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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Ng Ser Miang appointed Chair of IOC Finance Commission

2 April 2014 – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2014 yesterday. President Bach has appointed Mr Ng Ser Miang, Vice-President of Singapore National Olympic Council and Chairman of Singapore Olympic Foundation, as the Chair of the Finance Commission. Ng recently served as IOC Vice President…

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17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 — Chef de Mission

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Jessie Phua as the Chef de Mission of the Singapore Contingent to the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014. Jessie has been an Executive Committee member of the SNOC since 2004, and was a member of the Supervisory Panel of the Feedback…

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Singapore Youth Olympic Festival 2013

The Singapore Olympic Foundation (SOF) is organising the 2nd Singapore Youth Olympic Festival (SYOF) from 16 to 23 March 2013. The SYOF is a legacy of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) held in Singapore in 2010. The SYOF also gives young athletes the chance to taste real competition and experience the Olympic values of…

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IOC to offer YouTube coverage of Olympics in 64 countries

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on 6 June 2012 that it will live coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games to 64 countries, including Singapore on the IOC’s channel on YouTube. During the Olympics Games (27 July to 12 August), sports fans in these 64 countries will be able to enjoy live coverage of…

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2012 Olympic Day Run

The Olympic Day Run is held annually in Singapore in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of the Olympic Day to help spread the Olympic ideals to every corner of the world. McDonald’s has been the exclusive worldwide presenter of the Olympic Day Run since 2003. In celebration of this year’s Olympic Day, and the upcoming…

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