S'pore, China foster sporting ties

Singapore's International Olympic Committee executive board member Ng Ser Miang (left) receiving a souvenir gift from Gou Zhongwen, the newly elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee during their meeting in Beijing on Wednesday. Gou, who is
Singapore's International Olympic Committee executive board member Ng Ser Miang (left) receiving a souvenir gift from Gou Zhongwen, the newly elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee during their meeting in Beijing on Wednesday. PHOTO: GENERAL ADMINISTRATION OF SPORT OF CHINA

Singapore's International Olympic Committee executive board member Ng Ser Miang receiving a souvenir gift from Gou Zhongwen, the newly elected president of the Chinese Olympic Committee during their meeting in Beijing on Wednesday.

Gou, who is chief of the General Administration of Sport of China, has pledged to continue improving relations between Chinese and Singapore sports.

Both he and Ng also held discussions over Beijing's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 15, 2017, with the headline 'S'pore, China foster sporting ties'. Print Edition | Subscribe