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.
With the end of Team Singapore's journey at the Rio Olympics, we went through all the photos of our athletes in action. Here is our list of the 10 best photos.
During the medal ceremony of Joseph Schooling's astonishing win in the 2016 Rio Olympics, I had missed it.
In doing so, Schooling pushed three-time defending champion Michael Phelps, 31, of the United States of America, into second.
He has decided not to race at the upcoming Gold Coast Marathon – his last chance to qualify – despite just recovering from a plantar fasciitis injury and running pain free.
The 26-year-old made his Olympic debut at the 2012 London Games, where he placed 15th overall in the Laser Men’s event.
Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling, 18, has been allowed to defer his National Service by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).
Slightly more than a week after the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) announced its target of garnering at least six medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the National Sports Associations (NSAs) were today told of the key role they will play in helping Singapore achieve its targets which have been set for Singapore in 2016.