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     Tenders invited for New Singapore Sports Hub in Kallang

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     Singapore's 50 best athletes for the new millennium

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     GAMING

     Websites

     Teamabsolut.net  is the website for Team Absolut. Team Absolut is a cycling club that caters to the fast recreational rider and racing cyclist. The website lists rides, reports and members' profiles.

 

     17play.com.sg is an online computer-game website launched on 29 May 2000. You can play games, such as Rogue Spear, and even create your own chatrooms.

     BritishDragonBoatTeamInSingapore is the website of the British Chamber Of Commerce Guinness Dragon Boat Team in Singapore. Dragon Boating is a great way to get fit, meet fellow ex-pats. Come along and join us. You don't have to be experienced, fit or British.

     chessgallery carries a wide range of chess sets and accessories.

     Coca Cola is the local website of Coca Cola. Visit the website for games, contests and e-greetings.

     CoolHot.com  Play computer games by yourself or if you dare, take on other players online.

     David Sports Engraving Pte Ltd offers awards, recognition plaques, and engraving services.

     GameTime for your favourite online games.

     Khabal.com  is a website for computer gamers launched by Lycos Singapore, a Net portal here. Called Khabal, it offers myriad services for players, including the all-important public game servers. It is currently hosting 19 game servers locally with popular games such as Counter-Strike, Quake Arena and Day of Defeat.

     web.singnet.com.sg/~kkokweng Learn to swim the correct stroke and whom to contact to take up swimming lessons. There is also a section on CPR and First Aid.

     Olympics.com is the official website of the Sydney Olympics 2000.

     PaintBallAsia.com  has everything you need to know about a new game in Singapore in which two groups shoot at each other with guns firing paintballs (small spheres containing water-soluble dye). Great fun. You can play this game at Orchid Country Club. It is open to the public. Charges are S$15 each for members of the public and S$10 for club members. Paintballs cost between S$10 and S$400 for between 20 and 2500 paintballs.

     rockinangels.com  Rockin'  Angels Adventure & Sport Fishing Charters. Specialise in island cruises, snorkeling, fishing and other wide selections under the sun from Singapore to the Riau islands of Indonesia.

     sailing.org.sg is the website of the Singapore Yachting Association. You can also find useful tide tables.

     Scf.org.sg is the website of the Singapore Canoe Federation which was founded in 1971 to promote canoeing activities.

       Sony PostPet  PostPet is your answer to a real pet. These cute animals not only keep you company in cyberspace, but also help deliver e-mails to your friends.

     StormRidersMotorcycleClub is a members-driven club and organises riding trips to Malaysia and Thailand.

     SuperPool.com.sg is located in Bukit Timah Shopping Centre at #B1-01. They say they are the First American Pool Hall in Singapore.

     Teamabsolut.net  is the website for Team Absolut. Team Absolut is a cycling club that caters to the fast recreational rider and racing cyclist. The website lists rides, reports and members' profiles.

     Geocities.com/wingchun is the website of the Singapore Wing Chun Kuen. Provides information and instructions on Wing Chun Ving Tsun system. Simple yet practical.

    News Snippets

     2009

 

     - Eight new junior sports academies for young talents

     2007

 

 

Singapore shortlisted for 2010 Youth Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) just announced that Singapore, together with four cities, have been shortlisted to host the inaugural Games. The other cities remaining in the race are Athens, Bangkok, Moscow and Turin.

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Singapore to start video games classification system in 2008

The Board of Film Censors (BFC) will be launching a video games classification system next year to provide more choice for adults while protecting the young.
In the interim period, the BFC has decided to selectively use games rating to enable highly anticipated games to be launched in Singapore...

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Regulation of cyber gaming cafes in HDB estates

Computer gaming establishments are only allowed to be set up at shopping, recreational or commercial centres. This includes HDB Town Centres, which are part commercial and part residential.
In addition, licensees of computer gaming centres are required not to admit persons below 16 years of age before 6.30 pm on a school day.
Further, the licensee has to ensure that students wearing school uniforms are not admitted into the establishment at any time, and is not allowed to provide a change of clothes to students...

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Safety and security measures for Formula One races

"For the safety of spectators, safety barricades will be lined up around the perimeter of the race circuit. This is similar to the arrangement adopted by most of the countries hosting F1 races...
"To ensure security for the event, Police will conduct checks on bags and personal belongings at designated access points to prevent smuggling of any weapons or prohibited items. Spectators who refuse to have their bags check can be denied entry. Spectators who appear to be highly intoxicated could also be denied entry..."

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Inaugural F1 Singapore Grand Prix to be held on 28 Sep 2008

"A fortnight ago, on 27 July 2007, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA, or the World Motor Sports Council) set the date of the first Singapore Grand Prix as 28 September 2008.
"The 5.05km long street circuit offers a number of overtaking opportunities, fast turns and technically challenging sections for F1 race drivers, which, in turn, will present viewers with compelling race action to keep them on the edge of their seats.
"More than 70 per cent of the street circuit is made up of Singapore’s existing road network. The Paddock building will house the control tower, garages for the teams, hospitality lounges, Press Room and other facilities..."

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World’s largest floating stage being built at Marina Bay

"The Defence Science & Technology Agency (DSTA) conceptualised the design and managed the development of the new multi-purpose facility at the Marina Bay. The facility comprises a seating gallery and a floating platform...
"DSTA worked closely with the Ministry of Defence, Singapore Sports Council and Urban Redevelopment Authority to conceptualise the innovative solution to address the need for a temporary facility to hold mass spectators events over the next five years in view of the expected demolition of the National Stadium..."

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Experience lifestyle yachting with an Azurea membership

Kingfisher Marine announces the launch of Azurea, an new membership scheme that provides easy and affordable access to the exclusive world of lifestyle yachting...

Azurea is specifically designed for the busy professional who wants to simply climb on board with his family or friends and go boating!
The scheme removes all of the uncertainties associated with chartering and relieves members of all the responsibilities and expense normally associated with ownership.

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     - TAF & Mindef physical fitness performance awards for schools 2006

     - Seventh Annual Singapore Biathlon

     - $31.9 million grant in FY07 to national sports associations

 

Turning Singapore into a city of gardens and waters

"Imagine looking out of your HDB apartment window and instead of seeing a huge concrete canal, you set your eyes on a sparkling river with landscaped banks, with kayakers paddling in the stream, with lively play areas for children, and with boardwalks and bridges for families to enjoy outings together.
"This is not a far-fetched scenario. Singapore has an extensive water network that spans 14 reservoirs, 32 major rivers and more than 7,000 km of other waterways including canals and drains. Few cities in the world have such a pervasive and well-integrated network of waterways..."

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     2006

     - Police arrest 12 people in island-wide anti-piracy raids

     - Scenic Changi Point coastline opens to the public

 

Programme to help NSmen prepare for IPPT

"The IPT is a voluntary programme designed to help NSmen prepare for their annual Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT)...

"The IPT consists of ten sessions, lasting three hours each, spread over five weeks. NSmen can take their IPPT during the eighth session. If they pass the test, they will qualify for the IPPT Monetary Award pegged to the results that they achieve..."

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All schools to get indoor sports hall for PE, sports and games

"The indoor sports hall will mean an approximately 50% increase in a school’s sports facilities. It will give schools the flexibility to conduct CCAs and PE lessons at any time of the school day...

"Estimated to cost a total of $690 million, the project will be implemented in phases over seven years..."

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     - Tenders invited for New Singapore Sports Hub in Kallang

 

     - Singapore delivers games to Asia's $14billion video game market

 

Boat Asia 2006

20 - 23 Apr 2006

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     - Survey shows more Singaporeans active in sports

 

     - TAF & Mindef Physical Fitness Performance Awards for Schools 2005

     2005

     - New Singapore Sports Hub to be completed in mid 2011

 

 

 

 

Boat Asia sponsors Vincent Wee for Clipper Race

Vince is pictured 'left' together with Roel van Leeuwen 'center' and Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan 'right'

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Easier to enter the Sports School from 2006

"...First, the Sports School will admit all students with high sporting potential regardless of their academic ability. This will take effect from 2006..."

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6th Asian Netball Championship

3 September - 11 September 2005

2.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Toa Payoh Sports Hall

Details: Eight countries from the region compete against one another for the title of Asia�s Best. These tough ladies will be pitting their skills and teamwork against one another during this week-long competition.

Will defending Champions, Sri Lanka successfully defend their title? Or will our very own Singapore girls edge out the competition for the top spot? Expect to see plenty of exciting court action as Asian netball powerhouses go head to head in their quest for gold!
Web site: www.asiannetballchamps.org.sg

Content Contributor: www.fulfordpr.com

     - Olympic fever set to hit town with IOC meeting in July 2005

     - Singapore Olympians - The Complete Who's Who 1936 - 2004

 

 

 

School fields for public use

"Some 50 school fields all over the island will be available for public use under a scheme to maximise the use of sports facilities in Singapore...

"Members of the public can book the fields for a small fee; full soccer-sized fields can be booked for $50 per two-hour slots while smaller-sized soccer fields can be booked for $25 per two-hour slots..."

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     News 2004

Volvo Masters of Asia Golf Tournament

The Volvo Masters of Asia Golf Tournament is the final round on the
Asian Tour. Watch world-class golf over four rounds as the best from the Asian
Tour battle for Asia's number one crown.
The event will be held over 4 days from Thursday 9th December to Sunday
12th December at:

Kota Permai Golf and Country Club
No 1 Jalan 31/100a, Kota Kemuning
Section 31, 41460 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia.

 

Singapore's first-ever UIM Aquabike Class Pro World Championship Grand Prix of Asia

Siloso Beach, Sentosa

Free Trials: 12 Nov 2004

Grand Prix: 14 Nov 2004

 

Animation comes alive at AnimaXtion 04

Starts 22 Nov 2004

AnimaXtion Fair 25 - 28 Nov 2004

AnimaXtion Symposium 30 Nov 2004

 

 

Sentosa Cove to built mega-yacht facility

Sentosa Cove will build Singapore's first world-class, purpose-built mega-yacht facility to complement the 2,600 posh bungalows, terrace houses and condominiums in the enclave. The facility will have space to berth 204 vessels, including at least 10 mega-yachts of up to 80m in length.

Source: Straits Times 30 Sep 2004 (H3)

 

 

Boat Asia 2004

Asia's Flagship Boat Show

15 - 18 Apr 2004

Sentosa Cove

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