against the previous World Record timing of 28.14s, which Sophie herself had held. Her win brought the

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Danielle Moi shaves off more than six seconds off her personal best

May 11, 2019
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Danielle Moi (S14) secures a place in the A finals of the Women’s 400m Freestyle with a time of 5:32.56 (469 points), after shaving off her personal best by 6.2 seconds and placing 8th in the heats. The finals will see to her competing with four-time Paralympian Jessica Long (S8) who came in 1st in the heats with

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Toh wins Singapore’s First Medal – a Gold – at World Para Series on Home Ground

May 10, 2019
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After placing first in the Heats earlier this morning beating 71 other swimmers, Toh Wei Soong brought home the first medal – gold, nonetheless – for Singapore with a score of 944 points in the Men’s 100m Freestyle event, sending the home crowd into wild cheers, as Day 1 of the Singapore 2019 World Para Series came

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Rousing start to Day 1 Heats at World Para Swimming World Series as competitors break regional records and set new personal bests

May 10, 2019
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As expected of their journeys towards the World Championships in September, elite para swimmers thrilled the crowd at the OCBC Aquatic Centre this morning, as they broke 2 regional records and achieved performances close to breaking world records during the first heats of the Series. Liu Daomin (CHN) took over the Asian Record for Women’s

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Mobility Partner for World Para Swimming World Series goes beyond mobilizing people and logistics to community

May 8, 2019
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Over 700 youth and children to gain exclusive insights into the world of para swimming The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) kickstarted school learning journeys for the Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series on 7 May 2019. Held across 5 days, the learning journeys will welcome a total of over 700 students to the

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Swimmers make a splash at the SPH Foundation National Inclusive Swimming Championships

May 5, 2019
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The SPH Foundation National Inclusive Swimming Championships saw 111 participants including athletes who would be competing at the upcoming Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This will be the 38th iteration of the annual swimming championships organised by Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC). Guest-of-Honour Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State for Culture, Community and

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2019 Singapore World Para Swimming World Series attracts more than 170 swimmers, including more than 10 Paralympic medalists

April 25, 2019
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The 2019 Singapore World Para Swimming World Series, presented by Kenn Foundation, has confirmed an exciting lineup of about 173 athletes from 26 nations. The Series would be the first world-level para swimming competition held in Singapore, when it kicks off on 10 May 2019. The World Series, which also debuts in Asia for the

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Singapore 2019 World Para Swimming World Series powers on with Kenn Foundation stepping up as Presenting Sponsor

April 2, 2019
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Kenn Foundation, a local philanthropic organisation founded in 2018, is making history in Singapore with a six-figure sponsorship ($100,000) to help the Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) host the Republic’s first international para swimming competition in May 2019. During a press briefing at Singapore Sports Hub on 2 April, Mr Kenneth Kam, Chairman of Kenn Foundation, presenting

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Longest-running disability sports championships in Singapore becomes part of National Stadium Open House

March 16, 2019
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Today marked the first time that the oldest disability sports championships in Singapore – the National Athletics Championship organised by Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) – entered the new National Stadium. The 47-year-old championship welcomed 108 participants across 37 events offered in track and field disciplines. These included 22-year old spexScholar, Suhairi Suhani, and 62-year-old

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Team SG finishes first World Series of 2019 with a silver from Yip Pin Xiu

February 17, 2019
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On the last day of the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series, Team Singapore broke through days of challenging competition to claim a medal for the Republic, with Yip Pin Xiu’s score of 792 points in the 50m Backstroke Multi-class event.    Four Team Singapore swimmers – Yip Pin Xiu, Theresa Goh, Toh Wei

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Final competition of the year sees commendable finish by Team Singapore at the BISFed 2018 Dubai Boccia World Open

December 21, 2018
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Nurulasyiqah Mohammad Taha and spexScholar Toh Sze Ning placed Singapore in the international arena by coming in 4th in the BC3 Pairs event at the BISFed 2018 Dubai Boccia World Open. Having topped their pools with 3 wins (against Chinese Taipei, Australia and Poland), the duo clinched a spot in the semi-finals against Japan. Narrowly missing the

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First para coach Jovin Tan leads Sailing team and brings home 2 bronze medals

December 10, 2018
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Jovin Tan a four-time paralympian turned coach led Team Singapore to the 1st SE Asian Para Sailing Championships in Hong Kong. The championship saw 7 countries (China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Philippines and Singapore) vie for top placing from 7 to 9 December 2018 at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club Pak Sha Wa,

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From mission impossible to mission I’mPOSSIBLE

November 23, 2018
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– Educators to take the lead in promoting disability sports in pre-schools and primary schools – 6 educators from Singapore in Japan to learn how para sports are taught   A new initiative called the “I’mPOSSIBLE” programme has been launched in Singapore to empower teachers to learn more about disability sports. The aim is to

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Shooting community all fired up about raising awareness on disability sports

November 18, 2018
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The Aim for Hope Fundraiser drew to a close after receiving over 100 individuals at the event, many of whom were children trying their hand at the sport for the first time.  A total of $1,750 ($10 for 10 shots) was raised from the event held at Yishun Safra Indoor Air Weapon Range. Able-bodied and

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Champions of boccia, cycling and goalball community finals crowned at the closing ceremony of the Singapore National Para Games 2018

November 3, 2018
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The Singapore National Para Games (SNPG) 2018 ended on a high note today at the Singapore Sports Hub with community finals held for 3 sports: boccia, cycling and goalball. 2018 marks the 13th year since SDSC first organised the National Disability League (NDL) to bring like-minded persons with disabilities (PWDs) together through local community competitions.

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Asian Para Games stars among winners of inaugural Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Awards

October 22, 2018
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The inaugural Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Awards is launched today in a bid to level up the local disability sporting scene. The award supports deserving para athletes from disadvantaged or less well-to-do backgrounds to enable them to continue to pursue sporting excellence and shine on both the international and local stages. This year, a

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Second Singapore Para Athletes Commission aims to elevate status of para athletes

October 2, 2018
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  A fresh slate of six para athletes has been voted in by some 170 of their peers to be their representatives in the Singapore Para Athletes Commission (SPAC). The six are: Ms Nur Syahidah Alim (Archery), Chairperson Mr Kalai Vanen (Powerlifting), Vice-Chairperson Mr Jeremiah Tan (CP Football), Honorary Secretary Ms Alvina Neo (Shooting), Member

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Some 140 participants showed off their abilities at the National Youth Inclusive Athletics Championships

September 28, 2018
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  Some 140 participants from both mainstream and special education schools joined in a special event to send a message loud and clear today: sports is for all. They took part in today’s Haw Par National Youth Inclusive Athletics Championships 2018, organised by the Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC), in conjunction with Haw Par Corporation

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Swimmers of All Abilities Took Part in Haw Par National Youth Para Swimming Championship for the First Time

July 25, 2018
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  First time that non-competitive events are introduced at the championship to promote swimming as a lifestyle More youths with various disabilities taking part (82 in 2017 to 87 in 2018) The only national swimming championship that caters to youth across different impairments – intellectually impaired, deaf and hard-of-hearing, physically impaired, visually impaired, autism and

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Singapore Sports School Para Games Ups Competitive Landscape for Disability Sports Sector

June 30, 2018
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Singapore Sports School Para Games to create new sporting opportunities for persons with disability Over $70,000 raised by Singapore Sports School’s student-athletes for disability sports About 300 participants to take part in 6 disability sports Three years of partnership with “Singapore Sports School” has positively impacted the disability sports sector locally. The school is organising

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Strong finish for Team Singapore Boccia athletes on final day of competition

June 2, 2018
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  Team Singapore came agonizingly close to a gold medal on the final day of competition at the Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018. spexScholar Toh Sze Ning and Aloysius Gan narrowly missed out on the top prize in the BC3 pairs category. Having already secured 2 wins yesterday, the duo played their final match

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Team Singapore Boccia athletes Toh Sze Ning and Aloysius Gan in the medal hunt for the BC3 pairs event

June 1, 2018
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spexScholar Toh Sze Ning and Aloysius Gan performed well as a duo in the BC3 pairs event at the Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018. Partnering for the first time, captain Sze Ning took charge and led the pair to a 4-3 win in the first round against the Thai pairing of Poolket Pongsathorn and

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Thai athletes reign supreme on day 2 of the Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018

May 31, 2018
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  Boccia athletes from Thailand showed off their prowess on the regional stage as they took all the spots in the finals of the individual events.   World No.3 in the BC2 category, Thailand’s Saengampa Worawut, moved on to the finals tomorrow after beating Malaysian Teri Dale Adelric 14-0.   Worawut’s opponent in the final is

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Amazing skills on display at Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018

May 30, 2018
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  Day 1 of the Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018 kicked off this morning with 35 top athletes from 4 Asian countries battling it out for top honours in the individual event.   Competition was intense with representatives from Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Team Singapore taking part in the round-robin format. Team

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0.53s difference to silver: TeamSG finishes the Singapore International Para Cycling Cup with 1 Gold and 2 Bronzes

May 27, 2018
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Following last year’s inaugural success, Singapore International Para Cycling Cup (SIPC) boasted a turnout of 42 cyclists from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Romania and India. This year saw a significant growth from two countries – Singapore and Malaysia – previously. The SPIC 2018 was the first local cycling race to be sanctioned as C1 by Union

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0.53s difference to silver: TeamSG finishes the Singapore International Para Cycling Cup with 1 Gold and 2 Bronzes

May 27, 2018
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  Following last year’s inaugural success, Singapore International Para Cycling Cup (SIPC) boasted a turnout of 42 cyclists from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Romania and India. This year saw a significant growth from two countries – Singapore and Malaysia – previously. The SPIC 2018 was the first local cycling race to be sanctioned as C1 by

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Tiger Balm fuels Singapore’s first Boccia Open in a decade

May 17, 2018
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Donation of over $70,000 revives a long-awaited platform for local development players Tiger Balm Singapore Boccia Open 2018 will see athletes from Korea, Thailand, Malaysia competing against Singapore, including World Ranked No. 1, Thailand’s Worawut Saengampa Fun “Botch-Ya” challenges and new Boccia Novice Kit seek to promote the sport beyond persons with disability   An

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EFA Group Backs Singapore’s Para Cyclists on Road to Tokyo 2020

May 15, 2018
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15 May 2018 Donation of $20,000 to SDSC will qualify for matching funds under the OneTeamSingapore Fund, and boost support for para cyclists’ high performance pathway First initiative would be the professionalization of the local para cycling championship, making it the first-ever C1 race in Singapore, sanctioned by Union Cycliste Internationale The Singapore Disability Sports

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