Singapore Sports Council
Legacy is one of the first words mentioned when any new major sporting facility is built. Elisha Chauhan finds out what Sport Singapore’s plans are to ensure the Sports Hub will have a lasting positive effect for the city-state and its people.
Singapore sports officials have stated the city-state’s successful hosting of the 2015 SEA Games is unlikely to lead to efforts to secure a future edition of the Asian Games, with the continent’s multi-sport showpiece not fitting in with the strategy for attracting sports events.
Singapore has retained its co-hosting rights to the Asean Football Federation’s 2014 AFF Championship national team tournament after concerned organisers were placated regarding fears over the standard of the pitch at the new National Stadium.
Singapore Sports Council (SSC) is to be rebranded as Sport Singapore from April 1.
Singapore Sports Hub has unveiled a host of local and international sporting events ahead of its grand opening in April, with a new club rugby union competition set to inaugurate the facility’s National Stadium.