Norway has a population smaller than Singapore’s and a sports budget a fraction of their closest rivals, but that did not stop them from surpassing the current record for the most medals won at a single Winter Olympics and topping the medal tally at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. So what exactly is their secret to winter sport dominance?
All budgets, no matter how generous, have their limits. If there are only funds for 10 athletes, the 11th will suffer the cut. If there are enough for 100, the 101st athlete feels the pain. Whose funding should you cut to give Joseph Schooling or Yip Pin Xiu more?
Minister Grace Fu: “The Government has committed over $40m over five years starting from 2013 for spexScholarships”
Ms Grace Fu, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, gives an overview of the government's support for sports.
The good people at Tote Board and Singapore Pools agreed to offer the prize money of S$1 million after the Singapore National Olympic Council came up with the idea.
Perhaps we should all pause from time to time, a pause long enough to ask each other, "How are you?"
During the medal ceremony of Joseph Schooling's astonishing win in the 2016 Rio Olympics, I had missed it.
The photo was part of a story that was first posted on Red Sports.
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