Basketball: ICBC Charity Cup raises $23,000 for President's Challenge

SINGAPORE - To celebrate the warm relations between Singapore and China, Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) Chinese Media Group organised the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Charity Cup Basketball Tournament, which took place on Sunday morning (Aug 7) at theSingapore Basketball Centre.

Sponsored by the ICBC, the Charity Cup pitted teams from ICBC, SPH, the Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS) and the Chinese Embassy in Singapore against each other in a series of friendly matches.

An all-China final saw the ICBC team triumph over the China Embassy in a 64-50 victory.

Spectators also enjoyed a showcase by Singapore's national teams, with the men's and women's teams engaged in a friendly showdown that resulted in a 48-48 tie.

The event, which was attended by Members of Parliament Gan Thiam Poh and Tin Pei Ling, raised $23,000 for this year's President's Challenge.