Sport Singapore

Sport Singapore, formerly Singapore Sports Council (Abbreviation: SSC; Simplified Chinese: 新加坡体育理事会; Malay: Majlis Sukan Singapura), is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth of the Singapore Government. It is the lead agency tasked with developing a holistic sports culture for the nation.

Sport Singapore
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Logo of Sport Singapore
Agency overview
Formed1 October 1973; 47 years ago (1973-10-01) (as Singapore Sports Council)
1 April 2014; 6 years ago (2014-04-01) (as Sport Singapore)
JurisdictionGovernment of Singapore
Headquarters230 Stadium Boulevard, Singapore 397799
Agency executives
  • Kon Yin Tong, Chairman
  • Lim Teck Yin, Chief Executive Officer
  • Prof Tan Cheng Han, Deputy Chairman
  • Chiang Hock Woon, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
  • Goh Fang Min, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Assurance and Corporate Excellence Group
  • Sng Hock Lin, Chief, ActiveSG
  • Lim Hong Khiang, Chief, Sport Infrastructure Group
  • Muhammad Rostam Bin Umar, Chief, Strategy Group
  • Toh Boon Yi, Chief, Singapore Sport Institute
Parent agencyMinistry of Culture, Community and Youth
Websitewww.sportsingapore.gov.sg

HistoryEdit

Sport Singapore was founded on 1 October 1973 as the Singapore Sports Council, through the merger of the National Sports Promotion Board (NSPB) and the National Stadium Corporation (NSC).[1]

On 1 April 2014, the SSC was renamed Sport Singapore in a rebranding exercise.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sports in independent Singapore". SSC Sports Museum. Archived from the original on 12 June 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  2. ^ de Cotta, Ian (18 March 2014). "Singapore Sports Council to undergo name change". Today.

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