Governance, high performance the focus as S'pore Taekwondo Federation's new leaders work to lift suspension

STF's key goal to regain affiliate status with SNOC and sport's global governing body.

Taekwondo athletes from the national poomsae team at a training session at the OCBC Arena. PHOTO: STF
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SINGAPORE - The Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) has courted plenty of negative headlines over the last two years because of resignations, suspensions and lawsuits, but a new management committee, voted in on Sept 26, has been working hard to restore the standing of the national sports association (NSA).

STF's new president, veteran sports administrator Edwin Lee, told The Straits Times that his team's top priority was to reinstate its affiliate status with the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and World Taekwondo (WT), the sport's governing body.

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