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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Private investor raises S$10m to Singapore Olympic Foundation

Aspiring athletes in Singapore now have a new source of funding. The Singapore Olympic Foundation (SOF) has received a S$10 million donation from private investor Peter Lim. This is the largest donation to the sports sector from a single donor. The donation was announced alongside the Foundation’s new board, which will oversee fundraising and management.…

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$2.4m added to S’pore Olympic Foundation from 70 SMEs

The Singapore Olympic Foundation has secured a further $2.4 million in donations, adding to an earlier pledge of $10 million by top investor Peter Lim. This was revealed by its chairman Ng Ser Miang at an appreciation dinner for the Foundation’s donors at the Raffles City Convention Centre Monday. Of the $2.4 million — it…

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