A disappointed parent wrote to the national newspaper, The Straits Times, to highlight that Singapore Airlines sponsored the New Zealand dragon boat team, but not ours.
The Singapore Junior Dragon Boat Team, comprising 45 NJC and 4 HCI students won 4 golds, 3 silvers and 1 bronze to clinch the World Junior Dragon Boat Champion title in the recently concluded 9th World Dragon Boat Racing Championship held at Racice, Prague, Czech Republic from 26th to 29th August.
The A Division and POL-ITE dragonboaters got their share of the action at the recent 9th National Schools' Dragon Boat Championship.
The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) walked away the biggest winners at the Singapore Dragon Boat Festival, clinching four out of the six grand finals they qualified for, including the Prime Ministerâ€™s Cup for both the men's and women's categories.
CHIJ Katong Convent (Secondary) made a clean sweep of the top positions in the National Schoolsâ€™ Dragon Boat Championship for the B and C divisions for girls, while Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) took home top honours in B and C divisions for boys at the 9th National Schoolsâ€™ Dragon Boat Championship 2009.
The Mountbatten CSC dragon boating team emerged as the overall champion of the 2008 Singapore Dragon Boat Association (SDBA) Master Series after winning the last race in the series.
The Republic Polytechnic dragon boat team made a name for themselves when they won four titles at the Singapore River Regatta.
At the recent 6th Club Crew World Championships (CCWC) in Penang, Malaysia in early August, the National Junior College (NJC) Canoe & Dragon Boat Team clinched six gold medals and two silver medals in the junior (Under-18) categories.