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.
National canoeist Brandon Ooi and national paddler Isabelle Li were two of 13 athletes who applied and failed to get the spexScholarship last year, but were successful this year.
The 18 bring the total number to 71, including the likes of Joseph Schooling and Feng Tianwei. The spexScholarship provides support to Singaporean athletes with the potential to medal at Asian, World and Olympic levels.
Six new companies join spexBusiness Network, giving national athletes more options for internships, apprenticeships, job placements and flexible workplace practices.
More than 80 Team Singapore athletes gathered at a flag presentation ceremony to kick-off their journey towards the 20th Commonwealth Games and the 2nd Youth Olympic Games.
To commemorate SAF Day, ActiveSG is offering free admission to all gym and pool facilities island-wide on Sunday, July 6.
The RED Crew takes you on a photo tour around the new Sports Hub.