Why It Matters

Do more to protect athletes from sexual abuse

Singapore Athletics' (SA) plan to issue an advisory reminding coaches and athletes of the boundaries of working relationships between both parties is a signal of the national sports association's zero-tolerance policy regarding sexual misconduct.

There have been recent allegations of sexual misconduct against two local athletics coaches.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 12, 2018, with the headline 'Do more to protect athletes'. Print Edition | Subscribe