31 October 2007

World Cup Swimming @ Singapore

Over the last weekend, I was supporting Singapore national swimmers for FINA/ARENA World Cup Swimming held in our school. We did post-race lactate recovery testing for the swimmers to find out whether their cool down was sufficient for them to prepare for next events.

22 October 2007

16 October 2007

Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 website

Singapore's Youth Olympic Games Committee launches logo, website@CNA

Singapore is cranking up the publicity for its bid to host the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010.

With less than ten days left before the official bid document is submitted on 26 October, a website and logo were unveiled on Tuesday to rally the whole nation to support the bid.

One of the ways to reach out to Singaporeans at home and abroad is through a video, which showcases Singapore's vibrancy and diversity, on popular website YouTube.

official website

10 October 2007

we will have a new principal at Singapore Sports School

RGS principal appointed as new head of Singapore Sports School@CNA

Raffles Girls' Secondary School principal Mrs Deborah Tan has been appointed the new head of the Singapore Sports School, effective January 1 next year.

The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports said the 48-year-old is a keen sportswoman, who represented Raffles Girls' combined schools and the National University of Singapore in softball during her school days.

The current Sports School principal Mr Moo Soon Chong will remain as consultant until his retirement next April.

from youth development to high performance at Singapore Sports School

SBA to move headquarters to Singapore Sports School@CNA

The Singapore Sports School's Badminton Academy ensures a higher level of coaching and development, and offers the best shuttlers a smooth transition into the national youth and senior squads. Sports School students will also benefit by training with the national players.

Dr Balakrishnan added the SBA is developing plans to place more emphasis on youth development by training a select team to prepare for the inaugural Youth Olympics Games in 2010.

08 October 2007

Australia will bring over 70 medical staff in Beijing Olympics

Medical team to give Australia the 'edge'@AOC

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will take over 70 medical specialists to next year’s Olympics in Beijing. Their intention…. to provide the best possible health care for the Australia’s athletes and give our Team the edge over the opposition.

Particular emphasis will be placed on providing the best methods to cope with heat stress and respiratory problems during competition.

To compliment the medical strategy the AOC has also leased a Beijing school where they will establish a recovery centre with swimming pools, ice baths, massage and full gym facilities.

04 October 2007

UK Sport podcast

Olympic legend stars in first UK Sport podcast

Double Olympic champion Edwin Moses, British taekwondo star Sarah Stevenson and Chelsea Warr, architect of the Sporting Giants Talent Identification Scheme, all feature in the first UK Sport Podcast which is published today. The Podcast is the latest exciting development in UK Sport’s web-based communications strategy.