Martial arts: Singapore submits bid to replace Indonesia as host of World Pencak Silat C'ships in December

Singapore Silat Federation chief executive officer Sheik Alau’ddin addressing over 300 parents and young athletes at a sharing session on how to bring more success to the sport at the OCBC Arena on Nov 1, 2017.
Singapore Silat Federation chief executive officer Sheik Alau’ddin addressing over 300 parents and young athletes at a sharing session on how to bring more success to the sport at the OCBC Arena on Nov 1, 2017.TNP PHOTO: PHYLLICIA WANG

SINGAPORE - The World Pencak Silat Championships could be coming to Singapore at the end of the year.

This year's edition of the biennial tournament was originally scheduled to be hosted by Indonesia in Jakarta in December.

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