Category: Sports

$600 a year for our athletes? That’s $50 a month on average.

There are Singaporean athletes representing the country across various sports who are only receiving $600 a year (or $50 a month on average) as training assistance grants (spexTAG) from government agency Sport Singapore under its High Performance Sports policy. Continue reading “$600 a year for our athletes? That’s $50 a month on average.”

7-Point Plan to Save Singapore Football

With slightly more than two weeks to go before the elections for office bearers to the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Council, Team Game Changers revealed on 13 April the seven key areas for development and implementation to aid the development of Singapore football when it revealed its manifesto to the media and invited guests at the Fullerton Bay Hotel. Continue reading “7-Point Plan to Save Singapore Football”

FAS Elections heat up. Question on everyone’s lips: What is AFF Football Management System?

He is described as low key but on 13 April at the Fullerton Bay Hotel, President-candidate for the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) elections Bill Ng unleashed a molotov cocktail by revealing that he had donated $850,000 to the FAS over a number of years. Continue reading “FAS Elections heat up. Question on everyone’s lips: What is AFF Football Management System?”

Reform Party man aiming for FAS seat. No deposit lost if he is defeated.

While we know that it will be two main teams battling for supremacy for the right to take control of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS), what made heads turn when nominations closed on Saturday, 25 March at 6.00pm was the name of one Kumar Appavoo, who had submitted his nomination for one of the independent seats. Continue reading “Reform Party man aiming for FAS seat. No deposit lost if he is defeated.”