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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