Stories of Grit, Determination and Courage for the Masses

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) commemorated 50 of Singapore’s most inspiring sports stories in a book titled “50est: Stirring Stories for the Singapore Soul”. The book and its accompanying photo exhibition were launched by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Manpower, Minister for Social and Family Development and President of the Singapore National Olympic Council…

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Passing of Singapore’s founding leader, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

It is with deep sadness to learn of the passing of our founding leader, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Mr Lee believed that sports will develop a rugged society. He was an advocate of sports and encouraged Singaporeans to lead healthy lifestyles through sports. Under his watch as Prime Minister and Senior Minister, Singapore hosted the…

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Appointment of New Directors

The Singapore Olympic Foundation is pleased to welcome Mr Seah Kian Peng and Mr Goh Kee Nguan to its Board of Directors. Mr Seah Kian Peng is the Deputy Speaker of Parliament and a Member of Parliament. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of NTUC FairPrice, a leading retailer in Singapore with over 280…

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Martina bags Silver at YOG

Congratulations to Martina Lindsay Veloso. She has won the first Silver medal for Singapore in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on 19 August 2014. She took the silver in the girls’ 10m air rifle event at the Fangshan Shooting Hall at the score 207.2. Gold medal goes to Switzerland’s Sarah Hornung with her score of 207.8 and Germany’s Julia…

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Torch exchange between Nanjing and Singapore

17 August 2014 There was a torch exchange ceremony between Nanjing and Singapore today at the Nanjing Olympic Museum. Mr Ng Ser Miang, IOC Member and Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Organising Chairman, and Mr Miao Rui Lin, Mayor of Nanjing, exchanged the torches at the Nanjing Olympic Museum.   Said Mr Ng, “I am…

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Olympic Day Run 2014 – Get Everybody Moving!

McDonald’s and the Singapore National Olympic Council will be organising the Olympic Day Run on 12th July 2014 (Saturday), to coincide with the worldwide celebrations of the Olympic Day. McDonald’s has been the exclusive worldwide presenter of the Olympic Day Run since 2003. Every year, Primary and Secondary schools are invited to send a group…

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