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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

10 award winners honoured at the Singapore Disability Sports Awards 2019

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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